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Inaugural lectures showcase the work of new professors at Tampere University

Recorded inaugural lectures – delivered by professors, professors of practice and industry professors who joined Tampere University in 2019–2020 – will be made available online in May 2021. In the 15-minute lectures, newly appointed professors introduce their field of expertise and current research to a wide audience.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, Tampere University will host its inaugural lecture series in a virtual format in the spring of 2021. Inaugural lectures will be delivered by 15 newly appointed professors from all the faculties at Tampere University. The videos will be published on the University’s YouTube channel.

Links to the videos will be published on 10 May 2021.

Inaugural lectures will be delivered by:

Faculty of Information Technology and Communication Sciences
Professor Tomi Janhunen
Professor Camilla Lindholm

Faculty of Management and Business
Professor Leena Aarikka-Stenroos
Professor Kaisa Kotakorpi
Professor Teemu Laine
Industry Professor Arho Suominen
Professor Jukka Viljanen

Faculty of Education and Culture
Professor Kirsi Pauliina Kallio

Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology
Professor Michiel Postema

Faculty of Built Environment
Professor Sami Pajunen

Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Industry Professor Inigo Flores Ituarte
Professor Juha Toivonen
Industry Professor Stephen Wright

Faculty of Social Sciences
Professor of Practice Elli Aaltonen
Professor Elina Kontu

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Further information

Please use the University’s people search tool to find professors’ contact details.
Event Coordinator Annukka Tiensuu, tel. +358 40 1981784,
Head of Communications Tuuli Laukkanen, tel. +358 40 8490506,