The University's Language Deed of the Year will be awarded to a person, group, unit or other entity that adapted and significantly advanced the implementation of the Language Policy of the University of Turku. The winning deed can contain different insights into how the language policy and the idea of multilingualism have been promoted at the University of Turku. The deed could have been launched at any time, as long as it still has an effect at the University community. In addition to the recognition, the winner of the Language Deed of the Year receives a money prize.
The University's Working Group on Language Matters is looking for nominees for the Language Deed of the Year 2020. Send your suggestion and justifications for the nomination by email to email@example.com by Friday, 14 August 2020. The Working Group on Language Matters selects the winner on the basis of the suggestions and the winner is announced at the University's Opening Carnival in September.
The winner of the Language Deed of the Year 2019 was Vastalääke association founded by the students of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Turku. The goal of the association is to popularise medicine and health sciences. The starting point for the association was a concern over the spread of incorrect and unclear health claims in media and particularly in the social media.