There are two new online information resources now available for tourism studies: Leisure Tourism and UNWTO World Tourism Organization Virtual Library. The access is provided by SAMK Library.
– A totally unmanned ship is still far away, says Sauli Ahvenjärvi. Nothing happens very fast as seafaring is heavily regulated internationally. Responsibility issues form a big deal: if there is no captain on board, who is responsible – software manufacturer or shipping company?
Application period for degree programmes in English starting in autumn 2019 is from 9 to 23 January 2019. It is possible to apply for seven degree programmes leading to a Bachelor’s Degree at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK).
We have given the funds reserved for Christmas greetings to the Satakunta Registered Association to Support Physician-Based Ambulance.
AI short for Artificial Intelligence is in the middle of massive hype of a global scale. Fake Intelligence is a resistance movement with a purpose of restraining the AI bubble and increasing critical thinking. Fake Intelligence Summit organized by Satakunta University of Applied Sciences combines the gurus of the AI world, scientific researchers and the world of business.
SAMK will set up a new international learning environment called SAMK Bridge, which is an educational travel agency operated by students. The operations will start in January 2019 at SAMK Campus Pori. The main objective is to organize educational travel packages in the Satakunta region, says senior lecturer Maaria Berg who is the executive director and teacher in charge of SAMK Bridge.
SAMK’s enterprise accelerator awarded enterprise accelerator enterprises at its entrepreneurial day. The enterprise accelerator enterprise of the year 2018 is Helene Kynäsniemi’s Kotihoito (Home Care) Otso Oy. Earlier this year, also the limit of 300 accelerator enterprises was broken. The 300th accelerator enterprise is Jaakko Soukainen’s ProSecure Vartiointipalvelut (Security Services) Oy.
The automation laboratory has enjoyed the company of an international trio as Belgian Maxime Grégoire and Nacho Valero and Jaime Abril from Spain have studied at Robotics Academy.
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) Research and Development Unit has made a significant investment by purchasing a robotized Indego exoskeleton made by Parker Hannifin Corporation. Exoskeleton is widely used for example in the rehabilitation of paralyzed patients but researchers are hoping to find also alternative applications for it.
Lea Heinrich and Elina Pettersson, second year students of physiotherapy in SAMK, act on the European level physiotherapy education development beside their studies. Why, where and which way?/