Application period for Master’s programmes started

15. December 2017

Application period for Master’s programmes at Aalto University is 15 December 2017 – 24 January 2018.

Studies

  • application_process
  • application_period
  • Applications

Dean Anna Valtonen receives Ornamo gold medal

13. December 2017

The award is a recognition of Valtonen's significant influence on the university education in design.

Honored

Väisälä Awards to Professor Camilla Hollanti and Adjunct Professor Sabrina Maniscalco

13. December 2017

Both Hollanti and Maniscalco are spearheads in their respective, globally highly competitive fields.

Science and art

Close to 900 000 euros for water engineering research

13. December 2017

The funds are targeted for five research projects of the Water and Environmental Engineering

Science and art Cooperation

Plasmonic biosensors enable development of new easy-to-use health tests

13. December 2017

A biosensor developed at Aalto University enables creating a range of new health tests similar to home pregnancy tests.

Science and art

  • exosome
  • biosensor
  • health_technology

Aalto University strengthens research and education in the real estate and spatial data fields

12. December 2017

D.Sc. (Tech) Kirsikka Riekkinen has been appointed Assistant Professor in Real Estate Economics for the period 1 January 2018–31 December 2021.

Science and art Cooperation

Prize-winning photographer Maija Tammi looks for new ways to depict sickness in photographic art

12. December 2017

Doctoral thesis ”Sick Photography. Representations of Sickness in Art Photography” is examined 12th December.

Science and art

Lost in the Wood(s) received ICMA Award of Excellence

11. December 2017

Lost in the Wood(s), published by Aalto ARTS Books, has won the Award of Excellence given by the International Creative Media ICMA.

Honored Science and art

Rerouting transport research: from driverless cars to fresh thinking

11. December 2017

Focusing research on technological development will further lock us into a motorized, private-vehicle transport system. 

Science and art

Who decides whether entrepreneurship is the way to sustainable development?

11. December 2017

The significance of entrepreneurship as a solution to sustainable development is influenced by ideological, political and social factors.

Science and art

  • sustainable_development
  • sustainainability
  • sustainable_entrepreneurship
  • dissertation
  • entrepreneurship

Diving into the unknown: what’s physics after the Higgs boson?

8. December 2017

Thousands of researchers at the CERN research centre are looking for particles and phenomena that standard physics cannot explain.

Science and art Press releases

In corporate acquisitions, managers construct an impression of control

8. December 2017

The early integration phase following a corporate acquisition requires tolerance of uncertainty.

Science and art

  • acquisition
  • corporate_leaders
  • integration
  • dissertation

Finland 100 video series – visual stories of Game Changers

7. December 2017

The predecessors of Aalto University have acted as a seedbed for the Game Changers of the Finnish society already since 1850.

Science and art Cooperation Other

  • gamechangers
  • finland100

Health Design 2017 brought together healthcare, design, and technology professionals

7. December 2017

Design expertise to help in commercialising health technology.

Cooperation

Night owls have larger social networks than early birds

7. December 2017

Data and traces of our mobile phone use and digital behaviour can be used to understand and treat mental health disorders.

Science and art Press releases

Conflicting views on social media balanced by an algorithm

5. December 2017

Selected influential users can efficiently spread information on both sides of a controversial discussion.

Science and art

  • data_mining
  • algorithm

Professor Sergiy A. Vorobyov named IEEE Fellow

5. December 2017

The IEEE is the world’s leading professional association for advancing technology for humanity.

Honored

  • IEEE
  • signal_processing

Aalto continues at place #2 among Nordic Business Schools

4. December 2017

The Financial Times ranking compares European Business Schools.

Other

  • ft_ranking
  • Ranking

Career monitoring helps develop teaching

4. December 2017

Alumni with master's degrees from 2012 and those with doctorates from 2014 are asked to respond to a survey about their own careers.

Studies

Teaching throughout Otaniemi

1. December 2017

A new form of platform economy is revolutionising teaching at the Aalto University campus. The School as a Service model is spreading.

Campus

Consolidation in acoustics - The Aalto Acoustics Lab is raising the profile of the field and enabling closer cooperation

1. December 2017

'The field of acoustics is growing and there could be a danger of a shortage of labour', says Professor Vesa Välimäki.

Science and art

  • acoustics

Prince Daniel of Sweden visits Aalto University

30. November 2017

The Prince and his large entourage were especially interested in the university's cooperation with entrepreneurs and in startup entrepreneurship.

Campus Cooperation Other

European Space Agency opens a business accelerator on Aalto University campus

30. November 2017

Located at A Grid, the new centre for growth companies, the accelerator will give impetus to space-technology-based entrepreneurship in Finland.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • Startup_Center
  • ESA
  • European_Space_Agency
  • a_grid
  • Startups
  • space_technology
  • Accelerator
  • entrepreneurship

Monitoring the world’s forests with satellite data – Assistant Professor Miina Rautiainen granted 2 million in ERC funding

30. November 2017

Detailed knowledge on the state of forest resources and climate change can be produced through more effective interpretation of satellite images.

Science and art

Aalto University welcomes the first UN Technology Innovation Lab to A Grid

29. November 2017

The laboratory focuses on circular economy, education, peace and security, and health.

Campus Science and art

  • UNTIL
  • UN
  • a_grid
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