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Student admissions / Aalto University /Photo by Unto Rautio
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Aalto University continues to attract more students from across the globe

Aalto’s world-class programmes and thriving student community receive over 6 600 applications.
Triennaali Hiilipörssi
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Finland opts for people-first experimentation at Milan Triennale

Celebrating inventiveness, curiosity and a willingness to fail, Finland will present its exhibition Everyday Experiments at the 22nd Milan Triennale from 1 March to 1 September this year.

Almost half of Aalto students replied to AllWell? study well-being questionnaire

Almost half of the students in the target group has replied to Aalto AllWell? study well-being questionnaire.
Press releases, Studies
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AllWell 2019 image

The academic year culminates in Ceremony Week festivities in June

Celebrations for all Aalto University graduates will be held during the University's Ceremony Week.
University
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Graduation Party 2018, kuva Heli Sorjonen

Vesa Vihriälä appointed Professor of Practice at the Helsinki Graduate School of Economics

Vesa Vihriälä, DSocSci, has been appointed professor of practice at the University of Helsinki. Vihriälä will assume the position on 1 July 2019.
Research & Art
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Vesa Vihriälä

EIT Manufacturing - Pre-Call 2020 is Open!

Find all the info and documents for EIT Manufacturing 2020 Call for proposals
Cooperation
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Aalto EIT Services Javor

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

Maria Punkkinen succeeded in the Future Lights in Ceramics competition

Contemporary Design master student Maria Punkkinen is one of the six winners in the European ceramics competition. The theme of the competition was Go Green - Ceramics and the Environment.
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Photo: Noora Karjalainen

“Design can be so many things”

Design historian and chief curator Kaisu Savola explains why the XXII Triennale di Milano is important to Finland, and how Aalto University hopes it will change how we define design, now and in the future.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Design historian Kaisu Savola, photo by Sanna Lehto

There is a bit of a researcher inside Mikko Kosonen

The Chair of the Aalto University Board encourages initiative and courage.
University
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Aalto University Mikko Kosonen / Photo by Jaakko Kahilaniemi

An alternative to the selfish person - the authors of the Science Article of the Year tell how the unleashing of climate change can be prevented

Climate anxiety is deepening, but the researchers honoured for the Science Article of the Year 2018 in the Aikuiskasvatus (adult education) journal are not giving up.
Honoured, Research & Art
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Kuvassa näkyy Maria Joutsenvirta.

Join the urban gardening association and apply for a plot in Otaniemi

The application period runs until 22 March 2019.
Campus
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Urban gardening in Otaniemi, photo Otaniemi Urban Gardening association

The School of Business's activities in Töölö ended in a nostalgic Thank you Töölö! celebration

The School of Business moved to Otaniemi on 15 February 2019.
Campus
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Kauppislaisia kirjoittamassa jäähyväistekstejä Thank you Töölö! -seinälle

Events

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Aalto Living+ Forum by Aalto Living+ Platform
Lectures and seminars

Living+ Forum 2019: Inclusive Environments

The multidisciplinary public lecture series starts on January 10. Design for All, Multicultural Living Environments, and Aging in Cities, are only a few of the topics covered. We welcome everyone to meet and discuss!
Materials Matter exhibition by Materials Platform at Slush 2018_photo Ariane Relander
Exhibitions and fairs

Exhibition: Materials Matter

Materials Matter is the manifest of the Aalto University scientific excellence in materials research at Slush 2018. Now all Aalto University and our dear guests have a chance to see it themselves! We are bringing the exhibited projects to the Dipoli Gallery for all of you to learn more about the exciting world of materials.
The exhibition will be open from 23.01.2019 (18:00) to 03.03.2019 (12:00) for everyone. To plan your visit, please mind the Dipoli opening hours.
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.
Some-ilmiöt
Lectures and seminars

Lecture series: Sosiaalisen median ilmiöt

This open lecture series, Sosiaalisen median ilmiöt (Social media phenomena), is organized by the Information Networks Program of Aalto University.