Unit Magazine

Unit is a fresh multidisciplinary publication of Tampere Universities that delves into current issues and explores a variety of topics from society’s perspective. Unit questions, explains, challenges and responds.

Unit is available in print and online

Unit is published as both an online and print version in Finnish and English. The print version comes out twice in Finnish and once in English a year. In the online edition, stories are continuously updated. The goal is to publish a new article once a week or every other week.

Read Unit online

Printed copies are available on the campuses. If you need a large number of magazines, please place an order by contacting staff in the central storeroom: keskusvarasto [at] tuni.fi.

Nurtured by virtual nature

A forest in autumn colors.

Do you enjoy watching live animal webcams? Do you often like photos of scenic sunsets on social media? You are experiencing the great outdoors – virtually.

Read the story: Nurtured by virtual nature

Who else if not Mikko Kanninen?

Mikko Kanninen.

Mikko Kanninen is the artistic director and CEO of Tampere Theatre and, by his own account, performs the most useless role of all theatre staff.

Read the story: Who else if not Mikko Kanninen?

Excessive stress strains the brain

Unfocused human head in a TV screen, brains beeing scanned.

A lack of routines, change and multitasking stress the brain. At work, you should not feel like you are constantly running around exhausted.

Read the story: Excessive stress strains the brain