LUT leaped to the world's top 200 business schools
LUT School of Business and Management (LBM) is among the world's top 200 business schools in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2020 for business and economics subjects. The latest ranking shows a significant leap for LBM, as it moved up from 301-400 in the previous year.
LUT places second among a total of seven Finnish universities included in the ranking.
"There are no shortcuts to excellence. I'm really happy to see that consistent hard work is paying off", says dean Sami Saarenketo.
LUT's physical sciences up by 100 in THE ranking
LUT ranks among the top 301-400 universities worldwide in Times Higher Education's (THE) World University subject ranking in physical sciences. LUT performs particularly well in industry income and international outlook indicators, where it scores the best results in the national comparison. LUT's scores compared to the previous year improved most in citations.
"Citations indicate the relevance and impact our research has in science. I'm particularly pleased to see positive steps towards the global top in that", says Jari Hämäläinen, Vice-rector for research.
"Carbon sinks could be established on the African continent"
The founder of the energy and fuel company St1 Mika Anttonen says that getting our planet back on track requires radical approaches, systemic changes and a global carbon market.
"A global carbon market is an exemplary solution. The producer of carbon dioxide would pay to have the carbon they emit recovered from the atmosphere."
Carbon sinks could be established especially on the African continent.