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News highlights

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Aalto University's fashion event Näytös expands into an exhibition

Aalto University's annual fashion event is expanding this year into a two-part show. The traditional runway event Näytös will be joined by a new event, an exhibition called Näyttely.
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Aalto University's open-to-all meeting point Marsio will open in September

Opening exhibitions present the Aalto community’s solutions for shaping a sustainable future
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Snap, crackle, pop! — the sounds of frost actually come from the sky

Breakthrough research reveals that the popping sound associated with frost is in fact mostly coming from the atmosphere.
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Awards and Recognition Published:

Aalto awarded Quality Label for Excellence

Label is a recognition of exceptional quality in development activities
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Just believing that an AI is helping boosts your performance

People perform better if they think they have an AI assistant – even when they’ve been told it’s unreliable and won’t help them
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Cooperation, Research & Art, University Published:

Doctoral education pilot arouses wide interest among applicants and corporate partners

The doctoral education pilot has got off to a fast start.

Event highlights

Aalto Fashion / Näytös24, invitation

Näytös24 & Näyttely24 (external link)

We warmly welcome you to follow the stream from Aalto Fashion students' graduate show Näytös24 and exhibition Näyttely24.

Events
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Sustainability Science Days 2024

Finland will be the hot spot for sustainability related research, innovations, and solutions in June 2024 when Sustainability Science Days (SSD) unites with one of the world's biggest sustainability congresses – the Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress (SRI).

Events
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Honorary Doctors' Talks 13 June 2024

The five honorary doctors of Aalto University give insights in their areas of expertise. Open to all audience, welcome!

Events

Video: A new treatment for multidrug-resistant bacteria

A new type of drug could undercut antibiotic resistance, according to research from Aalto University. Instead of targeting the bacteria directly, the drug blocks key toxins involved in the infection process. This both reduces inflammation and makes the bacteria more vulnerable to antibiotics

See the video below or read the article on website.

Current news

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CEST researchers receive significant LUMI supercomputing resources

Read how two successful machine learning projects got support by a supercomputer
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Cooperation Published:

Aalto strategic initiative Aalto Online Learning - Online Hybrid Lab is actively creating new opportunities for learners.

The goal of the alliance between Tec de Monterrey, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Aalto University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), and Zhejiang University is to unite cyber and physical worlds to provide immersive and interactive learning experiences.
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Publication Forum seeks new panellists for term 2025-2028

If you are interested in becoming a panel member of the Publication Forum (Julkaisufoorumi, Jufo), apply by 15.6.2024.
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New book on flexible hybrid work

Matti Vartiainen explores the shift in working culture and what it means for staff wellbeing and performance, as well as how remote work policies can be implemented effectively.

Appointments

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Appointments Published:

Minna Tuusa appointed as Human Resources Manager of Aalto ARTS

The Dean of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture Tuomas Auvinen has appointed HR partner Minna Tuusa as Human Resources Manager of the School from 1 June 2024.
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Appointments Published:

New leadership of the Department of Bioproducts and biosystems

Professori Lauri Rautkari on nimitetty laitosjohtajaksi ja professorit Tiina Nypelö ja Mauri Kostiainen varalaitosjohtajiksi Biotuotteiden ja biotekniikan laitokselle ajalle 1.5.2024-31.12.2025.
Min-Kyu Paek
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Min-Kyu Paek has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering

Min-Kyu Paek has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering
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Professor of Practice Pia Hannukainen: ‘I believe in the power of design also in the future’

Hannukainen believes that it is important for companies to secure skilled designers and for graduates to have sufficient skills for working life.
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Campus – lively ecosystem and beautiful architecture

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Content highlights

Explore Aalto University through a variety of content!

Mies on selkä päin kameraa, katsoo tietokoneelta kuvaa aivoista.

Playing with the music of the brain

Common neurological disorders like depression and chronic pain can be challenging to treat with conventional methods. An automated version of a long-used brain stimulation technique holds real promise as a reliable and effective drug-free alternative.

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A deep dive into radical creativity

Aalto University has produced a film to highlight its creative culture.

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The world’s lightest revolution

Green hydrogen promises to turn Europe into an energy heavyweight, make traffic emission-free and replace carbon in steel manufacturing. But can it actually deliver – and how?

News
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Wardrobe of the Future shows the future of fashion (external link)

It is clear that the textile, clothing and fashion industries need to change. How do we do it? Discover the Aalto University community's visions for a sustainable fashion future.

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Painting Energies Podcast (external link)

Painting Energies is a podcast about light, colour, plants, microbes, and electrical energy. Eleven conversations with invited guests explore their relations, and our relations to them, through a dialogue across science, technology, art and philosophy.

Irene Purasachit

Irene Purasachit saw the floral industry’s waste problem firsthand – now she makes material for handbags from discarded blooms

Nearly half of cut flowers end up in the trash, never making their way to dinner tables or first dates

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Information about the war in Ukraine

Ukraine war

On this page, we will gather information on how Russia's invasion of Ukraine affects Aalto University’s operations.

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