Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Rector Jouko Niinimäki visited SGO

The new Rector of the University of Oulu, Prof. Jouko Niinimäki, who is in office since 1st January 2015, visited SGO for the first time on Monday 23rd February 2015. He was very impressed by what he saw at Sodankylä, including all measurement activities, which today span from Svalbard via Sweden, Finland and Ethiopia all the way to Antarctica. Rector Niinimäki stated afterwards that certainly he wants to visit soon again to learn more. Furthermore, he wants to promote SGO's activities as part of concrete actions to reinforce the international status of the university in general and SGO in particular as a highly competent expert organisation in Arctic sciences.

Text and photo: Esa Turunen.

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