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News

News highlights

Ioncell-lankoja
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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
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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
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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.
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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

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
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Clear user experience goals behind Rolls-Royce Marine's Red Dot design award

The concept of UX goals, developed by Aalto University, were essential to the success of Rolls-Royce Marine's user experience team in designing the award-winning solution.
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Decorations on the Independence Day 2018

The President of Finland Sauli Niinistö grants decorations to Aalto University employees on the Finnish Independence Day 6 December.
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Kunniamerkki

Application period for Bachelor’s Programmes in English at Aalto University to start in January

Aalto University offers Bachelor’s Programmes in English in the fields of Business and Economics, Science and Technology as well as Art and Design. The application period for Bachelor’s Programmes in English will begin in January.
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Aalto University, photo: Aino Huovio

Aalto Visual Communication Design student shortlisted for the Kantar Information is Beautiful Award

Adina Renner’s project ‘Wall of Silence’ places alongside the Guardian and the Washington Post as one of the most beautiful data visualisations of 2018.
Honoured, Research & Art
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Wall of Silence, a data visualisation project by Adina Renner of Aalto University

Janne Laine appointed as Vice President for Innovation

The five-year term of office will start on 1 January 2019. The position is new.
Appointments, Press releases
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Aalto University Janne Laine

Working at the School of Business alongside studies is independent and flexible

Initiative is needed in order to be able to succeed in the work.
Studies
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Susanna Purhonen ja Tiina Hahto olivat Kauppiksella työharjoittelussa

Jenni Haukio’s Independence Day gown sets the stage for Finland’s next 100 years

Designed by Aalto students Emma Saarnio and Helmi Liikanen, the dress evokes nature with exquisite materiality and minimalist lines
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Emma Saarnio ja Helmi Liikanen

Alumni Ambassador's story: Daniel Tuori

The School of Business alumnus Daniel Tuori encourages students to use all the opportunities that the School offers to meet the alumni and company representatives during the studies.
Cooperation
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School of Business Alumni Ambassador Daniel Tuori

Computer Science at Aalto ranks 88th in the Times Higher Education Ranking

Computer Science at Aalto ranks 88th in the Times Higher Education Ranking. Engineering and technology placed 101-125 in the world.
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Students of Aalto University / Photo by Unto Rautio

Holistic thinkers’ brains have similar responses to drama, while analytical thinkers differ widely

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans of people watching the same clip from a dramatic film show that holistic thinkers all have similar brain responses to the scene, whereas analytical thinkers respond differently to each other.
Press releases, Research & Art
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Cold colours indicate higher ISC, more similar brain responses, among the analytical thinkers and warm colours indicate higher ISC among the holistic thinkers. Image: Iiro Jääskeläinen.

Card illustrations made by students for the Finnish Refugee Council

Milja Komulainen and Ella Eskola, first year students in the Visual Communication Design programme, illustrated a series of cards for the Finnish Refugee Council’s ”Better Gifts” product family.
Cooperation, University
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Card illustrations for Finnish Refugee Council

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

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!
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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.
Ville Pulkki Musical Analogues of Mathematical Concepts
Exhibitions and fairs

Musical Analogues of Mathematical Concepts by professor Ville Pulkki

This exhibition comes from my curiosity towards finding a form of representing mathematical concepts through music in a clear and understandable way.