One million euro for research on electromagnetic brain stimulation

26. huhtikuu 2017

The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation has awarded a grant for a joint project developed by Aalto University and the University of Eastern Finland.

Press releases

  • Brain_imaging
  • brain
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Movie research results: Multitasking overloads the brain

25. huhtikuu 2017

The brain works most efficiently when it can focus on a single task for a longer period of time.

Science and art

  • Brain_imaging
  • Brain_research
  • neuroscience

Associate Professor Iiro Jääskeläinen’s brain research uses movies as stimuli

25. huhtikuu 2017

Rapid progress in brain research will bear remarkable impact in the near future.


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  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • movie

Self-assembled nanostructures can be selectively controlled

24. huhtikuu 2017

DNA self-assembly allows the unprecedented control of the optical properties of plasmonic metamolecules.

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  • nanoscience
  • dna
  • nanoparticle
  • plasmonics

Brain researchers move conference to Twitter

30. maaliskuu 2017

Follow #brainTC 20 April 2017 for recent advances in neuroscience.

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  • brainscience

Dissertation awards 2016 to Enrico Glerean, Miika Aittala and Jonne Koski

24. maaliskuu 2017

The best doctoral dissertations of the School of Science were awarded at the traditional Get Together meeting of doctoral candidates.

Honored Science and art

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Opening of the Health Technology House celebrated in Otaniemi

21. maaliskuu 2017

Aalto brings research, teaching and entrepreneurs within the field of health technology under one roof with an aim to expedite the creation of innovations.

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GE Healthcare donates patient monitors to Aalto University

14. maaliskuu 2017

Aalto and GE Healthcare intend to expand their cooperation in the future, especially in the areas of data analytics and machine learning.

Science and art Cooperation

Emotional expressions of love and loathing clearly differ in motions

22. helmikuu 2017

Social eMotions research project of Aalto University culminates in an interactive dance performance.

Science and art Press releases

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HCH secures significant funding for development of life sciences and health technology sector

3. helmikuu 2017

The funding will be used to support the creation, growth and internationalisation of businesses within the sector.


First students graduate from the Master’s Programme in Life Science Technologies

16. tammikuu 2017

The Master’s programme offers a host of interesting hands-on courses to choose from.


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  • complex_systems

Riitta Katila named School of Science Alumna of the Year

19. joulukuu 2016

Professor Riitta Katila is an expert in corporate innovation activities, growth and development.

Honored Science and art Cooperation

Sometimes just watching hurts—and the signs of pain are seen in the brain

28. marraskuu 2016

Brain research helps to develop diagnostics and new therapies for people suffering from complex regional pain syndrome CRPS.

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  • pain
  • Brain_research
  • Health

DNA builder gets inspiration from nature

15. marraskuu 2016

Being able to build things in nanoscale can lead to useful bioinspired applications, says Assistant Professor Anton Kuzyk.

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  • nanoscience
  • biomimetics
  • biosensing
  • molecular_biophysics
  • dna
  • nanotechnology

Novartis Neuroscience award 2016 to Enrico Glerean

26. lokakuu 2016

The winner of the 16th Novartis Neuroscience award is Enrico Glerean from the Department of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering.


The latest installation lectures available on video

19. lokakuu 2016

Aalto University's newly tenured professors reveal the secrets of aesthetics, biohybrid materials and wireless world, among other things.

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New doctors were conferred at Aalto

11. lokakuu 2016

The Schools of Technology celebrated their Ceremonial conferment of Doctorates and Honorary Doctorates on October 7, 2016.


Aalto University receives almost 5,7 million euros key project funding from the Academy of Finland

3. lokakuu 2016

The funding is especially geared towards early-career researchers.

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Aalto Brain Centre showcasing the newest and coolest in neuroscience

7. syyskuu 2016

The ABC Seminar series will kick off on Wednesday 14th September. International top-level scientists present the newest and coolest in neuroscience.

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TMS revealed differences between brain activity of people who dream and people who do not dream

9. elokuu 2016

Assessment of consciousness may help in treatment of brain injury patients.

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  • EEG

Anton Kuzyk new Assistant Professor

8. elokuu 2016

Finland is already a very familiar country to Ukrainian Kuzyk.

Science and art

Seeing touch and haptic events entrains the brain activity

2. elokuu 2016

Researchers measured brain activity in volunteers who were given tactile stimuli while watching a movie.

Science and art

Nina Forss appointed Adjunct Professor

10. kesäkuu 2016

The area of expertise is cognitive neurology.

Science and art

Harri Piitulainen becomes Academy Research Fellow

31. toukokuu 2016

The Research Council decided to grant Academy Research Fellow salary funding to 11 applicants for the period 1 September 2016 ‒ 31 August 2021.

Science and art

Aalto Behavioral Laboratory – behavioural research for everyone

18. toukokuu 2016

Aalto Behavioral Laboratory opened in Otaniemi last autumn and has since then provided versatile services to researchers.

Science and art

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