Aalto.fi website

Updates on the demo

The demo version of the new aalto.fi is now public for everyone to see and browse. Some big updates have taken place during the past weeks, and the development of the site continues towards the final version due later this year.
Harald Herlin Learning Centre, a view from the second floor to downstairs reading area. Photo by Aalto University / Tuomas Uusheimo

Languages and translations

Currently, the demo version hubs are available mainly in one language, in Finnish or English. If a language version is missing, the page has a link at the top of it to direct the reader to the available language version. The translation work for the missing language versions will start during the summer.

What’s new?

The most recent updates to the site are the News and Events components, as well as the automatic research output component and people liftup. In addition, the first version of the search function now in use.

News and Events

Drupal now offers components for creating news and events! Both news and events can be added by using specific content types designed for them. After adding some news or events, automatic event liftups and automatic news liftups can be used to automatically show some of them in an article or a hub.

Some news and events from the present aalto.fi have already been added manually to the new site to demonstrate what the new components look like. Below, you can see an example of both liftups.

News liftup example

This is an example of the news liftup.

People in Harald Herlin.
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Event liftup example

This is an example of the event liftup.

Fibres
Dissertations

Defence in the field of Design, MA Bilge Aktas

Title of the dissertation: Entangled Fibres: an examination of human-material interaction
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Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of fire safety engineering, Deepak Paudel, M.Sc. (Tech.)

The title of the dissertation is "Uncertainty management for the probabilistic simulation of the thermal resistance of fire barriers"
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Dissertations

Defence of doctoral thesis, MSc (Tech) Teemu Lehto

Process Mining Based Influence Analysis for Analyzing and Improving Business Processes
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Defence of doctoral thesis, MSc (Tech) Markku Hinkka

Title of the doctoral thesis is "Machine Learning and Distributed Computing Techniques for Process Mining"

Research group members and research outputs

Research groups have now been added to Drupal using their own content type. Two new components, especially useful for these pages, are automatic research outputs and people liftup.

The component for automatic research outputs collects a research group’s publications from the research.aalto.fi database, and displays them on the page. People liftup can be used to show the group members. This information also comes from the same database.

Research group publication example

Search

The search can now be used by clicking the magnifying glass icon in the top right-hand corner of a page. This is the first version of the search, which will be improved during the coming months.

Search example

Feedback

The demo version helps the project team in developing the site further when we receive even more feedback through the site. We have added an easy way to give feedback directly on the site, by clicking on the feedback button.

Go and check the demo at beta.aalto.fi!

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