News & Events

News

Matti Niinimäki nominated as the Artisan of the Year

20. April 2015

Niinimäki represents the maker culture which is a contemporary subculture representing a technology-based extension of DIY culture.

Honored

The best of the best Tapio Vapaasalo Emeritus Professor

17. April 2015

Congratulations to all Aalto ARTS winners in The Best of Finnish Advertising and Design 2014 competition!

Honored

Works from Department of Design on display at Milan Furniture Fair

14. April 2015

Aalto University students demonstrate their skills at the Milan Furniture Fair from 14 to 19 April.

Studies

Design thinking supports learning in many ways

9. April 2015

The LEAD project created prototypes of digital tools encouraging independence and participation, among other things.

Studies, Research

Juuso Tervo was awarded to receive the 2015 Elliot Eisner Doctoral Research Award

8. April 2015

Corrosive Subjectifications: Theorizing Radical Politics of Art Education in the Intersection of Jacques Rancière and Giorgio Agamben

Honored

  • arteducation
  • Taidekasvatus

All About Me competition challenges students to design a digital Finland

1. April 2015

The competition invites students to develop new kinds of creative ways of presenting the public administration register data of Finnish citizens.

Other

Goodbye to MP3s: Music Listeners are Happy with streaming services

31. March 2015

Young adults shuffle between two main service providers to find the music they want to hear. CDs and even digital files have become outdated.

Research

  • digi
  • MP3

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.

Honored

  • tuominen
  • 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

Other

  • film
  • 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.

Other

  • aalto_festival

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.

Cooperation

Nomination period for the 2016 Millennium Technology Prize begins

16. March 2015

Aalto University is a strategic partner of TAF.

Other

  • millennium_technology_prize

Otaniemi becoming a versatile urban area

10. March 2015

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

Other

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.

Research

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.

Honored

  • valokuva
  • 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.

Other

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.

Cooperation

Inaugural Professorial lectures captured on video

9. February 2015

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

Research

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.

Other

  • open
  • 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.

Honored

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.

Other

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.

Research

  • digi
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