Aalto University's press releases

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Feeding the world without wrecking the planet is possible

Almost half of current food production is harmful to our planet – causing biodiversity loss, ecosystem degradation and water stress. But as world population continues to grow, can that last?
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maankäyttö

Triumph, embrace or offset? Entrepreneurs have different storytelling styles for presenting business closure

New pioneering research shows that entrepreneurs communicate to strengthen their professional image and stakeholder relationships - and avoid blaming others.
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Graafinen kuva kuvaa niitä viittä tapaa, joilla yrittäjät viestivät yrityksensä lopettamispäätöksestä.

How sensitive can your quantum detector be?

A new device measures the tiniest energies in superconducting circuits, an essential step for quantum technology
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An illustration showing a nano-strip of copper being bombarded by photons, with a thermometer measuring its heat

Low cost solar panel research receives funding boost

€600,000 funding awarded to Dr Ghufran Hashmi for the development of low cost long-lasting solar energy materials
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A solar panel printed in the shape of the aalto 10th birthday party logo

Borrow a researcher for an hour – top digital experts offer free Skype conversations and coaching 10-14 February

Are you interested in artificial intelligence, platforms, circular economy or digital ethics? During the Call a Researcher week on 10-14 February, anyone has the opportunity to chat with researchers. Book your time now!
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Kysy tutkijat -viikon tutkijat

In ten years, Aalto University has created a world-class centre of expertise

Aalto University has brought together science, art, technology and business at the Otaniemi campus and is now one of the world's leading universities in these key areas. Aalto celebrates its 10th anniversary on Wednesday 8 January 2020.
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Aalto-yliopiston kampus

Finding your way in the dark depends on your internal clock

Surprising results show how circadian rhythm changes the way mammals can see
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A cartoon of a mouse seeing a light in a maze

New ecosystem launched to boost photo and radiation detector hardware development

VTT, Aalto University and industrial partners have started a joint effort to accelerate the development and commercialization of tailored high-performance detectors and systems for different application areas, ranging from medical imaging to environmental sensing.
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Aalto University / Two people working in the Micronova cleanroom / photo: Mikko Raskinen

Virtual avatars, AI and mobile platforms – new inventions designing the future of digital education

DigiEduHack winning teams are from Italy, Spain and Mexico. The winners were chosen by public vote and announced on 2 December 2019 at the Global DigiEduHack Awards
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DigiEduHack 2019 at Learning Centre Pic: Mikko Raskinen

Neural network for elderly care could save millions

A deep neural network model helps predict healthcare visits by elderly people, with the potential to save millions
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Illustration of neural networks in a hospital environment

Nearly 4 million euro for pioneering research in machine vision and tailor-made biosynthesis

Professors Jaakko Lehtinen and Jan Deska receive the sought-after ERC Consolidator Grants.
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Jaakko Lehtinen

The ESA Comet Interceptor enters mission analysis phase with significant Finnish contributions

A new Comet Interceptor mission was selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) for the early mission analysis phase. Comet Interceptor, planned to be launched in 2028, will study an entirely new comet which is flying through our Solar System for the first time.
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aalto university comet interceptor image: George Brydon, MSSL/UCL

A year in space! The Suomi 100 satellite has taken pictures of the atmosphere and auroras as well as studied space weather

Aalto University’s nanosatellite can continue to make its measurements for another ten years.
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Suomi 100 -satelliitti

WarSampo publishes new Linked Open Data on the over 4,000 Finnish prisoners of war in Soviet Union

The Prisoners of War web application is based on archival material from Finland and Russia. The data is a part of the WarSampo application, which has been used by over half a million Finns to date.
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Sotavangit

Aalto University launches free-for-all online entrepreneurship course 'to make sure no great idea goes unpursued'

Starting Up is co-created by students and the European startup community and is a new contribution to open education by the country that brought Elements of AI to the world
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Starting Up Pic: Aalto University

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