Health Design 2017 brought together healthcare, design, and technology professionals

7. joulukuu 2017

Design expertise to help in commercialising health technology.

Cooperation

Three Aalto postdocs to pitch their bold research ideas in Slush

28. marraskuu 2017

Anand Tatikonda, Anna Stöckl and Tommi Himberg are competing for the Skolar Award at Slush.

Science and art Other

  • interaction_research
  • movement_improvisation
  • e-waste
  • biomedical_engineering
  • material_science
  • neuroscience

Not blinded by the light: Rods in the retina contribute to daylight vision

27. marraskuu 2017

Findings of international research team may be beneficial in the search for new treatments for patients suffering from loss of photopic vision.

Press releases

The latest installation lectures available on video

27. marraskuu 2017

Aalto University's newly tenured professors reveal the secrets of water-repellent surfaces and health promotive urban environment, among other things.

Science and art

  • tenured_professors
  • installation_lectures

Biodesign team receives funding to commercialize their innovation

17. marraskuu 2017

The innovation that will make open heart surgery safer has been developed within the Biodesign Finland 2017 project together with heart surgeon Tommi Pätilä.

Science and art

A film research study shows how the brain reacts to difficult moral issues

27. lokakuu 2017

The family relationship between film characters clearly affects the reactions in the viewers' brain.

Science and art Press releases

Tommi Himberg to head the newly established Young Academy Finland

25. lokakuu 2017

The academy for young scientists wants to promote science in Finnish society.

Science and art

  • young_academy_finland

Holding an object requires smooth interaction between high and low brain frequencies

18. lokakuu 2017

Researchers have identified a neuronal mechanism enabling people to maintain constant contraction force.

Science and art

  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • neuroscience

Aalto Bachelor's programme in Science and Technology in English to start in 2018

13. lokakuu 2017

The graduates will be top-level experts of digital society. The first majors are Data Science and Digital Systems and Design.

Studies Science and art Other

  • digital_systems_and_design
  • bachelors_programme_in_science_and_technology
  • data_science

Ultrasound can help treat cancer and osteoarthritis

31. elokuu 2017

Assistant Professor Heikki Nieminen is developing methods that can lead to earlier diagnosis of cancer and enable new kinds of targeted treatments for illnesses.

Science and art Other

  • ultrasound
  • biomedical_engineering
  • health_technology

Magnetic stimulation of the brain improved awareness of subject's own cognitive abilities

29. elokuu 2017

Understanding brain function might help in the development of new treatments for neuropsychiatric illnesses in the future.

Science and art Press releases

  • metacognition
  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • neuroscience

Aalto University and GE Healthcare expand their cooperation

17. elokuu 2017

The areas of cooperation include healthcare data analytics and artificial intelligence as well as start-up activities.

Press releases Cooperation

  • analytics
  • Startups
  • artificial_intelligence
  • teaching
  • healthcare
  • Innovation
  • research

Transfer of atomic mass with a photon solves the momentum paradox of light

30. kesäkuu 2017

The propagation of light in a transparent medium is associated with the transfer of atomic mass density.

Science and art

  • atomic_mass_density_wave
  • paradox_of_light

Biodesign projects identify medical innovations for commercialisation

15. kesäkuu 2017

Combining the technical expertise of an engineer with the clinical expertise of a medical doctor can lead to the invention of the century.

Cooperation Science and art

  • medical_science
  • biodesign_finland
  • Innovation

Neuroscience conference on Twitter exceeded all expectations

15. kesäkuu 2017

The conference reached a total of 0.6 million users on Twitter.

Science and art

  • Conference
  • neuroscience
  • brainscience

Laughter releases endorphins in the brain

1. kesäkuu 2017

The laughter-induced release of endorphins may be an important mechanism that supports the formation of social networks.

Science and art

  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • neuroscience
  • brainscience

Aalto gains eight new Academy Research Fellows

12. toukokuu 2017

Half of Aalto's new Academy Research Fellows work in applied physics.

Science and art

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
  • Brain_research
  • brainscience

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.

Other

  • emotion_research
  • 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.

Press releases Science and art

  • nanoscience
  • dna
  • nanoparticle
  • plasmonics

Brain researchers move conference to Twitter

30. maaliskuu 2017

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

Science and art Press releases Other

  • brain
  • Brain_research
  • neuroscience
  • 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

  • get_together
  • dissertation_award

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.

Science and art Cooperation

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

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