Paul Lillrank new Chairman of the Board of Aalto Health Platform

21. helmikuu 2018

AHP's mission is to bring together Health and Wellbeing (HWB) -related research at Aalto and promote multi-disciplinary initiatives.

Cooperation

  • health_and_wellbeing
  • healthcare

Film Memento helped uncover how the brain remembers and interprets events from clues

21. helmikuu 2018

Key repeating moments in the film give viewers the information they need to understand the storyline. The scenes cause identical reactions in the viewer’s brain. The results deepen our understanding of how the brain functions, how narratives work in film, and memory mechanisms impaired by conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease.

Science and art Press releases

  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • movie
  • films
  • film
  • neuroscience
  • brainscience

Vivat Academia and Hannele Wallenius, professor emerita!

19. helmikuu 2018

Hannele Wallenius was honored by several colleagues for her long career at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management at Aalto University.

Honored

Finnish innovation to reduce complications after open heart surgery

15. helmikuu 2018

Roughly every five patients suffer from different kinds of heart failure after open heart surgery.

Science and art Press releases

INTERVENTION IN URBAN SPACE book released

15. helmikuu 2018

Intervention In Urban Space book presents three different perspectives on intervention art through projects done by the authors Anna Jensen, Denise Ziegler and Taina Rajanti as well as a collective introduction that considers the concept and background of intervention art.

Studies Science and art

  • publicspace
  • artisticresearch
  • interventionart
  • intervention

Love and fear are visible across the brain instead of being restricted to any brain region

14. helmikuu 2018

The brain mechanisms of basic emotions such as anger and happiness are fairly similar across people. Differences are greater in social emotions, such as gratitude and contempt.

Science and art

  • emotion_research
  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • algorithm
  • brainscience

Machine Learning for Materials Science Workshop in May

9. helmikuu 2018

The International Workshop on Machine Learning for Materials Science 2018 will be held on 03.-04.05. on the Otaniemi campus.

Science and art

  • cest

Young Finnish scientists: “Millennium winners gave us fresh ideas and motivation”

9. helmikuu 2018

The Global Young Scientists Summit gave the next generation of the scientific world a chance to meet and learn from Millennium Technology Prize and Nobel Prize winners in Singapore.

Science and art

  • millennium_technology_prize

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

  • a_grid
  • Startups
  • entrepreneurship

Parallel computing to assist in the control and quality control of steel furnaces

7. helmikuu 2018

The results of Christian Westerlund's Master's thesis promote the productivity of the steel industry. The thesis is based on multidisciplinary studies at Aalto University.

Studies Science and art

  • steel_industry
  • parallel_computing
  • functional_materials
  • computer_science

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

DIEM Master's thesis wins Strategy Award

6. helmikuu 2018

The Strategy Award of the The Strategic Management Society of Finland (SSJS) in the Master’s thesis award category goes to DIEM student Max Knuts

Honored

  • strategy
  • Master’s thesis

Serious shortcomings in aging tests of new solar cell materials

6. helmikuu 2018

Researchers at Aalto University have found that only a fraction of stability tests done on new types of solar cells meet proper requirements. Tests lack common standards and should have been done in real-world conditions and in groups of several cells.

Science and art Press releases

  • solar_cells
  • solar_cell
  • solar_energy

Building miniature optical antennas using DNA as a guide

2. helmikuu 2018

A new fabrication technique combines programmable DNA origami shapes and conventional lithography methods to create metallic nanoantennas and chiral shapes for diverse applications.

Science and art

Friction found where there should be none: in superfluids near absolute zero

1. helmikuu 2018

Physicists at Aalto University have discovered unexpected friction while rotating superfluid helium.

Science and art

The radical percent

24. tammikuu 2018

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

Other

  • magazine_21
  • 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.

Other

  • magazine_21
  • transportation_engineering
  • Transportation
  • magazine

Latest Magazine focuses on the built environment

24. tammikuu 2018

The just-released Aalto University Magazine 21 examines human-centered built environments.

Other

  • magazine_21
  • magazine

Companies want to hire Aalto students during their studies

24. tammikuu 2018

Nearly 70 employers participated in the Summer Job Day!

Cooperation

  • summer_job
  • jobs
  • recruiting

Experience Platform aims at better user experience

23. tammikuu 2018

The new Aalto University Experience Platform brings together experience-related ideas and research topics.

Other

Olav Thon Foundation grants the 2018 international research award to Academician, Professor Emerita Riitta Hari

17. tammikuu 2018

The researcher prize was awarded due to excellence in brain research.

Honored Science and art

  • riitta_hari
  • Brain_research
  • neuroscience
  • ARTS

Aalto University invests in children and young people - Aalto University Junior is ready for adventure

17. tammikuu 2018

New facilities for child and youth activities opened at Otaniemi campus.

Campus Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • luma
  • aalto_junior

Improved home care services and reduced workload for carers with a new work model

16. tammikuu 2018

Aalto University researchers have developed the model for several years together with carers and home care administration.

Science and art Press releases

Aalto International Design Business Management programme to be provided for remote students

16. tammikuu 2018

Aalto wants to extend the popular IDBM programme to students at top international universities.

Studies

  • aole
  • blended_learning
  • digitalisation
  • IDBM
  • digital

Aalto Design Factory develops new cooperation platform with Volkswagen

15. tammikuu 2018

'The space for digital ideas', the PopUp Markthalle, opened to the public on the 15 January.

Science and art Cooperation

  • wolfsburg
  • markthalle
  • digitalisation
  • design_factory
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