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News

News highlights

Way Out There - Metsähovi Radio Observatory
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Dim light from far-away galaxies deserves a second look

Radio waves are being picked up from galaxies long considered to be silent. What’s up?
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2018 in a glimpse: materials revolution, Nobel laureates in economics, and students’ breathtaking art projects

This past year art and science were celebrated once again at Aalto University
Our new Facebook Live Series, Way Out There, kicks off on 9 January
Research & Art Published:

#WayOutThere on Facebook Live

Join us Wednesdays in January for our interview series on distant galaxies, the beginnings of the universe and new space
Mittauksia Grönlannista vuonna 2011 tammikuusta maaliskuulle
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Space weather can be trying for Arctic regions – new technique aids space weather forecasting

Technique analyses changes to magnetic fields. Space weather impacts Arctic regions through its effects on electricity networks, mining operations and shipping.
Tuomas Auvinen / Photo by Joonas Villanen
Appointments, Press releases, University Published:
Aalto University Mikko Kosonen / Photo by Jaakko Kahilaniemi
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Mikko Kosonen appointed Chair of the Aalto University Board

Susanna Pettersson was appointed Vice Chair.

Industrial Internet transforms Finland’s challenges into opportunities

The industrial internet is one of the most important disruptive technologies at the moment, both in Finland and worldwide.
Research & Art, Cooperation
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Dissertation release: Energy renovations make more sense at the district than at a building level

Energy-efficient renovation of residential districts. Cases from the Russian market
Asuinalueiden energiatehokas korjaaminen. Tapauksia Venäjältä
Studies, Research & Art
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A small, round, compact mystery

Yellowish in colour, round in shape, this tiny little thing can, at least in theory, be transformed into something that is harder than diamond.
Research & Art
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The Royal Technology Mission from Sweden visited Aalto University

The gropup was told about research and arts projects and innovation activities.
Cooperation
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Petri Ala-Laurila receives 2014 Academy of Finland Award

Petri Ala-Laurila, one of Finland's most promising young biophysicists, is conducting research on the processing of visual data in neural circuits.
Honoured
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Brain disease and cancer - the big research challenges for the future

There are plenty of challenges ahead for researchers in the coming years as they develop treatments and medicines for taking care of and cure those.
Research & Art
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From the left: Sir Colin Blakemore, Riitta Hari, Jonathan Knowles and Aarno Palotie.

Robotics Week raises awarness of the spread of robotics

The Robotics Roadmap would guide national developments in the field in the face of accelerating international competition
Cooperation, Research & Art
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Professor Vesa Välimäki becomes IEEE Fellow

The world’s largest technical association IEEE elevates Professor Vesa Välimäki to the status of IEEE Fellow.
Honoured
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Aki Vehtari has been appointed Associate Professor of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Computational Science

Vehtari's research uses Bayesian modelling to, for example, data analysis for neuroscience and disease risk prediction.
Research & Art
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The OECD and Aalto University discuss enterprise

Innovations peak the interest of international experts
Cooperation
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TEK Master’s Thesis of the Year awarded to Jarkko Luntta, M. Sc. in Structural Engineering

The findings of the thesis are important in ensuring the structural integrity of tall wood structures.
Honoured
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The bioeconomy has to be profitable

Technology leaders expanded on their bioeconomy plans and considered the role of universities in product development work.
Cooperation
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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.
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.
Sustainability Science Days 2019 - call for abstracts
Conferences and workshops
Aalto Living+ Forum by Aalto Living+ Platform
Lectures and seminars

Living+ Forum 2019: Inclusive Environments

The multidisciplinary public lecture series starts on January 10. Design for All, Multicultural Living Environments, and Aging in Cities, are only a few of the topics covered. We welcome everyone to meet and discuss!