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News

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Ioncell-lankoja
Press releases, Research & Art Published:

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.
Haukio and Niinistö. Photo: Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva
Press releases, Research & Art Published:

Take Finland’s lead and choose clothes you don’t have to feel guilty about

An Aalto University-designed and -produced dress made of birch trees shows how one day we will all look—and feel—good in sustainable fabrics
Ioncell
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Bacterial bandages and recycled fibres: Aalto brings a materials revolution to Slush

New materials play an important role in sustainable development and combatting climate change. New uses for old materials can also be a major industrial opportunity: for example, the value of biomass from forests in Finland can be doubled if used for manufacturing products of higher added value.
Urban mobility
Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

Aalto University is a founding partner of two new EIT Innovation communities

EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility aim to make a sustainable and competitive society.
Slush18_Aalto_University_Ilkka_Niemela_and_SUTD_Chong_Tow_Chong_photo_by_Mikko_Raskinen_01
University Published:

Aalto University and Singapore University of Technology and Design enter broad collaboration agreement

The collaboration will increase student exchanges, boost staff and faculty mobility, and advance innovation and entrepreneurship

The starting point in Flipped classroom is the student’s personal learning process

The student and learning are at the centre of teaching, says Assistant Professor Taija Turunen.
Studies
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Opiskelijoita sohvilla

Take Finland’s lead and choose clothes you don’t have to feel guilty about

An Aalto University-designed and -produced dress made of birch trees shows how one day we will all look—and feel—good in sustainable fabrics
Press releases, Research & Art
Published:
Haukio and Niinistö. Photo: Vesa Moilanen/Lehtikuva

RESEARCH ASSISTANTS FOR ACADEMY PROFESSOR

Academy Professor Matti Keloharju is looking for academically strong, dedicated students who have the potential to develop into excellent researchers.
Research & Art
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School of Business main building relief Paikan henki, photo by Aki-Pekka Sinikoski

The Kone Foundation grants for academic researchers at ARTS

A total of over 578 800 euro was awarded to research projects at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture.
Research & Art
Published:
Taiteiden ja suunnittelun korkeakoulu

Aalto University is a founding partner of two new EIT Innovation communities

EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility aim to make a sustainable and competitive society.
Cooperation, Research & Art
Published:
Urban mobility

Greenhouse utilising pulp mill residual streams wins Finnish Forest Industries Federation’s Innovation Contest for Students

This innovation developed by Aalto University students may revolutionise Finnish food production by means of the circular economy.
Honoured
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Milla-Mari Vastavuo ja Mikko Niemeläinen / Kuva: Mirkku Merimaa

School of Business Career Services second-best in the Nordic region

Universum produces an annual careers report based on a student survey.
Cooperation
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Opiskelijoita rekrytointimessuilla

Mohammad Tavakkoli receives Gustav Komppa award for his exceptional doctoral dissertation in the field of chemistry

According to the jury, Tavakkoli’s dissertation is of the highest possible research quality in chemical engineering.
Research & Art
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Dr. Mohamad Tavakkoli with Finnish Chemical Society President Dr. Pekka Joensuu

District heating can be produced without fossil fuels in Finland – even in Helsinki

The change is possible through the use of heat pumps, wind power, heat storage and demand response.
Press releases, Research & Art
Published:
Hailuodon tuulivoimala

Winning team hack the sauna experience to a new level at Junction

Collected data from the sensors inside of the saunawas utilized to come up with a solution that can be used simply by a human operator (e.g.: Facility manager) to provide users a better overall experience. The novelty of this method is its simplicity
Campus
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Make Sauna Great Again

VR art installation "The State of Darkness" explores the experience of co-presence

The State of Darkness - a biosensor driven VR art installation will have its premiere at International Conference for Interactive Digital Storytelling (ICIDS) in Dublin.
Research & Art, Studies
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VR-installaatio "The State of Darkness"

Introducing Bassam El Baroni, Assistant Professor in Curating and Mediating Art

Bassam came to Aalto in May 2018 from the Dutch Art Institute MA program at ArtEZ University of the Arts in Arnhem, the Netherlands.
Appointments, Research & Art, University
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Bassam-El-Baroni-photo-by-Lucas-Millheim

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

Quantum Garden
Exhibitions and fairs

Come visit the Quantum Garden and help build a quantum computer!

Quantum Garden Otaniemi A Bloc from the 16th November to 14th December
Paradox City Exhibition
Exhibitions and fairs

Paradox City

The exhibition showcases the diversity of cultural, built and grown layers that co-create the home of a multidisciplinary community on Aalto University's campus.
Arts_Books_Talks
Lectures and seminars

Arts Books Talks

Welcome to Arts Books Talks!
architecture_speaks_lectures
Lectures and seminars

Architecture Speaks! lecture series

Popular ARCHITECTURE SPEAKS! lecture series continues. It is a collaboration of Aalto University and the Museum of Finnish Architecture.