Furthering the reach of our academic community's own voice.

Ourblogs.aalto.fi site hosts the blogs written by members of Aalto University: faculty, staff and students. Visiting bloggers are invited by Aalto community members.

Our blogs is multilingual: the platform and general instructions will be in English to serve the whole community. However, each blogger and author can freely choose the language in which they publish.

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Featured posts

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The mindful path to meaning

Detaching from thoughts can lighten your mind about work but also strengthen its meaning

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Religions in Aalto - building a more inclusive campus

April's EDI discussion session's theme was Religions at Aalto. Read here what the facilitators from AaMu (Aalto Muslims Association) thought

Timo Viherkenttä

Kiinteistövero jengoilleen - nyt!

Kiinteistöveron perusteena olevat verotusarvot ovat pahoin rämettyneet. Nyt on aika korjata tämä.

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Becoming a transcender

Self-transcendence is a question of the values you steer your life and career by.

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Jos ihminen olisi kone

Jos ihminen olisi kone, sen kyky säädellä energiatasojaan tilanteen mukaan, korjata ja kehittää itseään näyttäytyisi hämmentävän taidokkaana

In cost-benefit analysis, the benefits of the assessed service are compared to the costs associated with the data production and distribution.

What is the value of earth observation data?

With socioeconomic impact assessment it is possible to specify and quantify the impact that earth observation data has on our society.

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A closer look at tree stems

Understanding the spectral behavior of bark might be surprisingly useful in remote sensing and other fields of research.

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Virtual Labs for Deep Learning with Audio Course

A review of Azure Lab Services in teaching the "Deep Learning with Audio" course at Aalto

Aurélien Nioche

Creating the perfect teacher: How a cumbersome start with Japanese led to a better self-teaching app

Aurélien Nioche describes his recent work on a model that predicts learning outcomes days into the future

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Kohti Etelämannerta

Aalto-yliopiston professori, jäätutkija Jukka Tuhkuri kertoo tutkimusmatkastaan Etelämantereelle.

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How to set goals as a student? The 3-step framework

Areeb shares his tips on setting goals as a student. Spoiler: reflecting on your values, skills and resources might be helpful.

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Hurja itsemyötätunto käytännössä

Miksi itsemyötätunto on erityisen tärkeää yliopiston kaltaisissa yhteisöissä?

With new solution-based recycling processes, more raw materials can be recovered from batteries. In the picture, a red cobalt salt and a blue-green nickel salt have been obtained from a battery cell. Photo: Valeria Azovskaya / Aalto University.

Accelerating the global energy transition: Clean energy demands socially just policies

Policy, technology, and practice must be aligned to accomplish the shift to clean energy, say Aalto's experts.

Leigh Ewin

A glimpse of A Grid with Leigh Ewin

Leigh Ewin, jack-of-all-trades at A Grid, tells the story of the recently established startup community.

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4 Ways To Successfully Onboard Into A New Role post-graduation

Well, done! You have graduated, and landed a job. What are the next steps you can take to make your transition to the company smooth?

Aika stage at the Suomi Areena event in Pori in 2017.

Advancing climate actions in the places we live: Designing cities to store carbon 

Simple changes in urban planning can reduce carbon emissions and increase carbon storage, offering tools to help meet emissions targets.

Prototypes from the FlowerMatter project

Delivering the practical solutions needed to adapt to climate impacts – Bio-based materials could move us beyond plastic 

By processing lignin, cellulose, and other plant matter into new bio-materials, research is opening paths to sustainable alternatives.

Blog posts

How to Make the Most of Your Time as an International Student in Finland

How to Make the Most of Your Time as an International Student in Finland PT 2

San continues to share his ideas on how to make the most of your time as an international student in Finland

How to Make the Most of Your Time as an International Student in Finland

How to Make the Most of Your Time as an International Student in Finland PT 1

Bachelor' s student from Turkey, San, discusses some tips on how to make the most of your time as an international student in Finland

How to buy cheap furniture in finland as a student

How to buy cheap furniture in finland as a student

San discovers ways to save money when shopping for furniture in Finland

How to Make Friends as an International Student in Finland

How to Make Friends as an International Student in Finland

San shares his experience on how make friends as an international student in Finland

Reflections on my Experience Studying in Finland: Lessons Learned and Memories Made

Reflections on my Experience Studying in Finland: Lessons Learned and Memories Made

Bachelor’s student San reflects on his experience studying in Finland

How to find the BEST accommodation in Finland as a student

How to find the BEST accommodation in Finland as a student

San explores several options for student accommodation

How to Write the "Killer" Resume in 2023

How to Write the "Killer" Resume in 2023

Areeb shares his experience on how to write a strong resume

Women of Aalto - Being part of a student association

Women of Aalto - Being part of a student association

Master's student Areeb tells about Women of Aalto Association

Inner balance and well-being during stressful study periods

Inner balance and well-being during stressful study periods

Master's student Anastasiia provides her tips on how to deal with stress and multi-tasking

Fog is a cloud that touches the ground exhibition

Fog is a cloud that touches the ground

Fog is a cloud that touches the ground is a transdisciplinary event that brings together 5 curatorial projects curated by ViCCA MA students.

What to do outside the classroom in Aalto?

What to do outside the classroom in Aalto?

Aalto student San tells aout the amazing things you can do outside the classroom

Aalto Media Lab Spring Demo Day 2023 poster

Aalto Media Lab Spring Demo Day 2023 - OPEN CALL

Aalto Media Lab invites all to Demo Days, a bi-annual event, at which work is demonstrated to each other & friends from the ‘outside world’.

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