Ragnar Granit Institute, P.O.Box 692, FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland
Editor: Jaakko Malmivuo, www.rgi.fi/persons/malmivuo/, ISSN: 1456-4343
Grants Awarded by
the Ragnar Granit Foundation in 1995
The year 1995 was the first full operation
year of the Ragnar Granit Foundation.
During which time the Foundation awarded
Research and publication grants to the sum
of 170.000 FIM. It also supported the Ragnar
Granit Institute by purchasing computers and
other devices to the sum of 40.000 FIM.
This support was made possible by
donations from the City of Tampere and the
Helena and Aarne Humalisto Fund.
Archiater Risto Pelkonen Visited the RGI
Archiater Risto Pelkonen and his wife
Kristiina visited Ragnar Granit Institute at
the Biomedical Engineering Research Center
on Monday the 19th of February. Because
the Archiater is continuously much involved
in medical research through several connections
he was very interested in becoming
acquainted in the research projects of the
Dr Martin Arthur serves as
Visiting Professor at the RGI
Dr Martin Arthur from Washington
University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, serves
as Visiting Professor at the Ragnar Granit
Institute. He arrived in March and will stay
until the end of June.
Dr. Arthur is Professor of Biomedical
Computing at Washington University. His
special competence is in modelling and
analyzing cardiac electric fields. Thus his
expertise well complements the research
activities of the RGI.