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.

Asiakaskohtaaminen ravintolassa
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Board game bar Taproom d20 opens in A Blanc

Offering board games and refreshments, Taproom d20 opens its doors on the first floor of shopping centre A Blanc at the turn of September and October.
Arts_Infra - Weaving Workshop by Jaakko Kahilaniemi
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New open hours at Arts infra workshops

All ARTS infra workshops will have new open hours from 13.9. onwards. The workshops will be in three different categories which will have different schedules. Most workshops will be longer open in the afternoon than currently.
Kampus
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Indoor environment notifications via acre.aalto.fi webform

After 6th September 2021, indoor environment notifications regarding Otaniemi, Töölö and Metsähovi buildings should be done via webform in ACRE's homepage https://acre.aalto.fi/en/contact-form.
The Test Site. Copyright Creative Sustainability.
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Who or what is the Aalto University Campus Sustainability Champion 2021? Submit your nomination before 24.9.!

Who or what has helped in reaching Aalto University’s sustainable development goals? We are looking for the campus sustainability champion already for the fifth time. Enter a suggestion by 24th September.

Event liftup example

This is an example of the event liftup.

Dissertations
Kuvituskuva
Dissertations

Defence of Dissertation in the field of Mechanical Engineering, Lei Du M.Sc. (Tech)

Title of dissertation is "Maritime Traffic Risk Analysis in the Northern Baltic Sea from AIS data"
Keltainen Aalto-kynä, kuvituskuva
Dissertations

Defence of Dissertation in Accounting, Arpine Maghakyan, Master of Finance

The title of the dissertation is: “Auditing in the Era of Digital and Policy Uncertainties: The Effects of Auditor Knowledge and Client Bargaining Power on Audit Outcomes”.
Keltainen Aalto-kynä
Dissertations

Defence of a Doctoral Dissertation in the field of Information Systems Science, Venkata Marella, M.Sc.

The title of the dissertation is: “Understanding the Aspects of Trust in Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies”

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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