News highlights

Henrik Aalto, Roope Salmi and Unto Karila sitting on the stairs and showing their certificates
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Young programmers competed at Aalto – competitions help improve one's programming skills and can even open the doors to university

Good performance at the Finnish Olympiad in Informatics can help upper secondary school students get into a Finnish university to study technology and pursue a career as a successful coder
Juha Siivola hymyilee, kuvattu sivulta
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Juha Siivola encourages researchers to innovate and think of ways to commercialise their work

'In addition to having a long-term academic goal, it would be good to think about possible short-term results,' says Siivola, who works as an innovation advisor.

New material developed could help clean energy revolution

Researchers developed a promising graphene–carbon nanotube catalyst, giving them better control over hugely important chemical reactions for producing hydrogen fuel
Press releases
A cartoon of the structure of the catalyst

Water knowledge has a central role in the mitigation of climate change

World Water Day 2020, on 22 March, is about water and climate change – and how the two are inextricably linked.
Research & Art
Tulva Suomessa

Academic results and international recognition developed favourably in 2019

Campus development took major steps and the School of Business relocated to the new building at the heart of Otaniemi campus.
Press releases, University
Opiskelijoita kampuksella. Kuva: Unto Rautio / Aalto-yliopisto.

TEE 2020 -evaluation: the deadline for the degree programme self-evaluation has been postponed till 31 May, 2020

The aim is to give more time for the self-evaluation in this new situation.
Students in the Aalto University Learning Centre / photo by Unto Rautio

School of Science awards best doctoral theses of 2019

Out of the 59 dissertations awarded by the School of Science last year, 6 were celebrated for their especially high quality, impact and originality.
Kuva: Unto Rautio

Apply to Aalto Thesis Project: The Municipality of Sipoo - Digital Service Design to Support Employment

Apply to Aalto Thesis to solve the Municipality of Sipoo's challenge through Master's theses as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Cooperation, Studies
Illustration of a woman painting a big smartphone and of a man carrying a big calculator

Neuroscience conference avoids cancellation by taking place online

The OHBMX conference takes place online, giving it a low carbon footprint and making it perfect for allowing collaboration while following social distancing rules
Research & Art
twitter profile of OHBMX

Five tips for remote working

Also, check out the three tips below for working efficiently in virtual teams.
Research & Art, Studies
Matkapuhelin värikkäällä taustalla, kuvituskuva

Students designed spatial solutions for the new electric boat for Skand

Working on the first, already implemented prototype, young designers were able to outline the real space and proportions of the boat.
Cooperation, Studies
Pinta 1 -työssä veneen sisätilaratkaisut ovat avarat ja vaaleat.

Aalto University endowment returned 15.5% in 2019

The purpose of the Aalto University endowment and its long-term strategy is to generate additional funding for top quality research and education.
Aalto-yliopiston rakennus

Onerva Vartiainen: ‘I am remarkably grateful for everything the School of Economics gave me’

The class of 1952 met at the Ekonomiaukio building on the first Monday of March.
Yksitoista Kauppakorkeakoulun vuosikurssi -52 alumnia kokoontui Ekonominaukiollasaan.

Aalto University alumnus Mathias Fontell receives Young Physicist Prize 2019

The award-winning master's thesis in space technology focuses on solving problems related to radio wave propagation in the upper layers of the atmosphere.
Mathias Fontell/Vuoden nuori fyysikko 2019/Aalto University/School of Electrical Engineering/Image: Laura Hujanen


Event highlights of Aalto 

A student-built robot on display at Mechatronic Circus 2018
Exhibitions and fairs

CANCELLED Mechatronic Circus 1 April

The Mechatronic Circus is an annual event presenting smart devices made by Aalto University's students at mechatronics courses. Robots, popcorn, circus shows and much more!

Defence of dissertation in the field of Industrial Engineering and Management, Heli Nissilä, MSc

The title of the dissertation is "Pursuing legitimacy for solar energy – essays on temporality and collective spaces in nascent fields".
Vihreällä taustalla kuva Ritva Reinikasta ja otsikko: Mikä ihmeen oppimisen kriisi?
Lectures and seminars

CANCELLED: Better Business — Better Society Seminar: Mikä ihmeen oppimisen kriisi?

Better Business — Better Society Seminar Series offers opportunities to learn about and discuss current societally important topics monthly.
Opiskelija istuu kannettavan tietokoneen ääressä
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

"Manipulaation perusteet informaatioverkostoissa"

How to prepare yourself for an information war? Aalto University offers a lecture series on the lighter and darker sides of information manipulation. Even though this is a Finnish course, some of the lectures will be held in English.
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