Current coronavirus instructions and recommendations at LUT University
We at LUT are following the outbreak situation continuously and will update our coronavirus instructions whenever necessary. We aim to continue studies and work in as normal a way as we can while doing our part to slow down the spread of the coronavirus in accordance with government recommendations.
Top experts used the hydrogen peroxide vapour method to decontaminate face masks
The Finnish Defence Forces tested the use of hydrogen peroxide vapour to decontaminate respiratory protective masks that had been in hospital use. The test was successfully conducted in cooperation with top experts by employing the hydrogen peroxide vapour method proposed by LUT University's Academy Researcher Katri Laatikainen.
The route towards making campuses carbon negative will be defined by specifying the carbon balance
LUT's goal is to make its campuses carbon negative by 2024. The carbon balance of operations will be defined incrementally, using a data platform built for more accurate data collection and data mining.
Now is the time to seize the opportunity
The small virus has changed the media environment in a great deal. For journalists, it has been a time of extreme pressure to learn and understand and write timely coverage about the new unpredictable virus. On the other hand, during the past weeks and months, the role and importance of media has increased enormously for every individual and for the whole society.
That's why it is now time to start reflecting what has happened and what is going to happen in the media industry because of the COVID-19 pandemic, writes Associate Professor Päivi Maijanen from LUT School of Business and Management.