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Hakijamäärät 2019 / Kuva: Unto Rautio / Aalto-yliopisto
Studies Published:

Over 12 000 applicants to Bachelor’s programmes

Number of applicants increased from last year.

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.
Studies, University
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Aalto Festival /Aalto University / Illustration by Anna Muchenikova

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.

Entrepreneurship education takes a leap forward - Lauri Järvilehto appointed as Professor of Practice

Thousands of students have already completed the program that’s designed to inspire and educate entrepreneurs to build new ventures. Järvilehto aims to develop the program further.
Appointments
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Aalto Ventures Program team

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

‘Choose a specialisation area that really interests you’

Alumni are delighted to support first year business students’ choices for a specialisation area.
Cooperation, Studies
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In the photo, there are the School of Business alumni who took part in the panel discussion in the Meet Your Community event. From the left: Niklas Huotari, Elisa Hauru, Annika Alestalo, Juho Saarinen, Kirsi Klemola and Aleksi Halttunen.

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

Students identified digital tools to support data gathering and analysis at EY

The aim was to gain a better understanding at EY on current data gathering technology trends.
Cooperation, Studies
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EY:n edustajat, opiskelijat ja opiskelijaprojektin ohjaajat

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

Over 12 000 applicants to Bachelor’s programmes

Number of applicants increased from last year.
Studies
Published:
Hakijamäärät 2019 / Kuva: Unto Rautio / Aalto-yliopisto

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

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.
Lectures and seminars

Ramboll lectures

The Ramboll lectures began in January and are open to all Aalto University students and staff.
SpecialSeminar_AaltoEvent
Lectures and seminars

Special Seminar: Lassi Haaranen "Broadening Automated Assessment: Improving Learning Experiences with Computing Education Research"

This talk is arranged at the Department of Computer Science and it's open to everyone free-of-charge. The talk will take place at 09:00 in lecture room TU3, TUAS building.
SpecialSeminar_AaltoEvent
Lectures and seminars

Special Seminar: Arto Hellas "Modern Education Race: Digital Education, Massive Open Online Courses, Microdegrees"

This talk is arranged at the Department of Computer Science and it's open to everyone free-of-charge. The talk will take place at 14:00 in lecture room TU3, TUAS building.
Updated 17.4.2019
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