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Expectant mothers’ pregnancy-related anxiety may alter how infant brains respond to sad speech

Study shows correlation between mothers’ self-reported pregnancy-related anxiety, and babies’ blood flow to brain areas responsible for emotional responses when listening to sad speech
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Äitiä ahdistanut raskaus voi näkyä pikkuvauvan tunnereaktioissa

Most Finns very satisfied with 4G network quality

Instead of network speed and coverage, perceptions of service quality are frequently driven by app quality and the quality of the smartphone.
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4G:n nopeus riittää useimmille käyttäjille

Ville Jokela appointed managing director of Aalto University Campus & Real Estate

Jokela will start in his new role 1 January 2020
Appointments, Campus, Press releases, University
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Aalto-yliopistokiinteistöt ACRE toimitusjohtaja managing director Ville Jokela Kuva: Kalle Kataila

Novel technology allows more accurate measurement of brain activity

Innovative sensors that allow detection of the brain’s magnetic field from right on the scalp could enable more precise measuring of brain activity
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Uusien magneettikenttäantureiden etäisyys aivojen pinnasta on vain noin puolet siitä, mitä se on nykyisissä magnetoenkefalografia- eli MEG-laitteissa. Kuva: Lauri Parkkosen tutkimusryhmä ja Mika Seppä.

130 innovative ideas redesigning the future of education

DigiEduHack gathered more than 1700 participants solving 60 challenges simultaneously during 24 hours, in 21 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, South and North America.
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DigiEduHack main event at Aalto University

Call for applications: 2020 Fabian Ahvenainen Foundation grants

Grants for studies in bridge and structural engineering are now up for application – applications must be submitted 19 December 2019.
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Onnitteluruusut_kuva Teemu Ojala

Results in review: DiCtion is digitalising construction workflows

The DiCtion seminar explored reasons for why digitalisation has thus far done little to increase productivity at construction sites.
Press releases, Research & Art
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DiCtion studies digitalisation in construction workflows

More speed for the research of robotic transportation and the Internet of Things – The 5G network has opened in Otaniemi

The new high-speed mobile network will give students, researchers and companies new opportunities to test and develop future technologies.
Campus, Press releases, Research & Art
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Graphic Illustration of 5G network with symbols. Graphic design: Safa Hovinen

Economists suggest: This is how Finland will halve its road transport emissions by 2030

The most efficient way to reach emissions targets is to introduce a permit system for fuel sales that will set quotas for fuel carbon contents
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Taloustieteilijät ehdottavat: Näin Suomi puolittaa tieliikenteen päästöt vuoteen 2030 mennessä

Apply to Aalto Thesis project: HSL - Software Production 2.0!

Aalto Thesis programme application for HSL:s project has ended. Read more of the project!
Press releases, Studies
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Illustration on beige background: two students painting a big yellow lightbulb.

Tiina Tuurnala named as Aalto University School of Engineering Alumna of the Year 2019

'My current position is an excellent vantage point for working toward zero-emission seafaring together with other stakeholders.'
Appointments, Press releases
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Tiina Tuurnala, Alumna of the Year 2019, School of Engineering

Discussions about racism strongly differ in the Finnish news media and discussion forums

On the popular Suomi24 discussion forum, users see immigration and minorities as a threat to “the ordinary Finnish people”, while journalists address racism from a historical and international perspective.
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Aiheet, joissa rasismista puhuttiin

DigiEduHack is reinventing the future of learning and education

DigiEduHack will break continental barriers by connecting around 50 educational institutions worldwide in order to solve the world’s most pressing challenges in digital education
Campus, Press releases, University
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DigiEduHack image by DigiEduHack

A new, natural wax coating makes garments water-resistant and breathable

Aalto University researchers have made a non-toxic coating solution with wax obtained from Brazilian palm tree leaves.
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The new wax solution has shown great success in making a wide range of fabrics water resistant.

From space technology to spider silk and the bio-economy – over 2 000 women and girls gather for three different technology events

Technology companies will need more than 53 000 new experts in the next few years. We are holding 'Shaking up Tech' for high school students, 'Girls' Day' for upper comprehensive school students in Heureka, and 'Women in Tech' for technical professionals: three events that highlight the many possibilities in the field of technology and introduce role models.
Cooperation, Press releases
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Kuva: Mikko Raskinen

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