News & Events


Alumni winner detected

30. March 2015

Matti Tuominen, graduated from Graphic Design, is the winner of the Print magazine Typography and Lettering Awards in the Typography category.


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  • typography
  • typografia

Storytelling and filmmaking live and change with the times

26. March 2015

New forms of filmmaking bring changes to the familiar roles. Professor Jarmo Lampela to engage with these challenges as the next Head of Drama for YLE


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  • jarmo_lampela
  • film_directing
  • screenwriting
  • producing

With spring comes Aalto Festival!

20. March 2015

Aalto Festival is a collection of events, exhibitions, and seminars, showcasing the talents of Aalto University students, graduates and faculty.


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Open data can and should also be used for commercial purposes

17. March 2015

Aalto University and the City of Helsinki organised an Innovative City ® seminar, Open data 2015, at the School of Business on 10 March 2015.


Nomination period for the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize begins

16. March 2015

Aalto University is a strategic partner of TAF.


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Otaniemi becoming a versatile urban area

10. March 2015

The development of the campus is proceeding in cooperation with all operators in the area.


Intuition can be consciously utilised

5. March 2015

Intuition is an important tool, e.g. for problem solving. It can be developed just like any other skill, a new doctoral study indicates.


Finnfoto Prize 2015: Merja Salo

3. March 2015

Our visual communications and photography professor Merja Salo is the winner of Finnfoto Association Finnfoto Prize 2015.


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  • photography
  • prize

New cinema opens its doors to the public

26. February 2015

Kino Sheryl, which has opened in Arabianranta, supports research and study of cinema.

Cooperation, Other

Aalto Start-Up Center has created nearly two thousand new jobs

26. February 2015

In 2013 alone the number of new jobs created increased by almost 20 per cent.


Co-operation was discussed at the Bay Area Alumni meet

13. February 2015

A great group of people gathered with different backgrounds, all of them having Aalto in common.


Inaugural Professorial lectures captured on video

9. February 2015

Aalto University's newest professors spoke about the pressing issues in their fields.


People from Aalto to consider the future of mining

9. February 2015

Experts of Outotec, Aalto University's researchers and students will collaboratively unravel future concerns in the mining sector.

Studies, Cooperation, Research

Narrative in Film course open screenings

6. February 2015

Narrative in Film course screenings are a series of ten films, each introduced by a professor or lecturer.


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  • film
  • films
  • movie

Super week for fashion students from Aalto University

2. February 2015

Three collections from Aalto students in the Hyères Fashion Festival final and first prize from Designers’ Nest Award announced on the same week.


A prize-winning weekend for the Department of Film, Television, and Scenography

2. February 2015

Pietari Peltola was presented with the best cinematography award at the Gothenburg Film Festival, and several ELO staff and alumni won Jussi Awards.

Studies, Honored

Aalto University Endowment portfolio returns 6.3% in 2014

30. January 2015

Purpose of the Aalto University Endowment is to generate additional funding for world-class research and education.


Science Fiction has a role to play in the design of the Internet of Things

30. January 2015

Stories are a useful tool for imagining how, for example, people use new technologies such as those designed for use in smart residential care homes.


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Design chairs born from Finnish aircraft plywood

29. January 2015

Aalto University students demonstrate their skills at the Stockholm Furniture Fair from 3 to 7 February.


Three collections from Aalto in the Hyères Fashion Festival final

29. January 2015

Elina Määttänen, Sophie Sälekari and the partnership of Elina Äärelä and Heini-Maria Hynynen have been selected to be among the ten finalists.


Pack-Age is collaboration between students, teachers and companies

26. January 2015

An interdisciplinary packaging design project course solves companies’ packaging challenges.

Studies, Cooperation

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Helsinki School takes photographers into the world of success

23. January 2015

The Helsinki School photography project is celebrating 20 years of operation and is presenting a broad international programme.

Cooperation, Other

More functional tablet publications are born – thanks to HabLab

9. January 2015

The means to assess the usability of touchscreens has been lacking. As a solution, HapLab has been developed.


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Aalto University master's programmes open for applications

15. December 2014

The application deadline is 30 January 2015.


Albert Einstein award presented to cell communication researcher

17. November 2014

The awards ceremony kicked off the Academic Summit at Aalto University.

Honored, Other

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