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ACTOR Empowers Construction Workers with Process Automation

The ACTOR project brings together six organizations to automate the collection and use of real-time data for construction management. We talked with Aalto University, Carinafour, and VTT to learn about their aspirations for the project.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Coating bubbles with protein results in a highly stable contrast agent for medical use

Researchers developed bubbles that are safe, highly stable, and function as contrast agent in medical applications. They could be used to diagnose, for example, cardiological issues, blood flow, and liver lesions.
Press releases, Research & Art
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Microscopic image of giant gas vesicles.

Merja Penttilä receives honorary title of Academician of Science

Merja Penttilä's specific focus is on so-called cell factories, microorganisms that are engineered to produce biobased products for energy, health, materials and other applications.
Studies
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Merja Penttilä

Capabilities and practices of multilocational work

Multilocational working is changing working life permanently
Cooperation, Research & Art
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tietokone ja puhelin

How to facilitate teamwork? Listen to a podcast

New season of Future-led learning podcast takes you to a very practical level of working with students. This season includes topical issues such as academic advising, inclusion, co-teaching and sustainability. The first episode takes you to the world of well-functioning teams and what is requires from teachers.
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The Future-led Learning Podcast is hosted by Riikka Evans. Photograph: Janne Illman.

English bachelor’s programmes attract both international and Finnish applicants

The number of applications to Aalto University’s English-taught bachelor’s programmes grew by 20%
Studies
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Nuori henkilö työskentelemässä Oppimiskeskuksen pallon muotoisessa tuolissa.

Big savings in campus' energy consumption

Aalto community took up energy conservation measures covering the entire Otaniemi campus on 10 October 2022.
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Aalto University's main campus in the winter

World Peace Exchange project brings exchange students together in a unique way

World Peace Exchange (WPX) is a unique workshop platform for ELEC and SCI incoming exchange students to learn from each other.
University
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opiskelijat Oodin edessä

Customer survey on services and facilities of the Learning Centre

By answering the survey, you may win a S Group gift card! We draw 1 gift card worth 100 euros and 2 gift cards worth 50 euros.
Research & Art
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Learning Centre graphics

Dissertation: "Slowing-down efficiency" could increase well-being of older people – as well as prevent chaos at emergency rooms

The management of Finnish social and health care is often fragmented, says doctoral researcher Olli Halminen from Aalto University's Department of Industrial Engineering and Management. He has examined how older people’s services in Finland function as a whole, and formulated suggestions for improvement.
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Olli Halminen, photo by Jutta Kalli

School of Business participates in the 2023 Positive Impact Rating

Positive Impact Rating (PIR) is an international business school rating, in which students evaluate their own school regarding its readiness to help solve sustainability and other societal challenges
University
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two economics students

By detecting tiny flashes of heat, scientists pave way for more stable quantum computers

An international collaboration between quantum scientists resulted in a new way to measure heat dissipation in superconducting quantum circuits.
Cooperation, Press releases, Research & Art
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Photo of a qubit.

Events at Aalto University

Alusta pavilion
Exhibitions

Alusta pavilion – Environmentally conscious architecture

Alusta pavilion - a place for encounters between humans and non-human animals in urban space.
DIALOGUES
Exhibitions
man and woman working with laptop
Information sessions, Other

Finnish work life culture seminar 7 February, 2023

Daniel Valtakari from Academic Engineers and Architects in Finland (TEK) is giving an opportunity to discuss Finnish work life culture. Daniel will provide you useful tips covering many areas of the working environment in Finland.
Keltainen Aalto-kynä, kuvituskuva
Public defences

Public defence in land management, M.Sc. Oluwafemi Adekola

The title of the doctoral thesis is: Understanding Land Management Institutional Arrangements to promote sustainable use of land and its resources in Sub-Saharan Africa
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