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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.

Samir Bhowmik in Helsinki Biennial 2020

Samir Bhowmik reflects on how humans hijack nature with their infrastructure and technology.
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Helsinki Biennial 2020

Soil Matters exhibition chosen as the winner of Design Museum´s open call

Soil Matters exhibition chosen as the winner of Design Museum´s open call
Research & Art
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Soil exhibits from the project Traces_from_the_Anthropocene Working_with_Soil. Photo:TzuyuChen

Toro – El Señor Aalto – receives tenure in Dipoli 

The concrete bull was gifted to Aalto University management on Friday 6 March by Jouni Punkki, who serves as a professor of practice in the field of concrete technology. 
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Sininen härkä

AaltoSDG application development in spring 2020

The AaltoSDG mobile application is actively developed throughout 2020 based on feedback from the users and Aalto community
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Co-work by Unto Rautio

School of Business Bachelor's Programme to be revamped

Associate Professor Juuso Liesiö, Senior University Lecturer Johanna Bragge and University Lecturer Christa Uusi-Rauva will be leading the work.
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Christa Uusi-Rauva, Juuso Liesiö ja Johanna Bragge

University Lecturer Christa Uusi-Rauva teaches communication skills to both teachers and students

Finding inspiration is important.
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Yliopistonlehtori Christa Uusi-Rauva. Kuva: Kalle Kataila / Aalto-yliopisto (2017)

Aalto ARTS gets its own course on entrepreneurial skills and making a creative life

The course teaches students skills and methods to build a sustainably creative life and career based on their personal interests and passions.
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Visual design students working on a project

Secondary school girls celebrate Women’s Day by exploring the world of technology

The Women's Day celebrations continued at the schools of technology on Monday 9 March, when Aalto University received a group of eighth and ninth grade girls who are all enthusiastic about science and technology.
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Kasi- ja ysiluokkalaiset tytöt tutustuivat teknologian maailmaan Aalto-yliopistossa. Kuva: Matti Ahlgren/Aalto-yliopisto

New sauna space Laude opens in startup hub A Grid

Otaniemi's new public sauna, Laude, will be opened on the Aalto University Otaniemi campus. The 125 sqm sauna facility, located in startup community A Grid, has been renovated during the past year and opens during the spring 2020.
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Laude sauna

School of Business awarded the Courses and the Teachers of the Year

Teaching is a very important means of creating societal impact.
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Best teachers of the School of Business in 2019. Photo: Arja Sahlberg / Aalto University

Call for Education Proposals 2021 (EIT Manufacturing)

Education focuses on humans: engage, connect and empower them to become the backbone of a strong European Manufacturing Innovation Community; a propserous and inclusive society.
Cooperation
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Aalto EIT Services - Javor

Call for Innovation Proposals 2021 (EIT Manufacturing)

The EIT Manufacturing community is looking for Innovation Activities with high potential. Proposers should focus on products and services with real economic, environmental, and societal impacts.
Cooperation
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Aalto EIT Services - Javor

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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