Working at Aalto
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Driving excellence in research
Aalto University shines in international university rankings, especially in field-specific rankings in technology, art and business, as well as in those that compare young universities.
- Our long-term purpose in research: We excel and make breakthroughs in and across science, art, technology and business.
- Our current focus of development: Driving excellence. We create world-class clusters of excellence in our key research areas and bring complementary talent together to work on grand challenges.
- The planned actions: Attracting and fostering talent, developing selected research infrastructures, new collaboration across fields.
Key research areas
Aalto University’s research focuses on seven key areas combining four core competences in the fields of ICT, materials, arts, design and business together with three grand challenges related to energy, living environment, and health.
Latest research news
Completing a doctoral degree alongside work – the thesis opened the doors to the product and technology development of a deep-tech companyKarita Kinnunen-Raudaskoski and Jani Lehmonen have both graduated as doctors of chemical engineering from Aalto University and for them, writing a doctoral thesis alongside regular work meant long hours but was also highly rewarding.
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