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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

Aalto University becomes a “European University” together with six partners

The European Commission has granted funding to the UNITE! alliance of seven European technical universities.
Cooperation, University
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https://ec.europa.eu/education/education-in-the-eu/european-education-area/european-universities-initiative_en

5G Mall – a playground for young people

For the first time worldwide, upper secondary school and university students went looking for 5G technology solutions to challenges met by shopping centres.
Cooperation, Studies
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Aalto Univeristy / 5G Hack The Mall course demo / photo: Linda Koskinen

Aalto maintains strong position in ShanghaiRankings

Altogether eight subjects rank in the top 100 worldwide
Research & Art, University
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ShanghaiRankings 2019

Apps and wearable technology help to track sleep of people with mental health disorders

According to the findings of a recent review article, this type of technology could even help to recognize factors that correlate with mental health disorders
Research & Art
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Ana Triana Hoyos (vasemmalla) ja Talayeh Aledavood tekivät tutkimuskatsauksen mielenterveyspotilaiden unta seuraavista sovelluksista ja laitteista. Kuva Matti Ahlgren / Aalto-yliopisto

Do you want to shape the future of digital education? Host a DigiEduHack!

DigiEduHack brings together people from all over the world for simultaneous 24 hour hackathons, with the aim of developing solutions to pressing challenges in digital education. Join us and bring in your community to solve your biggest digital education challenge.
Cooperation, Research & Art, University
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DigiEduHack 2019 - co-create the future of digital education

Aalto University, the City of Savonlinna and South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences step up their collaboration

The goal is to spur innovations in bioeconomy.
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art
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Wood chips photo by Eeva Suorlahti

SUB researchers lead new sustainable textiles consortium

Researchers from the Sustainability in Business (SUB) research group are leading one of Aalto’s three consortia funded in the latest round of grants from the Academy of Finland’s Strategic Research Council.
Research & Art
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Rolls of fabric in warehouse

Inspiring books for the summer

Aalto ARTS Books' tips for inspiring summer reading.
Press releases
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Kesän lukulista Aalto Arts Books

Aalto to coordinate three new SRC consortia

Aalto University received EUR 9.2 million or 18 percent of the funding allocated.
Research & Art, University
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Aalto koordinoi kolmea uutta STN-konsortiota, kuva Aino Huovio

Aalto professors amongst the new consortia funded by the Academy of Finland

The consortia were chosen on the basis of research quality, societal significance and impact.
Research & Art, University
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Kuva: Unto Rautio, Aalto-yliopisto

At the edge of the world in pursuit of ship safety

What is it like to go to the Antarctic on business? At the end of 2018, Doctoral Candidate Lu Liangliang left for a hundred-day voyage to find out.
Research & Art
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Lu Liangliang and S.A. Agulhas II in the Antarctica

National strategy and implementation plan for open access to scholarly publications

The National Strategic Group for Open Science, together with the Expert Group on Open Access to Research Publications, has produced a draft of an implementation plan to the National Strategy for Open Access to Scholarly Publications
Research & Art
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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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