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Simple yet effective ways to act on climate change – tips for everyday life

Author and Creative Sustainability student Rinna Saramäki and AaltoSDG mobile application encourage everyone to take action to mitigate climate change.
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Winning service concept to bring better healthcare for Roma people

Team No Pressure from Aalto University won 2nd place at the international Student Service Design Challenge 2020.

Intensive course looks for sustainable design solutions following COVID-19

Health and Wellbeing Architecture Summer Intensive gathers multi-disciplinary perspectives to create new interventions, designs, and policy recommendations for pandemics.
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Get to know us: Professor Olli Dahl

Saving the environment via businesses.
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How vaping companies exploit Instagram for youth-oriented marketing?

Researchers use artificial intelligence to analyse hundreds of thousands of Instagram posts about vaping
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New student – are you still looking for an accommodation for autumn term?

Aalto University has reserved a quota of furnished rooms and apartments for international incoming students in co-operation with HOAS (The Foundation for Student Housing in Helsinki Region).
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Industry/RTO Internship for PhD-students in 2020

Opportunity for PhD-students to participate in internships arranged in Companies or Research institutes in 2020.
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Fast communications and flexibility helped grocery retailers cope with the coronavirus in spring

Research shows that daily communications, flexible planning and resourcing, and agility in action were important for helping the grocery trade get through the first wave of the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus increases sales of food waste at Aalto students’ online shop

Fiksu Ruoka Oy employs many past and present Aalto students. The company has also been the subject of several master’s theses and student projects.
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Aalto Startup Center will kickstart a new program for South Korean HealthTech and wellbeing startups

The new program is the first concrete initiative in tightening startup ties between the two countries
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Get to know us: Emeritus Professor Olof Forsén

Academic career over 40 years long.
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Get to know us: Doctoral student Pingchao Ke

Having an overseas research experience is very important for every researcher.
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Get to know us: Doctoral student Taina Kalliomäki

University of applied science studies before Aalto.
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Get to know us: Doctoral student Jere Partinen

Be prepared to face difficulties, but do not let them stop you.
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Jere in the laboratory with safety gear holding a bottle

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Department of Computer Science: MSc Thesis Presentation

Santeri Mentu will present his MSc thesis “Analyzing Performance of Latent Tensor Methods on Large High-Rank Data Sets” on Friday 17.7.2020 at 14:00-14:30 via Zoom
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Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Physics Research Seminar Series: Prof. Ulf Leonhardt- Forces of the Quantum Vacuum

Prof. Ulf Leonhardt (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) will give an online seminar series on "Forces of the Quantum Vacuum".
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Department of Computer Science: MSc Thesis Presentations

SECCLO students Sonika Ujjwal, Gilang Mentari Hamidy, Kidus Mammo, Ngadhnjim Plaku, Christian Yudhistira and Satenik Hovsepyan will present their MSc theses on Monday 27 July at 10:00 via Zoom.
Advert showing "Forces of the Quantum Vacuum" seminar series
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Physics Research Seminar Series: Prof. Ulf Leonhardt- Forces of the Quantum Vacuum

Prof. Ulf Leonhardt (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel) will give an online seminar series on "Forces of the Quantum Vacuum".
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