Research, as well as its management, is changing constantly. Current transformation is characterized by efforts towards sustainable development, adaptation to new ways of working, and growing competition in research funding.

Research Service Days 2022 was held in Oulu in August 2022. Thank you to all participants!

Collection of abstracts of the parallel sessions: open pdf.

Presentations of the Research Service Days’ parallel sessions (only for registered participants) open file.

  • 15-17 August 2022
  • Oulu, Finland
Panel discussion on emerging horizons of Finnish research (2021)

Welcome to Research Service Days 2022 in Oulu!

In 2022, the event organized by the University of Oulu in collaboration with Oulu University of Applied Sciences.

We welcome colleagues in pre-grant and post-grant support roles to join this event at the Oulu Linnanmaa campus.

Event venue

University of Oulu, Linnanmaa Campus

Public Transportation in Oulu

Responsibility, collaboration and future

Under our theme Transformation we offer three tracks (responsibility, collaboration and future) to cater for varying interests in research support – e.g. legal, financial and funding instrument related.

Our bilingual (fi/eng) event is spread on three days as follows:

Monday 15 AugustNetworking events
Tuesday 16 – Wednesday 17 AugustA seminar with keynotes, panel discussions and parallel sessions,
including side events available for any idle moments on campus and a dinner party on Tuesday.

Important dates

4 February

Call for abstracts opens

30 March

Call for abstracts closes

1 May

Registration opens

30 June

Registration closes

15-17 August

RSD2022 – See you in Oulu!

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