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Metex Prize to Ville Piippo

The thesis, in the field of design, focuses on driving ergonomics and sustainable design of an electric motorbike.
Honoured, Research & Art
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two men shaking hands

A record number of applications to Aalto University

There has been an enormous increase in applications for a study place in master’s and English bachelor’s programmes
Studies
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Mies- ja naisopiskelija työskentelemässä laitteen ääressä.

Creative concepts for travelling by land

Reducing flying is an easy way to decrease your personal carbon footprint. The Matka Nordic Travel Fair 2020 showed new solutions for how to encourage travel by land.
Honoured, Studies
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usvainen vuorimaisema, jossa menee gondolihissi

You do not need to speak Finnish to get a summer job

More than 70% of the employers that participated in the Aalto Summer Job Day are also happy to hire foreigners who do not speak Finnish.
Cooperation
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Two female students chatting at the Aalto Summer Job Day on 16 January 2020. Photo: Kalle Kataila / Aalto University

Digital athletics in analogue stadiums

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

Power outage in Otaniemi area

There was a power outage in Otaniemi area. The issue is now resolved and repaired.
Campus
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Otaniemi kampus ilmakuva

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
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Julia Lohmann's Department of Seaweed at WEF. Photo: Mikko Raskinen

Nominees for the Metex Awards announced

The four Metex Prize nominees are graduates at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture. Technology Industries of Finland's Centennial Foundation awards the Metex Prize 23 January.
Cooperation, Studies
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Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulun Metex-palkintoehdokkaat

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
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Marium Durrani

The temporary facilities of Finlandia Hall, “Little Finlandia” has been developed with Wood Program and Building Design Studio

Little Finlandia will bring a comfortable living room open to all in the Töölönlahti Bay area.
Cooperation, Studies
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Finlandia Forest sketch / Jaakko Torvinen

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
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Hymyilevä tummapukuinen Chao Yang esittelee juuri saamaansa palkintoa Red Dot Awards -palkintoseremoniassa

‘If you study data science, you won’t limit your choice of career in the future’

Before starting her Data Science studies at Aalto, Angeline Jayanegara obtained a diploma in fashion design. In the future, she would like to work as a Data Scientist in the fashion industry.
Studies
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Angeline Jayanegara istuu oranssilla nojatuolilla ja katsoo kameraan. Taustalla näkyy tuoleja ja ikkunaa.

The university's new decade started joyously

Almost 1300 people celebrated the 10-year-old Aalto – take a look at the photos!
University
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Glada studerande i sina collegetröjor i Aalto-universitetets 10-årsevenemang 8.1.2020, bild Kalle Kataila

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
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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
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project group with men and women in black and white

Anna Valtonen's portrait was revealed

The portrait of Anna Valtonen, former Dean of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture at Aalto University, was unveiled at Aalto University's 10th anniversary on 8 January. The portrait was created by the artist, Doctor of Art Maija Tammi.
Research & Art, University
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Kuvassa selin seisovan naisen hymyilevät kasvot näkyvät heijastumana peilistä

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.
Press releases
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Aalto-yliopiston kampus

Architecture and design for healthcare

The Health Talks @ Aalto event discusses how design and architecture can be used to benefit different patient groups.
Research & Art
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Health Talks @ Aalto

Growing demand for climate-friendly construction: could wood architecture become one of Finland’s exports?

The Wood Wonders exhibition to be opened at Helsinki Airport on the 5th of February will show passengers the innovations related to wood construction and display the sector’s latest developments.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Luukku House was designed to have a low carbon footprint. Photo by Anne Kinnunen

Aalto students awarded for their master’s theses in the field of human-computer interaction

SIGCHI Finland promotes research and education in the field of human-computer interaction and organises a Master's Thesis Competition once a year
Honoured
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Aalto-yliopisto / Otaniemi Campus Art / photo: Julia Weckman