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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.
Studies
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Aalto Juniorin järjestämä naistenpäivän tapahtuma viesti yläkoululaisille tytöille.

Chemical technology education fosters sustainable development and opens doors to employment

School of Chemical Engineering provides students with capacities to work for the climate, the environment and sustainable development.
Studies
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Olarin lukiolaisia Kemian tekniikan korkeakoulun opiskelijamarkkinoinnin työpajassa 8.2.2019/ Kuva: Helena Seppälä

Jukka Seppälä appointed Vice Dean for Research at the School of Chemical Engineering

The Vice Dean's term will begin on 1 April 2019.
Appointments
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Professori Jukka Seppälä / Kuva: Anni Hanen

A visual artist wielding more than a hammer

Aalto University’s fifth Artist in Residence Matthew C. Wilson explores the entangled nature of ideas.
Research & Art, University
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Aalto artist-in-residence Matthew Wilson

More recycling and business worth billions to the battery sector

The main objective of BATCircle is to generate added value to sectors manufacturing battery metals and chemicals, and their circular economy.
Press releases
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Akkujätettä ja kemikaaleja. Kuva: Glen Forde

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

Prime Ministers learn how to prevent climate change

Prime Minister Juha Sipilä with his five European colleagues visited Aalto University.
Cooperation, University
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Pääministerivieraat tapasivat Aalto-yliopiston opiskelijoita Design Factoryn tiloissa. Kuva: Aalto-yliopisto / Mikko Raskinen

Michael Hummel appointed as Associate Professor

Michael Hummel will start in the beginning of May, 2019.
Appointments
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Michael Hummel ja Kristiina Kruus allekirjoittamassa sopimusta

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

New materials required by circular economy will be researched in a new joint laboratory in Otaniemi

Finland could be a global leader in the research and innovations of inorganic raw materials and new materials in circular economy.
Press releases
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Circular Raw Materials Hub -yhteislaboratorio

Nearly 60 employers were offering summer job vacancies to students at the Aalto Summer Job Day event

All Aalto University Bachelor’s and Master’s students were invited to the summer job fair.
Cooperation
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Aalto Summer Job Day 17.1.2019 Kandidaattikeskuksessa

Europe and Finland have the potential to become world leaders in battery recycling

Batteries are needed for energy storage and electric transport – both play a significant role in climate control. In addition, the continuous growth in consumer electronics usage further increases the demand for batteries.
Research & Art
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Seminar, battery

Young scientists meet Millennium Technology Prize winners in Singapore

This week, the Global Young Scientists Summit once again unites Millennium Technology Prize and Nobel Prize winners with some of the best young scientists from all over the world. Among them are Toni Pasanen and Juho Heiska from Aalto University.
Research & Art
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Young scientists in Singapore, photo Technology Academy of Finland

Artificial human tissues and nature’s super coatings – the materials exhibition that took Slush by storm is now coming to Otaniemi

Come along to Aalto University and learn about the latest developments in materials research. At the same time, you can also admire the Ioncell dress worn by Finland’s First Lady Jenni Haukio at the Independence Day Reception.
Research & Art
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Bakteeriselluloosa

Intelligent materials make the manufacturing ecosystems and companies’ business models more sustainable

Better use of information and materials requires intense and more open cooperation between companies.
Research & Art
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Valmistuksen ekosysteemi. Kuva: Esko Hakanen.

2018 in a glimpse: materials revolution, Nobel laureates in economics, and students’ breathtaking art projects

This past year art and science were celebrated once again at Aalto University
Research & Art
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Bakteeriselluloosa

Attitude, attitude and attitude - students received advice on working life at the School of Chemical Engineering's CHEM Career Forum

The Career Forum attracted more than 20 companies and nearly 300 students interested in working life and summer jobs.
Cooperation, Studies
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CHEM Urafoorumi 14.12.2018 Dipolissa / Kuva: Helena Seppälä

A new measurement method for strong analgesics can reduce poisoning and overdose deaths

The effects of tramadol vary individually. Now they can be monitored more accurately by quick measuring of drug concentrations.
Research & Art
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Lääkeainepitoisuuksia mittaava anturi / Kuva: Niklas Wester

Aalto speeds up development of ecological textile fibres with new pilot plant

With this new equipment, the output of Ioncell fibre can increase up to a hundredfold, enabling cooperation with even more companies.
Press releases, Research & Art
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Ioncell-lankoja

EIT InnoEnergy - Energy innovation investment call (open until 30.4.2019)

EIT InnoEnergy call is an opportunity for Aalto researcher to get funding for such a research which is elemental part of a commercial innovation idea. InnoEnergy typical investment has been from 1-2 MEUR.
Cooperation
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Aalto EIT Services