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.

Timo Viherkenttä

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.

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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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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How to save money as a student?

Finland is one of the most expensive countries in Europe. Check out the following tips and save some money!

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How to embrace the winter Finnish style and see how we prepare for Chinese New Year

Check out this post about winter life in Finland and how we prepared for the Chinese New Year.

Kasia and Saad

Us, Research Assistants

Are you curious about becoming a Research Assistant? What are their tasks? How to get employed at Aalto? Read the blog post to learn more.

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Where to look for a thesis position?

Have you ever asked yourself this question? Is it he highest time to find the answer? Read more about thesis positions in this blog post.

Summer job tips for Aalto students

A fourth-year Industrial Engineering and Management student shares her tips for applying summer jobs in Finland.

Favorite things to do at my free time

Do you need new ideas on what to do in your free time? In this blogpost I will tell you what my top 5 activities are.

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The Åland Archipelago – Artist in Residence on Kökar

Visual Artist and Photography student Dominik describes his experiences at an Artist Residency located on a wonderful island in Åland.

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I graduate from Aalto University on New Year’s Eve

Today, the last day of 2020, is my graduation date! I’ve enjoyed an incredible journey during my study at Aalto University.

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It’s Christmas!! Reach out to your close ones (even if they are far). Plus, a holiday recipe!

Holidays as an international student during Covid can be hard. Let’s be kind to ourselves and others. Also, a simple Argentine recipe.

Writing my thesis in the Harald Herling Learning Centre.

Master’s thesis: blockchain technology + climate change

Hsiao-Pei shares her experience about writing her thesis.

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Students of Aalto, Madina from Kazakhstan, English bachelor’s program – Chemical Engineering

My name is Madina! I’m an international student, therefore in this blog post I want to share my first experience studying abroad!

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My Year at Campus Section

Hi everyone, read my blogpost about my experiences as being part of the Campus Section of Aalto Student Union AYY and what I had been up to.

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