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Dissertation: Left Atrial Appendage Volume in Acute Stroke

15.09.2014
Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability and a major burden on health-care resources worldwide. Stroke is responsible for 10% of all deaths being the second most common cause of mortality. » Read More About Dissertation: Left Atrial Appendage Volume in Acute Stroke

High levels of physical activity are associated with better reading and arithmetic skills in the first three school years among boys

11.09.2014
A recent Finnish study shows that higher levels of physical activity are related to better academic achievement during the first three school years particularly in boys. The study published in... » Read More About High levels of physical activity are associated with better reading and arithmetic skills in the first three school years among boys

Dissertation: Pelvimetry is not a useful method in the prediction of labor arrest

04.09.2014
Cephalopelvic disproportion (CPD) occurs when there is a mismatch between the fetus and the maternal birth canal. In the previous century, a variety of methods were introduced to predict CPD. » Read More About Dissertation: Pelvimetry is not a useful method in the prediction of labor arrest

Adherence to diet can be measured from blood

20.08.2014
New results from the Nordic SYSDIET study show that it's possible to assess dietary compliance from a blood sample.  This is especially useful in controlled dietary intervention studies... » Read More About Adherence to diet can be measured from blood

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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