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.
Universities publish 12 ambitious theses and intend to become leaders in sustainable development
Carbon neutrality by 2030, sustainable development at the heart of strategies, and strong support for the Finnish Government's climate and biodiversity goals. All of the above is included in the plans of Finnish universities through mutual theses on sustainable development and responsibility, which have been published today.
The theses include making sustainability and responsibility a part of all studies, emission reduction targets, determined elimination of discrimination and including sustainability thinking in all activities from management systems to the recruitment criteria and the evaluation of research projects.
Digitalization is the key to optimizing international performance
Digitalization has already changed the way companies do business, forcing both companies and their clients further up the adoption curve almost overnight. As Junior Researcher Ioan-Iustin Vadana from the LUT School of Business and Management describes, due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have woken up in a world in which digital channels are the primary user-engagement model – and in some industries the only one.
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.