Application period for Master’s programmes started

15. joulukuu 2017

Application period for Master’s programmes at Aalto University is 15 December 2017 – 24 January 2018.

Studies

Dean Anna Valtonen receives Ornamo gold medal

13. joulukuu 2017

The award is a recognition of Valtonen's significant influence on the university education in design.

Honored

Prize-winning photographer Maija Tammi looks for new ways to depict sickness in photographic art

12. joulukuu 2017

Doctoral thesis ”Sick Photography. Representations of Sickness in Art Photography” is examined 12th December.

Science and art

Lost in the Wood(s) received ICMA Award of Excellence

11. joulukuu 2017

Lost in the Wood(s), published by Aalto ARTS Books, has won the Award of Excellence given by the International Creative Media ICMA.

Honored Science and art

Finland 100 video series – visual stories of Game Changers

7. joulukuu 2017

The predecessors of Aalto University have acted as a seedbed for the Game Changers of the Finnish society already since 1850.

Science and art Cooperation Other

Health Design 2017 brought together healthcare, design, and technology professionals

7. joulukuu 2017

Design expertise to help in commercialising health technology.

Cooperation

Yrjö Sotamaa receives the Golden Estlander Medal

6. joulukuu 2017

Professor Yrjö Sotamaa from Aalto University has been awarded the Golden Estlander Medal 2017 by Design Forum Finland.

Honored Other

Architect students’ Lähi(ö)tori Exhibition in the Learning Centre

6. joulukuu 2017

The students visioned revitalizing of the Haaga, Malmi and Vuosaari suburban squares. Their exhibition Lähi(ö)tori was seen at the Lähiöfest2017 festival in Teurastamo this autumn.

Design For Government raised interest in the EU Design Days 2017

4. joulukuu 2017

Aalto University’s Design for Government (DfG) course and its outcomes were presented at the EU Design Days on 19–20 September in Brussels.

Other

Career monitoring helps develop teaching

4. joulukuu 2017

Alumni with master's degrees from 2012 and those with doctorates from 2014 are asked to respond to a survey about their own careers.

Studies

Teaching throughout Otaniemi

1. joulukuu 2017

A new form of platform economy is revolutionising teaching at the Aalto University campus. The School as a Service model is spreading.

Campus

Oskari Vilamo Fund awarded the best theses on building trade

30. marraskuu 2017

Oskari Vilamo Fund awarded three PhD and six MSc theses.

Honored

Prince Daniel of Sweden visits Aalto University

30. marraskuu 2017

The Prince and his large entourage were especially interested in the university's cooperation with entrepreneurs and in startup entrepreneurship.

Campus Cooperation Other

Aalto University welcomes the first UN Technology Innovation Lab to A Grid

29. marraskuu 2017

The laboratory focuses on circular economy, education, peace and security, and health.

Campus Science and art

Finnish energy transition arena report launched: Experts highlight a need for a thorough renovation of the energy sector to meet global climate challenges and improve Finnish competitiveness

27. marraskuu 2017

The use of fossil fuels needs to stop on a fast schedule, a fresh report emphasises.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

The latest installation lectures available on video

27. marraskuu 2017

Aalto University's newly tenured professors reveal the secrets of water-repellent surfaces and health promotive urban environment, among other things.

Science and art

HeatStock ties for first place in Helsinki Challenge idea competition

24. marraskuu 2017

Aalto-led team develops material that stores heat.

Honored Science and art Press releases

Aalto University’s fashion students’ works at an exhibition in Tokyo

22. marraskuu 2017

The fashion students’ collections are presented at an invitational exhibition at the famous 21_21 DESIGN SIGHT Gallery 3 in Tokyo, Japan on 2–3 December, 2017.

Press releases

Students planned a rooftop sauna in the centre of London

20. marraskuu 2017

A Finnish sauna has opened London, shimmering on evening light on the banks of the River Thames. The sauna is the result of Aalto's and Southbank Centre's co-operation.

Cooperation

Art of Research conference 2017 focuses on artist-researcher as catalyst

20. marraskuu 2017

Aalto University is organizing the sixth Art of Research conference November 29-30 by theme “Catalyses, interventions and transformations”.

Now you can take the Metro to Otaniemi

18. marraskuu 2017

The Metro line provides Aalto University with even better links to the rest of the capital region.

Campus

Slush builds on volunteer strength

16. marraskuu 2017

More than 2000 volunteers will once again take part in organising Slush, the world-famous startup event. Students Johannes Tervo and Niklas Jalonen tell us why they are excited to be on board.

Cooperation Other

Department of Design well established in the Global Grad Show in Dubai

15. marraskuu 2017

Four projects from the Department of Design have been curated to be exhibited at the Global Grad Show 13-18 November 2017 in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates.

Kela's new maternity package is designed by Robert Lönnqvist

15. marraskuu 2017

New look for the 2018 edition of the Finnish maternity package is Day Dream, designed by Aalto University Master's student Robert Lönnqvist. The maternity package will turn 80 years next year and is given out by Kela.

Nordic student team Eco Art 2 won the Nordic City Challenge 2017

14. marraskuu 2017

The Polku takes people on a journey through nodes of meeting places manifesting the history and existing seeds of community in the area.

Honored Cooperation

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