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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.

Quantum Technology Research Lectures

Explore the different areas of research taking place across the Quantum Technology Finland centre of excellence
Research & Art
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Sabrina's lecture

The water we eat

Food production accounts for up to 70% of the global consumption of fresh water, the substance that is so essential to life. We need to change our diets to keep the Earth’s water from running out as its population increases rapidly.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Mika Jalava – The water we eat

'The younger generation really gets it'

Guy Julier takes stock of the Milan Triennale, Finnish skepticism and why the kids are all right.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Guy Julier, kuva: Sanna Lehto

Falling Walls Lab Finland: Hear about the most innovative ideas around right now

Sign up today for an opportunity to hear innovative ideas and groundbreaking research from scientists and creatives working in Finland right now
University
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Falling Walls founder holding card

Erkki Oja has been awarded the Frank Rosenblatt Award for his achievements in artificial intelligence research

The huge current boom in artificial intelligence research started just as Professor Oja retired after a decades-long career in the field. His impact and contribution to our understanding of AI is now being recognised by the IEEE.
Honoured
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Kuva: Matti Ahlgren.

New students start at the School of Science

800 new starters join us for 2019/2020
Campus, Studies, University
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New professors appointed to the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Four new professors will join Aalto University during the summer and early autumn.
Appointments, Research & Art
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Uusia professorinimityksiä AaltoARTSissa

Eight teams awarded at the opening ceremony

President Ilkka Niemelä has recognised eight teams from the Aalto community for their achievements at the Opening Ceremony of the Academic Year.
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Aalto University, Opening of the Academic Year 3 September 2019, image Mikko Raskinen

Ilkka Niemelä: 'Balancing Finland’s education system a must'

Speakers at the Aalto University opening ceremony included Minister of Science and Culture Hanna Kosonen and Chair of the Student Union Tapio Hautamäki. In connection with the opening ceremony, the School of Business building at the heart of the campus invited visitors.
Press releases, University
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Aalto Day One 2019 kulkue Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen

Olli Varis appointed Aalto Distinguished Professor

Professor Olli Varis of the Department of Built Environment, School of Engineering, has been appointed Aalto Distinguished Professor. The title is awarded to professors of exceptional academic merit.
Appointments
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Olli Varis nimitetty Aalto-professoriksi

Alumnus of the year Kari Knuutila: Aalto University looks far into the future

According to the Alumnus of the year of the School of Chemical Engineering, in industry one can see sustainable development become business.
Cooperation, University
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Kristiina Kruus ja Kari Knuutila

Collaboration between Aalto University and HUS will create more innovations and new types of expertise

A recently signed contract expands the long-term collaboration between Aalto University and the Helsinki University Hospital (HUS).
Cooperation
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Aalto ja HUS tekevät yhteistyötä muun muassa BioMagissa.

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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