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News

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Student admissions / Aalto University /Photo by Unto Rautio
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Aalto University continues to attract more students from across the globe

Aalto’s world-class programmes and thriving student community receive over 6 600 applications.
Triennaali Hiilipörssi
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Finland opts for people-first experimentation at Milan Triennale

Celebrating inventiveness, curiosity and a willingness to fail, Finland will present its exhibition Everyday Experiments at the 22nd Milan Triennale from 1 March to 1 September this year.

Artificial intelligence ARTIST instantly captures materials’ properties

New approach holds potential to slash research and development costs for designer materials and technologies of the future
Press releases, Research & Art
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Artificial intelligence ARTIST - Jari Järvi/Aalto University

Finnish fashion showcase event, Fashion in Helsinki, receives state export subsidy

Event among five cultural export projects funded by Finland’s Ministry of Education and Culture.
Research & Art
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Näytös18 Design: Fanni Lyytikäinen Kuva: Mikko Raskinen

The preparation of a living strategy launched

Almost 330 Aalto community members brought up their views for the preparation of the new strategy in the kick-off event on 24 January. The event was attended by both staff and students.
University
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Aalto Strategy kick-off Jan 2019, photo Mikko Raskinen

Students helped S Group develop its employer image

S Group aims to make job opportunities offered by the company more appealing to chef students.
Cooperation, Studies
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Ruoka-annos, joka kuvittaa juttua opiskelijaprojektista, joka tehtiin S-Ryhmälle.

Hacker students as micro-operators at COMNET 5G IoThon in May

One hundred master and doctoral students will develop 5G and IoT application during the first weekend in May. There are still a few places available for corporate partners!
Campus, Research & Art
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Students discussing their ideas at a Hackathon

From village to campus

Over the centuries, Otaniemi has lived through the times of a village community, mansions, and a student village. We asked an alumnus, a student and a business how they see Otaniemi today.
Campus
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Dipoli Käpy sisäänkäynti Kuva: Tuomas Uusheimo / Aalto-yliopisto

Welcome to the research seminar of Organization and Management

The lectures are open to all and free of charge.
Research & Art
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Ihmisiä avoimella luennolla

Black holes might be nicer than we think

They’re giant, destructive vacuums with the power to rip stars apart, yet evidence points to the helpful role black holes also play as galaxies form.
Research & Art
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Way Out There - Black holes might be nicer than we think

Negotiations with Taylor & Francis hit a wall

Negotiations between the FinELib consortium and Taylor & Francis ended with no positive results. The end of the negotiations means that access to Taylor & Francis journals will end on 1 February 2019.
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New materials required by circular economy will be researched in a new joint laboratory in Otaniemi

Finland could be a global leader in the research and innovations of inorganic raw materials and new materials in circular economy.
Press releases
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Circular Raw Materials Hub -yhteislaboratorio

Making sense of a being

For Professor Harri Laakso, a photograph is much more than what the eyes can see on a wall or on a screen.
Research & Art
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Harri Laakso

Making computer-generated images look just right

Machine learning imperfections in materials
Research & Art
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Smart Art - Machine learning imperfections in materials

Events

Event highlights of Aalto 

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!
Materials Matter exhibition by Materials Platform at Slush 2018_photo Ariane Relander
Exhibitions and fairs

Exhibition: Materials Matter

Materials Matter is the manifest of the Aalto University scientific excellence in materials research at Slush 2018. Now all Aalto University and our dear guests have a chance to see it themselves! We are bringing the exhibited projects to the Dipoli Gallery for all of you to learn more about the exciting world of materials.
The exhibition will be open from 23.01.2019 (18:00) to 03.03.2019 (12:00) for everyone. To plan your visit, please mind the Dipoli opening hours.
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.
Some-ilmiöt
Lectures and seminars

Lecture series: Sosiaalisen median ilmiöt

This open lecture series, Sosiaalisen median ilmiöt (Social media phenomena), is organized by the Information Networks Program of Aalto University.