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.

Career Design Lab -piirroskuva

Kirsi LaPointe: 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

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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

Tietojärjestelmien ja tuotannonohjauksen puutteet haittaavat kroonisten sairauksien hoidon jatkuvuutta ja koordinointia – Antero Taimiaho

Miten tietojärjestelmien ja tuotannonohjauksen puutteet heikentävät pitkäaikaissairaiden sujuvaa ja suositusten mukaista hoitoa?

tree stems

A closer look at tree stems

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

map of world peatlands

Growth of the Peatlands

The restoration of drained peatlands is an efficient way of climate change mitigation. Satellite data enable restoration monitoring.

People having a coffee break at the office

Take time to explore your career opportunities

If you are not sure about what you want to do, it’s ok to take some time to figure it out.

Creating a checklist for a field work campaign

What’s there to consider when planning for a field campaign?

Kuusimetsä Tshekissä

Kuusen neulaset heijastavat valoa samalla tavalla eri puolilla Eurooppaa

Tutkimus näytti ensimmäistä kertaa, että terveiden metsäkuusen neulasten spektriset ominaisuudet ovat samanlaisia eri puolilla Eurooppaa.

Slush event stage

How to Slush 101

Labiba shares her experiences and tips on volunteering at the world's leading startup event Slush. Keep an open mind, talk and detox.

Students talking with each other

The goal of Aalto’s wellbeing operations is to build the community by supporting the individual

Aalto University offers you easily accessible support for your studies and all wellbeing-related questions and concerns that you may have.

Kuva: Unto Rautio, Aalto-yliopisto

Aalto-yliopiston hyvinvointitoiminta tähtää yhteisöllisyyteen tukemalla yksilöitä

Aalto-yliopisto tarjoaa opiskelijoilleen matalan kynnyksen tukea opiskeluun ja hyvinvointiin liittyvissä huolissa ja kysymyksissä.

Alaselkäkipuun liittyvän liikedatan mittaaminen osana potilaan hoitopolkua - Tommi Gröhn

Digitaalisuus mahdollistaa tehokkaan hoitoratkaisun aiempaa suuremmalle potilasjoukolle

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