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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:

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
Photo: Dam reservoir in Syria. Photographer: Olli Varis.

Turning off the tap

There is no single solution to the shortage of water, but applying several might get the job done.

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
Illustration of a group of people. Photographer: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.

AI puts precision back into medical treatment

Artificial intelligence could tap into the enormous volumes of data not only on our bodily systems and genetic heritage, but also on various pharmaceutical substances – and help physicians design our treatments individually.

News

Pieces of pages – Aalto University Magazine exhibition

Presenting selected words and pictures from the university's own magazine.

Exhibition open 8–24 Jan 2020!
Belenos Group of Arts -ryhmän värikäs valotanssiteos Otaniemen yö -tapahtumassa. Kuvaaja: Kalle Kataila.

A selection of Aalto University Magazine articles

Alumni Tauno Voipio kuvattuna Otakaari 1 -rakennuksen aulassa. Kuvaaja: Mikko Raskinen.
Aalto Magazine, Cooperation Published:

Otaniemi, like coming back home

Tauno Voipio, godfather of the Electric Workshop course, believes in learning through doing.
Timo Vuori pitämässä esitystä Aalto-yliopiston uuden strategian valmistelun kickoff-tilaisuudessa. Kuvaaja: Mikko Raskinen.
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See, hear, feel!

The quality of thinking improves when hundreds of people contribute to the formulation of strategy, says Assistant Professor Timo Vuori.
Professori Tuukka Saarimaa seisomassa tyhjällä nurmikentällä, joka sijaitsee Helsingin keskustassa Oodi-kirjaston ja musiikkitalon välisellä puistoalueella. Kuvaaja: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art Published:

How would you fill waste land, Tuukka Saarimaa?

Whether land gets used to build a park or a high-rise, this Professor of Urban Economics would ensure that any solution is the result of careful consideration.
Kuvassa on professori Vesa Välimäki kuulokkeet päässään ja hänen vieressään akatemiatutkija Koray Tahiroğlu, joka soittaa yksikielistä monokordia. Kuvaaja: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art Published:

Ironing tunes

Technology can make an instrumentalist out of anyone. The brain loves music, but you need to be careful with the ears.

Themes and published issues

Read the facsimile copies at issuu.com

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

AD
Liisa Seppo
Otavamedia OMA Oy

Graphic design and illustrations
Students of visual communications design

Photos 
Students and alumni of photography

Language
Finnish and English 

Print run
Finnish edition 32 000 copies, English edition 5 000 copies

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

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