Magazine puts focus on materials research

4. May 2016

Aalto University Magazine 16 examines a key research area that focuses on materials and the sustainable use of natural resources.


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The gut microbiomes of infants have an impact on autoimmunity

28. April 2016

Exposure to pathogens early in life is beneficial to the education and development of the human immune system.

Science and art

Matti Lehti Professorship established to honour Chancellor Emeritus' life's work

28. April 2016

The professorship recognises the support provided by the Foundation for Economic Education (LSR) for the promotion of scientific research in business.

Honored Cooperation

A theory explains why gaming on touchscreens is clumsy

28. April 2016

The reason is that key press timing in touchscreen input is unpredictable. When timing is made more predictable, performance improves.

Science and art

Students at the world’s edge

28. April 2016

Students of the Sustainable Global Technologies studio course talk about their experiences in Mexico, Uganda and the island of Lesbos on 16 May.

Studies Cooperation

Augmented games can increase the diversity of sports

28. April 2016

Augmented climbing wall increases social interaction, helps to attract wider target audiences and empowers users to become content creators.

Science and art

Nokia donates 200 000 euros to Aalto University

27. April 2016

The company is also founding a joint research unit with Aalto and the University of Helsinki.


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Cooperation to expand to summer courses

27. April 2016

Tried and tested workshop concept continued with Protopaja prototype workshop course.

Studies Science and art Cooperation

Digitalisation brings huge productivity gains

27. April 2016

Finland will keep up only by making use of new forces of economic change, argues Professor Matti Pohjola.


Competitive actions that require patience prove the most profitable

27. April 2016

According to researchers, it is difficult to achieve top profits with competitive actions whose outcomes are easy to predict.

Researchers and companies generate ideas together

26. April 2016

Make it Digital! workshop seeks bold research initiatives in the fields of industrial internet, cyber security, 5G network and big data.

Science and art Cooperation

Hanne Jurmu and Anton Vartiainen awarded the Chloé Prize of the Hyères Fashion Festival

24. April 2016

Aalto’s fashion students received also jury’s special mention for their men’s collection.


Thesis focusing on children’s mobility in the city awarded Lappset Group stipend

21. April 2016

The awarded work is the Master’s thesis completed at the Aalto University Department of Architecture by landscape architect Aino Leskinen.


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Taking construction project management into cloud

20. April 2016

VisiLean is a mobile application and cloud service that allows engaging workers in planning and following work in construction projects.

Science and art

Small Business Center's operations to be transferred to Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences

20. April 2016

The personnel of the Center will continue working for Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences.


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Lessons from Lesvos for Lift Project team

19. April 2016

Four students visited the Greek island of Lesvos, inspired by a brief to find solutions to alleviate the migrant crisis.


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Individuals who were exposed to the Finnish Great Depression invest more cautiously

19. April 2016

This effect can be seen in financial decision-making 15 years later, even if the depression did not have a direct impact on the individual's wealth.

Science and art

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Excessive measurement of marketing performance may lead to information overload

18. April 2016

Companies must focus on indicators that are of key importance to their business activities, researchers recommend.

Science and art

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Code Alphabet MOOC awarded for societal impact

15. April 2016

Open online course in coding for teachers receives honorary award in eEemeli competition.


Good ventilation should be ensured when using tabletop 3D printers

14. April 2016

A new study shows that printing releases nanoparticles whose spread into the indoor air should be restricted.


Joint journey to space

13. April 2016

Finnish space technology professionals presented their achievements to the Director General of the European Space Agency.

Science and art Cooperation

From everyday ideas to innovations in health care

12. April 2016

Technology and the challenges of everyday life meet in innovation workshops organised in connection with the Health Capital Helsinki collaboration.

Science and art Cooperation

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The Aalto Festival website is now open!

11. April 2016

The festival takes place in Espoo and Helsinki 16–31 May.

Cooperation Science and art Studies Other

Clearing the way for real-world applications of superhydrophobic surfaces

8. April 2016

In a perspective article in Science, researchers at Aalto call for standardised testing of superhydrophobic, i.e. water-repellent, materials.

Science and art

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