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Art for All festival returns in August

The cross-artistic festival will take place 26.-28.8.2022 in the Helsinki Botanical Garden. The event features pieces from performing arts to installations and audiovisual works.
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The aurora borealis can be heard even when they can’t be seen

Recordings reveal sounds linked with geomagnetic activity that’s too weak to cause northern lights at the same spot
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A night sky with the northern lights visible behind the silhouettes of trees. / Yötaivas, jossa revontulet näkyvät puiden siluettien takana.

The 16th Ceremonial Conferment of Degrees at the School of Business was celebrated

See a few pictures from The Act of Conferment and the Procession
University
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Kauppakorkeakoulun promootio 2022, promootiokulkue. Kuva: Mika Levälampi

New Academy Research Fellows and postdoctoral researchers

Funding granted by the Academy of Finland brings six new Academy Research Fellows, and 14 postdoctoral researchers to Aalto University – congratulations to all!
Research & Art, University
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A woman in white t-shirt and a man in red shirt standing and talking together

Melina Nummi enhances student mobility between Unite! universities

Melina Nummi is the planning officer for international mobility at Aalto University. Melina's interest in enabling internationalisation for everyone, comes from her own background as she has studied and worked outside Finland for quite many years.
University
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Photo of Melina Nummi.

Foundation for Economic Education donates 850 000 euros to Aalto University’s business studies

'The importance of donations is emphasized as we increase the intake of students in our school.'
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Aalto-yliopiston kauppakorkeakoulu / Kuva Roope Kiviranta

Questions and answers about space giants

Why is it important to study black holes? Read more about the Event Horizon Telescope project in the questions and answers column.
Research & Art
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Ensimmäinen kuva Linnunradan keskellä olevasta mustasta aukosta. Kuva: EHT Collaboration

Researchers’ bio

Researchers from Aalto University, University of Turku, and Finnish Centre for Astronomy with ESO participated the project taking a photo of the black hole at the centre of our galaxy.
Research & Art
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Astronomers reveal first image of the black hole at the heart of our galaxy

Researchers from Aalto University, the University of Turku and the Finnish Centre for Astronomy with ESO were part of the international research group in taking a revolutionary picture.
Press releases
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Ensimmäinen kuva Linnunradan keskellä olevasta mustasta aukosta. Kuva: EHT Collaboration

Changes in traffic arrangements at the intersection of Konemiehentie and Maarintie

Changes in traffic arrangements will start on Monday, May 16 at Konemiehentie in front of the Computer Science building.
Campus, Incidents
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Konemiehentien risteys

Artificial intelligence can offset human frailties, leading to better decisions

‘Centaurs’ are human-AI partnerships that collaborate for better decision-making
Research & Art
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An illustration containing electronical devices that are connected by arm-like structures

Kone Foundation donates 800 000 euros to Aalto University's area of art and design

With this donation, the foundation wants to support research in the arts and artistic research in particular. The aim is to safeguard the diversity of disciplines and freedom of research in fields of education that have suffered from funding cuts and educational policy prioritisation.
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Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

A person walks from left to right on the second floor inside Väre, passing a metallic piece of art
Campus

Väre art tour 17.5.

Register and get to know Väre's public art collection
White Sustainability Science Days text and a date: 18.–19.5.2022. Dark colored image with some green vegetations visible in the background. At front, on the right down corner, white skin colored human hand holding a wooden stick with a snail. White Aalto University, HELSUS and University of Helsinki Logos on the top right of the image.
Conferences and workshops

Sustainability Science Days 2022: Systemic Transformations to Sustainable Futures

The Sustainability Science Days is an international, two-day conference organised jointly by Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science (HELSUS) and Aalto University on 18-19.5.2022. This year the conference will focus on the theme of systemic transformations to sustainable futures in a globally connected world and highlight the urgency to act now.
Antenna cluster along with modulators PCB circuit
Public defences

Public defence in Radio Engineering, M.Sc. Tauseef Siddiqui

The title of the thesis is Novel Modulated Backscattered Communication Techniques for Transponder Based on Multiple Antennas
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Lectures and seminars

Department of Computer Science: MSc Thesis Presentation

Atte Föhr will present his MSc thesis on Wednesday 18 May at 13:00 in Zoom.
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