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Man in sunny winter cityscape
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Aarni Kapanen illustrates Dudes & Feelings podcasts

Fighting toxic masculinity with a podcast and the help of Visual Communication Design.
Arkkitehti Anne Tervo väitteli maaliskuussa 2021. Tervo kuvassa mustassa mekossa, taustalla vaalea uuni ja harmaata seinää.
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‘Solo dwellers’ domestic spatial needs are rarely met in one-room apartments’

‘I claim’ series presents our researchers and the results of their work. Anne Tervo examines solo dwellers’ spatial needs.

Solutions for buildings through smart building services engineering

Aalto University gets a donation of over a million euros for the development of education and research into smart building technology and smart buildings.
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A-logo at Otaniemi. Photo: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto University

Achieving excellent virtual learning experiences rather than simply carrying out remote lectures

Knowledge co-creation and taking into account different learning styles are both key principles in the virtual teaching of University Lecturer Ville Eloranta.
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Opiskelijanainen tietokoneella. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Unto Rautio

A computational deep glance at 2-dimensional MXene materials reveals new insight about their surface properties

New computational study looks at surface functionalization of 2-dimensional materials class
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A graphic showing a magnifying glass revealing atoms in a structure

II International PhD School "Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context" 2021

The aim of the International PhD School is to provide young scholars from the Arctic and non-Arctic countries with knowledge about the Russian Arctic strategy and large-scale industrial and environmental projects as well as facilitate international collaboration in studying and discussing contemporary issues of the Arctic Region in the global context.
Research & Art, Studies
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Russia in the Arctic Dialogue International PhD School 2021

Making engaging educational videos – how to get started?

In 2020 Aalto Online Learning witnessed higher than ever demand for video production. In just few last years educational videos have made their way from being a niche activity to a must-do in teaching. As of 2021 it is clear: the educational videos are here to stay.
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Educational video production

DBMC Alumna Svitlana Chaplinska: ‘The course exceeded all my expectations'

The spring edition of the Digital Business Master Class by Aalto University Summer School took place in March this year.
Studies
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Svitlana Chaplinska sitting with her laptop and smiling towards the camera in a futuristic, round and red chair integrated to the wall at Aalto University campus.

Like Shadows Through Leaves Selected for 67th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen

{if your bait can sing the wild one will come} Like Shadows Through Leaves by The Migrant Ecologies Project has been selected for the International Competition at the 67th International Short Film Festival Oberhausen.
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Still from the film Like Shadows Through Leaves, 2021. A figure stands next to a minimalist wall wearing a cardboard bird mask

Alumnus of SECCLO programme: ‘Creating a bond with Finland’

A summer internship led to a career in cybersecurity at Ericsson for Bruno Duarte from Paraguay, who graduated from the SECCLO Master’s programme in Security and Cloud Computing in 2020.
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Henkilökuvassa hymyilevä, parrakas ja silmälasipäinen Bruno Duarte on kahden muun miehen kanssa. Heillä kaikilla on siniset SECCLO-tunnuksin varustetut hupparit päällään.

Step up your digital game with this summer's Digital Business Master Class

In the hybrid adaptation of Digital Business Master Class, students from all over the world have the chance to join a highly facilitated and challenge-based course on Digital Business either online or on-campus.
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Two students smiling towards each other while walking towards the front doors in the lobby of Ekonominaukio 1

A meaningful career at the center of career events

Aalto University School of Business alumni and students discussed studies, career paths and skills required in working life at an online Group Mentoring event held on 11 March 2021.
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Kaksi opiskelijaa istuu ikkunan ääressä.

Recycling of batteries and responsible raw materials are Finland's asset - A major project enhanced cooperation within the battery sector

The two-year BATCircle consortium led by Aalto University has produced a lot of new research on battery recycling and raw materials and strengthened the cooperation within the sector
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Recycled battery metal in a bowl

Aalto Main Street: turning Otaniemi campus area into a lively, shared street space

The project “Aalto Main Street: City as a Service” aimed at redefining public space and creating an active and full of life street area in the core of Otaniemi Campus.
Cooperation, Studies
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’Aaltoscape’, Kerttu Kaisanlahti / Aalto University

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

MLCS
Lectures and seminars (recurring)

Machine Learning Coffee Seminar

Weekly seminars organized by Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence (FCAI)
Online event

O-RAN Seminar - Foster Open RAN Ecosystem in Nordic Region - 19 April 2021

This seminar brings together key players in the open RAN community to share the state of play of open RAN development.
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Lectures and seminars

Brain & Mind Computational Seminar

A monthly seminar and venue for informal conversation about topics such as artificial intelligence, neuroscience, human behaviour, and digital humanities. Welcome!
Tapahtumabanneri. Kuva vihersävytteisestä kaislikosta. Kuvan päällä tapahtuman tiedot ja kumppaneiden logot.
Other

Climate change - perspectives of hope for the future

The discussion will address, among other things, the mitigation of climate change through technology and the potential for change in the lives of individuals and communities. The event was postponed from Spring 2020 to 2021.
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