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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

Locally-based Haitian social entrepreneurs empower disaster-stricken villagers to rebuild and improve their communities

The Academy of Management Journal has just published a paper titled Collective emotions in institutional creation work, which has been produced at Aalto University School of Business in collaboration with the University of Birmingham. The paper addresses the often overlooked issue of how communities rebuild long after the NGOs have moved onto the next disaster.
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Mural for the School of Hope, made from an old U.N. tent

In memoriam Hannu Paulapuro

Hannu Paulapuro was Professor of Paper Technology from 1990 until 2012.
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Academy of Finland grant to the Department of Finance

Finance Associate Professor Elias Rantapuska and his team have received an Academy of Finland grant totaling 480,000 EUR.
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cOAlition S Releases Revised Implementation Guidance on Plan S Following Public Feedback Exercise

cOAlition S released revised guidance on Plan S implementation a the end of May, 2019.
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Best paper published in the Review of Asset Pricing Studies in 2018

Finance paper “Beta bubbles” has been awarded as the best paper published in the Review of Asset Pricing Studies in 2018.
Honoured, Research & Art
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McKinsey Finance Teacher of the Year 2019

Finance Assistant Professor Petri Jylhä has been nominated as the McKinsey Finance Teacher of the Year.
Honoured, Research & Art
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New laser therapy seeks to halt the progression of age-related vision loss

The Maculaser heat treatment heats the back of the eye with a near-infrared laser while precisely controlling the temperature during the treatment. The goal is to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in an individualised, safe and effective manner.
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Hoitolaitteen testausta laitteen kehityksestä vastaavan insinöörin Ossi Kaikkosen toimesta. Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.

School of Business graduates were invited to celebrate their achievement and to join the alumni community

Organized for the third time, the Masters’ Gala invited the School of Business graduates to celebrate their graduation.
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School of Business Masters' Gala 12.6.2019: participants having conversations with each other at the restaurant Arvo.

QS Ranking: Aalto places 134th in the world

Aalto is #1 in Finland with regard to relative number of research citations, and international students and faculty
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Oppimiskeskus. Photo by Unto Rautio.

Auditing is about teamwork, but just one person can have a significant impact on its success

Recent research shows that the cognitive abilities of the auditor-in-charge affect the quality of the audits prepared by the team.
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Kuvassa näkyy professori Lasse Niemi. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto.

Gerfried Stocker: Creativity requires nurture

The Director of Ars Electronica brings up how artists are the experts we have in the human-technology encounter – but creativity can’t be used as a never-ending raw material.
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stocker speech

Funding by the Academy of Finland September call totals EUR 20.6 million

Funding was granted by three Academy of Finland Research Councils: Biosciences, Health and the Environment; Culture and Society; Natural Sciences and Engineering

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Photo of electricians' tools. Photo by Aleksi Poutanen.

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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