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

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.

Musta aukko

Joni Tammi: Mustat aukot - avaruuden ikuiset mysteerit

Mustat aukot ovat siinä mielessä kiitollisia tutkimuskohteita, että niistä ei ehkä koskaan pystytä tietämään kaikkea.

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.

Emma-Riikka Myllymäki

Emma-Riikka Myllymäki: Why company reporting needs to be excellent

By producing high-quality reports on their business and sustainability impacts, companies build trust and aid stakeholder decision-making.

Salad growing in the wooden greenhouse developed by Pasi Herranen from Aalto University

We could feed ten billion people – research offers paths past the climate crisis 

Carbon emissions often dominate discussions about our environment, but feeding our growing population creates broader environmental problems

Description of Beat2Phone

Etämonitorointia ja huolenpitoa - Risto Soila

Virtuaalinen hoidonohjaamo ja Beat2Phone ECG - palvelu tarjoavat reaaliaikaista dataa sydämestä sekä käyttäjälleen että lääkärille.

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.

Lauri

Introvert's guide to networking

Networking is a concept that gets a bad rap, and for a good reason.

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

Graduation party

Kyunghyun Cho: It’s time to give back to Aalto community

Aalto University has given me so much, both for my career and life in general. This is a chance for me to give back.

Blog posts

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.

Salad growing in the wooden greenhouse developed by Pasi Herranen from Aalto University

We could feed ten billion people – research offers paths past the climate crisis 

Carbon emissions often dominate discussions about our environment, but feeding our growing population creates broader environmental problems

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.

Lauri

Introvert's guide to networking

Networking is a concept that gets a bad rap, and for a good reason.

talvilampi

Meaning of my blog title

Great artists want to get it right, meaning that there would be nothing to improve in their artistic outcome.

Tekoälyavusteinen potilaan hoidon tarpeen arviointi - kustannustehokas ja hoitoon pääsyä parantava työkalu hoitoon hakeutumisen hallintaan? - Juuso Heinonen

Tekoälyavusteisen potilaan hoidon tarpeen arvioinnin kustannusvaikuttavuutta yhdessä Klinik Healthcare Solutionsin ja MASSE-hankkeen kanssa.

Areeb smiling in Germany

How to manage full-time work and studies?

Areeb discusses the possibility of combining full-time work and studies.

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

Timo Viherkenttä

Bkt:n verran eläkevaroja – Hollannin vai Italian tiellä?

Suomen lakisääteisen eläkejärjestelmän varat ovat ylittäneet bruttokansantuotteen määrän. Ovatko eläkerahastomme isoja?

Smarter energy batteries

Sanna Syri: The energy industry needs a wide variety of expertise to combat the climate change

For me, training the future experts in sustainable energy systems is the most important way to have an impact.

Career Design Lab

Kirsi LaPointe: A beautiful career

The pandemic made us reassess our work but there is a new pandemic in town to help chart a new course.

Blogs

HelsinCHI

Human-Computer Interaction researcher network in Helsinki area

Launo Tuuri

Workstations & mobile devices. Miscellaneous selfhelp notes: so many sources, options and goodies to choose from!