The new Magazine issue is available online

23. huhtikuu 2018

The Aalto University Magazine issue 22 examines solutions for sustainable development.

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  • sustainable_development
  • sustainainability
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What if the world’s cattle munched on Finnish wood?

23. huhtikuu 2018

A new manufacturing method will open entirely new markets for microcrystalline cellulose. It could be used, for example, to enrich animal fodder.

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  • magazine_22
  • MCC
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
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  • cellulose

Rare metals need efficient recycling

23. huhtikuu 2018

How can the valuable ingredients of batteries be recovered? What could replace bismuth, tellurium and many other rarities? These issues are being examined by the CloseLoop project.

Other

  • magazine_22
  • CloseLoop
  • battery
  • Metallurgy
  • Circular_Economy
  • raw_materials
  • Aalto_University_Magazine
  • magazine

Diamond-like carbon is formed differently to what was believed – machine learning enables development of new model

19. huhtikuu 2018

Customised carbon surfaces can be used in areas such as medical science and water purification.

Press releases

Academy of Finland Flagship funding for Aalto University and VTT to develop new biomaterials

18. huhtikuu 2018

Aalto University and VTT will set up a competence center to develop new materials for securing a sustainable future.

Science and art Press releases Cooperation

  • biomaterials
  • sustainainability
  • bioeconomy

Young people seeking solutions for better future

18. huhtikuu 2018

Millennium Youth Prize is a new technology competition for 14 to 18-year-olds.

Press releases Other

Development proposals from students for developing project activities at Tieto

17. huhtikuu 2018

Course focuses on what actually happens between people in projects and why.

Studies

  • project
  • student_project

'Finland is a great place to start a company'

16. huhtikuu 2018

Tiina Nyman, President of Aaltoes, sees entrepreneurship as an invaluable learning opportunity.

Other

  • aaltoes
  • entrepreneurship

HAMK and Aalto University to engage in strategic cooperation

10. huhtikuu 2018

Areas of cooperation are pedagogy, education paths and innovation activities.

Cooperation

  • Häme_university_of_applied_sciences
  • HAMK

Life-span of new solar cell technologies to increase even tenfold with methods developed in doctoral study

9. huhtikuu 2018

New types of solar cells lose their effectiveness as they age because electrolyte in them loses colour, which indicates a decrease in charge carriers.

Press releases Science and art

  • solar_cells
  • solar_cell
  • solar_energy

Searching for alternative and sustainable solutions for renewable energy storage

9. huhtikuu 2018

Mitigation of climate change requires increasing the use of renewable energy and the development of storage.

Science and art Cooperation

  • energy_storage

Aalto University accepts 1 116 applicants for master's studies

6. huhtikuu 2018

The number of applicants increased by 2%.

Studies

  • Master
  • admission_results

ERC Advanced Grants for Peter Liljeroth and Orlando Rojas

6. huhtikuu 2018

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded their €2.5-million-each Advanced Grants to Aalto University professors Peter Liljeroth and Orlando Rojas.

Science and art

  • STM

Gary Marquis continues as Dean of School of Engineering

3. huhtikuu 2018

Dean’s term is five years and starts on 1 July 2018.

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Increased number of applicants to Bachelor’s Programmes at Aalto University

29. maaliskuu 2018

The number of first priority applicants increased 14% in the field of Business and Economics and the field of Technology attracted over 12% more first priority applicants.

Studies

Professor Orlando Rojas to receive the prestigious Anselme Payen Award

26. maaliskuu 2018

The award is one of the most important and internationally recognized awards in the field of cellulose and renewable materials.

Honored Science and art

  • Anselme_Payen_Award
  • renewable_materials
  • cellulose

Aalto the first university in Finland to sign Sustainable Development Goals Accord

26. maaliskuu 2018

By signing, Aalto commits to promoting the UN Sustainable Development Goals in its activities.

Cooperation Press releases

  • SDG
  • sustainability

A simple method developed for 3D bio-fabrication based on bacterial cellulose

25. maaliskuu 2018

Bacterial cellulose can be used in food, cosmetics and biomedical applications, such as implants and artificial organs.

Science and art

  • nanocellulose
  • bacterial_cellulose
  • biomedical

Ceremony week in June culminates in Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees in Technology

22. maaliskuu 2018

Celebrations for all Aalto University graduates will be held during the University's Ceremony Week.

Studies Cooperation Other

  • ceremony_week
  • ceremonial_conferment_of_doctoral_degrees
  • conferment

Aalto University's operations developed favourably in 2017

22. maaliskuu 2018

The innovation ecosystem evolving on the campus received wide international recognition.

Other

Professor Tuula Tuhkanen awarded grant by Tapani Järvinen Environmental Technology Fund

20. maaliskuu 2018

Tuhkanen has researched the development of environmental analytics and technology and its use for solving practical problems.

Honored Science and art

New quantum spin liquid predicted by Nobel Laureate prepared for the first time

14. maaliskuu 2018

This achievement is an important step towards building so-called topological quantum computers.

Science and art

  • condensed_matter_physics
  • materials_chemistry
  • high_temperature_superconductors
  • magnetic_materials
  • quantum_spin_liquid

Väre student art competition and public art invitational announced

14. maaliskuu 2018

The new building for Aalto University's School of Arts, Design and Architecture, Väre, will be completed soon.

Campus Other

New ideas for developing teaching and learning by A!OLE project

13. maaliskuu 2018

The next idea proposal call ends on 23 March.

Cooperation Other

  • aole
  • blended_learning
  • online_learning
  • teaching
  • learning

Aalto University seeking to make Finland a model country for energy storage solutions

13. maaliskuu 2018

Through partnerships and cooperative projects, solutions are being sought to the challenges of energy storage.

Science and art Cooperation

  • energy_storage
  • Metallurgy
  • Metals
  • Circular_Economy
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