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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.

The trip to Venice—in the words of the students

Contemporary design students spent a week in Venice setting up the exhibition and gathering soil samples for the research.
Research & Art, Studies
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Sediment sampling in the historical centre of Venice with the Limnos sampler provided by the Finnish Environmental Institute SYKE. Image: Pauliina Purhonen

Working with contaminated soil in Venice

Revealing human traces in Venice Biennale.
Research & Art
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Coiling vases from the local earthenware and painting the vases with the local earth in Earth Laboratory, Venice, August 2019. Photo: Catharina Kajander

Studying vision in pitch-darkness shines light on how a mammal’s brain drives behaviour

Neuroscientists link mammalian behaviour to its underlying neural code at the unprecedented resolution of individual nerve impulses for the first time.
Press releases, Research & Art
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An illustration of a ray of light causing the eye to find a route through a maze in the brain. Illustration by Safa Hovinen.

Pilot of Finland's first automated commercial drone delivery service launches in Otaniemi

September marks the first birthday of shopping centre A Bloc. To celebrate the occasion, A Bloc partners with growth company Third Space Auto for a drone delivery service trial starting 9 September
Campus, University
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Drone ByDrone Image: Third Space Auto

The topical theme of the 5th Digitalism Challenge course is Nordic Smart Government

One of the aims of the course is to use digital financial information to meet the objectives specified by the Finnish Government.
Studies
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Collaboration between Aalto and Saab: high-level research and product development go hand in hand

Ten-year contract enables long-term research collaboration. Ten projects are now under way.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Team behind the first black hole image awarded a multi-million dollar prize – Tuomas Savolainen is one of the awardees

Next up for the researchers is recording a video of gas entering the black hole.
Honoured, Press releases
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Paper by Juha Joenväärä & al. cited in institutionalinvestor.com.

The paper ”Text Sophistication and Sophisticated Investors” by Assistant Professor Juha Joenväärä & al. has been cited in an article by Amy Whyte in institutionalinvestor.com.
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Five MSc students awarded for health-related theses – Alko made a donation inspired by students’ attempt to empty their store

According to Alexander Frey, Vice Director of Life Science Technologies program, the results influence on future health-related research
Studies
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Photo from the Computer Science Building

Aalto Online Learning nominated for Hacking Higher Education finals!

Give your support and vote for Aalto Online Learning on Friday 20 September at the latest!
Studies, University
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3 red letters of H and text "Finland".

Yle aims to recruit top talent from the technology and creative sectors and will join forces with Aalto University to expand their cooperation

Yle and Aalto University have reached an agreement on communicating about jobs, traineeships and exciting career paths for the students of Aalto. The Employer Services Key Customer Package will be valid for one year as a first step. 
Press releases
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Aalto receives EUR 3.5 million funding for ICT research

The ICT 2023 programme funds 12 Aalto researchers.
Research & Art
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Rahoitusta ICT-tutkimukseen. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Aki-Pekka Sinikoski.

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

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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