Tag Archives: University of Tampere

Professorial Fellow (tutkijaprofessori), starting in August

I was happy to note the news today that I had been selected as the Professorial Fellow (tutkijaprofessori) into the Institute for Advanced Social Research (IASR) in the research collegium of the University of Tampere. This will be for a fixed term of one year, and I will also remain in the role of director of … Continue reading ”Professorial Fellow (tutkijaprofessori), starting in August”

Student unions, associations, clubs, hobbies, and volunteering

‘Student union’ refers to the Finnish lawful student union of universities, and ‘student association’ refers to any other student association. Within academia, I feel that it is easy to get…

What’s up with Finnish Student Associations?

This blog post was originally published in: https://blog.finlanduniversity.com/topic/student-stories  If you get accepted to one of our Master’s degree programmes, you will sooner or later get an e-mail from your responsible…

Game researcher positions: CoE GameCult

There are several games researcher positions open right now: the Academy of Finland has granted funding for the new Centre of Excellence in Game Culture Studies (CoE GameCult: 2018-2025 CoE Program), and there are currently 5 Postdoc or University Researcher (a senior researcher) positions available for application in the University of Tampere Game Research Lab … Continue reading ”Game researcher positions: CoE GameCult”

Internship – how to boost your career

Hey lovely international students! In addition to the series of texts dedicated to job hunting in Finland, I would like to put your attention into finding and doing an internship,…

UTA Student Ambassadors 2016-2017

Hi, we are the UTA Student Ambassadors of the academic year 2016-2017! We act as a link between the university and the outside community and represent the University of Tampere…

Examining the active reduction of food waste among consumer-citizens

We have noticed that there are off-shore readers interested in our blog’s topic! Here is some information about our research project in English:”Wastebusters” is a research project which aims at creating new information about food waste reduction in ho…

Examining the active reduction of food waste among consumer-citizens

We have noticed that there are off-shore readers interested in our blog’s topic! Here is some information about our research project in English:”Wastebusters” is a research project which aims at creating new information about food waste reduction in ho…

Integrating into Finland and learning Finnish

My interest in other languages and cultures originates from school back at home in Britain, when I studied French and German and participated in an exchange to Germany. During studying…

Finland and UTA – a dream come true

Studying abroad is a dream that many students would love to fulfill during their lifetime. I was no different in this regard. Once I was done with my Master’s degree…