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Research on the safety of 3D printing begins

28. January 2015

The aim of the project is to ensure that 3D printing is safe for employees, at all stages of the process.

Research

Latvian president visits Aalto University

28. January 2015

President Bērziņš also meets some startup entrepreneurs and students.

Cooperation

New search engine lets users look for relevant results faster

27. January 2015

Researchers at the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, HIIT, developed a new search engine that outperforms current ones.

Cooperation, Research

  • searchengine
  • Scinet

Visualizing interacting electrons in a molecule

26. January 2015

Scientists at Aalto University and the University of Zurich have succeeded in directly imaging how electrons interact within a single molecule.

Research

The Rosetta probe witnessed the awakening of the icy comet

23. January 2015

Researchers discovered that the water vapour streaming from the comet disrupted the solar wind a long way from the sun.

Research

Helsinki School takes photographers into the world of success

23. January 2015

The Helsinki School photography project is celebrating 20 years of operation and is presenting a broad international programme.

Cooperation, Other

Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT to collaborate in a top information theory network

23. January 2015

Aalto University and University of Helsinki have signed a general agreement on strategic collaboration within SoI network.

Research, Cooperation

ESADE and Aalto University team up to train entrepreneurs committed to innovation

21. January 2015

Students collaborate on real-life innovation projects for companies.

Studies, Cooperation

Professor Antti Oulasvirta uses computational science and psychology to improve user interfaces

19. January 2015

How can we design information technology for human use?

Other

The professorship in consumer research named A. I. Virtanen Professorship

15. January 2015

The professorship at the Department of Marketing is named after the Nobel Laureate.

Research, Cooperation, Other

More light

12. January 2015

Aalto researchers say that LEDs could soon become even better.

Research

Teemu Malmi appointed to Jaakko Honko Professorship

19. December 2014

Professor of Accounting, Teemu Malmi, has been appointed to the Jaakko Honko Professorship at the School of Business as of 1 January 2015.

Other

Knowledge Sharing Breakfast focused on digitalization and the role of the Internet

18. December 2014

The increasing role of the Internet provides opportunities to stem new economic growth and to enhance global competitiveness.

Cooperation, Studies

Aalto received 4,7 millions funding from Academy of Finland

17. December 2014

4,1 million euros for New Energy research projects and 600 000 euros for arctic research.

Research, Cooperation, Other

  • academy_of_finland
  • research
  • new_energy
  • arctic_research

Companies must dare to adapt best practices to the market environment

17. December 2014

The continuous development of firm operations is virtually a lifeline for companies affected by increasingly stringent competition.

Research

Large audiences for two science news articles

17. December 2014

The impact of research news was measured via an altmetrics listing.

Research, Other

  • altmetrics

Finland’s first satellite heads for space in Autumn 2015

17. December 2014

The Aalto-1 is the first satellite that has been both completely planned and constructed in Finland.

Studies, Research

Hannu Seristö appointed as vice president, external relations

16. December 2014

Aalto University Board has appointed Professor Hannu Seristö as Vice President responsible for external relations.

Other

Three universities teamed up for a joint procurement

16. December 2014

Special emphasis was put on good usability in the selection process of the new research information management system.

Cooperation, Other

Aalto University Magazine 12 focuses on the social significance of universities

15. December 2014

The just-published issue 12 examines how the research and expertise that emanate from universities strengthen national economies and competitiveness.

Cooperation, Other

  • magazine

Aalto University master's programmes open for applications

15. December 2014

The application deadline is 30 January 2015.

Studies

New model helps in the design of base structures

12. December 2014

Mirva Koskinen, M.Sc. examined a material model in by which it is possible to predict deformations caused by construction in soft clay soil.

Research

Group effort to combat mould damage

12. December 2014

Heidi Salonen, Professor in Indoor Environment Technology, believes in multidisciplinary and broad-scoped cooperation.

Research

EU Knowledge and Innovation Community to Otaniemi

10. December 2014

Aalto University is a partner in a mineral sector project, which aims at the creation of new businesses in Europe.

Cooperation

Forerunners should spend even in a recession

9. December 2014

According to a fresh doctoral dissertation, belt-tightening can undermine future growth.

Research

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