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Hakijamäärät 2019 / Kuva: Unto Rautio / Aalto-yliopisto
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Over 12 000 applicants to Bachelor’s programmes

Number of applicants increased from last year.

A born researcher

Professor of Costume Design Sofia Pantouvaki is an endlessly inquisitive soul who never imagined she would have a career in Finland.
Research & Art
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Sofia Pantouvaki

Listeners immerse themselves in audiobooks in very different ways – and this shows in the brain

In the future, a new brain research method could be used to study creativity
Research & Art
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Tutkimuksessa arvioitiin, miten lähellä tai kaukana koehenkilöiden tuottamat sanalistaukset olivat merkityksen perusteella toisistaan. Kuva: Iiro Jääskeläinen.

Digital solutions and artificial intelligence improve the quality of health care

Technology can be used, among other things, to improve the accuracy of dispensing medicines and to enhance wound care competence.
Research & Art
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NewIconin automaattinen varastojärjestelmä. Kuva: NewIcon.

Renewable energy research gets a significant donation

Finnish Petroleum and Biofuels Association donates EUR 240 000 to renewable energy research at Aalto University.
Cooperation
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Solar panels Aalto University

A photo of a black hole was a distant dream – until now

Aalto’s Tuomas Savolainen helped make history with the first image of a black hole located 55 million light years away
Research & Art
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Tuomas Savolainen

Astronomers capture first image of a black hole

Aalto University contributed to paradigm-shifting observations of the gargantuan black hole at the heart of distant galaxy Messier 87
Research & Art
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Kuva mustasta aukosta

Increases in health care efficiency can also improve quality

Billions of euros could be saved in social welfare and health care with key changes.
Research & Art
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Teemu Malmi

First-year students perform tremendously in the Electrical Engineering Workshop course and according to the course assistant a little sparky tuning is all for the best

Students working as course assistants play a vital role in one of the most important courses at the School of Electrical Engineering.
Studies
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Aalto University / Electrical Engineering Workshop / photo: Linda Koskinen

Ideas for electricity teaching from Voimala

STEK donated two Voimala learning packages to Aalto Junior.
Cooperation
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STEK ry lahjoitti kaksi Voimala -oppimispakettia Aalto Juniorille

Professor Karttunen had enough of clicking on two-dimensional molecular models – the virtual world brings chemistry alive

Virtual reality helps students to understand the three-dimensional nature of chemistry.
Research & Art
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Virtuaalitodellisuus auttaa opiskelijaa hahmottamaan kemian kolmiulotteisuuden.

Self-taught relationship virtuoso

Karla Nieminen gives courses on relationship skills and networking. She tests her theses in practice, too, because she used to be “so bad” at being social.
Aalto Magazine
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Karla Nieminen. Kuva: Veera Konsti.

Nordic Rebels movement of the IDBM master’s degree programme finalist for the Danish Design Award 2019

IDBM’s innovative development of teaching has also been recognised in Austin, Texas.
Studies
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Miikka, Varadarajan ja Chew Texasissa Austinissa

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.
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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.
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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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