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Shaking up Tech brings hundreds of female students together to explore technology

Showcasing technologies ranging from spider silk stretching to VR trips through space and talks from inspiring speakers, the event made it clear that technology is for everyone.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Shakin up Tech, biomimeettinen silkki. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.

Upper secondary school students become professors on Day of the Girl

An initiative between Aalto University and Otaniemi Upper Secondary School gives students the possibility to draw attention to technology- and society-related topics that they see as important.
Cooperation
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Kuvassa professori Risto Sarvas, etualalla näkyy kaksi Otaniemen lukion opiskelijaa

Work is changing faster than before

At the seminar of Aalto’s Future of Work network, you could hear about research results and share your own experiences.
Research & Art
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Future of Work -projektin keltamusta logo

Pekka Töytäri appointed as Professor of Practice of product-service systems sales    

The professorship focusing on sales management is established with donations from the Weisell Foundation, Valmet and Wärtsilä.  
Appointments, Cooperation
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Pekka Töytäri_Tuote-palvelujärjestelmien myynnin työelämäprofessori

Towards a better world by understanding context and user

Studies in information networks helped Pietari Keskinen to realised that making the world a better place calls for understanding of context, instead of hard technology.
Research & Art
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Pietari Keskinen

From space technology to spider silk and the bio-economy – over 2 000 women and girls gather for three different technology events

Technology companies will need more than 53 000 new experts in the next few years. We are holding 'Shaking up Tech' for high school students, 'Girls' Day' for upper comprehensive school students in Heureka, and 'Women in Tech' for technical professionals: three events that highlight the many possibilities in the field of technology and introduce role models.
Cooperation, Press releases
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Kuva: Mikko Raskinen

Five tips for a happier life

Wise decisions can’t be made without taking other people and the broader context into account.
Research & Art
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Kuvituskuva onnellisemmasta arjesta

New study reveals what happens when public services and market forces collide

Research shows that when a government agency becomes a state-owned company, responsibilities for decision-making get less clear, and risk-taking and salaries can go up
Press releases
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Muistio vuodelta 1988

Aalto Fintech Seminar Series presents: New challenges and opportunities facing the financial industry

Seminar topics include digitalisation and new technologies, rapidly changing global landscape and new regulation. Seminars take place between 18 September and 16 October.
Research & Art
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Fintech

Lauri Saarinen: Make production local and sustainable by highlighting the cost of global supply networks

Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Management Lauri Saarinen: “I grew tired of the fact that all goods and components had to be purchased in large batches and with long delivery times– while at the same time, production plants were closing down in Finland”
Appointments
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Kuva: Matti Ahlgren

Meet the new Innovation Advisors at SCI

We chat to Ilkka Hyytiäinen and Juha Siivola who, along with Tuomas Planman will support the school as innovation advisors
Appointments
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Juha Siivola ja Ilkka Hyytiäinen. Kuva: Matthew Allinson.

Dean of the School of Science grants Master’s thesis awards 2018

Kukka-Emilia Huhtinen, Ana Maria Triana Hoyos and Antti Tolppanen receive the Master's Thesis Awards.
Honoured
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Kuva: Unto Rautio.

A story of courage and empathy on Otaniemi campus

Finland’s president awards Doctoral Candidate Jaakko Korhonen the Life Saving Medal for heroic action
Honoured
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Esa Saarinen ja Jaakko Korhonen. Kuva: Esa Saarinen.

Fixing back problems and improving hygiene at music festivals: innovative ideas by this year’s undergraduate student projects

The theme of this year’s annual SCI course project was health and well-being
Studies
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Vesi-ilmapallojen heittopeli. Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.

Entrepreneurship education takes a leap forward - Lauri Järvilehto appointed as Professor of Practice

Thousands of students have already completed the program that’s designed to inspire and educate entrepreneurs to build new ventures. Järvilehto aims to develop the program further.
Appointments
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Aalto Ventures Program team

Digital solutions and artificial intelligence improve the quality of health care

Technology can be used, among other things, to improve the accuracy of dispensing medicines and to enhance wound care competence.
Research & Art
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NewIconin automaattinen varastojärjestelmä. Kuva: NewIcon.

Self-taught relationship virtuoso

Karla Nieminen gives courses on relationship skills and networking. She tests her theses in practice, too, because she used to be “so bad” at being social.
Aalto Magazine
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Karla Nieminen. Kuva: Veera Konsti.

What the Finnish concept of sisu can offer the world

First study dedicated to the world-famous concept: sisu can help people exceed preconceived limitations, but can be detrimental when used unwisely
Press releases, Research & Art
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Emilia Lahti

Prodeko Purpose Hackathon aims to save the planet

As well as aiming to fix the programmer shortage, topics on the 5 April event will also include the accountability of the construction industry, climate change, and the net impact of companies.
Press releases
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Prodeko-seminaari 2018. Kuva: Olli Kiikkilä.

International Women's Day alumni seminar stirs up discussion of neural networks and peace

The topics covered in the alumni seminar also included new business models and the societal impact of AI and digitalisation.
Research & Art
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Annu Nieminen