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Data Vitality: Online Reading Group & Open Call

Exhibition Open Call and Reading Group
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Aalto University’s Bachelor’s programmes will accept both SAT and ACT tests in the admissions round 2022

Starting from the 2022 admissions round, Aalto University has decided to additionally accept the ACT test to the programmes offered in English that have previously accepted only the SAT test. 
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Aalto University students enjoying coffee on campus

Researchers develop the perfect recycled fertilizer for forests - saves 88% of energy normally used but still not legal

Finnish forests are typically nourished with fertilisers containing energy-intensive nitrogen and phosphorous mined in Morocco. Researchers have now developed an ecological alternative with ingredients sourced from a waste processing plant. It is good for forests and the environment – but legislation has to change first.
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Camilla Inkeroinen ja Hanna Vanhanen

Nordic Biomaterials with CHEMARTS – a crucial course for future-changers

The Aalto University Summer School course Nordic Biomaterials in collaboration with CHEMARTS gathered students from Sweden, the USA, Germany, Norway and Belgium for a summer course on campus for the first time since the pandemic.
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Student in a white lab coat and blue plastic gloves photographed from the back while experimenting in the CHEMARTS lab smashing green pine needles into a white mortar while looking at recipes from the CHEMARTS cookbook.

An encounter between a photographer and remote sensing specialists led to a book on forests, vision and the purpose of science

Where one person sees a beautiful bark surface, another person sees raw data, says Sheung Yiu, who took the photographs for the Ground Truth book.
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The technology sector needs women: TietoEVRY sets an example for gender equality

Satu Kiiskinen leads an IT service company that aims to increase the share of female employees up to 50% by 2030.
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Satu Kiiskinen, TietoEVRY:n Suomen maajohtaja

Professor Jari Saramäki was granted funding from The Strategic Research Council (SRC)

Academy of Finland’s SRC provides funding for long-term research aimed at identifying solutions to major societal challenges.
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Jari Saramäki standing inside the Department of Computer Science.

Physicists make square droplets and liquid lattices

Driving systems out of equilibrium with electric fields proves useful for creating liquid shapes that are nearly impossible to find in nature
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Physicists make square droplets and liquid lattices. Picture: Active Matter research group led by Prof. Timonen, Aalto University

Dissertation: Business and Ethics? A Study of a Dichotomy

”We need business ethics that is fundamentally compatible with the profit motive of companies.”
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Politiikkasuositus Kuinka alustataloutta voidaan edistää terveysalalla. Image is an abstract taken from an exhibition Crystal Flowers at Aalto University.

Back to Work Sessions – How do we together build a more socially Sustainable Future of Work

Back to Work Sessions – How do we together build a more socially Sustainable Future of Work.
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4 students sitting around table

Janis Heldmann receives 3rd Best Paper Award

The results of the study can be directly used to design smoother artificial reverberators and improve sound quality in applications such as music production and virtual reality.
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Janis Heldmann (left) received 3rd Best Paper Award.

’It is important to identify and bring together the accumulated user knowledge'

In our series ‘I claim’, Kaisa Savolainen talks about the utilization of customer information in organizations.
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Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

Celebrating the Helsinki School, the exhibition New Perspectives Through Photography – 25 years of the Helsinki School explores various approaches in how to visualize the passage of time.
Exhibitions and fairs

New Perspectives Through Photography – 25 years of the Helsinki School

Celebrating the Helsinki School, the exhibition New Perspectives Through Photography – 25 years of the Helsinki School explores various approaches in how to visualize the passage of time.
Poster. Design: Raffaela Carluccio
Online event

Fashion Lab

Exercising Alternative Narratives of Fashion through Confession, Action and Discussion
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Lectures and seminars

Internet Forum – Public lecture series online: 5G – what do we all have to know?

5G is here and is more than just a fast connection – what do we all have to know about the future technology?
uusi kuva aalto 10 k & 5k tapahtumaa varten
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CANCELED / Aalto 10 km & 5 km sports event Sunday 19.9.2021

Aalto 10k & 5k sports event - "Aalto-kymppi" and "Aalto-vitonen" - are unfortunately canceled this year.
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