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What is Future of Work?

The purpose of Future of Workis to create a world-class research hub of excellence on the future of work as well as to offer a platform for ongoing discussion bringing business leaders, policy-makers, think-tanks and researchers together.


Hertta Vuorenmaa named Chair of FAWORE!

Hertta Vuorenmaa has been appointed Chair of The Finnish Association of Work Life Research.

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How They Work: Finland

As the pandemic recedes, a battle is slowly brewing in American companies: bosses want their employees back in person, and workers are resisting a return to the office. Is that dynamic happening in other countries? Not in Finland, a country that has long fostered a highly flexible work culture. In the second installment of our four-episode bonus series, we speak with Hertta Vuorenmaa, Research Director for the Future of Work program at Aalto University, and Tuomas Syrjanen, co-founder of the Finland-based digital innovation company Futurice, in an effort to discover the connection between Finland’s working culture and its status as the happiest nation on earth.

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Back to Work Sessions – How do we build a more socially Sustainable Future of Work

Hertta Vuorenmaa, Research Director of Future of Work at Aalto University will interview different experts to get their views on the future of work.

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A week in my flexible work-life - Podcast 4 - Eero Vaara

Professor Eero Vaara discusses our new working reality with on the A week in my flexible work-life - Podcast with Juliet Mann.

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Examples of our collaboration

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Experience Platform

The Aalto University Experience Platform is an open community for people interested in experience research. The platform fosters and promotes multi-disciplinary research that combines scientific, artistic, economical, and technological angles to human experiences.
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Health Platform

Aalto Health Platform is a collaborative program that creates a framework for Aalto to deepen and widen its joint work with its partner organizations in the area of health and wellbeing (H&W), which is one of Aalto University’s strategic focus areas for research.
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Digi Platform

Aalto Digi Platform is chartered to innovate, initiate and increase digitalization related cooperation broadly inside Aalto and with its industrial and academic partners.
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Future and Emerging Technologies’ Flagship Iniatives

The Future & Emerging Technologies (FET) Flagships are visionary, large-scale, science-driven research initiatives that tackle scientific and technological challenges across disciplinary borders.

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