Energy-efficient LED light powered by the African sun

24. January 2018

Combining solar power with energy-efficient lighting can achieve great things in Africa. Improved education is of key importance in achieving change.

Other

  • Africa
  • magazine_21
  • solar_energy
  • magazine

The radical percent

24. January 2018

Percent art will bring wellbeing, travellers and new ideas to the campus, says Art Coordinator Outi Turpeinen.

Other

  • magazine_21
  • art_percentage
  • art
  • magazine

Imaging the future of urban transport

24. January 2018

When planning the urban transport modes of tomorrow, we should be open to imaging entirely new possibilities.

Other

  • magazine_21
  • transportation_engineering
  • Transportation
  • magazine

Latest Magazine focuses on the built environment

24. January 2018

The just-released Aalto University Magazine 21 examines human-centered built environments.

Other

  • magazine_21
  • magazine

Aalto-born Surgify raises a €1.0M seed investment round

24. January 2018

The Surgify Safety burr prevents the nerve and blood vessel injuries that are typically caused by other surgical drills.

Science and art Cooperation

  • Surgify
  • health_technology

Companies want to hire Aalto students during their studies

24. January 2018

Nearly 70 employers participated in the Summer Job Day!

Cooperation

  • summer_job
  • jobs
  • recruiting

“Ceramics and its Dimensions: Shaping the Future” on display in Berlin

23. January 2018

The ceramics exhibition curated by Aalto University’s Department of Design is touring Europe..

Other

New opportunities for drone detection with 5G networks

23. January 2018

Researchers from Aalto University and Tampere University of Technology have addressed new possibilities for efficient detection of drones by relying on future 5G communication systems.

Science and art

Experience Platform aims at better user experience

23. January 2018

The new Aalto University Experience Platform brings together experience-related ideas and research topics.

Other

A professor against his word

23. January 2018

Otto Toivanen shouldn’t even have done a PhD, but then economics got hold of him.

Science and art

  • innovations
  • Education
  • economics

Tomi Laurila tailors new treatments for neurological conditions from carbon

22. January 2018

In the future, it may be possible to detect various conditions before their onset with the help of nanosized carbon sensors.

Science and art

Annukka Svanda designed a new product line for Sinituote

22. January 2018

Sinituote Oy, a company that manufactures cleaning supplies, will publish a full product line, that got its start at Aalto University's Industrial Design Course.

Other

  • industrial_design
  • screw_free
  • design

Finnish entrepreneurs appreciate Silicon Valley’s open atmosphere and acceptance of failure

22. January 2018

Hopes expressed that Finland will see more genuine desire to help others move forward.

Science and art

  • Startups
  • dissertation
  • entrepreneurship

Sweco-room offers a place for professionals and students to meet

18. January 2018

Sweco, the leading company specialized in the built environment and industry, has opened its own work and teamwork facilities in Otaniemi campus. 

Campus Cooperation

Metals in taps and water pipes can dissolve into drinking water – running the tap water reduces metal concentrations to safe levels

18. January 2018

It is particularly important to run the tap water if the water has been stagnant for many hours or if the water installations are less than a year old.

Science and art

Sound is a pleasant thing to study

17. January 2018

For his master's thesis Eero-Pekka Damskägg developed a sound microscope that alters the duration of playback of sound recordings while allowing the recording to sound the same in other respects.

Studies

Olav Thon Foundation grants the 2018 international research award to Academician, Professor Emerita Riitta Hari

17. January 2018

The researcher prize was awarded due to excellence in brain research.

Honored Science and art

  • riitta_hari
  • Brain_research
  • neuroscience
  • ARTS

Finland should become a model country for sustainable battery production and the circular economy

17. January 2018

Growth of electricity powered transport increases demand for lithium batteries. Through strategic cooperation and circular economy expertise, Finland can establish itself as a leader in the battery industry.

Science and art Cooperation

  • CloseLoop
  • battery
  • Circular_Economy

Aalto University invests in children and young people - Aalto University Junior is ready for adventure

17. January 2018

New facilities for child and youth activities opened at Otaniemi campus.

Campus Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • luma
  • aalto_junior

Improved home care services and reduced workload for carers with a new work model

16. January 2018

Aalto University researchers have developed the model for several years together with carers and home care administration.

Science and art Press releases

Aalto International Design Business Management programme to be provided for remote students

16. January 2018

Aalto wants to extend the popular IDBM programme to students at top international universities.

Studies

  • aole
  • blended_learning
  • digitalisation
  • IDBM
  • digital

Say it again, kid! – A game makes learning to pronounce foreign languages easy and fun

16. January 2018

With the help of a game, immigrants and children can practice the basics of a language and pronunciation, getting immediate feedback without a personal teacher.

Science and art

Aalto Design Factory develops new cooperation platform with Volkswagen

15. January 2018

'The space for digital ideas', the PopUp Markthalle, opened to the public on the 15 January.

Science and art Cooperation

  • wolfsburg
  • markthalle
  • digitalisation
  • design_factory

Wedding on campus

15. January 2018

The shared tale of Tuomas an Inka began at an orientation event for beginning students.

Campus

Largest Finland 100 event in China births continuing cooperation

11. January 2018

In its gala finale in Shanghai, Sino Finnish 100 Challenge celebrated its competition winners and released news of continuing Finnish–Chinese cooperation.

Cooperation

  • Sino_Finnish
  • finland100
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