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AI predicts which drug combinations kill cancer cells

A machine learning model can help us treat cancer more effectively
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Video games evoke emotions that even music and cinema fail to reach

A recent doctoral dissertation shows players appreciate evoked emotional experiences, even when some are far from positive
Kaksi hymyilevää miestä kuvassa.
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Toward cleaner transportation and bio-innovations

Research cooperation between Neste and Aalto University is creating a cleaner world with the help of bio-based materials.
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Research & Art

Tenured Professors' Installation Talks

In the short videos, the new tenured professors present their own field and research. Check out the latest!
Pitkäaikaissairauksien hoito on pirstaloitunutta ja kallista – ratkaisua haetaan virtuaalisesta hoidonohjaamosta
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Virtual care management system for solving fragmentation of chronic diseases treatment

The project, which has a budget of millions of euros and is led by Aalto University, involves University of Helsinki and numerous companies in the healthcare field.
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Collaboration between Nokia and the CEMS programme results in several strategic business projects every spring

CEMS as a unique global community delivers a leading Master’s in International Management programme, which educates responsible future leaders to contribute to creating a more open, sustainable and inclusive world.

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Aalto helps

Our society faces a huge challenge caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. As Aalto community, we will do our utmost to help in the midst of the crisis. On this page, we are gathering information about initiatives and projects related to the coronavirus pandemic that are currently underway at Aalto University.

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Information on coronavirus

Information on the effects of coronavirus on activities at Aalto University.

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Aalto's experts in questions related to coronavirus

Aalto University provides expert and research knowledge about the corona virus pandemic. Please note the coronavirus situation is monitored and assessed by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, THL.

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Support the battle against the coronavirus

Our society faces a huge challenge caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. As the Aalto community, we will do our utmost to help in the midst of the crisis. You can donate to support the battle against the corona pandemic.

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Kaie Kubjas: It is important to encourage girls and young women to study mathematics

Mathematician Kaie Kubjas has done research around the world and has noticed that some places have few female professors, lecturers, or students. Now amid the coronavirus pandemic she is appealing on behalf of women, young researchers, and those with families.
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More than 300 corporate executives reported on the effects of the coronavirus crisis: decelerated expansion plans, accelerated innovation activities, and increasing demand for talent

Companies were generally effective in their operative crisis management, but obstacles remain in the way of long-term growth, according to a new study by Aalto University. The researchers say that availability of know-how, especially in relation to new technologies, is becoming a bottleneck for organizational growth and renewal.
Kuva: NordicMathCovid-hanke.
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New epidemic modelling facilitates assessment of corona strategies

Carried out as a joint project involving Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian researchers, the model also takes into account network structures and human mobility.
Mallinnus aerosolien leviämisestä bussissa.
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New simulation code to eliminate need for super computers in modelling indoor aerosols

Focused on public indoor environments, the code will be openly available for researchers and other professionals

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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.

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Jouni Juntunen nominated to Network for Business Sustainability Sustainability Centres Community (SCC) Advisory Board

Jouni Juntunen has been nominated to Network for Business Sustainability Sustainability Centres Community (SCC) Advisory Board for a three year period starting from 2021.
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Academy of Finland funding for research into securing Finland's food supply 

Professor Matti Kummu considers it important for Finland to prepare for future disruptions in the global food system and develops measures for improving the resilience in the face of such disruptions.  
ISM Research Xmas Calendar
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The Department of Information and Service Management (ISM) has launched a digital research calendar

The calendar showcases current and versatile research done at the department.
Saija Hollmén istumassa lattialla risti-istunnassa värikkäiden afrikkalaisten kankaiden päällä.
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Doctoral thesis: Humanitarian architecture creates security and protection in the midst of poverty and crises

When global crises drive people out of their homes, multidisciplinary cooperation can help make something out of very little.

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Read about women in technology

Maarit Käpylä turned her childhood hobbies into a living

As a child, Maarit Käpylä was interested in the stars and coding, and now she researches the activity of the sun, which could not be done without computer science

Nainen seisoo ja katsoo sivulle hymyillen kädet puuskassa. Hänellä on päällään musta paita ja sininen huivi ja aurinko värjää taustaa vaaleaksi.

Assistant Professor Elisa Mekler: Gaming can help to cope with difficult life situations and improve one’s wellbeing

Elisa Mekler found out in her recent study that video games might help people to cope with difficult life situations, which offers a new challenge to game designers

Kun tietotekniikan laitoksen uusi apulaisprofessori Elisa Mekler teki väitöskirjaansa, pelillistämisen tutkiminen psykologisesta, teoreettisesta näkökulmasta motivaatioteorioita hyödyntäen oli uutta. "Sitä ei yksinkertaisesti tehty aikaisemmin", Mekler sanoo.