Funding for development of teaching and learning / Avustusta opetuksen ja oppimisen kehittämiseen

[EN] Better teaching and learning – funding to apply for!
[FI] Opetuksen ja oppimisen parhaaksi – avustusta haettavana!

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Senior lecturers of university pedagogy speak about their inspiration

University pedagogy draws on wide multidisciplinary fields. Two senior lecturers in university pedagogy speak here what inspires them in pedagogy. DocSocSci Liisa Myyry and PhD Leena Ripatti-Torniainen support teachers at the Faculty of Science. Giving pedagogical training and supporting the Faculty and degree programs in pedagogical development are the main part of our job. Continue reading

Significant growth in student applications to the Faculty of Science

The Faculty of Science received 1149 student applications in its 2019 call to international master’s programmes. The number of applications increased significantly, by 45% over the 794 applications received in 2018, which in turn showed 76% increase from 2017. Continue reading

Experiences from teacher exchange: Helsinki–Milan

Data Science, Statistical Learning, Helsinki–Milan

Text and photo: Teemu Roos

Data Science is a young discipline. Using data in innovative ways has of course been practiced, well, forever, but “data scientist” has become the sexiest job only in the 21st century. Our own data science Master’s programme started in 2017.

About a year ago, I met Professor Guido Consonni from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuorein Milan, Italy. Continue reading

“Inspiring scientific discovery and student innovation”

The Study International website just published an editorial on international MSc studies at the Faculty of Science.

“At the forefront of innovation, the Faculty of Science at the University of Helsinki is helping create a sustainable future through cutting-edge research, awe-inspiring academics and professors who value students’ creative input” writes Study International.

Interviews of students such as Oyelowo Oyedayo (Geoinformatics), Gur Ersalan (Data Science), Teodor Duevski (Theoretical and Computational Methods) confirm that “if there is one thing that makes Helsinki really stand out it is the interaction between the staff and its students.”

Read the full story here: “Inspiring scientific discovery and student innovation”