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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.

iCONS: Boosting construction productivity with indoor positioning

The iCONS project started out as a real-time resource reporting study, but morphed into a production-waste measurement exercise.
Research & Art
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Rakennustyömaa

Why do sustainable technologies often struggle to succeed commercially?

Success rates could improve if experts from different fields considered the bottlenecks of commercialization early.
Research & Art
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The photo shows Professor Jeremy Hall and audiende from the guest lecture at Aalto Sustainability Hub. Photo: Roope Kivitanta / Aalto University

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

Master's degree student in fashion Emilia Kuurila designed formal wear for Espoo’s female bishop

Kaisamari Hintikka was ordained as a bishop on 10 February at the Espoo Cathedral wearing elegant and modern bishop’s clothing.
Studies
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Espoon uuden piispan virka-asun on suunnitellut muodin maisteriopiskelija Emilia Kuurila. kuva: Markku Pihlaja

Ceremonial Conferment of Degrees in Arts, Design and Architecture 2019

The next ceremonial conferment of Doctoral and Master's degrees in Arts, Design and Architecture at Aalto University
Research & Art, Studies, University
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Promootio 2013

Techniques for autonomous navigation will improve safety at sea

Researchers goal is to develop techniques for autonomous navigation for ships with focus on safety.
Research & Art
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Tallinkin Megastar on mukana autonomisen laivaliikenteen tutkimuksessa.

School of Business moves to Otaniemi campus

An excellent learning and research environment will strengthen the international significance of the School of Business.
Campus, Press releases, University
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Aalto-yliopisto Kauppakorkeakoulu klusteriaula kolmas kerros Kuva: Mika Huisman / Aalto-yliopisto

Public art sparks our imagination

Aalto University is the first university in Finland to commit to the principle of the art percent.
Campus, University
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Kreutzstrasse by Gloria Lauterbach. Image: Mikko Raskinen / Aalto University

Life on the edge in the quantum world - Taking shortcuts and driving at the quantum speed limit

Pulling off high-speed energy transfers in the lab gives researchers insight into quantum computing, high-speed rechargeable batteries, and other future applications of quantum technology.
Research & Art
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Superadibiatic transfer QTF

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

Artists digging up contaminated soil

Artistic research does not provide ready-made answers, but instead raises important questions. Artist researchers are currently interested in global topics such as climate change and migration.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Venetsian tutkimuspaviljonki

School of Arts, Design and Architecture awarded promoters of creative skills

In the Annual Review of the school altogether eleven prizes were awarded.
Honoured, Press releases, Research & Art
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Cilla Lönnqvist, Jenni Haukio ja Matti Alahuhta. Kuva: Jaakko Kahilaniemi

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

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.