Articles

18.4.2012

Interdisciplinary collaboration and the recruitment of talented researchers promote renewal. New ideas are often born where scientific disciplines interact, when experts from different disciplines challenge one another and combine their abilities and...

18.4.2012

Utilizing the expertise of the different Nordic countries would make it possible to establish virtual, multidisciplinary, elite research centres, in which both critical mass and critical composition would make first-class research possible. This sort...

18.4.2012

According to an evaluation of the sport sciences in the Nordic countries, Finnish sport-sciences researchers have nothing to shed tears over. The general impression is strongly positive right down the line. Here in Finland, a good result is being...

10.1.2012

The proportion of women in leading positions in Finnish sport organizations has increased, but it still does not reflect the proportion of women and girls as participants in sport and physical activities.

29.12.2011

The status of women and girls in Finnish sport and physical culture has improved, but much remains to be done. Boys are still more active participants at sports clubs than girls.

21.12.2011

Due to the shift from institutional to home care, an increasing number of frail older people spend most of their time alone in their apartments being sustained by home care and meals-on-wheels. Even though some appreciate the familiar environment...