Development of research activities

The research activities of the University of Eastern Finland strive to ensure that:
    1. Research at the UEF is of high international standard.
    2. Postgraduate education at the UEF is of high level and the university's research careers are attractive.
    3. The research environment is modern and meets high standards.
    4. Research funding at the UEF rests on a solid base.

The development of the university's research activities is the responsibility of the Academic Rector, assisted by the university's Research Council.

Adherence to good scientific practice is the responsibility of the entire university staff. The university observes good scientific practice in its research activities and follows the guidelines given by the National Advisory Board on Research Ethics.

Research evaluation

The university evaluates its research activities through self-assessments completed every year as well as through international peer reviews carried out at regular intervals. 

Research evaluation reports commissioned by the University of Eastern Finland

Research Assessment of the University of Eastern Finland performed in 2013

International Evaluation of Research Activities at the University of Eastern Finland 2010-2012

Research Assessment of the University of Kuopio performed in 2007-2008

Evaluation of the Research Activities at Kuopio University, Kuopio, Finland, During the Years 2000-2006 (PDF)

Research Assessment of the University of Joensuu in 2008

Research Evaluations of the Academy of Finland

The university takes part in the discipline-specific research evaluations carried out by the Academy of Finland. 

Publications of the Academy of Finland (year/no) (PDF)