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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

Six Aalto University alumni awarded Finnish State Awards for Arts

On 27 November 2018 the Arts Promotion Centre Finland bestowed 16 artists with the Finnish State Awards for Arts. Six are alumni of Aalto University.
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Assistant Professor Matti Kummu secures €2 million ERC grant to explore sustainable ways to meet the growing food demand

The main aim is to assess globally what are the feasible opportunities to meet the future food demand with sustainable use of natural resources.
Research & Art
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uusia integroituja mallinnus- ja analyysimenetelmiä

’I see teaching as a great indicator of how well I myself as a researcher understand the topics’

Doctoral Candidate Glenn Ross was selected by the school community as Motivator of the year 2018 at the School of Electrical Engineering.
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Aalto University / Glenn Ross / photo: Linda Koskinen

New professor of practice to promote circular economy in wastewater treatment

Anna Mikola, DSc (Tech.), has been appointed Professor of Practice at the School of Engineering in the field of municipal wastewater treatment starting 1 November 2018.
Appointments, Press releases, Research & Art
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Professor of Practice Anna Mikola Aalto University ENG photo: Annamari Tolonen

School of Business’ Dean awarded successful business students

Dean’s List Scholarships in Academic Year 2017–2018 were given to 21 students.
Honoured
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Kauppakorkeakoulun dekaani jakoi stipendit menestyneille opiskelijoille.

Doctoral dissertation: Childhood experiences affect many growth entrepreneurs’ path in entrepreneurship

In his doctoral dissertation, Aarni Moisala demonstrates how entrepreneurs’ creative processes arise and develop.
Research & Art
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Nainen ja mies pöydän ääressä, kuvituskuva

Student team examined the impact of Cultural Centre Art Factory on Porvoo City

The project continued the tailor-made student projects completed in 2013 and 2015.
Cooperation
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Porvoon Taidetehtaalle tehdyn projektin projektitiimi

School of Business Alumni story: Anna Pakkala

Anna Pakkala is this year's Head of Sustainability at Slush.
Cooperation
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School of Business alumna Anna Pakkala

From 1992 to 2018 - Thank you ARENA!

14 November 2018 will be remembered as a special day in the history of the School of Business as this was the last time the ARENA career fair was held in the Töölö campus.
Cooperation
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Kuvassa on opiskelijoita ARENA-rekrytointimessuilla.

Three ways artificial light affects your circadian rhythm - use these hints to improve your sleep quality

Light during daytime, devices turned off in the evenings and protection from light pollution will help maintain your circadian rhythm.
Research & Art
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Artificial light

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.
Press releases, Research & Art
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Ioncell

Students from around the world joined the Aalto Bachelor’s Programme in Science and Technology – meet Dylan, Anna and Ishaan

In September, we received 39 new students in the Data Science and Digital Systems and Design majors that are part of the Aalto Bachelor’s Programme in Science and Technology taught in English. About one third of the new students in this programme are from Finland, while the rest are from countries like Vietnam, South Korea, India, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Russia, Italy and the USA.
Studies
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Aalto University / Aalto Bachelor's Programme in Science and Technology students

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.
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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.