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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.

Vehicle technology researchers receive Technology Finland stipends

The vehicle manufacturers' branch group of Technology Finland has awarded Aalto University researchers two stipends with a combined value of 25 000 euros.
Honoured
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kaupunkibussi

Revival of garment mending: communal reskilling addresses global issues of textile waste

Dissertation of the month: Mending clothes, one of the oldest practices known to humankind, nowadays stands for global awareness of the textile waste problem.

Research & Art, Studies
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Marium Durrani

Aalto Summer School offers summer studies for all learners

Aalto Summer School promises an exciting summer full of unforgettable academic experiences and lively social activities. The Otaniemi campus is the perfect summer destination for students and lifelong learners alike.
Studies
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Umbrellas

Water management professor Marko Keskinen studies the interaction of water and society

Water management is not only about environmental sustainability, but also about equity and equality.
Appointments
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Professori Marko Keskinen

ÄÄNIAALTO V OPEN CALL

ÄÄNIAALTO is an annual festival of audio-visual oddity. It aims to nurture and expand the sound/new media scene in Helsinki, and provide an open culture that is accessible to anybody interested.
Research & Art
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Ääniaalto Festival III

The temporary facilities of Finlandia Hall, “Little Finlandia” has been developed with Wood Program and Building Design Studio

Little Finlandia will bring a comfortable living room open to all in the Töölönlahti Bay area.
Cooperation, Studies
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Finlandia Forest sketch / Jaakko Torvinen

Visual design enables communication between cultures

Award-winning designer Chao Yang sees visual communication design as a means to communicate across borders.
Honoured, Research & Art
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Hymyilevä tummapukuinen Chao Yang esittelee juuri saamaansa palkintoa Red Dot Awards -palkintoseremoniassa

Changes in dictionary services: new service RedFox Master in use

The new language service also provides grammar resources, language checker and machine text translation services in several languages
Research & Art, Studies
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Kirjahyllyjä ja kirjoja lukusalissa.

Our student team learned a lot from the case competition in Montréal

Student teams of the School of Business participate yearly in various case competitions abroad.
Studies
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School of Business Team in the 39th John Molson case competition

Ageing networks

Mia Liljeström studies how the brain networks that process language change with ageing
Research & Art
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Mia Liljeström

Restaurant services at Aalto University Töölö by Kanresta

The restaurant, Assembly Hall and auditorium will be operated by Kanresta Oy under the name Ravintola Töölö.
Campus, University
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Aalto-yliopisto Töölö juhlasali Kuva: Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

‘If you study data science, you won’t limit your choice of career in the future’

Before starting her Data Science studies at Aalto, Angeline Jayanegara obtained a diploma in fashion design. In the future, she would like to work as a Data Scientist in the fashion industry.
Studies
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Angeline Jayanegara istuu oranssilla nojatuolilla ja katsoo kameraan. Taustalla näkyy tuoleja ja ikkunaa.

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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