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Aalto University / Salu Ylirisku / photo: Linda Koskinen
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What does a Doctor of Arts do at the School of Electrical Engineering?

Salu Ylirisku, Doctor of Arts, teaches design process and related skills to aspiring engineers at the School of Electrical Engineering.
Unified chargers charging station  jukka anttonen matias maenpaa photo Annamari Tolonen
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Unified Chargers power the revolution of electric cars

Aalto-based company wants to make advanced charging technology more accessible

Ten new doctoral training projects exploring quantum technology in novel ways

The projects focus on scientific, technological, business and/or artistic ideas
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artist impression magnetic monopole

Youth Technology Competition Winner gets summer job at Aalto University

Suvi Laitinen wants to learn new things, especially in medicine, and with technology at the forefront
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Game-changing calls for creativity

Gerfried Stocker is heading the world-leading organization of art and technology, the Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria. On June 13 he was awarded an honorary doctorate of arts at Aalto University.
Aalto Magazine
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Gerfried Stocker. Photo: Pinja Väljä

'Aalto is a step ahead'

Marja Makarow, Director of Biocentre Finland, was conferred as an honorary Doctor of Technology at the ceremonial doctoral conferment event in Dipoli on 14 June 2019. Makarow, talented in many fields of science, urges Finnish universities to form long-term international partnerships
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Maria Makarow. Photo: Heli Sorjonen

What does a Doctor of Arts do at the School of Electrical Engineering?

Salu Ylirisku, Doctor of Arts, teaches design process and related skills to aspiring engineers at the School of Electrical Engineering.
Studies
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Aalto University / Salu Ylirisku / photo: Linda Koskinen

English for space animals – research team develop a machine-learning-based language game for children

What matters is influencing the child's motivation to learn a new language, says Maria Sipilä, Director of Commercialisation of Language Learning.
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Maria Sipilä & Reima Karhila. Photo: Mikko Raskinen

Dean Ingmar Björkman received the prestigious Educator of the Year Award

The award granted by the Academy of International Business was handed out at the Academy’s yearly congress in Copenhagen.
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Kuvassa näkyy Kauppakorkeakoulun dekaani Ingmar Björkman.

Aalto University admitted 1895 new Bachelor students – amount of applicants increased

Results of the joint application for higher education have been published in the Studyinfo service
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Opiskelijoita kampuksella 2019 Kuva: Unto Rautio

Unified Chargers power the revolution of electric cars

Aalto-based company wants to make advanced charging technology more accessible
Research & Art
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Unified chargers charging station  jukka anttonen matias maenpaa photo Annamari Tolonen

Hydromet at BatteRIes Europe in Brussels 24.6.2019

ETIP BatteRIes Europe officially launched at Brussels on 24.6.2019. The platform brings together all relevant stakeholders in the European batteries research and innovation ecosystem in order to develop and support a competitive battery value chain in Europe.
Cooperation
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'The way we spend our time makes a big difference'

Director of the Creative Sustainability programme Mikko Jalas taks about self-sufficiency and sustainability.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Mikko Jalas, kuva: Sanna Lehto

Aalto ranks 18th among world’s young universities

Times Higher Education rankings places Aalto in the shared 1st spot in the Nordic countries among universities under 50 years old
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THE Young universities 2019

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

Iines Jakovlev: Hidden Lake Photo: Anne Kinnunen
Exhibitions and fairs

Fragile Water design exhibition at Helsinki Airport

The exhibition Fragile Water brings attention to our use of water.
Monikulttuurisen työyhteisön tapaaminen / Kuvaaja Aalto-yliopisto, Unto Rautio
Lectures and seminars

Summer courses!

Registration for the Open University Summer courses starts on April 10th.
Processed soil samples from the Venice lagoon area on display in the Research Pavilion
Exhibitions and fairs

Traces from the Anthropocene: Working with Soil in Research Pavilion #3 in Venice

Artist-researchers from Aalto ARTS conduct a multidisciplinary research project addressing ecological consequences of human imprint through ceramic art.
Image: Taneli Luotoniemi.
Exhibitions and fairs

IN TRANSITION - Mathematics and Art student exhibition at the Espoo Cultural Centre

The exhibition showcases student work from the Crystal Flowers in Halls of Mirrors course
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