News & Events

News

New cinema opens its doors to the public

26. February 2015

Kino Sheryl, which has opened in Arabianranta, supports research and study of cinema.

Cooperation, Other

Aalto Start-Up Center business accelerator has created nearly two thousand new jobs

26. February 2015

In 2013 alone the number of new jobs created increased by almost 20 per cent.

Other

New nanowire structure absorbs light efficiently

25. February 2015

Dual-type nanowire arrays can be used in applications such as LEDs and solar cells.

Research

Carbon dioxide capture interested European teachers and students

25. February 2015

Some 30 middle school students and natural sciences teachers from Europe learned more about energy technology research at Aalto University.

Cooperation

Over 200 Business Projects Carried out under ITP as a Minor Subject

24. February 2015

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Information Technology Program, an academic summer program organised by the School of Business.

Studies

  • digi

The Chinese New Year of the Sheep welcomed at Tongji Lounge

20. February 2015

The Chinese New Year of the Sheep 2015 was celebrated at the Aalto Tongji Lounge by some 60 students and staff members.

Other

  • tongji_lounge
  • new_year_of_the_sheep_2015

Researchers developed a cost-effective and efficient rival for platinum

18. February 2015

Researchers succeeded in creating an electrocatalyst that is needed for storing electric energy made of carbon and iron.

Research

Making the car redundant – Master's Thesis that interests congested cities

18. February 2015

Transportation engineer Sonja Heikkilä's master's thesis catapulted her directly to the centre of innovative development work.

Studies

Markku Markkula named President of European Committee of Regions

17. February 2015

Finnish innovation knowledge and startup skills are in demand as factors that strengthen European economic growth.

Cooperation

Self-control is key to starting a business

16. February 2015

Emotional states might prevent would-be entrepreneurs from turning their intentions into actions.

Research

Co-operation was discussed at the Bay Area Alumni meet

13. February 2015

A great group of people gathered with different backgrounds, all of them having Aalto in common.

Cooperation

Posti is the latest Premium Partner for the School of Business and the first backer of Learning Hub

12. February 2015

Posti supports the new learning centre, the Rooftop Learning Hub.

Cooperation

Finns still unfamiliar with zero energy buildings

11. February 2015

From 2020 onward, all buildings built in the EU will be required to be nearly zero energy buildings. Only half of Finns are familiar with the idea.

Research

The Demon That Betters the World

10. February 2015

Recent achievements at nanotechnology could lead towards a more energy-efficient future.

Research

  • energy
  • nanotechnology
  • quantum_engineering

Inaugural Professorial lectures captured on video

9. February 2015

Aalto University's newest professors spoke about the pressing issues in their fields.

Research

People from Aalto to consider the future of mining

9. February 2015

Experts of Outotec, Aalto University's researchers and students will collaboratively unravel future concerns in the mining sector.

Studies, Cooperation, Research

Narrative in Film course open screenings

6. February 2015

Narrative in Film course screenings are a series of ten films, each introduced by a professor or lecturer.

Other

  • open
  • film
  • films
  • movie

Service gamification needs more than just points

5. February 2015

According to an Aalto University dissertation, gamification should be utilised for more long-term development of appeal rather than for simple reward.

Research

  • digi

Biomass energy goes to waste in the EU

3. February 2015

With the assistance of Nordic expertise, the raw material could be used three times more effectively, researchers believe.

Research

Domestic business markets for solar energy need to be put into shape

3. February 2015

Solar energy is at the top of consumers' wish list and it could potentially offer work for many Finnish businesses.

Research

Black silicon cells in the hands of robots in EU project

2. February 2015

Department of Micro- and Nanosciences to coordinate EU project aimed at solar cell commercialisation.

Research, Cooperation

  • elfys

Super week for fashion students from Aalto University

2. February 2015

Three collections from Aalto students in the Hyères Fashion Festival final and first prize from Designers’ Nest Award announced on the same week.

Honored

Aalto University Endowment portfolio returns 6.3% in 2014

30. January 2015

Purpose of the Aalto University Endowment is to generate additional funding for world-class research and education.

Other

Design chairs born from Finnish aircraft plywood

29. January 2015

Aalto University students demonstrate their skills at the Stockholm Furniture Fair from 3 to 7 February.

Studies

Three collections from Aalto in the Hyères Fashion Festival final

29. January 2015

Elina Määttänen, Sophie Sälekari and the partnership of Elina Äärelä and Heini-Maria Hynynen have been selected to be among the ten finalists.

Honored

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