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.

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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

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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.

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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

Timo Viherkenttä

Mullistuuko kansainvälinen yritysverotus?

OECD:stä, EU:sta ja USA:sta vyöryy ehdotuksia kansainvälisen yritysverotuksen isoksi remontiksi. Johtavatko ne johonkin?

Juha Jolkkonen and William von der Pahlen

Unohdetaan sote, ratkaistaan asia alustataloudella

Vieraina digipalveluita johtava Ossi Laukkanen Mehiläiseltä ja Helsingin kaupungin sosiaali- ja terveystoimen johtaja Juha Jolkkonen.

SECCLO – Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Program in Security and Cloud Computing

In this blog post, Svitlana will tell about an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Program in Security and Cloud Computing (SECCLO).

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Gazelle jumps and games as therapy – the latest from Aalto Startup Center and Innovation Services

Good research ideas turn into a great business in Aalto's incubators and accelerators.

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The future of writing is already here: Port 6 and Flowrite

This time, we're bidding goodbye to touch screens and quintessentially boring work emails with Port 6 and Flowrite.

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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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Voiko alustatyö olla reilua?

Kysymme työministerin erityisavustaja Jenni Karjalaiselta sekä Woltin perustaja Juhani Mykkäseltä, onko alustatyö reilua.

Students of Aalto, Oana from Romania, Master’s Programme in Water and Environmental Engineering 

Hi, I’m Oana - Water and Environmental Engineering master’s student from Romania. This is the story of how I’ve come to call Finland home.

Ainoa metro station

The most photo worthy spots at Aalto University, in Espoo and Helsinki part 2

Madina and Kasia invite you for a photogenic journey within Helsinki and Espoo for the second time!

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.

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Creating a blog post

Learn the basics of creating your first blog post.

Alustatalouden faktat ja myytit -podcastin äänityksissä William von der Pahlen, Kirsi Lehto ja Robin Gustafsson

Korvataan opetusministeriö Googlella

Alustatalouden faktat ja myytit -podcastin vieraina Opetushallituksen Olli-Pekka Heinonen ja DigiOne-hankkeen vetäjä Kirsi Lehto.

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