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Aalto Explorer wants to make everyone an ocean explorer

Originating from a course project, Aalto Explorer will continue its underwater adventure through crowdfunding. The aim is to send a remote controlled underwater vehicle to the Baltic Sea in the summer.
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aalto explorer team photo annamari tolonen

Science, technology, art and business collide during the annual Aalto Festival

Starting on 8 May, Aalto University showcases talent in seminars, parties, lectures and exhibitions during Aalto Festival 2019.
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Aalto Festival /Aalto University / Illustration by Anna Muchenikova

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

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

From nanopaper to pancakes, student-built devices at Mechatronic Circus put on a variety show

Mechatronics course culminates in an event featuring student projects and circus antics.
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mekatroniikan sirkus 2019 robottikäsi asmo kaasinen ja olli malmi

€32 million funding boost for Smart Cities Research in Tallinn & Helsinki

Smart Cities Centre of Excellence to be established as a joint project between Tallinn University of Technology and Aalto University
Cooperation, Press releases
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Image: Mikko Raskinen.

Shaking up Tech – a runaway success in 2018 – is expanding across Finland

Last year Shaking Up Tech, which encourages women to enter the field of technology, was fully booked in an hour. Thanks to the event’s expansion, more than 400 high school students can attend this year.
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Vuoden 2018 Shaking up Tech -tunnelmia. Kuvat: Mikko Raskinen ja Matti Ahlgren.

Aalto University’s academic results and campus developed favourably in 2018

The Board approved the Annual Board Report and Financial Statements for 2018 on 20 March 2019. The year 2018 was Aalto University’s ninth year of operations.
Press releases, University
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Aalto University campus / Photo by Mika Huisman

When nothing is impossible: technology sector offers a variety of career paths

The message of Aalto Junior’s Women’s Day event was that, in the field of technology, nothing is impossible for women. More than 100 participants from schools in Greater Helsinki had an opportunity to visit, among others, Aalto's space laboratory.
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Aalto Juniorin järjestämä naistenpäivän tapahtuma viesti yläkoululaisille tytöille.

Where is the water?

Only a fraction of the water on Earth is drinkable, so we need ways to use it smartly.
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Where is the water?

Oskari Vilamo Fund awarded the best theses on building trade

The Fund awarded three doctoral dissertations and nine master's theses.
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Oskari Vilamon rahaston palkitut 2018

How can we eat less water?

Most of the water we consume is hidden in food production, so we need to carefully choose what we put on our plates. 
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AScI funding awarded to planning future energy systems and to designing penguin-inspired active surfaces

Each programme to receive funding of €150 000 over three years.
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Fabian Ahvenainen Foundation grants awarded to students of bridge and structural engineering

The grants were presented at the Aalto Civil Engineering Day event hosted by the Department of Civil Engineering on 7 March 2019.
Honoured
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Uusia tutkintotodistuskansioita 2019 alkaen

Aalto University’s Art & Design now 7th best in the world

Architecture improved its position, reaching 42nd place, while Business again made the top 100 in the recently published QS World University Rankings
Press releases, Research & Art
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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019

Voyage to Antarctica: Lost vessels

Part 3 of 3. Lu Liangliang files his final report from the Antarctic before returning to Finland.
Research & Art
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SA Agulhas II

Addcomposites helps small businesses automate the manufacturing of composite parts

The start-up that began as a student project aims for the international market. Their goal is to be Europe's top solution in a growing field.
Research & Art
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Addcomposites startup photo Annamari Tolonen

Solar power seen as expensive without reason – already a viable option for one in three residential buildings

According to researchers, legal reform could spur a majority of properties to become energy producers.
Research & Art
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väre aalto-yliopisto solar panels mikko raskinen

Surgify aims to make bone surgery safer around the world

These young entrepreneurs have already convinced doctors and investors. Their innovation is coming to operating theatres this year.
Research & Art
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surgify startup team photo annamari tolonen

Wärtsilä and Aalto University sign partnership agreement to broaden cooperation

By broadening the scope of cooperation, Wärtsilä and Aalto University are looking to take on the challenges of climate change; scarcity of natural resources; and digitalisation together.
Research & Art
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Wärtsilä and Aalto University sign a partnership agreement

The first installation talks of 2019 now available on video

Aalto's newly tenured professors reveal the secrets of fire safety engineering and resilient architecture, among other things.
Research & Art
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Installation Talks 2019