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.
LUT leaps to global top 400 in THE ranking
LUT University is among the world's top 400 universities in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. LUT's position is 351-400 among the 1527 universities listed. In the previous year, LUT was ranked in the top 501-600.
LUT's score in citations improved the most compared to the previous year. "This ranking result shows that our impact in the international science community has increased", says Jari Hämäläinen, LUT's Vice Rector for Research.
Sustainable energy transition requires a global effort to balance the supply and demand of lithium
Lithium (Li) is an irreplaceable material in batteries for electric vehicles and stationary storages.
"There is an urgent need for an effective battery collection and recycling system to ensure the supply of lithium", says Solomon Asfaw, Post-doctoral researcher at LUT.
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.