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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.

Petra Vokata's study cited in alphaarchitect.com

Petra Vokata's paper "Engineering Lemons" has been cited in alphaarchitect.com.
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Petra Vokata, photo by Lasse Lecklin

Researchers at Aalto and Karolinska developed a microscope without a microscope

DNA microscopy makes it possible to view biological molecules on micro-level without expensive optics.
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Leadership position nominations at the departments of the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

New nominations in leadership positions at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture for the term 1.9.2019 - 31.8.2024:
Appointments, Research & Art
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Photo: Unto Rautio

Nanowires replace Newton’s famous glass prism

Researchers have designed the smallest ever spectrometer, which could turn a smartphone into a microscope
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nanowire spectrometer imaging a cell. image ella maru studio

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The next stage of the strategy process - there's still time for your input!

At the community event on 18 September, we will focus on discussing our strategic choices and emphasis points. 
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Two persons discussing in Aalto University community event on new strategy

Bengt Holmström to promote doctoral student research

Nobel Prize Laureate Bengt Holmström will be linked to Helsinki Graduate School of Economics and Hanken as Hanken Foundation Distinguished Fellow as of 1 January 2020.
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Bengt Holmström luennoimassa. Kuva Aalto-yliopisto / Jaakko Kahilaniemi

Aalto University events at Helsinki Design Week

Aalto University's faculty and students are again prominently visible at Helsinki Design Week.
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Climate School

Aalto Fintech Seminar Series presents: New challenges and opportunities facing the financial industry

Seminar topics include digitalisation and new technologies, rapidly changing global landscape and new regulation. Seminars take place between 18 September and 16 October.
Research & Art
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Fintech

School of Business Alumni story: Li Xu

Li Xu applied for the Master’s Programme in Information and Service Management at Aalto University School of Business partly due to her job requirement. The studies supported her career, and later also helped her proceed towards her dream job at Valio in China.
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School of Business alumni Li Xu on her motorbike in China.

The summer 2020 Bridges conference: it’s a scientific conference, museum family day, short film festival and more combined

Everyone is welcome to build bridges between mathematics, art, architecture and culture
Research & Art
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Bridges 2020

New language classes proves popular with students

Course cooperation lets physics students learn science and language courses together
Studies
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Shots from the final lecture

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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