On the very spot

Lisbeth Salander. Photo © Universal Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Nordic AB. Fiction and films depict physical environ­ments in a new light. In spite of the fact that this ‘new light’ is occasionally of a v... Läs mera

Flexible power plants

Seth Ndayishimye. Foto: Marcus Prest. Seth Ndayishimye is part of a core group that administers power plant construction projects covering everything from design, delivery, construc­tion and start up. Since ... Läs mera

Making school a place for all pupils

Jenny Berglund. Photo: Klas Backholm. The numbers of pupils from Muslim or other minority religious backgrounds are increasing in Finnish schools. This brings teachers face to face with new questions concernin... Läs mera

Sustainable industrial ecosystems

Anastasia Tsvetkova. Photo: Marcus Prest. The smooth running of a system in one location does not guarantee that it will work in another, despite the conditions being seemingly similar. The establishment of a ... Läs mera

Problems hidden in the soil

Peter Österholm. Photo: Nicklas Hägen. Acid sulphate soils contain high quantities of sulphate compounds and are very fertile. However, when these soils are turned by dredging or ditching, processes are starte... Läs mera

Sulphur – a question of life and death

Johanna Mattila. Photo: Nicklas Hägen. Sulphur emissions, erosion, oil accidents, chemical leaks and invasions of foreign species into new ecosystems – there are numerous examples of the environmental problems... Läs mera

An Ambassador for the Nordic model

President Martti Ahtisaari during the doctoral conferral ceremony. Photo: Nicklas Hägen. A doctoral conferral ceremony was held at Åbo Akademi University in 2014. The degree of Honorary Doctor in Political Sci... Läs mera

Rethinking needed in trade and industry

Kim Wikström. Photo: Robert Seger. Stricter limitations on the sulphur emissions coming from shipping came into force at the beginning of 2015, despite strong protests from the industry. A thorough makeover of... Läs mera