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

Chess pieces form a pyramid Alustatalouden faktat ja myytit -podcast with Mårten Mickos

Onko käskyttämisen ja keskitettyjen valtajärjestelmien aika ohi?

Oman näkemyksensä aiheesta antoi hyvishakkereita välittävän HackerOnen toimitusjohtaja Mårten Mickos.

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Verovastuullisuus – edelläkävijyyttä vai höpsötystä?

Verovastuullisuus on noussut yritysten ja sijoittajien agendalle. Mitä se sisältää ja onko se vakavasti otettava asia?

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Ari-Matti Erjansola: A niin kuin Aalto – mielikuvia Aalto-yliopiston logosta

Mitä ajattelemme, kun näemme meille tärkeän yrityksen tai yhteisön logon? Entä mitä tapahtuu, kun tuo symboli yllättäen muuttuu?

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Kirsi LaPointe: One life, many purposes

Although science may never discover the purpose of life, it has discovered the importance of purpose for humans.

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Virtuaalinen hoidonohjaamo tuo helpotusta pitkäaikaissairauksien hoitoon. - Kari Klossner

Aalto-yliopiston vetämä ja Business Finlandin rahoittama innovatiivinen MASSE - hanke ajaa monien terveydenhuollon osapuolien etuja.

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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.

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Urs Dierker: Hollywood costume design goes sustainable

The textile treatments and dyes used in stage and film production costumes are often harmful to health and the environment.

ESABIC

Space-proof protein, pocket rockets, and other stories from ESA BIC Finland

ESA BIC Finland incubates some ten new space startups each year.

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Ivan Vujaklija: Bionic technologies can be the key to greater personal independence

Promoting health technology allows us to increase inclusiveness for people with reduced mobility.

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Engineering science makes ships lighter and more environmentally friendly

With innovative structures and materials, we can reduce cruise ship’s hull weight by 20%.

Blog posts

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Blog guidance

If you don’t know how to blog about your research, here are some topic templates and questions that you can answer in your blog.

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Miten tulevaisuudessa liikutaan?

Liikenteen digimurrosta ovat pohtimassa LVM:n Maria Rautavirta, MaaS Globalin Sampo Hietanen ja toimittaja Senja Larsen.

Students of Aalto, Shuangyi from China, Master’s Programme in Management and International Business

It introduces Shuangyi’s experience of how she came to Aalto and the exciting moments when studying in Business School and living in Finland

Podcastia äänittämässä Eija Warma-Lehtinen, William von der Pahlen, Robin Gustafsson ja Cristina Andersson.

Miten data, alustatalous ja tekoäly muokkaavat yhteiskuntaa?

Alustatalouden faktat ja myytit -podcastin vieraina asianajaja Eija Warma-Lehtinen ja tietokirjailija Cristina Andersson.

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Students of Aalto, Svitlana from Ukraine, Master’s Programme in Security and Cloud Computing (SECCLO) (Erasmus Mundus)

My name is Svitlana - a Master's student in Security and Cloud Computing. Let me share my journey of becoming an Aalto student with you.

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Lockdown is coming, but so is spring!

As lockdown starts, snow melts. Here a student gives some ideas on how to keep yourself entertained while social distancing during spring.

Iäkkäiden sairaanhoidollisten palveluiden uudistaminen - Maaret Castrén

Arvokas vanhuus ja mahdollisuus yksilöllisiin valintoihin. Palveluihin enemmän vaihtoehtoja, ja vaikuttavuutta.

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My career as a mathematician

Annachiara Korchmaros tells us about her work applying mathematics to issues in neuroscience and genetics

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Tips and tricks in online learning

In this blog post, two students shares their tips and tricks in the usage of online learning platforms.

Review of campus’s student restaurants in Otaniemi

In this blog post, I will try all the student restaurants in Otaniemi that are open now. I will also tell you what my favorites are.

Don’t be too hard on yourself

A little poem written for these corona times that it’s okay not to have few good days as long you keep going and not be too hard on yourself

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The Name of the Bird

A story about silence and somberness in Finland. But most of all the story of a tiny bird who I met on my first days of living in Helsinki.

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