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Aalto University / Professor Tom Bäckström / photo: Linda Koskinen
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Professor Tom Bäckström: Smart devices can eavesdrop and therefore we must study privacy

Social rules involving privacy should be considered in the design of speech interfaces.
Martti Hetemäki.
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Martti Hetemäki appointed professor of practice at the Helsinki Graduate School of Economics

The professorship is shared equally by Aalto University and the University of Helsinki as of 1 March 2020.

Julia Lohmann: ‘We know too much and do too little’

Lohmann’s magnificent seaweed pavilion encourages leaders to make difficult decisions and establish a ‘do-tank’ way of collaborating at the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos.
Research & Art
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Julia Lohmann's Department of Seaweed at WEF. Photo: Mikko Raskinen

Aalto students from past to present: Transition from student life to career life

As a student who is just starting to find his first steps in the industry, Aalto student Mcha Khamis was wondering what kind of skills were needed for him to fit into the job market.
Studies
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Mcha Khamis and Liisa Åström

Tutkain 2020-2022 project provides Finnish digital newspapers and magazines for research use

Researchers will be able to use Finnish newspapers and magazines from 1930–2018 digitised by the National Library.
Research & Art
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Students in the Aalto University Learning Centre / photo by Unto Rautio

Student team used service design tools to produce new ideas for look and functionality of Posti Head Office

The practical implementation of the ideas will begin early this year.
Cooperation
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Posti lobby

How sensitive can your quantum detector be?

A new device measures the tiniest energies in superconducting circuits, an essential step for quantum technology
Press releases
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An illustration showing a nano-strip of copper being bombarded by photons, with a thermometer measuring its heat

School of Science Diversity and Equality Plan for 2020 published

Equality plan available on our governance page follow-on from discussions from the end of last year
University
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Aerial picture of Otaniemi during the summer

Three fascinating facts about space – which mystery would space researcher Joni Tammi like to understand?

When Joni Tammi was on the first grade, he gave his first school presentation about stars. It started a journey that led to a career in space research. But what was the brainwave he got during his studies on a course taught by astronomer Esko Valtaoja?
Research & Art
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Metsähovi Radio Observatory, Joni Tammi

New appointments at the School of Chemical Engineering

New appointments have been made at the School of Chemical Engineering.
Appointments
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Nominees for the Metex Awards announced

The four Metex Prize nominees are graduates at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture. Technology Industries of Finland's Centennial Foundation awards the Metex Prize 23 January.
Cooperation, Studies
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Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulun Metex-palkintoehdokkaat

Aalto nuclear fusion expert becomes ITER Scientist Fellow

Dr Antti Snicker becomes the first Finnish Scientist Fellow at ITER, modelling transport of fast particles in tokamak plasmas
Cooperation, Research & Art
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computer illustration of a cut away of the donut-shaped fusion reactor, showing that it much larger tha human

Matti Kaivola: Top research requires a communality that stretches across the generations

Top research is enabled by good infrastructure that can be utilised by as many researchers as possible. This helps towards obtaining international and competitive funding.
Appointments
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Esko Kauppinen on the left, Matti Kaivola on the right. Photo: Said Elhazzaz.

Study well-being questionnaire AllWell? in February 2020

The study well-being questionnaire AllWell? is open for second year bachelor’s and first year master’s students from 5 to 19 February 2020. The students will get a link to the questionnaire by email. AllWell team offers course visits to promote the questionnaire.
Studies
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AllWell 2019 image

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

Concrete
Exhibitions and fairs

Let concrete surprise you! Betoni–Concrete presents the material as more than a grey mass

The exhibition shakes up traditional conceptions of concrete and presents it in use by engineers, architects, designers and artists.
Forms For Dynamism
Exhibitions and fairs

TUNTU – TOUCH

Exhibition, MA course Surface and Materiality – Ceramics and Clay in Architecture
Monitulkintaiset ongelmat vaativat uudenlaista johtamista
Lectures and seminars

Come learn more about managing people in multinational organizations!

Master's level course People Management in Multinational Organizations begins in the end of January.
MLCS
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminar (MLCS)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminars are weekly seminars organized by Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) and are held jointly by the Aalto University and the University of Helsinki.
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