News: Archive 2010
07.04.2010 HSE Executive Education and TKK Executive School of Business, the organizations offering Aalto University’s leadership development programs, merged on April 1st 2010. The name of the new organization is Aalto University Executive Education (Aalto EE). Aalto EE will continue to offer high quality education for business executives – now on an even broader scale, taking advantage of the know-how of the new Aalto University.
08.04.2010 Tapio Hedman moves to steer communications and marketing of a new, unique higher education institution in Finland
14.04.2010 Researchers from Aalto University, European Molecular Biology Laboratory Heidelberg and the University of Manchester have developed a new computational method to identify targets of regulator genes. The method is presented in the Early Edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Eight new Academy Research Fellows appointed from the Aalto University School of Science and Technology
14.04.2010 The Research Council for Natural Sciences and Engineering of the Academy appointed 19 new Academy Research Fellows on 12 April 2010. 8 researchers from the School of Science and Technology were appointed as new Academy Research Fellows.
23.04.2010 Academy Professor Maarit Karppinen has advanced quickly in her career to the top of international materials research. The latest highlight of her career is admission to the Finnish Academy of Sciences which was granted on April 12. Prof. Karppinen, who is the head of the Chemistry department at Aalto University School of Science and Technology, urges young scientists to boldly venture abroad. She views the future of Aalto University with optimism.
26.04.2010 A gala event for the Product Development Project, in which the results of 13 multidisciplinary student projects were made public, was held in Design Factory on 23.4. The prototypes created in the projects were developed in collaboration with businesses and international partners.
28.04.2010 In spring 2009 Aalto University launched a call for new ideas for further development of teaching and learning in the new university. Altogether 180 proposals were submitted, of which 12 were selected to best meet the criteria set for the new "Aalto Courses": innovative course content, effective teaching practices, multidisciplinary co-operation, societal impact, and multi-cultural interaction.
29.04.2010 This year a record number of applicants sought admission to Aalto University's three schools, totalling over 15,400. 10,738 applicants applied in the joint application period for Aalto University Schools, whilst 4,668 applied directly for Master's level studies.