Aalto Living+ Platform

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Aalto Living+ Platform

The Living+ Platform supports and facilitates multi- and transdisciplinary research on human-centered living environments, one of Aalto University´s key research areas.

We organize thematic meetings offering external stakeholders possibilities for co-operation and networking, educational lectures and seminars for students, staff and the public, and provide seed funding for multidisciplinary cross-school collaboration.

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Defence of dissertation in the field of water and environmental engineering, Pia Välitalo

Title of the dissertation is Toxicity and emerging contaminants – Effect-based assessment of complex environmental samples
Lectures and seminars

SCENSLECO Final seminar – City crafting: visualisation as a tool for spatial policy

Do maps lie? How is halftone political? Is EU a cartographic illusion? Seminar's keynote speaker is Stefanie Dühr from the University of South Australia
liikennettä maantiellä kuvaaja Adolfo vera

Defence of dissertation in the field of spatial planning and transportation engineering Sanaz Bozorg, M.Sc. (Eng)

The title of dissertation is The effect of different road lighting levels on drivers’ visual performance under various conditions
Verma's dissertation

Defence in the field of Architecture: Architect Ira Verma

Housing design and neighbourhood planning can enhance social and physical activities of persons who live in their own homes at old age or with disabilities. The aim of the study was to explore the design features supporting general wellbeing and independence of older people.


Yleiskaavasuunnittelija Ville Ahvikko kertoo Leppävaaran kehityksestä Asemanseudut muutoksessa -aamukahveilla Aalto-yliopistolla
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Engaging talks on the development of urban station areas

The design and potential future station areas provide urban development discussed at the ”Asemanseudut muutoksessa” morning coffee event on May 17.
Living+ Networking Lunch, Dipoli
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Living+ hosted a networking lunch to discuss research in human-centered living environments

Researchers from numerous fields within Aalto University joined a lunch event on April 23 to discuss common research interests in the field.
Urban mobility
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EIT Urban Mobility call for proposals 2020

The call for proposals for EIT Urban Mobility 2020 is now open and the call closes on May 17.
Last year the Master School Kick-Off took place in Rennes, France. Photo: EIT Digital.
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Summer Schools on smart mobility in 2019

EIT Digital is organizing two summer schools on smart mobility this summer. The summer schools are suitable for master’s students, experts, and company representatives. 

Aalto Living+ Forums

The annual Aalto Living+ Forum is a public multi-disciplinary lecture series on themes related to human-centered living environments.

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