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New research in early childhood education shows that children actively want to understand and express themselves regarding the coronavirus

To comprehend and process the social crisis and upheaval in everyday life that have resulted from the corona pandemic, we need research and new perspectives. Researchers of early childhood education at Åbo Akademi University, University of Helsinki, University of Gothenburg, Örebro University and Umeå University have studied how children attending day-care or preschool comprehended coronavirus at the time of its initial outbreak.

Åbo Akademi University successfully delivered an online course on bioinnovation


In May, the Department of Biochemistry at the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Åbo Akademi University successfully completed a 12 week online course on bioinnovation for 70 student from several universities. The course was developed within the Jobitti project, funded by The Ministry of Education and Culture, and aiming at establishing high-quality online courses on important topics of bioscience, biomedicine and pharmacy disciplines.