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The five most read news items of the academic year 2022–2023 on the School of Business website

The School of Business publishes one or more news pieces on its website every week. We tell about our versatile activities and, as you can see from the most read articles, the range of our topics is wide
Three students, School of Business. Photo: Roope Kiviranta
For one reason or another, readers end up with some news even a long time after the news is published. Also, some of the news pieces on this page have been published before this academic year. Photo: Aalto University/Roope Kiviranta

High taxes, higher rewards: How Finland ensures a high quality of life

Finland has some of the highest tax rates in the world — what do citizens get in return?

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Students studying with books

Five things decision-makers should know about ownership in Finland

How does ownership in Finland hold up against that of Sweden, Denmark and Norway? The world’s first professor of ownership – Samuli Knüpfer – lists the challenges and tells why a solution is urgently needed

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Kuvituskuva pörssikursseista

From polytechnic bachelor’s studies to the School of Business

Happy studying in the Aalto master’s programme, Iida Lindfors encourages others with a degree from a university of applied sciences to continue their studies at university

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Kuvassa näkyy Kauppakorkeakoulun maisteriopiskelija Iida Lindfors.

Five Aalto students belong to the Finnish Championship winning synchronised skating team Team Unique

The skaters studying at different Aalto schools are Aalto’s Urhea athletes

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Muodostelmaluistelujoukkue Team Unique'n aaltolaiset luistelijat

Ninni Norra nabs a School of Business student place via the special achievements category

The special achievement (erityiset saavutukset) referred to in this applicant category may be any achievement in entrepreneurship, leadership, volunteerism, sports, music, art, or science and technology that is particularly significant compared to the average in the same age group

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Ninni Norra puhuu nikrofoniin. Etualan pöydällä näkyvät pienet Suomen ja EU:n liput.
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Artistic illustration: Algorithms over a computer chip
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Aalto computer scientists in STOC 2024

Two papers from the field of computer science were accepted to STOC 2024.
Harald Herlin Learning Center
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Learning Centre to pilot new opening hours as of 19 August 2024

The change gives Aalto students and staff more extensive access rights to the Learning Centre spaces and collections.
A group of people walking along the linden alley in summer
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Strong overall result: 27.5 million euros from the Research Council of Finland

A total of 52 Aalto researchers received Academy Research Fellowship and Academy Project funding. The total funding awarded to Aalto University amounts to 27.5 million euros
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Compostable wood foam replaces plastic in shoe insoles

Aalto University students develop prototype of durable wood-based insole – Finnish shoe company starts testing material on users this autumn