News

1836 results for News, Research & Art

Janne Lindqvist is the first person in Finland to receive a Mozilla Research Grant – supports making the internet a better place

The Mozilla Foundation awards researchers with unrestricted gifts, which makes them highly competitive
Research & Art
Published:
Janne Lindqvist seisoo mustassa puvussa taustallaan Aallon A-kirjainvalotaulu ja valotaideteos seinällä

Janne Lindqvist: You can’t help if you stay in the ivory tower

This sociable professor of computer science knows how to forge his own path and trusts his instinctive curiosity towards different research topics.
Research & Art
Published:
Janne Lindqvist

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?
Press releases, Research & Art
Published:
maankäyttö

Digital athletics in analogue stadiums

Researchers study why people watch computer gamers live
Research & Art
Published:
Large arena filled with a crowd watching a game of DOTA2 projected on big screens

Julia Lohmann: ‘We know too much and do too little’

Lohmann’s magnificent seaweed pavilion encourages leaders to make difficult decisions and establish a ‘do-tank’ way of collaborating at the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos.
Research & Art
Published:
Julia Lohmann's Department of Seaweed at WEF. Photo: Mikko Raskinen

Tutkain 2020-2022 project provides Finnish digital newspapers and magazines for research use

Researchers will be able to use Finnish newspapers and magazines from 1930–2018 digitised by the National Library.
Research & Art
Published:
Students in the Aalto University Learning Centre / photo by Unto Rautio

Three fascinating facts about space – which mystery would space researcher Joni Tammi like to understand?

When Joni Tammi was on the first grade, he gave his first school presentation about stars. It started a journey that led to a career in space research. But what was the brainwave he got during his studies on a course taught by astronomer Esko Valtaoja?
Research & Art
Published:
Metsähovi Radio Observatory, Joni Tammi

Aalto nuclear fusion expert becomes ITER Scientist Fellow

Dr Antti Snicker becomes the first Finnish Scientist Fellow at ITER, modelling transport of fast particles in tokamak plasmas
Cooperation, Research & Art
Published:
computer illustration of a cut away of the donut-shaped fusion reactor, showing that it much larger tha human

Revival of garment mending: communal reskilling addresses global issues of textile waste

Dissertation of the month: Mending clothes, one of the oldest practices known to humankind, nowadays stands for global awareness of the textile waste problem.

Research & Art, Studies
Published:
Marium Durrani

ÄÄNIAALTO V OPEN CALL

ÄÄNIAALTO is an annual festival of audio-visual oddity. It aims to nurture and expand the sound/new media scene in Helsinki, and provide an open culture that is accessible to anybody interested.
Research & Art
Published:
Ääniaalto Festival III

Visual design enables communication between cultures

Award-winning designer Chao Yang sees visual communication design as a means to communicate across borders.
Honoured, Research & Art
Published:
Hymyilevä tummapukuinen Chao Yang esittelee juuri saamaansa palkintoa Red Dot Awards -palkintoseremoniassa

Changes in dictionary services: new service RedFox Master in use

The new language service also provides grammar resources, language checker and machine text translation services in several languages
Research & Art, Studies
Published:
Kirjahyllyjä ja kirjoja lukusalissa.

Ageing networks

Mia Liljeström studies how the brain networks that process language change with ageing
Research & Art
Published:
Mia Liljeström

Aalto researchers’ bold initiatives receive more than €2 million in funding

The areas covered by the four research projects include the development of thermal energy storage and mobile magnetic resonance imaging technology.
Research & Art
Published:
Energian varastointi

New e-book titles from Springer Nature

New e-books have been acquired to Springer Nature eBook Collections.
Research & Art, Studies
Published:
Kirjahyllyjä ja kirjoja lukusalissa.

Concrete is cast stone moulded by humans

The Betoni–Concrete exhibition presents concrete and its use from the point of view of engineers, architects, designers and artists. The exhibition opens up on the 23 January in Dipoli.
Research & Art
Published:
Concrete

Pattern Lab 20 designers present new collection in Heimtextil Messe Frankfurt 7–10 January

Pattern Lab has an impressive history of more than twenty years of selling successful designs to Scandinavian and international markets. A number of today’s top textile designers in Finland are Pattern Lab alumni.
Research & Art, University
Published:
project group with men and women in black and white

Ingmar Björkman's portrait was revealed

The portrait was created by Aalto alumnus Jaakko Kahilaniemi.
Campus, Research & Art
Published:
Ingmar Björkman's portrait. Photo: Jaakko Kahilaniemi / Aalto University

Finance student Yakill Reyes's thesis awarded by SAE

The title of the thesis awarded by SAE (Finnish Foundation for Advancement of Securities Market) is ”Fund manager experience, reputation, and investment behavior”.
Honoured, Research & Art
Published:
Entrance, Ekonominaukio 1, photo by Unto Rautio

Ambiguous problems require new types of leadership

In the future, automation will handle routine tasks, so even newcomers to the workforce will be required to work on complex problems. What should be considered when leading multidisciplinary teams that solve these kinds of challenging problems?
Research & Art
Published:
Monitulkintaiset ongelmat vaativat uudenlaista johtamista