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.

Otakaari 1 käsijohde
Campus Published:

Access control as a part of university strategy - summary of info sharing session with recording

Info sharing session about the new access control policy was held on 25th August. Please find below summary about the session with recording (duration about 1 hour).
Väreen aulaan on pystytetty näyttely, jonka rakenteiden alla voi kulkea: kattorakenteesta roikkuu kasveja ja julisteita
Campus, Cooperation, Research & Art, University Published:

Designs for a Cooler Planet: ‘The Race’ theme calls for action

Collaboration between designers, researchers and stakeholders can lead to better solutions for society and the environment.
Aaltoyliopisto_230916_photo_Aino_Huovio-4203.jpg
Campus, Incidents Published:

Otaniemi campus exceptional opening hours

The buildings on Otaniemi campus are operating on exceptional opening hours starting from Monday 31 August.
Häiriötiedote
Campus Published:

Interruption in water supply impacted activities on Otaniemi campus

The repairs are finished, and the water supply has returned to normal on campus.

Event liftup example

This is an example of the event liftup.

Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of architecture, landscape and urbanism, M.Sc.(Landsc. Arch.) Elisa Lähde

Title of dissertation is Mission Blue-Green. The Significance of Co-Creation to Promote Multifunctional Green Infrastructure within Sustainable Landscape and Urban Planning and De-sign in Finland
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of systems and operations research, MSc Alessandro Mancuso

Probabilistic decision models support the optimal design and operation of safety-critical systems
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of networking technology, MSc Le Nguyen Ngu Nguyen

How to improve security mechanisms with implicit information
welding
Dissertations

Defence of dissertation in the field of mechanical engineering, Sebastian Lindqvist, M.Sc.

Title of the dissertation: Fracture toughness, crack path and strength mismatch of Alloy 52 dissimilar metal weld.

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!

  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!