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Academy of Finland's profile funding 2019, photo Mikko Raskinen
Research & Art, University Published:

Aalto granted EUR 10.4 million for profiling by Academy of Finland

Aalto University’s application was ranked number one by the international peer expert panel.
Aalto Festival /Aalto University / Illustration by Anna Muchenikova
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Science, technology, art and business collide during the annual Aalto Festival

Starting on 8 May, Aalto University showcases talent in seminars, parties, lectures and exhibitions during Aalto Festival 2019.
Kauppakorkeakoulun rakennuksen julkinen taide Kuva: Mikko Raskinen
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School of Business' public art explores humanity and its tensions

The theme of the collection is Human Approach, and it follows the percent for art principle.
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Open positions

School of Business seeks a new Dean

Come and build on our accomplishments and empower the School of Business community towards increased excellence. Apply by 24 May.
Post doc tutkija Michael Lettenmeier Kuva: Sanna Lehto
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What can you do for the climate?

Within the next ten years, Finns need to cut down more than 75% of our carbon footprint. The change is enormous, and will be based on new lifestyles, says Michael Lettenmeier.
Researchers Salmivaara and Kibler
Press releases, Research & Art Published:

What does entrepreneurship mean for sustainable development? 3 distinct things, according to EU policy

Mixed meanings may muddy take-aways for firms and national governments

Schools, departments and units

Scientific research and artistic activities are carried out at six schools and their departments and units.

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Research and Art

At Aalto University, we create conditions for innovations, sustainable economic growth, employment and wellbeing. Our unique combinations of fields enables us to solve grand societal problems.

Excellence in research

Doctoral programmes

Tenure track

Art and creative practices

Aalto Festival /Aalto University / Illustration by Anna Muchenikova
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Aalto Festival

Starting on 8 May, Aalto University showcases talent in seminars, parties, lectures and exhibitions during Aalto Festival 2019. Welcome to the events!
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Conferences and workshops

Aalto welcomes Nucleic Acid Nanotechnology workshop, 27-29 May 2019

Scientists from around the world who are working on various aspects of nucleic acid nanotechnology will discuss recent advances, fundamental challenges, and emerging trends in this fascinating research field meet in Otaniemi.
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of mechanical engineering, Seppo Hauta-aho, D.Sc. (Econ.) 

Guidance beam manufacturing method for maglev- and high-speed train applications.
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Dissertations
Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio

Lively and thriving

Aalto University's main campus in Otaniemi is a renewable and living environment for research, art, learning, entrepreneurship and housing. The campus area inspires to collaborate, try out new ideas and innovate together.

Campus maps

Explore our campus

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Give for the future

Find articles related to climate change

Post doc tutkija Michael Lettenmeier Kuva: Sanna Lehto

What can you do for the climate?

Within the next ten years, Finns need to cut down more than 75% of our carbon footprint. The change is enormous, and will be based on new lifestyles, says Michael Lettenmeier.

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Professori Kirsi Niinimäki. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.

Slow cycle

In its present form, the clothing industry is a polluter of water systems and a climate baddy. Materials recycling is not a sufficient answer, the whole system must change instead, says an expert on the circular fashion economy.

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Emma Saarnio ja Helmi Liikanen

Jenni Haukio’s Independence Day gown sets the stage for Finland’s next 100 years

Designed by Aalto students Emma Saarnio and Helmi Liikanen, the dress evokes nature with exquisite materiality and minimalist lines

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Polaris-projekti visualisoi nuorten ilmastoahdistusta

The Polaris study project visualizes climate change anxiety

Finnish Broadcasting Company’s mobile story tries to capture how young adults experience climate change.

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A green leaf. Photographer: Aleksi Poutanen.

The next material revolution will start in the forest

Plastic straws and utensils will soon be history but they will not be missed, as something much better will replace them.

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Idil Gaziulusoy

Imagining a future without carbon

With a changing climate, our future is uncertain. Design can help us create the future we want to become reality.

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People at Aalto University

Our community consists of exceptional individuals, here are some of their stories.

Aalto-yliopisto, Otaniemi stories: Minttumeri Hirsimaa, muotoilun opiskelija / Kuvaaja: Sinikoski
Campus

Minttumeri Hirsimaa

The topic of our course task is humanity. On this art course, I ended up making a two-metre wooden statue using a chain saw.
Aalto-yliopisto, Otaniemi stories: Mayya Vetchinnikova, 11-vuotias kesälomaileva peruskoululainen Slava Vetchinnikov, tietotekniikan opiskelija / Kuvaaja: Sinikoski
Campus

Mayya Vetchinnikova & Slava Vetchinnikov

Dad’s team built a battery-powered light lifter for Konecranes that can very quickly and handily be ordered to lift all kinds of heavy objects by pushing a button on your mobile. I’m really proud of what my father and his friends have accomplished.
Aalto University, Otaniemi stories: Manuel Fonseca Martinez, Student of Product and Spatial Design / Photographer: Sinikoski
Campus

Manuel Fonseca Martinez

A Space feels like an embassy of art & design in Otaniemi. We wanted to turn this space in an old shopping mall into a meeting point of design, business and engineering.