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.

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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

Check out Robot Uprising!

Micro Invaders by Robot Uprising

Are you a fan of robots? Helsinki is the right place for you!

Surviving Helsinki prices as a student

How to live cheap as a student in Helsinki, Finland. Tips for living on a student budget from an Aalto student.

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Do you need some career advice?

Boost your career with these easy tips from an Aalto Squad member.

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Students of Aalto – Saad from Pakistan, Building Technology program

Saad introduces himself on how he came to Aalto. The blog also covers his initial experiences of Aalto and differences from his own country.

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My experience with Design Factory and its coffee cups

Design Factory. ME310. Design Thinking. Stanford. Do you already know what I want to talk about? No? Read this blog post.

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Students of Aalto – Zina from Argentina, Design Program

Zina from the English bachelor's programme in Design introduces herself and shares her experience as an Argentinian student in Finland.

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

Do you like taking pictures? Do you need a photograph for your Instagram account? Or are you simply looking for places to visit?

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Room 413 – Creative Writing and Other Discourses

A tribute to the course Creative Writing and Other Discourses in autumn 2019 with writer Raphael Dagold.

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Running Otaniemi

Otaniemi has much to offer and is a retreat for everyone who likes to spend time outdoors.

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One day in Porvoo

Enjoy the last sunny day and go on a trip to Porvoo. In this blog post, I’ll try to make you fall in love with this tiny town.

10 engineering project courses you should know about

Are you interested in getting some hands-on-experience? In this post, you’ll find 10 interesting project courses you could take at Aalto.

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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.

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