A process revolutionising cotton recycling wins the H&M Global Change Award

11. February 2016

The Ioncell-F™ process adapted for the conversion of waste-cotton into new textile was awarded as one of five winners among 2,700 proposals.

Honored, Research, Cooperation

New connections were made at the New York Alumni meet

10. February 2016

The alumni represented Business and Technology as well as Arts and Design.


The Chat Noir Exhibition is about the cafe culture

9. February 2016

Aalto University students demonstrate their skills at the Stockholm Furniture Fair from 9 to 13 February.


A dissertation focuses on the concept of quality of printed photographs

8. February 2016

By combining analog and digital techniques, it is possible to produce technically excellent image quality.


Ice bridge collapsed, Aalto logo remains

7. February 2016

Students of structural engineering travelled to Juuka to erect the longest ice bridge in the world.


In-Between conference is open for registration

3. February 2016

The conference takes place over four days and in two locations: April 14th to 17th in Helsinki, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden

Studies, Cooperation

Aalto University's young fashion designers once again sweep into the final of the Hyères Fashion Festival

2. February 2016

Three out of the ten collections chosen for the final were designed by members of the Aalto community.

Studies, Other

Aalto decides allocation of effects of the statutory negotiations

29. January 2016

Total layoffs 188, personnel reductions by other means 128.


University of Helsinki and Aalto University seal strategic partnership

26. January 2016

Benefitting from each other's strengths, the universities' joint aim is to develop internationally attractive research and teaching environments.


Article ”Aesthetics in the Age of Digital Humanities” published

21. January 2016

Article ”Aesthetics in the Age of Digital Humanities” by Ossi Naukkarinen and Johanna Bragge in Journal of Aesthetics & Culture.


Aalto University's statutory negotiations ended

18. January 2016

Reductions affect a max. of 190 persons. In addition, the number of personnel decreases by approx. 130 persons through e.g. retirements.


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Pattern Lab is presenting their surface design collection at the Heimtextil fair

14. January 2016

The students started the design process already in January 2015.


Anne Brunila appointed Chair of the Aalto University Board

14. January 2016

Mikko Kosonen was appointed Vice Chair.


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Robin Hunicke visiting Games Now! on 8.2.2016

11. January 2016

Robin Hunicke will talk with the topic “Games, Players and Emotions” on 8.2. starting at 15.00 at The Stage of the Design Factory.


Aalto University and H&M collaboration sends three students to Stockholm

16. December 2015

One of this autumn’s projects culminated in three textile and fashion design students being selected for internship at H&M’s design office.

Studies, Cooperation

Aalto Magazine focuses on the theme of global business operations

15. December 2015

Aalto University Magazine 15 examines international business activities and related education in a changing global operating environment.


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Finland is a pioneer in teaching coding at schools in Europe

14. December 2015

A MOOC in coding directed at teachers received enthusiastic feedback from participants.

Studies, Cooperation

Three-dimensional visual art requires movement and immediacy

7. December 2015

In her recent doctoral research, Riikka Mäkikoskela investigates the birth of three-dimensional works of art.


A boost to product development from Aaltonaut

7. December 2015

The minor programme combines different academic fields encouraging students towards curiosity and initiative.


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Fortune favours the brave – both in science and entrepreneurship

7. December 2015

Aalto University boosted entrepreneurial spirit at a Morocco-based conference promoting peace in the Middle East.

Studies, Cooperation, Other

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A public lecture series of Cyber Security

3. December 2015

Discussion on cyber security will continue in spring 2016 with a series of five lectures.

Other, Studies

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Spatial design students created light installation for IKEA

1. December 2015

The works of art remind people of the importance of light and sensible energy consumption in everyday life.


A costume designer wanted to be more than a provider of clothing for performers

1. December 2015

A recent dissertation sheds light on the different stages in the career of Liisi Tandefelt and changes that have taken place in the profession.


Two new majors in Graphic Design

24. November 2015

Aalto University’s School of Art, Design and Architecture is pleased to announce two new major tracks.


Sculptural artwork can benefit from material printing and robotics

24. November 2015

A newly published dissertation examines the status of Finnish public sculpture and factors that are contributing pressure for change.


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