Celebrating our 10th birthday!

In ten years, Aalto University has brought together science, art, technology and business and created a world-class centre of expertise.

An aerial view of the Aalto University campus at sunset/ Photo by Mika Huisman

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In ten years, Aalto University has created a world-class centre of expertise

Aalto University has brought together science, art, technology and business at the Otaniemi campus and is now one of the world's leading universities in these key areas. Aalto celebrates its 10th anniversary on Wednesday 8 January 2020.
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Shaping a sustainable future – new strategy published

The new strategy was published at the university’s 10th anniversary celebration on 8 January.
A solar panel printed in the shape of the aalto 10th birthday party logo
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Low cost solar panel research receives funding boost

€600,000 funding awarded to Dr Ghufran Hashmi for the development of low cost long-lasting solar energy materials
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Borrow a researcher for an hour – top digital experts offer free Skype conversations and coaching 10-14 February

Are you interested in artificial intelligence, platforms, circular economy or digital ethics? During the Call a Researcher week on 10-14 February, anyone has the opportunity to chat with researchers. Book your time now!
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Neural network for elderly care could save millions

A deep neural network model helps predict healthcare visits by elderly people, with the potential to save millions
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Finding your way in the dark depends on your internal clock

Surprising results show how circadian rhythm changes the way mammals can see

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Aalto researchers’ bold initiatives receive more than €2 million in funding

The areas covered by the four research projects include the development of thermal energy storage and mobile magnetic resonance imaging technology.
A solar panel printed in the shape of the aalto 10th birthday party logo
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Low cost solar panel research receives funding boost

€600,000 funding awarded to Dr Ghufran Hashmi for the development of low cost long-lasting solar energy materials
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“It’s up to our generation to end climate crisis” – millennials

Survey finds more than half are confident that humanity can find a solution
Piirroskuvassa esitetään arkipäivän tavallisia esineitä, kuten kahvinkeitin, jääkaappi, suihku, sekä liikennevälineitä, kuten auto ja polkupyörä, sekä rakennuksia. Kuvittaja: Jolanda Jokinen.
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Farewell, oil!

It’s time to turn our backs on an old friend that has now hatched into an enemy.

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Scientific research and artistic activities are carried out at six schools and their departments and units.

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At Aalto University, we create conditions for innovations, sustainable economic growth, employment and wellbeing. Our unique combinations of fields enables us to solve grand societal problems.

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Exhibitions and fairs

WAVES RISING | Exhibition

Materialising projections of rising sea levels 
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Exhibitions and fairs

Photography meets materials vol.2

Materials Platform organizes 'Photography meets materials' exhibition in Väre on 14-24 of January 2020. This exhibition is the result of the 'Photography workshop series' organized in collaboration with professional photography teacher Tiina Puputti in Fall 2019. The exhibition opens up the fascinating scientific perspectives on researched materials through the lens of photography.
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UNFOLD at the Finnish Museum of Photography

The Unfold exhibition introduces a group of photographic artists from the master's degree program in photography at Aalto University.
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Aalto Scientific Computing - Triton kickstart

Do you want to learn how to use Triton, the high performance computing cluster at Aalto?

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An illustration showing a nano-strip of copper being bombarded by photons, with a thermometer measuring its heat
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How sensitive can your quantum detector be?

A new device measures the tiniest energies in superconducting circuits, an essential step for quantum technology
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School of Science Diversity and Equality Plan for 2020 published

Equality plan available on our governance page follow-on from discussions from the end of last year
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Three fascinating facts about space – which mystery would space researcher Joni Tammi like to understand?

When Joni Tammi was on the first grade, he gave his first school presentation about stars. It started a journey that led to a career in space research. But what was the brainwave he got during his studies on a course taught by astronomer Esko Valtaoja?
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New appointments at the School of Chemical Engineering

New appointments have been made at the School of Chemical Engineering.
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Aalto University's main campus in Otaniemi is a renewable and living environment for research, art, learning, entrepreneurship and housing. The campus area inspires to collaborate, try out new ideas and innovate together.

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