7.2.2018 | Interviews
The Faculty of Engineering and Business is led by Juha KontioLet’s solve all the unsolved issues one by one when necessary, wrote Dean Juha Kontio in TUAS intranet. Wise words from a man who was handed a huge faculty to take care of. At the beginning of 2018, Turku University of Applied Sciences combined two faculties into one faculty, Engineering and Business.
19.12.2017 | Research, Development and Innovation
CARPE Conference 2017 in Hamburg - joint project proposals and teacher network developmentThe biennial conference of the international CARPE network was organized on 15–17 November 2017 in Hamburg under the theme of Let’s Talk about Impact – Fostering Collaboration in Research, Innovation and Education.
7.11.2017 | Research, Development and Innovation
Promoting the development of plastic waste collection and recycling systemEvery year, approximately 10 000–20 000 tons of agricultural plastic waste is created in Finland. Only a fraction ends up being recycled, which is why a project focusing on the plastic waste collection and utilization serves a purpose.
10.10.2017 | Research, Development and Innovation
TUAS became a member of a worldwide, highly recognized circular economy network Ellen MacArthur FoundationTurku University of Applied Sciences has been invited to become a member of a worldwide, highly recognized circular economy network Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The membership will lead TUAS together with the focal international operators in the field.
Arts and electricity at Ruisrock festivalTurku University of Applied Sciences has successfully cooperated with Ruisrock, the oldest rock festival in Finland, for several years by offering festivalgoers programme produced by students and alumni. This year, we demonstrated electricity generation with #Ruissifillari tandem bike and produced high-quality art numbers.
28.8.2017 | Research, Development and Innovation
Lego robots racing on TUAS campusIn July, Turku University of Applied Sciences organized two Lego Workshops for Chinese schoolchildren attending Science and Technology Summer Camp in Turku. During the workshops, the children learned how to build and program Lego robots with the instruction by TUAS students.
24.4.2017 | Interviews
The school pupils’ climate change awareness is empowered through play and art – “it’s great to see them so inspired”Pupils at the Pääskyvuori primary school, Turku, Finland are engaged with environmental issues in the international Green Actions project, which is being led by the Arts Academy, Turku University of Applied Sciences. In the project, learning happens by doing. Playing and art stimulate the pupils with environmental themes.
22.11.2016 | Research, Development and Innovation