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'My goal is to educate designers who can work at the highest levels of government'

Professor Ramia Mazé tells how design can bridge the gap between citizens and policy making. She's also pushing design in a whole new direction.
Cooperation, Research & Art, Studies, University
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Ramia Mazé. Kuva: Sanna Lehto

Professor Olli Ikkala wins Dutch Polymer Science award

The annual PTN Medema Lecture award is granted to a renowned international polymer scientist
Research & Art
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Olli Ikkala.

A statistician who researches business analytics and common diseases

In his work, Pekka Malo develops methods that can be applied in many areas.
Research & Art
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Professor Pekka Malo Photo Anni Hanén

Heavy metal music and Finnish identity are deeply intertwined

Academy Research Fellow Toni-Matti Karjalainen knows how Finnish metal music contributes to the Finnish country brand.
Research & Art
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Toni-Matti Karjalainen pitämässä esitelmää.

Put the brakes on climate change – producing high-grade chemicals from carbon dioxide

A study aiming to use CO2 as, for example, transport fuel have received significant funding from the Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation.
Research & Art
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Katalyyttien sähkökemialliseen tutkimiseen käytetty laitteisto / Kuva: Glen Forde

Getting a PhD in watching Twitch: exploring why millions watch people play video games

In his doctoral dissertation, Max Sjöblom examines services like YouTube and Twitch and tries to understand why people keep watching others play video games
Research & Art, Studies
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Max Sjöblom_Aalto_photo by Matti Ahlgren

Jussi Rintanen knows how to find the right option from among the countless possibilities

Algorithm-based artificial intelligence can help optimise bus routes, factories and work shift lists. It can also be used to automate the much of current software development.
Research & Art
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Jussi Rintanen

Dissertation: Transition to a low-carbon energy system is possible

Climate march can make a difference.
Research & Art
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talo, jonka katolle on asennettu aurinkokennot

Oh, a new object! I wonder how it works? A robot can learn by experimentation

Aalto University is involved in a research project which aims to make robots try out new things and thus learn how to use them without precise pre-programming.
Research & Art
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Aalto University / A robot / photo: Linda Koskinen

​​​​​​​How can we conserve the natural cycle of water in cities?

Changing water circulation to resemble more the natural cycle with nature-based solutions.
Research & Art
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fragile water infographic urban water lin peiyun 2

A born researcher

Professor of Costume Design Sofia Pantouvaki is an endlessly inquisitive soul who never imagined she would have a career in Finland.
Research & Art
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Sofia Pantouvaki

Listeners immerse themselves in audiobooks in very different ways – and this shows in the brain

In the future, a new brain research method could be used to study creativity
Research & Art
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Tutkimuksessa arvioitiin, miten lähellä tai kaukana koehenkilöiden tuottamat sanalistaukset olivat merkityksen perusteella toisistaan. Kuva: Iiro Jääskeläinen.

Digital solutions and artificial intelligence improve the quality of health care

Technology can be used, among other things, to improve the accuracy of dispensing medicines and to enhance wound care competence.
Research & Art
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NewIconin automaattinen varastojärjestelmä. Kuva: NewIcon.

A photo of a black hole was a distant dream – until now

Aalto’s Tuomas Savolainen helped make history with the first image of a black hole located 55 million light years away
Research & Art
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Tuomas Savolainen

Astronomers capture first image of a black hole

Aalto University contributed to paradigm-shifting observations of the gargantuan black hole at the heart of distant galaxy Messier 87
Research & Art
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Kuva mustasta aukosta

Increases in health care efficiency can also improve quality

Billions of euros could be saved in social welfare and health care with key changes.
Research & Art
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Teemu Malmi

Professor Karttunen had enough of clicking on two-dimensional molecular models – the virtual world brings chemistry alive

Virtual reality helps students to understand the three-dimensional nature of chemistry.
Research & Art
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Virtuaalitodellisuus auttaa opiskelijaa hahmottamaan kemian kolmiulotteisuuden.

What are arts teachers needed for, Marja Rastas?

The world contains a void in art education, says Lecturer of Visual Arts Pedagogy.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Marja Rastas. Kuva: Jaakko Kahilaniemi.

Slow cycle

In its present form, the clothing industry is a polluter of water systems and a climate baddy. Materials recycling is not a sufficient answer, the whole system must change instead, says an expert on the circular fashion economy.
Aalto Magazine, Research & Art
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Professori Kirsi Niinimäki. Kuva: Mikko Raskinen.

A ground-breaking result from the Event Horizon Telescope presented 10 April

Six press conferences will be held simultaneously around the globe.
Research & Art
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This image contains a collage of ESO’s telescopes at various sites in Chile.