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New study reveals what happens when public services and market forces collide

Research shows that when a government agency becomes a state-owned company, responsibilities for decision-making get less clear, and risk-taking and salaries can go up
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Muistio vuodelta 1988

Timo Korkeamäki appointed Dean of School of Business

Professor Korkeamäki joins Aalto from the Hanken School of Economics
Appointments, Press releases
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Timo Korkeamäki. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen.

A combination of wood fibres and spider silk could rival plastic

The unique material outperforms most of today’s synthetic and natural materials by providing high strength and stiffness, combined with increased toughness
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Hämähäkkisilkki

Studying vision in pitch-darkness shines light on how a mammal’s brain drives behaviour

Neuroscientists link mammalian behaviour to its underlying neural code at the unprecedented resolution of individual nerve impulses for the first time.
Press releases, Research & Art
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An illustration of a ray of light causing the eye to find a route through a maze in the brain. Illustration by Safa Hovinen.

Team behind the first black hole image awarded a multi-million dollar prize – Tuomas Savolainen is one of the awardees

Next up for the researchers is recording a video of gas entering the black hole.
Honoured, Press releases
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Tuomas Savolainen

Yle aims to recruit top talent from the technology and creative sectors and will join forces with Aalto University to expand their cooperation

Yle and Aalto University have reached an agreement on communicating about jobs, traineeships and exciting career paths for the students of Aalto. The Employer Services Key Customer Package will be valid for one year as a first step. 
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Nanowires replace Newton’s famous glass prism

Researchers have designed the smallest ever spectrometer, which could turn a smartphone into a microscope
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nanowire spectrometer imaging a cell. image ella maru studio

Ilkka Niemelä: 'Balancing Finland’s education system a must'

Speakers at the Aalto University opening ceremony included Minister of Science and Culture Hanna Kosonen and Chair of the Student Union Tapio Hautamäki. In connection with the opening ceremony, the School of Business building at the heart of the campus invited visitors.
Press releases, University
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Aalto Day One 2019 kulkue Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen

EIT Climate-KIC supports digital roadmap for a circular economy

The roadmap gives recommendations for EU policymakers towards a digital circular economy
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Aalto EIT Services

Pavlov's classical conditioning inspires materials scientists

Concepts of experimental psychology replicated in smart materials
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Test tube made to look like Pavlolv's dog

Two unique exhibitions by Aalto University at the Oodi Library to experience and play

The Finnish EU presidency is now in full swing and for September (when the EU level AV conference will take place), Aalto is offering two very different exhibitions to be on display at the Oodi library in Helsinki.
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art, University
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Screenshot from Interactive Diorama - Rembrandt 1632

Tomorrow's Sustainable Lifestyles Showcased in Otaniemi

One of Helsinki Design Week's main events, Designs for a Cooler Planet, will showcase Aalto University's cross-cutting future prototypes, such as a nanocellulose bicycle, microbial headphones and Ioncell clothes
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art
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Nanocellulose bicycle Photo: Eeva Suorlahti

Dyes and viruses create new composite material for photooxidation reactions

A recent study shows that native viruses can be employed as a scaffold to immobilise photoactive molecules to potentially oxidise organic pollutants present in wastewater, under visible light irradiation
Press releases, Research & Art, University
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Photoactive rod-like virus bundle schematic

Finns were reluctant to share election tweets of bots

According to the final report of ELEBOT project, the effect of Twitter bots was minimal during this year’s Finnish elections
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Kuvituskuva, jonka pohjana käytetty visualisointia eduskuntavaaleihin liittyvistä aihetunnisteista

Breaking through barriers for a revolution in brain scans

The EU-funded BREAKBEN project promises better and more detailed brain scans
Press releases, Research & Art
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breakben aivomittausanturi kuvaaja marko havu

Aalto University, the City of Savonlinna and South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences step up their collaboration

The goal is to spur innovations in bioeconomy.
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art
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Wood chips photo by Eeva Suorlahti

Inspiring books for the summer

Aalto ARTS Books' tips for inspiring summer reading.
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Kesän lukulista Aalto Arts Books

Locally-based Haitian social entrepreneurs empower disaster-stricken villagers to rebuild and improve their communities

The Academy of Management Journal has just published a paper titled Collective emotions in institutional creation work, which has been produced at Aalto University School of Business in collaboration with the University of Birmingham. The paper addresses the often overlooked issue of how communities rebuild long after the NGOs have moved onto the next disaster.
Press releases, Research & Art
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Mural for the School of Hope, made from an old U.N. tent

New laser therapy seeks to halt the progression of age-related vision loss

The Maculaser heat treatment heats the back of the eye with a near-infrared laser while precisely controlling the temperature during the treatment. The goal is to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in an individualised, safe and effective manner.
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Hoitolaitteen testausta laitteen kehityksestä vastaavan insinöörin Ossi Kaikkosen toimesta. Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.

Heavy metal researchers, representatives of the music industry and artists meet for the first time in Otaniemi

The Modern Heavy Metal Conference will consider the authenticity and commercial appeal of the music, artists and culture.
Press releases, Research & Art
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Modern heavy metal conference. Photo: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto University