Aalto University Magazine

Aalto University's stakeholder magazine focuses on science and art, technology and business – we describe how they converge and write about the people behind our stories. The magazine comes out twice a year.
Aalto University Magazine issue 24 in racks. Photo: Anni Kääriä.

Read the main articles of our latest issues:

Teemajutun kuvitus, kuva: Noora Typpö

Weak signals bring messages from the future

Weak signals help us see the present more precisely and build better futures.

News
Valokuvassa on kaksi talitiaista oksalla, toinen lintu seisoo toisen päällä. Kuva: Sanna Kannisto.

Try, fail, try again, fail better

Failure is an unavoidable part of life, but does failure have to be all bad? How about failing upwards and forwards?

News
Piirroskuvassa esitetään arkipäivän tavallisia esineitä, kuten kahvinkeitin, jääkaappi, suihku, sekä liikennevälineitä, kuten auto ja polkupyörä, sekä rakennuksia. Kuvittaja: Jolanda Jokinen.

Farewell, oil!

It’s time to turn our backs on an old friend that has now hatched into an enemy.

News
Origameja kuvituskuvassa "Koko elämän oppimäärä". Kuva: Kalle Kataila

A lifelong curriculum

A legislative reform made continuous learning the fourth mission for universities in Finland. Who will draft the lifelong curriculum and what will it lead to?

News

A selection of Aalto University Magazine articles

Tohtorikoulutettavat Noora Yau ja Konrad Klockars seisovat vierekkäin valkoista taustaa vasten. Heidän välissään on pystysuora puinen levy, joka on pohjaväriltään musta, mutta pinnassa on kirkkaita sinisiä ja keltaisia kuvioita. Kuva: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.
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Parallel paths: Designer and materials scientist conjure up glimmering colours out of wood

Designer Noora Yau and materials scientist Konrad Klockars have used wood to conjure up a colour, which is transparent yet glows like a copepod in shallow water. The pair’s good chemistry and open attitude towards asking silly questions is a great help in their work.
Biodesign, kuva: Kalle Kataila
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Precision solutions for healthcare

Biodesign Finland projects utilise biomaterials to repair tissue damage and support the recuperation of mental health patients with environmental design. Identifying needs correctly forms the point of departure for all this.
Aalto University Magazine 27 -lehden englanninkielisiä ja suomenkielisiä numeroita vierekkäin pöydällä. Kuva: Anni Kääriä.
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Leaving traces is the theme of our latest Magazine issue

The just-released Aalto University Magazine 27 looks at the traces members of the Aalto community leave around the world.
Aallon alumni Riikka-Leena Leskelä seisoo purjevenetaulun edessä. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen
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Aalto alumna returned to the university bench - 'The discussions held at lectures were amazingly smart and beneficial'

Aalto alumna Riikka-Leena Leskelä returned to the school bench to find new directions for her management work. One thing she learned was that she’d been doing exactly the right things all along.

Themes and published issues

Read the facsimile copies at issuu.com

27   Leaving a trace, October 2020
26   Trial and error, April 2020
25   University as an influencer in society, October 2019
24   Continuous learning, April 2019
23   Artificial intelligence, October 2018
22   Sustainability, April 2018
21   Human-centered living environments, January 2018        
20   Game changers and the new work, October 2017        
19   Multidisciplinarity, April 2017        
18   Art and creative practices, December 2016       
17   Entrepreneurship, October 2016 (in Finnish only)       
16   Materials research, May 2016        
15   Global business dynamics, December 2015        
14   Health technology, October 2015        
13   Aalto University five years, May 2015        
12   Research, December 2014        
11   Educating game changers, October 2014        
10   Big data, March 2014        
09   Health care, December 2013        
08   Energy, October 2013        
07   Creativity, May 2013        
06   Entrepreneurship, March 2013        
05   Housing and living environments, December 2012        
04   Bioeconomy, October 2012        
03   Time – solutions of a new generation, May 2012        
02   Wellbeing, February 2012        
01   Risks, October 2011       

Contact information 

Publisher
Aalto University, Communications

PO Box 18000, FI-00076 Aalto
[email protected]

Change of address: [email protected]

Editor-in-Chief
Communications Director Jaakko Salavuo 
[email protected]
+358 50 483 6120

Managing Editor
Paula Haikarainen
[email protected]
+358 50 314 1545

Subeditor
Riikka Hopiavaara
[email protected]
+358 50 384 1772
 

Graphic design and illustrations
Students and alumni of visual communications design

Photos 
Students and alumni of photography

Language
Finnish and English 

Print run
Finnish edition 30 000 copies, English edition 3 000 copies

ISSN 2489-6772 (print)
ISSN 2489-6780 (online)

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