News: Archive

2012-01-01 - 2012-12-31

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12/11/12

16.11. Dissertation Charles Osifo (Public Management)

The public examination of M.Sc. Charles Osifo's doctoral dissertation ”The Effects of Ethical Governance on Public Trust: A Comparative Analysis of Anti-Corruption Policies and Procedures in Nigeria, Ghana, and Cameroon" will be on Friday 16 November at 12 o´clock in Auditorium Kurtén (Tervahovi). The field of dissertation is Public Management.

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05/11/12

9.11. Dissertation Aminah Nalikka (Accounting and Finance)

The public examination of M.Sc. Aminah Nalikka’s doctoral dissertation ”Essays on Information Disclosure in Company Annual Reports. Evidence from Finland and the United Kingdom” will be on Friday 9 November at 12 o´clock in Auditorium Kurtén (Tervahovi). The field of dissertation is Accounting and Finance.

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05/11/12

The University’s contact information will be changed as of November 8

The University of Vaasa’s telephone numbers, internet addresses and email addresses will change as of November 8, 2012.

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05/10/12

5.10. Dissertation Ethiopia Segaro (Marketing)

The public examination of M.Sc. Ethiopia Segaro’s doctoral dissertation ”Internationalization of family small and medium sized enterprises: Impact of ownership, governance and top management team” will be on Friday 5 October at 12 o´clock in Auditorium Palomäki (Tervahovi A201). The field of dissertation is Marketing.

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02/10/12

ADVENTURE promotes on-the-fly collaboration

The University of Vaasa, Department of Production takes part in the European FP7 Project ADVENTURE (ADaptive Virtual ENterprise ManufacTURing Environment). The idea of the project is to promote flexibility and the fast emergence of new innovations. The project is especially useful for the creation and operation of so called virtual factories that are networks of several independent manufacturing companies.

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27/09/12

Well-being week at the university, 1-5 October 2012

The Well-being week takes place at the University of Vaasa on the first week of October (1-5 October 2012). The program includes lectures, and you also have a chance to visit a variety of stands from Tuesday to Thursday in the lobby of restaurant Mathilda. Most of the events during the Well-being week are arranged in Finnish, but some of them will be available in English or otherwise suitable for non-Finnish speakers.

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24/09/12

28.9. Dissertation Ville Tuomi (Industrial Management)

The public examination of MSc (Administrative Sciences) Ville Tuomi´s doctoral dissertation ”Quality Management in Public Sector. What kind of quality management there is and how it is implemented. Some cases from universities, academic libraries and health care services between the years 2000-2010” will be on Friday 28 September at 12 o´clock in Nissi auditorium (Tritonia). The field of dissertation is industrial management.

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28/08/12

University's research group received best paper award at an international conference

The 21st Annual Conference by International Management Development Association (IMDA) was organized on July 4th-8th 2012 in Helsinki. The best paper award of the conference was given to the research group from the international marketing unit of the University of Vaasa. The group consisted from Samuel Dadzie, Jorma Larimo and Huu Le Nguyen and the title of the paper was “Foreign subsidiary performance: Evidence from Ghana”.

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09/08/12

15.8. Dissertation Henrik Luit Wietsma (mathematics)

The public examination of M.Sc. Henrik Luit Wietsma´s doctoral dissertation ”On Unitary Relations between Krein Spaces” will be on Wednesday 15 August at 12 o´clock in room C203 (Kurtén, Tervahovi). The field of dissertation is mathematics.

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19/06/12

The social network of the customer affects the prestige value of the service products

Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation has awarded competitive funding amounting to €580,000 to University of Vaasa and its partners for a two-year project on "Valuable, Intangible and Prestigious Service Experiences".

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15/06/12

15.6. Dissertation Jenniina Halkoaho (marketing)

The public examination of M.Sc. Jenniina Halkoaho’s doctoral dissertation ”Identity-related media consumption – a focus on consumers’ relationship with their favorite TV programs” will be on Friday 15 June at 12 o´clock in Auditorium Kurtén (Tervahovi). The field of dissertation is marketing. The event is in Finnish.

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06/06/12

12.6. Dissertation Johanna Hallbäck (marketing)

The public examination of M.Sc. Johanna Hallbäck’s doctoral dissertation ” International new ventures as a multifaceted phenomenon: Towards a contingency approach in international entrepreneurship” will be on Tuesday 12 June at 12 o´clock in Auditorium Nissi (Tritonia K218). The field of dissertation is marketing.

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04/06/12

7.6. Dissertation Samuel Dadzie (marketing)

The public examination of M.Sc. Samuel Dadzie’s doctoral dissertation ”Foreign Direct Investment Strategies and Performance of Foreign Subsidiaries in Ghana” will be on Thursday 7 June at 12 o´clock in Auditorium Kurtén (Tervahovi). The field of dissertation is marketing.

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01/06/12

At the Startup Camp business ideas take flight

The Department of Management has organized The Startup Camp for university students and other local business minded individuals who are interested in entrepreneurship. The event takes place from 31.5–2.6.2012 and during those three days attendees share business ideas, form teams around those ideas and build minimum viable products (MVPs) which will enable them to test their ideas in the most rapid and efficient manner.

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25/05/12

Research News of the University of Vaasa / May

Research News of the University of Vaasa (pdf) includes introduction of several scientific articles or books, research funded by TEKES and presentation of the Research Group Auditing and Control in Accounting.

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11/05/12

Several scholarships to university's post-graduate students

University of Vaasa Graduate School and Evald and Hilda Nissi's Foundation have granted 21 000 euros scholarships to following post-graduate students:

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27/04/12

The winners of the video competition for students are announced

The first prize in the video competition for students was shared between Arttu Ylitalo (competition entry no 2) and a team formed by Hugo Chamarro Sotelo, Maria Nilova, Shaima Abdelmageed and Melinda Benedek (competition entry no 4).

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26/03/12

Research News of the University of Vaasa Newsletter

Here is the first number of the Research News of the University of Vaasa (pdf). Newsletter includes topics like New Funding, New Projects, Research funded by the Academy of Finland and presentation of the Research Group The Intercultural Phenomena in Time.

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26/03/12

Photoexhibition "La Suisse Plurielle" in Tritonia

Switzerland – a multicultural country? The photo exhibition “La Suisse plurielle,” organized in collaboration with the Swiss embassy, will be on display in Tritonia (University of Vaasa) from March 30, 2012 through April 20, 2012. The Swiss ambassador will be present for the opening ceremony which takes place on March 30, 2012 at 14.00. Everybody is invited!

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27/02/12

Admissions to the Graduate School of the University of Vaasa is now open

The Graduate School of the University of Vaasa is looking for motivated, talented and research-oriented students to its doctoral programmes.

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13/01/12

Survival of the Born Globals firms

In the research report "Born global growth stages and survival" University of Vaasa´s and Aalto University’s researchers suggest the most important research results and recommendations for born global firms.