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Building interdisciplinary connections through a new joint position

This September will be a start of building a new connection between disciplines as Sebastian Schlecht takes on the position as the professor of practice in Sound in Virtual Reality.
Andrea Botero Cabrera, kuva: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto-yliopisto
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In search of more sustainable innovation and design

Industrial designer, Academy Fellow Researcher Andrea Botero Cabrera is interested in unconventional spaces where innovation and collaboration happen, that are not recognized as such.

Virva Salmivaara: I study the role of entrepreneurs in sustainable development

According to the researcher of entrepreneurship, researchers must have a personal vision they believe in, and they need to be prepared to work persistently to achieve their goals.
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Yrittäjyyden tutkijatohtori Virva Salmivaara

Women of Aalto network seeks to promote equality in society

Proceeds from the Pink Ribbon Gala event in October will be used to support Finnish cancer research.
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Women of Aalto -verkoston kokoontuminen

A combination of wood fibres and spider silk could rival plastic

The unique material outperforms most of today’s synthetic and natural materials by providing high strength and stiffness, combined with increased toughness
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Apply to Aalto Thesis project: Population Register Centre – Design System in Digital Public Sector

Aalto Thesis programme’s application period for master’s students is open. Read more about the Population Register Centre’s project and apply now!
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Fresh ideas-drupal

Innovative Approach to Circular Economy

An innovative pilot course studied the circular economy, arts and systemic changes.
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Oona Ojala studied how the cultivation conditions of luxury products such as coffee and cocoa will evolve with climate change. Photo: Elisa Dametto

Aalto places 184th in the world in the Times Higher Education ranking

The university has retained its position within the top 200, despite fierce global competition
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Kaksi opiskelijaa ohjauslaitteen ääressä. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio.

Aalto Day One 2019: videos of the opening ceremony now available

The opening of Aalto University’s 10th academic year was celebrated on 3 September 2019.
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Aalto Day One 2019-2020

Guest speakers discuss the effects of digitalisation on a public lecture series

How does digitalisation affect business, society and security? Join our public lectures to hear guest speakers from the industry and institutions discuss the hottest issues on digitalisation!
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Aalto University / Verkkoturvallisuus ja -luottamus / photo: Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

Since cooling demand is primarily driven by the sun, could it also be powered by the sun?

The International Energy Agency has dubbed increased global cooling demand as one of the most critical blind spots in today’s energy debate. A new study entitled - Meeting Increased Global Cooling Demand with Photovoltaics during the 21st Century - yields critical new insight to a fundamental question: How much photovoltaics (PV) would be needed to power the world sustainably?
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The cover that was submitted for Energy and Environment Sciences

EIT Festival - 2nd October @Aalto

Welcome to the EIT Festival to discover EIT Innovation Communities in Finland!
Research & Art
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Aalto EIT Services Javor

New Master's degree students welcomed into Aalto University School of Business

The alumni of the School of Business took part in welcoming new Master's degree students on their first orientation day.
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Welcome Evening for new School of Business Master's students. In the picture, there are the panelists (from the left) Jonne Nyberg, Riikka Saari and Elina Kukkonen, and the moderator Heikki Helaniemi.

Satellites and the Electrical Engineering Workshop aroused enthusiasm among jubilee alumni

Alumni who started their studies 50 years ago at the former Helsinki University of Technology convened to celebrate.
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Aalto University / Riemuteekkarit / photo: Linda Koskinen

Events

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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.
Urban Facade. Design by Antti Mikola
Exhibitions and fairs

Urban Façades

High-quality architecture is sustainable by nature. If thoughtfully designed and well maintained, it can last forever.
CHEMARTS Summer school 2019
Exhibitions and fairs

Chemartsing with Bio-based Materials

CHEMARTS Summer School 2019 explored novel material solutions and their innovative applications
Natural Indigo project, design by Arttu Åfield & Kirsi Niinimäki. Photo Eeva Suorlahti
Exhibitions and fairs

Natural Indigo: New Luxury from Northern Fields

Crops4Luxury (PeltoLuksus) project studied special crops that could replace synthetic textile dyes sustainably and ethically
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