Scientific journals are interested in a good story well told, too

12. syyskuu 2018

International scientific publications are flooded with manuscripts. We asked Gustaf Olsson – professor emeritus and member of several editorial boards – what makes an article stand out.

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Satellite data help reveal the loss of tropical rainforests

22. elokuu 2018

A recent study piloted a new monitoring method that could help in detecting illegal deforestation and estimating CO2 emissions caused by forest loss.

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Tuukka Saarimaa appointed as Professor at Helsinki Graduate School of Economics

6. heinäkuu 2018

Saarimaa D.Sc. (Econ.) will begin as Assistant Professor in Urban Economics 20 August 2018.

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Conferment ceremony welcomed new doctors to the academic community

19. kesäkuu 2018

President Ilkka Niemelä hopes the new doctoral graduates maintain a connection with their alma mater in the future.


Research Alliance to drive innovation in the automation of transport and logistics

11. kesäkuu 2018

Finland is home to technological excellence with world-leading experience in the development of autonomous transport and logistics.

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Creating cruise ships requires research

6. kesäkuu 2018

The doctoral dissertation of shipbuilder Sisko Hellgren is a study into building cruise ships in a shorter time and at a lower expense – without sacrificing quality.

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Kirsi Virrantaus and Pentti Kujala to stay on as vice deans at School of Engineering

4. kesäkuu 2018

The area of responsibility for Professor Virrantaus is teaching and her term runs from 1 July 2018 to 31 July 2021. Professor Kujala's area of responsibility is research, and his term runs from 1 July 2018 to 31 December 2021.

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Even researchers should embrace the practice

30. toukokuu 2018

Professor Pirjo Sanaksenaho from the Department of Architecture hopes to see an architect’s basic labour – design – feature more prominently in future doctoral dissertations in architecture.

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Master’s theses indicate: Nordic countries will not reach their road transport emissions targets based on current scenarios

21. toukokuu 2018

The work carried out by three Aalto students gave St1 the tools it needed for its emissions discussions.

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More women complete doctoral degrees in technology

18. toukokuu 2018

Doctoral education and doctoral students have changed over the years. The doctoral graduates of today are younger than ever and, in the field of technology, a quarter of them are women.

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With an enthusiastic team, big challenges can be taken on

15. toukokuu 2018

In the SGT Studio course’s international development projects, a Ugandan engineer and a Finnish architect can learn from each other.

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Microlitter – a challenge for wastewater treatment plants

11. toukokuu 2018

Textile fibres have been found in Baltic Sea mussels

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Helsinki to host Europe’s leading transport event in 2020

27. huhtikuu 2018

Transport Research Arena brings together science, industry and politics.

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Artificial intelligence frees the blind of their white cane

12. huhtikuu 2018

Third place and honorary award for Aalto University in innovation competition.


Increasingly dense cities and climate change require efficient urban runoff management

4. huhtikuu 2018

A Finnish cooperation project is developing innovative and natural urban runoff solutions with export potential.

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Weather phenomena such as El Niño affect up to two-thirds of the world’s harvests

28. maaliskuu 2018

Air pressure, sea level temperature or other similar factors fluctuate regularly in areas far apart in a way that causes rain and temperature patterns to shift significantly.

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Nature provides the means for the sustainable management of floods

22. maaliskuu 2018

World Water Day is held on 22 March. This year's theme is "Nature for water", which highlights how natural methods can be used in curbing flooding, droughts and water pollution.

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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.

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The technology sector is more versatile than girls in middle school had thought

9. maaliskuu 2018

A strong basic degree as well as language and communication skills are central in working life.

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Hydropower in the Mekong River Basin not always climate friendly

5. maaliskuu 2018

Greenhouse gas emissions of hydropower in the Mekong River Basin can exceed fossil fuel energy sources.

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Henry Ford Foundation and Aalto University take Finland towards smart mobility

2. maaliskuu 2018

The Henry Ford Foundation has granted Aalto University 750 000 euros for smart mobility research. The cooperation was kicked off at the Smart Mobility seminar on 27 February 2018.

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Urban research gets stronger

19. helmikuu 2018

Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa fund new postdoctoral research positions at Aalto University and the University of Helsinki.

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Project examining the state of water services and the structural change to be launched

19. helmikuu 2018

The current renovation rate in the water supply and sewerage networks is not sufficient. The project aims to find the best methods for the implementation of the required structural change.

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Online map application could help find water just right for swimming in the future

6. helmikuu 2018

The winner of the Water Hackathon was YourDayOut app that offers a way to find the nearest beach where water temperature, visibility, and the algae situation make it suitable for swimming.

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Donation funds a supportive doctoral school

24. tammikuu 2018

A new, motivating and communal path towards a doctoral degree was realised thanks to a donation from the Land and Water Technology Foundation.


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