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Man in sunny winter cityscape
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Aarni Kapanen illustrates Dudes & Feelings podcasts

Fighting toxic masculinity with a podcast and the help of Visual Communication Design.
Arkkitehti Anne Tervo väitteli maaliskuussa 2021. Tervo kuvassa mustassa mekossa, taustalla vaalea uuni ja harmaata seinää.
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‘Solo dwellers’ domestic spatial needs are rarely met in one-room apartments’

‘I claim’ series presents our researchers and the results of their work. Anne Tervo examines solo dwellers’ spatial needs.

Nordic Biomaterials with CHEMARTS – Small steps for change are valuable

In the coming years, our material world will change dramatically. The overuse of existing raw materials cannot continue, and global consumption must decrease.
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Project by Yu Chen & Chia-wen Hsu. Photo: Eeva Suorlahti

‘Environmental art education should address the problem of human-centeredness’

‘I claim’ series presents our researchers and the results of their work. Henrika Ylirisku researches the premises of environmental art education.
Research & Art, Studies
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Henrika Yliriskun väitös taidekasvatuksen alalta tarkastettiin Aalto-yliopistossa maaliskuussa 2021.

From Cologne, Germany, to Aalto – a perfect double degree path for me

I appreciated being able to study and immerse myself in the life and culture of two different places
Studies
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Student standing infront of a red house

New quality award will be given to teams of top experts who change Aalto over the long term

The new ‘Aalto Pioneering Excellence Award’ highlights the importance of quality and excellence. The award can be applied or nominated annually by the end of May
Cooperation
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Three Aalto fashion students again in the Hyères finals

Among the ten finalists are Venla Elonsalo, Sofia Ilmonen and Arttu Åfeldt.
Honoured, Studies
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Yksityiskohta muodin opiskelija Sofia Ilmosen mallistosta. Ilmonen on vuoden 2021 Hyères-finalisti.

Quantum literacy for all

What do computers, cell phones and GPS navigation have in common? And what about digital cameras, solar panels and fibre optics? The answer is that the functioning of these devices is based on quantum phenomena.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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InteraktiiQuantum Garden on interaktiivinen elektroninen valotaideteos, jota koskettamalla teoksen värit muuttuvat. Tummasävyisessä kuvassa kaksi kättä kurkottaa eriväristen valoantureiden päälle.

Finnish Quantum Institute announced

InstituteQ will coordinate research, teaching and commercialisation across Finland
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The low-temperature plate inside of the refrigerator. The team attaches their bolometers here. Credit: Aalto University.

‘For many people, it’s always been a crisis’ – a new Aalto collective engages intersecting dimensions of crises

The transdisciplinary Crisis Interrogatives collective critically discusses topics at the intersection of design, technology and socially engaged practices
Cooperation
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Screenshot from a Zoom call with nine participants

Espoo relies on service design

The city is looking for solutions to current challenges together with Aalto University’s Department of Design.
Cooperation, University
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Opiskelijat työskentelivät Espoon kaupunkisuunnittelun kanssa ja tekivät työpajan Läkkitorilla Leppävaarassa.

Immortal and Art as We Don’t Know It among the Most Beautiful Books

Books published by Aalto ARTS Books gain another recognition.
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Pystyssä auki olevan kirjan sivuilla näkyy kuva polyyppi hydrasta ja viereisellä sivulla tekstiä.

This year we celebrate Aalto University’s School of Arts, Design and Architecture

We have been educating creative professionals for 150 years.
University
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Opiskelijat Milena Rinne ja Hanna-Kaisa Eskelinen loivat Aalto ARTS 150 vuotta -juhlavuoden ilmeen.

3D city models can serve hundreds of purposes

3D City models can be used in map applications, urban planning, virtual events and as a starting point for various other applications. At Aalto University, research into the topic has focused on ways to use city models in the Capital Region and on applying new 3D mapping technologies to the modelling of cities.
Research & Art
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3D model of Redi at Kalasatama

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

MLCS
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminar

Weekly seminars organized by Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI)
Online event

O-RAN Seminar - Foster Open RAN Ecosystem in Nordic Region - 19 April 2021

This seminar brings together key players in the open RAN community to share the state of play of open RAN development.
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Lectures and seminars

Brain & Mind Computational Seminar

A monthly seminar and venue for informal conversation about topics such as artificial intelligence, neuroscience, human behaviour, and digital humanities. Welcome!
Tapahtumabanneri. Kuva vihersävytteisestä kaislikosta. Kuvan päällä tapahtuman tiedot ja kumppaneiden logot.
Other

Climate change - perspectives of hope for the future

The discussion will address, among other things, the mitigation of climate change through technology and the potential for change in the lives of individuals and communities. The event was postponed from Spring 2020 to 2021.
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