News

Longer breaks between shifts promote nurses' recovery from work

17.06.2015
Reducing short breaks between shifts helps nurses recover from work, according to a new study from Finland. The study analysed the effects of longer rest and recovery periods between shifts on... » Read More About Longer breaks between shifts promote nurses' recovery from work

UEF to co-develop eHealth services for child and adolescent psychiatry

17.06.2015
The University of Eastern Finland is one of the partners in the project "eHealth Services for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry" (eCAP), which was approved with conditions by the NPA 2014-2020... » Read More About UEF to co-develop eHealth services for child and adolescent psychiatry

Dissertation 26.6. Human placental perfusion as a model to study fetal exposure

17.06.2015
The fetus is exposed to many chemicals via the placenta during pregnancy. Fetal exposure has been demonstrated by analyzing the chemicals in cord blood, fetal hair and meconium. Moreover, it is... » Read More About Dissertation 26.6. Human placental perfusion as a model to study fetal exposure

The latest on Alzheimer’s disease - Kuopio Alzheimer symposium on June 11-13

10.06.2015
The 7th Kuopio Alzheimer symposium will be held on June 11–13, 2015, in Kuopio, Finland. This year, the theme is "From mechanisms to prevention and intervention of Alzheimer's disease". The... » Read More About The latest on Alzheimer’s disease - Kuopio Alzheimer symposium on June 11-13

Dissertation 12.6. Structure, function and therapeutic applications of vascular endothelial growth factors

03.06.2015
The family of vascular endothelial growth factors (VEGFs) mediates the development and homeostasis of the vascular system. VEGFs also have a role in several pathological conditions, most notably... » Read More About Dissertation 12.6. Structure, function and therapeutic applications of vascular endothelial growth factors

Faculty bulletins

applying for degree certificates on summer 2015

Degree certificate applications with an approved personal study plan must be submitted to Study Secretary Kati Nykänen on June 12 at the latest.

Please note that the time of delivery in counted from the date when Kati Nykänen has received the application form and all the studies have been entered on your transcript of academic records.

Certificates will not be delivered during July.

Further instructions and certificate application form: http://www.uef.fi/en/ttdk/ohjeet-ja-lomakkeet1

grants

The Faculty of Health Sciences supports its doctoral students by awarding compensation for their travelling expenses and dissertation printing grants. Furthermore, the faculty calls annually open the grants of Mauri and Sirkka Wiljasalo and the grants of Matti and Vappu Maukonen.

Sabbatical

The University of Eastern Finland has introduced a system for sabbaticals starting on Jan. 1, 2011. There are two application deadlines at the Faculty of Health Sciences. The deadlines in 2015 will be March 13, 2015 and August 14, 2015. Please ready more from the enclosed bulletin.

Doctoral dissertations

The latest doctoral dissertations at the Faculty of Health Sciences