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The Helsinki School: The Nature of Being Volume 6, presented at Paris Photo 2019

The Helsinki School: The Nature of Being Volume 6, published by Hatje Cantz is now here and was presented for the first time at Paris Photo 2019!
Research & Art
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the nature of being

Research project CreaTures seeks to further the sustainability agenda with creativity

The transdisciplinary project highlights how the arts can contribute to addressing climate change and associated effects. The project aims at demonstrating effective paths to achieving sustainability, social cohesion and peaceful co-existence at a time of rapid change.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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people sitting on sofas with laptops

Courage and creativity in higher education—how could we teach that?

Answering the complex, dynamic and networked problems we face today means rethinking our traditional ways of working and building knowledge, according to a recent symposium on teaching arts and design at Aalto University.
Research & Art
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U-Create teaching symposium's live illustration about producing collective knowledge by Apila Pepita Miettinen

Call for EIT RawMaterials Projects 2021 is open!

Developing raw materials into a major strength for Europe
Research & Art
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Aalto EIT Services Javor

The Finnish Organic Association, Tapola Camphill Organic Farm and Fat Lizard Brewing Co. provide challenges to be solved on a hackathon course focusing on the digitalisation of services

Nearly 100 students will conceptualise and implement digitalisation projects related to real-time economy.
Cooperation, Studies
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Digitalism Challenge course kickoff 28.10.2019: students interviewing CEO of Fat Lizard Heikki Ylinen about reporting challenges of SMEs.

Disruptions in water distribution in the Otaniemi area

HSY announced that there will be a break in the water supply distribution in the Otaniemi area on Thu 7.11. (Maarintie 8 and Tietotie 1), Fri 8.11. (Puumiehenkuja 3 and Otakaari 4) and Wed 13.11. (Puumiehenkuja 2 and Otakaari 1).
Campus, University
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Kampus ilmakuva Otakaari 1 Kandidaattikeskus talvi Kuva: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto-yliopisto

‘Textiles are unlimited’

Saving the world starts with textiles, says trend forecaster Li Edelkoort.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Nainen katsoo tummasävyisessä kuvassa oikeaan alaviistoon käsi pään takana

Arts and creativity in stimulating innovation and technologies with a human touch

The know-how on sustainability that Finnish society, educational system, and industries have been long excelling in, is something that the world is eagerly willing to learn from Finland and other Nordic communities.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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E-textile sample by Emmi Pouta

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.
Research & Art
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Aalto EIT Services - Jarf

New Wave, radical ideas and the rise of Finnish movies — 60 years of Finnish film education

In the autumn of 2019, we celebrate the Finnish film education reaching the mature age of 60 years. We can proudly take a look at our history and say that film education in Finland began among the first in Europe, several years before the other Nordic countries. Where did it all begin, where are we now and what will the future look like?
Studies
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men and women posing in black and white photo

Ironing tunes

Technology can make an instrumentalist out of anyone. The brain loves music, but you need to be careful with the ears.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Kuvassa on professori Vesa Välimäki kuulokkeet päässään ja hänen vieressään akatemiatutkija Koray Tahiroğlu, joka soittaa yksikielistä monokordia. Kuvaaja: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.

Design emissary

It is possible to cooperate with any and every person, Kari Korkman believes. The founder of Helsinki Design Week is inspired by brainstorming.
Aalto Magazine, Cooperation, Research & Art
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Henkilökuvassa Helsinki Design Weekin perustaja Kari Korkman. Kuvaaja: Aleksi Poutanen.

Better design

The new frontier in design is about finding ways to better serve the needs of the people. From building hospitals and libraries, to developing home-care services for the aging, the principles of design can be used to give everyone a voice.
Research & Art
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Oodi

Multiplayer bouncing exercise brings extra motivation

The game gives players an empowering experience using custom computer vision, movement exaggeration, and game design techniques.
Research & Art
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Super Stomp. Kuva: Valo Motion.

Helsinki 2040: the future is full of hope!

Some 50 Aalto students from arts, technology and business backgrounds presented a promising vision for Helsinki in year 2040.
Studies
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Students participating in the 2040+Helsinki=? event held in Väre building. Photos: Valtteri Heinilä, Aino Vaarno

Aalto University presents six concepts on renewable biomaterials at Dutch Design Week

CHEMARTS exhibition showcases fascinating recyclable prototypes which are toxic-free, recyclable and don't release micro-plastics.
Cooperation, Research & Art, Studies
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Shimmering Wood-based Structural Colour by Noora Yau. Photo Eeva Suorlahti

School as a Service concept received the Human City Design Award

The award recognizes the creation of a more sustainable community and environment.
Campus, Honoured, University
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Human City Design Award Antti Ahlava Kuva: Anna Aminoff

From quantum gateways to super-refrigerators – the quantum technology revolution arrives in Otaniemi

An exhibition uncovering the secrets of quantum technology is opening on 17 October as part of the quantum technology summit
Campus, Research & Art
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The details avaiable on the page in a picture with a colourful cartoon of an antropomorphic qubit

Part of Maarintie will be closed to vehicle traffic in October

Jokeri Light Rail will be built near the properties on Maarintie and at the intersection of Konemiehentie and Tietotie. As of June 2019, preparation work such as stabilization, and other works related to Jokeri Light Rail has been carried out on Maarintie.
Campus, University
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Otaniemi ilmakuva

Over one million euros in grants from the Wihuri Foundation

The Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation grants were awarded to 41 individuals or teams in Aalto University.
University
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Crystal Flowers in Halls of Mirrors -näyttelyn kuva, kuvaaja Mikko Raskinen