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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.

Drones could, for all their promise, still be a threat to public safety – new research improves drone detection

Researchers are aiming to set up an open drone database to help design radar systems and drone detection techniques
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measuring drone RCS in anechoic chamber photo: vasilii semkin/Aalto University / VTT

The European Commission offers significant support to Europe’s AI excellence

The European Commission has decided to fund ELISE, a project proposal that specifically focuses on fundamental research in artificial intelligence, driven by machine learning, with 12 million euros.
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Koneoppiminen on vienyt eteenpäin muun muassa konenäön, datatieteen, robotiikan ja ihmisen ja koneen vuorovaikutuksen aloja. Kuva: Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

Nordic Five Tech presidents call to safeguard EU funding for supporting Europe’s sustainable future

The Nordic Five Tech alliance presidents have jointly issued a statement to ensure the Horizon Europe budget.
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A promising water technology invention combats climate change and helps waterway conservation.

Blog: Enabling learning and teaching online in challenging times

'Now more than ever, we need online approaches to facilitate learning and teaching, as students cannot join classes at the university.'
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Aalto Online Learning, 2020, Visuals Jennifer Greb and originals Parvati Pillai

Aalto Thesis update on coronavirus

Read here how coronavirus affects Aalto Thesis.
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New scanner can improve the detection of cancer tissue and brain disease diagnoses

Researchers aim to have the technology ready for hospital use and commercialisation by the end of next year.
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Photo: The new technology enables a quiet and more open device structure. Photo: Kalle Kataila.

Aalto Summer School COVID-19 update

Currently, all summer courses and programs are scheduled unless there is a change in Aalto University’s policy regarding on-site teaching during the summer semester.
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Sunny terrace of Oodi library

Metsähovi Radio Observatory publishes solar data spanning more than four decades

The amount of data Metsähovi receives from the Sun is huge and is growing daily with new findings.
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Aurinkokartta, jossa näkyy suurin havaittu purkaus Auringossa

Novel Materials Discovery Laboratory (NOMAD) receives EU funding

NOMAD was recognized as a Centre of Excellence in Exascale Computing in a recent EU funding call.
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EIT Manufacturing Match Making Event 2020

The Match Making Event 2020 was arrangenged over the web as a number of sessions. You can watch the web sessions here
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Aalto EIT Services - Javor

Aalto's experts in questions related to coronavirus

Remember that coronavirus situation is monitored and assessed by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, THL.
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koronavirusasiantuntijoita toimittajia varten

Matias Liimatainen the Young Designer of the Year 2020

The Young Designer of the Year prize of 2020 is awarded to former Aalto ARTS student, ceramic artist Matias Liimatainen.
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Young Designer of the Year 2020 Matias Liimatainen Photo: Paavo Lehtonen

Events

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!
Dissertations

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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