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Way Out There - Big blue cylinder
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Secrets of our universe live in a big blue cylinder

There isn’t much on Earth but you can find it just about everywhere else — how a type of helium might tell us how everything we know got its start.
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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
SLA havainnekuva viheralueista Kuva: SLA
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Green and urban campus

Otaniemi and the Aalto University campus are set to undergo rapid change, with plenty of new development in the works. At the same time, the character of the urban areas will be transformed into an inviting oasis of outdoor environments and verdant spaces.
Our new Facebook Live Series, Way Out There, kicks off on 9 January
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#WayOutThere on Facebook Live

Join us Wednesdays in January for our interview series on distant galaxies, the beginnings of the universe and new space
Smart Art - Where art meets math
Research & Art Published:

Where art meets math

Antti Oulasvirta’s work at Aalto University combines art, design, psychology and artificial intelligence—for entirely new ways of studying human-machine interaction.
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.

Direct route to Master's programme studies from BScBA Program in Mikkeli

The next application period for the BScBA programme runs from the 7th to 27th of January 2015.
Studies
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Julia Romanyuk

AlumniWeekend brings together old and new students in Finland's 'Silicon Valley'

On an October Saturday, the AlumniWeekend seminar brought a record number of participants to the School of Electrical Engineering.
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Data miner sets off to conquer Berlin

Eric Malmi will be competing in the Falling Walls Lab competition with research that aims to automatically reconstruct family trees.
Research & Art
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Leena Louhiala-Salminen awarded as the ABC Outstanding Researcher

Leena Louhiala-Salminen’s sustained record of valuable research and publication extends over more than 20 years.
Honoured, Research & Art, Studies
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Discoverer of carbon nanotubes Sumio Iijima awarded Aalto University Honorary Doctorate

Since the 1991 discovery carbon nanotubes have been one of
most heatedly researched materials in contemporary physics.
Research & Art
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Honorary Doctor Claudia Tesche wants to “play the music of the brain back into it”

She was awarded for her pioneering work of over 30 years on neuronal dynamics and MEG brain imaging methodology and research.
Research & Art
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Metsähovi caught a strong sun spot in solar map video

A video made of Metsähovi solar maps reveals the largest sun spot in 24 years.
Research & Art
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Professor Jyri Hämäläinen appointed vice dean

Professor Jyri Hämäläinen from the Department of Communications and Networking has been appointed as vice dean responsible for teaching.
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Vice dean Jyri Hämäläinen.

Smartphones are saving and wasting our time

The use of smartphones generates ambivalent user experiences – they are seen as both time-saving and time-wasting devices.
Research & Art
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Aalto supported Startup Sauna brings growth enterprises to Finland

A more international group of startup enterprises than ever before is taking part in four-week-long accelerator programme.
Cooperation
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IDBM (International Design and Business Management) program students introduced their final works to the public.

Dr. Mervi Rajahonka acknowledged by the EDAMBA 2014 doctoral thesis competition

The research focused on the concept of modularity.
Honoured, Research & Art
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What do a walking stick and a songbook have in common?

Old technology students have a habit of reminiscing about their time as students.
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Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

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!
Opiskelijoita sohvilla
Lectures and seminars

Consumer Behavior, web course

Self-study course for independent learners