News

Aalto University endowment portfolio returned 3.4% in 2015

5. February 2016

The aim of the Aalto University endowment is to generate additional funding for top quality research and education.

Other

  • investment
  • return
  • endowment

Searching for the very best decision

4. February 2016

Work done by Professor Jeffrey Keisler currently visiting Aalto University helps politicians and companies who balance with limited resources.

Studies, Research, Cooperation

Better public services developed with focus and speed in Hackathon

3. February 2016

Course helps towards the digitalisation of the public sector, formation of a culture of experimentation, and renewal of teaching methods.

Studies, Cooperation

  • health_technology
  • Health

A fast solidification process makes material crackle

3. February 2016

A new model helps understand for example defects formed in metal production.

Research

Aalto University's young fashion designers once again sweep into the final of the Hyères Fashion Festival

2. February 2016

Three out of the ten collections chosen for the final were designed by members of the Aalto community.

Studies, Other

CGI becomes Premium Partner of School of Business

2. February 2016

A student project with VR launches the collaboration.

Studies, Cooperation

New invention revolutionises heat transport

1. February 2016

Scientists at Aalto University have succeeded in transporting heat maximally effectively ten thousand times further than ever before.

Research

Aalto students created two new open data based services for train passengers

1. February 2016

Junat.net and Julia enable real time traffic follow-up by using interfaces of the Finnish Transport Agency.

Research, Cooperation

Aalto decides allocation of effects of the statutory negotiations

29. January 2016

Total layoffs 188, personnel reductions by other means 128.

Other

Satellites provide information about Earth’s surface and the atmosphere

28. January 2016

Professor Miina Rautiainen examines the Earth with help of satellite images. Remote sensing opens a window on a wide range of observations.

Research

Creativity can be taught, says Katja Hölttä-Otto, Professor of Product Development

26. January 2016

If necessary, Hölttä-Otto promises to prove with a simple test that anyone can learn to be creative and that it can be taught.

Research

Summer Job Day! 2016 event a sounding successs

26. January 2016

Students and employers met at the summer job event meant for all Aalto students.

Studies, Cooperation

Antimatter met strategy in the installation lectures

26. January 2016

The installation lectures by newly tenured professors at Aalto University were published online.

Research

University of Helsinki and Aalto University seal strategic partnership

26. January 2016

Benefitting from each other's strengths, the universities' joint aim is to develop internationally attractive research and teaching environments.

Cooperation

Professor Metal

25. January 2016

Mari Lundström wants to recover and reuse metals. She approaches her task with a steely resolve.

Research, Cooperation

150 000 Euros in ERC funding to commercialise thermoelectric materials

22. January 2016

The materials developed by Maarit Karppinen’s research group could improve energy efficiency.

Research

  • energy_efficiency
  • energy

Cyber security lectures started in Otaniemi

22. January 2016

The next lecture will be held on 9 February. The lecture series will culminate with a panel discussion in May.

Other

Finland's most-influential list full of Aalto staff and alumni

21. January 2016

The experts interviewed by Kauppalehti listed many Aalto alumni and staff members as top names in fields such as science and business startups.

Other

“The way we work is our most important innovation”

21. January 2016

Innovation evangelist and pioneer Curt Carlson is a passionate believer of collaboration when creating new innovations.

Cooperation, Studies

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  • business_and_society
  • Innovation

A group of Aalto students to improve service experience in the public sector

21. January 2016

Finnish Tax Administration, Population Register Centre and HUS join Hackathon

Studies, Cooperation

Bicycle designed by students is powered by solar energy

20. January 2016

Students on the Advanced Project Design course implemented a solar powered electric bicycle.

Studies, Other

Aalto takes first place among Finnish organisations in ERC grants

20. January 2016

Among European universities Aalto’s position rises from the 59th to 28th.

Research

Professor Gerhard Fink relies on wood as a construction material

19. January 2016

Gerhard Fink started as Assistant Professor of wooden structures at Aalto University. He feels highly motivated by the new position.

Research

Aalto University's statutory negotiations ended

18. January 2016

Reductions affect a max. of 190 persons. In addition, the number of personnel decreases by approx. 130 persons through e.g. retirements.

Other

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  • statutory_negotiations

Quantum knots are real

18. January 2016

The very first experimental observations of knots in quantum matter have just been reported in Nature Physics.

Research

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