News & Events

News

Five years has brought Aalto University closer to its goals

30. March 2015

The Board of Aalto University approved the annual board report and financial statements for 2014 in its meeting on 27 March 2015.

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Internet Society trusts Netradar

27. March 2015

Information based on Netradar enriches the Global Internet Report.

Research, Cooperation

Smartphones now the standard among Finns

26. March 2015

Touchscreens and 4G have become much more common, a recent study reveals.

Research

Cleantech business idea competition – apply now!

26. March 2015

Students, start-ups and entrepreneurs are invited to submit their cleantech ideas.

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Aalto Event Bookwinner of the Energy Efficiency & Low Carbon Competition

26. March 2015

Significant economic benefits from increasing efficiency in using space facilities in the Otaniemi area

Honored

Aalto University to acquire sole ownership of Aalto University Properties

24. March 2015

Finland’s parliament will make the final decision on the sale.

Other

New model improves evaluation of long-term ageing in concrete structures

24. March 2015

A new model can be used to evaluate the durability of concrete structures when they remain in use for hundreds of years.

Research

Nobel laureate wants to give students space to discover

20. March 2015

Hiroshi Amano solves scheduling challenges by giving freedom. With its help he also was able to make the breakthroughs leading to a blue LED.

Research

With spring comes Aalto Festival!

20. March 2015

Aalto Festival is a collection of events, exhibitions, and seminars, showcasing the talents of Aalto University students, graduates and faculty.

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Which direction will universities take after elections?

19. March 2015

Lively discussion during Finnish political party leaders' great discussion on Europe.

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Radio telescope captures solar eclipse even from behind the clouds

19. March 2015

Metsähovi solar charts are visible online in almost real time.

Research, Cooperation

For students MOOC is more than just a course

16. March 2015

A recent study shows that learning from others also encourages students at open online courses to continue in the online community after the course.

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Esko Aho named to Executive in Residence post at Aalto University

16. March 2015

Prime Minister from 1991 to 1995 will work at the Department of Management Studies at the School of Business.

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Nomination period for the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize begins

16. March 2015

Aalto University is a strategic partner of TAF.

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Increase in number of scientific articles decreases visibility of individual articles

13. March 2015

Rapid growth in the number of publications makes it difficult for researchers to keep up with research results that are relevant to their own field.

Research

Netradar: World's fastest mobile Internet in Denmark, Singapore and Switzerland

12. March 2015

Finland is on the 8th place in connection speed in the world.

Research, Studies

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Perseverance led to upheaval in lighting

12. March 2015

Hiroshi Amano made his breakthrough spurring blue LEDs in the 1980s. Now the recent Nobel Prize winner is coming to Aalto to tell the LED story.

Research

Pulling out all the stops or one step at a time – hybrid entrepreneurship as an alternative

11. March 2015

Hybrid entrepreneurship – a combination of paid employment and entrepreneurship – is an arising trend.

Research

Otaniemi becoming a versatile urban area

10. March 2015

The development of the campus is proceeding in cooperation with all operators in the area.

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Intuition can be consciously utilised

5. March 2015

Intuition is an important tool, e.g. for problem solving. It can be developed just like any other skill, a new doctoral study indicates.

Research

Obesity is associated with brain’s neurotransmitters

4. March 2015

Researchers at Aalto University and University of Turku have revealed how obesity is associated with altered opioid neurotransmission in the brain.

Research

Safety at sea is the sum total of many factors

4. March 2015

Maritime safety is best pictured by examining it as a whole instead of looking at some single variables related to it.

Research

Finnfoto Prize 2015: Merja Salo

3. March 2015

Our visual communications and photography professor Merja Salo is the winner of Finnfoto Association Finnfoto Prize 2015.

Honored

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Ville Potka came in 1st place for the EMEA region on Bloomberg Aptitude Test

3. March 2015

Each month Bloomberg Institute recognises top performers by adding them to their monthly Hall of Fame.

Honored, Studies

Ville Vuorinen appointed Assistant Professorat Aalto University

3. March 2015

The field of the professorship is Energy Technology .

Research

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