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Gene variants increase the risk of violent behaviour

28.10.2014
A Nordic research has identified two gene variants that may be associated with extremely violent behaviour. Professor Jari Tiihonen and colleagues analysed the genes of 895 Finnish... » Read More About Gene variants increase the risk of violent behaviour

Dissertation: Vascular endothelial growth factors regulate energy supply in cardiovascular diseases

24.10.2014
The doctoral dissertation of Ms Marike Dijkstra, MSc, showed that vascular endothelial growth factors, VEGFs, have important roles in supplying tissues with energy. » Read More About Dissertation: Vascular endothelial growth factors regulate energy supply in cardiovascular diseases

Dissertation: Clinical nurse specialist role in Finnish health care

21.10.2014
Advanced practice nursing (APN) is a global megatrend. Around the world countries are introducing APN roles as a strategy for improving the quality and accessibility of health care services and... » Read More About Dissertation: Clinical nurse specialist role in Finnish health care

Dissertation: TCDD-induced accumulation of the heme degradation product biliverdin in rat liver

16.10.2014
Polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and -furans (PCDD/Fs), "dioxins", are widespread and persistent environmental pollutants. Due to their lipophilicity and stability, dioxins accumulate in... » Read More About Dissertation: TCDD-induced accumulation of the heme degradation product biliverdin in rat liver

Faculty bulletins

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. In 2014, the deadlines were March 14, 2014 and August 15, 2014respectively. 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