Doctors receive their hats

Submitted on Mon, 08/20/2018 - 10:53
Promootiokulkue/ Kuva: Jonne Renvall
Honorary doctors Linda Liukas, Aarne Ranta, Ilkka Paananen and Ute Frevert walk in the ceremonial procession to Tampere Cathedral.  Anna Heikkinen can be seen behind them in the middle and Eveliina Asikainen is furthest on the left.

After the conferment ceremony, doctors walked to Tampere Cathedral in a ceremonial procession

Photographs: Jonne Renvall

In the ceremonial conferment of doctoral degrees organised by the University of Tampere on Friday, doctors received their hats in Tampere Hall. In addition, the title of honorary doctor was conferred on fifteen distinguished persons.

From Tampere Hall, the doctors walked in a ceremonial procession to Tampere Cathedral. After the service, the evening continued with a banquet organised at Tampere Hall and a ball at the old City Hall.

Further information: Doctors whet their swords

The doctoral conferment of the University of Tampere in 2018


Kunniatohtorit/ Kuva: Jonne Renvall
The honorary doctors of the University of Tampere in 2018.
Fritz H. Schröder/Kuva: Jonne Renvall
Professor Fritz H. Schröder, who reformed prostate cancer screening, was conferred an honorary doctorate.
Mika Mattila/ Kuva: Jonne Renvall
Mika Mattila from the Faculty of Natural Sciences was one of the doctors to receive their hat.