Ceremony week in June culminates in Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees in Technology

22. maaliskuu 2018

Celebrations for all Aalto University graduates will be held during the University's Ceremony Week.

Studies Cooperation Other Campus

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  • ceremonial_conferment_of_doctoral_degrees
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Aalto University's operations developed favourably in 2017

22. maaliskuu 2018

The innovation ecosystem evolving on the campus received wide international recognition.


Nature provides the means for the sustainable management of floods

22. maaliskuu 2018

World Water Day is held on 22 March. This year's theme is "Nature for water", which highlights how natural methods can be used in curbing flooding, droughts and water pollution.

Science and art Press releases

  • water_technology
  • floods
  • sustainainability
  • water
  • climate_change

New measurement methods recognise pollutants in indoor air before they cause problems

14. maaliskuu 2018

Solving indoor air problems is detective work that requires good instruments for investigating the causes and sources of problems.

Science and art Cooperation

Väre student art competition and public art invitational announced

14. maaliskuu 2018

The new building for Aalto University's School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Väre, will be completed soon.

Campus Other

New ideas for developing teaching and learning by A!OLE project

13. maaliskuu 2018

The next idea proposal call ends on 23 March.

Cooperation Other

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  • blended_learning
  • online_learning
  • teaching
  • learning

Väre student art competition and public art invitational announced

13. maaliskuu 2018

Aalto University announced two public art competitions: an invited art competition for two cluster spaces inside Väre and a for a student art work competition for a wall outside the Väre building.

Campus Other Press releases

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  • art_percentage
  • campus
  • competition

Finland pioneers health technology by making use of artificial intelligence

12. maaliskuu 2018

AI and its societal impact were discussed at the alumni seminar on Women's Day.

Other Cooperation

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  • artificial_intelligence
  • alumni

Fabian Ahvenainen Foundation awarded grants for studies in bridge and structural engineering

12. maaliskuu 2018

The Foundation delivered a total of EUR 10 000 in grants for students that have been successful in their studies.


The technology sector is more versatile than girls in middle school had thought

9. maaliskuu 2018

A strong basic degree as well as language and communication skills are central in working life.

Studies Science and art

Event: New media as a brand challenger

7. maaliskuu 2018

An event organized by Experience Platform explores the opportunities offered to brands by YouTube.


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Hydropower in the Mekong River Basin not always climate friendly

5. maaliskuu 2018

Greenhouse gas emissions of hydropower in the Mekong River Basin can exceed fossil fuel energy sources.

Science and art

Henry Ford Foundation and Aalto University take Finland towards smart mobility

2. maaliskuu 2018

The Henry Ford Foundation has granted Aalto University 750 000 euros for smart mobility research. The cooperation was kicked off at the Smart Mobility seminar on 27 February 2018.

Cooperation Science and art

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  • smart_mobility

Art and Design at Aalto among top 10 worldwide

28. helmikuu 2018

The QS Ranking listed Architecture and Business in the top 100.


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Students at UPM Biofore Boot Camp get to solve real-life problems

27. helmikuu 2018

The multidisciplinary teams brainstormed new packaging solutions for paper rolls and learnt team work skills, networking skills and how to convincingly present one’s own ideas.

Studies Cooperation

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  • multidisciplinary
  • Networks

Project examining the state of water services and the structural change to be launched

19. helmikuu 2018

The current renovation rate in the water supply and sewerage networks is not sufficient. The project aims to find the best methods for the implementation of the required structural change.

Science and art Press releases

Urban research gets stronger

19. helmikuu 2018

Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa fund new postdoctoral research positions at Aalto University and the University of Helsinki.

Science and art Cooperation

  • urban_planning
  • helsinki_institute_of_urban_and_regional_studies
  • urban_research
  • urban_studies

The first installation talks of 2018 now available on video

11. helmikuu 2018

Aalto's newly tenured professors reveal the secrets of carbon nanomaterials for health applications and origins and beneficiaries of invention.

Science and art

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  • tenure_track

Startup community A Grid opened on campus

8. helmikuu 2018

The Finnish startup culture helped A Grid's Community Manager Leigh Ewin in adopting to his new home country.

Campus Cooperation

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  • Startups
  • entrepreneurship

Online map application could help find water just right for swimming in the future

6. helmikuu 2018

The winner of the Water Hackathon was YourDayOut app that offers a way to find the nearest beach where water temperature, visibility, and the algae situation make it suitable for swimming.

Studies Honored Cooperation

Architect of happiness

24. tammikuu 2018

Finnish architect Kai Wartiainen is based in Sweden, where he is known not only as an ecological designer, but also as a radical thinker.


Laser scanning the 3D world

24. tammikuu 2018

Robotic cars, forest growth, virtual theatre, renovations... Laser scanning has a lot of applications, and new ones are being discovered all the time.


Donation funds a supportive doctoral school

24. tammikuu 2018

A new, motivating and communal path towards a doctoral degree was realised thanks to a donation from the Land and Water Technology Foundation.


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  • donation
  • doctoral studies
  • water
  • magazine

The radical percent

24. tammikuu 2018

Percent art will bring wellbeing, travellers and new ideas to the campus, says Art Coordinator Outi Turpeinen.


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  • art_percentage
  • art
  • magazine

Imaging the future of urban transport

24. tammikuu 2018

When planning the urban transport modes of tomorrow, we should be open to imaging entirely new possibilities.


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  • transportation_engineering
  • Transportation
  • magazine
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