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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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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Joni Tammi: Mustat aukot - avaruuden ikuiset mysteerit

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

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.

Timo Viherkenttä

Oven oveluus

Osittainen varhennettu vanhuuseläke, "ove", tuo eläkejärjestelmään valinnanvapautta. Saatavat kokemukset näyttävät, onko ove onnistunut.

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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.

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Etämonitorointia ja huolenpitoa - Risto Soila

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

Blog posts

Annachiara Korchmaros

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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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.

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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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