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Designing AI that understands humans’ goals better

To make a better smart assistant, we need an AI that understands its user and does not constantly need detailed instructions
Research & Art
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Suomessa kehitettiin tekoäly, joka ymmärtää paremmin ihmisen tavoitteita

Researchers are importing electricity and internet connections to a Namibian village – required technology can be transported in a pickup

The initiative to be piloted on Independence Day seeks to aid the everyday lives of people in small communities while creating a framework for businesses.
Research & Art
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Oniipa

Liquid crystal polymer learns to move and grab objects

Researchers trained material the same way as Pavlov trained dogs.
Research & Art
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Polymer film that bends when light is shone on it

Member of Parliament Veronika Honkasalo’s independence day dress reflects feminism and ecological values

Aalto University FaCT MA student Heidi Karjalainen has designed MP Veronika Honkasalo’s (Left Alliance) dress for the President’s Independence Day Reception 2019.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Veronika Honkasalon puku

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.
Press releases, Research & Art
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aalto university comet interceptor image: George Brydon, MSSL/UCL

Albedo matters for the climate and forestry can have an impact on it

A research project conducted by Aalto University found that favoring broadleaved species in boreal forestry is a climate-friendly option when considering the forest albedo. Therefore, forest management actions can directly affect forest albedo, and hence the climate, without decreasing forest productivity.
Research & Art
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Sekametsä

Utilizing local reindeer bone waste from Lapland in ceramics

The recycling of reindeer bone remain can create new possibilities and collaborations in the Lapland region.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Bone china made of reindeer bone remain

SUMMER INTERSHIPS AT THE FINANCE FACULTY

We are primarily looking for students majoring in Finance, but we also welcome applications from students with other quantitatively oriented backgrounds. Completion of a Bachelor’s thesis or other relevant experience is a plus.
Research & Art
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Ekonominaukio 1 staircase to 1st floor. Photo by Unto Rautio.

Data analytic methods being used to study Finnish parliamentary data and Finnish films

Projects funded by the Academy of Finland will study political and film data from 1907 onwards.
Research & Art
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Eduskunta koolla VPK:n talossa 1907.

Developing individualised biomaterials for medical treatment

New types of biological mesh can also be used in treating gynaecological prolapses, hernias and urinary incontinence.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Prolapse mesh.

How to achieve digital equality in smart cities

Who we design digital devices and apps for can unintentionally exclude some users, a process referred to as ‘digital inequality’
Research & Art
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Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.

Open access to scholarly publications - national policy by the research community in Finland was accepted

The first national open science policy component in Finland was accepted and published 25 November 2019.
Research & Art
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Aalto University pen, photo Aino Huovio

Matti Keloharju and Peter Nyberg's paper accepted to be published in the Journal of Financial Economics

Professor Matti Keloharju and Assistant Professor Peter Nyberg's paper has been accepted to be published in the Journal of Financial Economics.
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Pioneers in 3D virtualisation receive the first National Open Science Award

The Research Institute of Measuring and Modeling for the Built Environment (MeMo), led by Professor Hannu Hyyppä, has one of the best 3D studios in the world and a passion for developing and sharing its expertise.
Honoured, Research & Art
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Lahti

Change can only succeed with the people on board

Culture is the cheapest and most efficient management system, says Professor of Practice Pekka Mattila.
Research & Art
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Professor of Practice Pekka Mattila

Contemporary design enables critical reflection

Design is the method with which we shape our world. The new MA Contemporary Design combines material-led design with critical and conceptual thinking practices.
Research & Art, Studies
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What is contemporary design?

How to Digitalise Construction for On-site Workers

What would happen if we could tap into the knowledge of workers on the construction site? Would a real-time situation picture of the site make workers more productive? Theseare critical questions from Christopher Görsch’sresearch project, which formspart of Aalto University’s DiCtion program.
Research & Art
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diction

Professor Lasse Niemi appointed General Secretary of EARNet

The primary objective of the network is to promote European Auditing Research.
Appointments, Cooperation, Research & Art
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Kuvassa näkyy professori Lasse Niemi. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto.

New podcast: Puttonen & Vilkkumaa

The new podcast from the School of Business discusses the idea that better business builds a better society.
Research & Art
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Kuvassa näkyvät Puttonen & Vilkkumaa -podcastin juontajat, professori Vesa Puttonen ja apulaisprofessori Eeva Vilkkumaa.

New way to know an old friend: New method reveals clean carbon nanotube transistors with superb properties

Scientists at Aalto and Nagoya University find new way to make ultra-clean nanotube transistors with superior semiconducting properties
Research & Art
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Nanotube transistors on a chip being tested electically