13.05.2013 A species of truffle that is considered to be rare has been found for the first time in Finland. Previously it has been thought to exist only in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. The truffle was found in Puumala, growing under a pine tree.
08.05.2013 Aalto University did well in the Korkeakoulujen imago 2013 study, in which the market research company Taloustutkimus asked Finnish young people about their opinions concerning Finnish institutions of higher education.
08.05.2013 The Open University of Aalto University was launched in 2011, but its history dates back 20 years.
07.05.2013 Aalto University's Masters of Aalto event (MoA) opens on Wednesday, 8 May in Helsinki's Sörnäinen neighbourhood. The memorable collection, which is open until 26 May, has more than 70 Master’s theses and works of graduates from all of the fields at Aalto University.
07.05.2013 The just-released issue 07 of Aalto University Magazine looks at what is needed for fresh ideas to emerge and for creativity to flourish.
30.04.2013 The annual Product Development Project (PdP) culminated on Friday 26 April at the Design Factory when students presented the prototypes they had developed for the course. The gala was swarming with people: 189 students had participated in the PdP course this academic year.
29.04.2013 Master of Arts Satu Maaranen, who graduated from the Department of Design of the Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, has won the Grand Prix at the Hyères Fashion Festival with her collection for women. The prize is worth EUR 15 000. The inspiration for Maaranen's Garment in Landscape collection was landscape and its artistic interpretation. In addition, the prize includes EUR 3 000 from the Ra concept store and a collection to be produced in cooperation with Petit Bateau. The top fashion houses are interested in Maaranen and her collection.
29.04.2013 An ultimate goal in the field of carbon nanotube research is to synthesise single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) with controlled chiralities. Twenty years after the discovery of SWNTs, scientists from Aalto University in Finland, A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute RAS in Russia and the Center for Electron Nanoscopy of Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have managed to control chirality in carbon nanotubes during their chemical vapor deposition synthesis.