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HICT autumn call 2019
Talya Miron-Shatz: Medical Decision-Making and Motivating People in Using Digital Health
Thursday, 22 August at 13:00-14:00 (coffee at 12:45) in T2, CS building
The faculty, staff and students of Aalto University are all invited to celebrate the opening of the academic year on 3 September in Otaniemi campus. Registration opens in August.
Over the last four years, RIOT has been emerged as one of the agile and state of the art operating system for the IoT. This year the RIOT Summit will be held on 5-6 September at Design Factory in Otaniemi campus. The previous Summits were a big success. It’s time to meet again face-to-face!
The Falling Walls Lab is an inspiring opportunity for the next generation of top innovators to present their research in just 3 minutes to their peers, a distinguished jury, and the general public. Apply by 5 September if you are a Bachelor or Master student, PhD candidate, post-doc, young professional or entrepreneur. Falling Walls Finland will be taking place on 19 September at Design Factory in Otaniemi campus.
CS RESEARCH DAY
We will arrange CS Research Day again on 3 October at 12:00-15:00 in CS building. This is your chance to present your research to your colleagues and new students and find out what others are researching! More information will follow closer to the event!
The Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI is organizing a community event on 21 October to share what we do and to welcome new researchers from Aalto University, University of Helsinki, and VTT to join the FCAI community.
AI Day brings together researchers, companies, students and the public sector involved in the fast-developing field of AI. The event offers a chance for matchmaking, information sharing, and cross-border collaboration. The registration to the event starts in September. AI Day 2019 will be held on 26 November at Dipoli in Otaniemi campus.
Mika Juuti, MSc (Tech.), will defend the dissertation "Access Control and Machine Learning: Evasion and Defenses" on Monday 19 August 2019 at noon at the Aalto University School of Science, lecture hall T2, Konemiehentie 2, Espoo. Opponent: Associate Professor Nikolaj Tatti, University of Helsinki, Finland. Custos: Professor N. Asokan, Aalto University School of Science, Department of Computer Science.
Alexander Grigorevskiy, MSc (Tech.), will defend the dissertation "Advances in Randomly-Weighted Neural Networks and Temporal Gaussian Processes" on Friday 20 September 2019 at 12 noon at the Aalto University School of Science, lecture hall T2, Konemiehentie 2, Espoo. Opponent: Professor Tommi Kärkkäinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. Custos: Professor Aki Vehtari, Aalto University School of Science, Department of Computer Science.
Luiza Sayfullina, MSc (Tech.), will defend the dissertation "Machine Learning Methods for Classification of Unstructured Data" on Friday 27 September 2019 at 13 at the Aalto University School of Science, lecture hall AS2, Maarintie 8, Espoo. Opponent: Assistant Professor Isabelle Augenstein, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Custos: Professor Juho Kannala, Aalto University School of Science, Department of Computer Science.
CS board game night
Aalto Online Learning call for idea proposals
Aalto Online Learning calling for new idea proposals – DL 21.8. at noon!
Aalto Online Learning, a strategic educational development project, is calling for ideas on online and blended learning. All Aalto people from any field of study are invited to suggest ideas for advancing online learning at Aalto University. We offer support and funding for a variety of ideas related to online and blended learning. Projects can range from developing courses or majors, to creating pedagogical trainings or exploring digital services for learning.
The deadline for the proposals is on August 21 at noon! More information.
Aalto Online Learning Call for Idea Proposals Clinic 13.8. at 10, Johanna Learning Centre
Need help with getting prepared for the Aalto Online Learning Call for Idea Proposals? Want advice on filling in the Call for Idea Proposals form? Not sure whether to propose an idea or not? Join us in our Call for Idea Proposals clinic and get answers to your questions!
No need to sign up, this is an open walk-in event. More information.
In the media
AI researcher Ari Heljakka was interviewed in Helsingin Uutiset.
Roope Tervo, PhD researcher in Alex Jung's research group has developed a machine learning approach to predict the severity of storms. Read more at cs.aalto, MTV Uutiset, Verkkouutiset, Tekniikka&Talous, Aamuset, Interesting Engineering, Kemia-lehti and Microsoft News.
An article in Helsingin Sanomat on how the applications are made as addictive as possible refers to Perttu Hämäläinen's article in Duodecim.
Call opens: 3 Sep 2019, Call closes: 25 Sep 2019 at 16.15 Finnish time
- Funding for research post as Postdoctoral Researcher, all research fields
- Funding for research post as Academy Research Fellow, all research fields
- Funding for research post as Academy Professor, call for letters of intent, all research fields
- Call for funding for international researcher mobility based on bilateral agreements
- Funding for research post as clinical researcher
- Academy Project funding, all research fields
- Sport science funding for research projects from the Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
Both Aalto University and the Department of Computer Science will organize several info and training events about the September call, especially during August and September. We will advertise these events in CS News once the schedule is confirmed. The first training event is already next week:
Academy of Finland staff tour universities and research institutes in Finland to present the Academy's funding opportunities that will open for application in September. An event, having focus on the research fields of natural sciences and engineering, will be arranged in Otaniemi on 27.8.2019. Another event, having focus on the research fields of culture and society, will be arranged in Helsinki on 28.8.2019. In the info events, the funding opportunities, the changes in the application procedure and the contents of the research plan and evaluation criteria will be presented.
AoF Postdoctoral Researcher Call 2019, Info event for SCI school
Time: 15 August at 13:00-15:00
Place: Hall U3, Otakaari 1 (Undergraduate Center)
Organizer: Research services
Registration is now open. You can register here (open until 13 August at 15:00)
H2020: ERC ADVANCED GRANT - DL 29 August 2019
H2020: ERC STARTING GRANT - DL 16 October 2019
MARIE SKLODOWSKA-CURIE INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIPS - DL 11 September 2019
The goal of the Individual Fellowships is to enhance the creative and innovative potential of experienced researchers, wishing to diversify their individual competence in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility.
H2020: SEVERAL ICT-related calls in autumn 2019
See the more detailed thematic calls at RIS funding calendar!
- H2020 Digital Security: Digital security, privacy, data protection and accountability in critical sectors, deadline is 22 August 2019
For its October 2019 grant application round, the Finnish Cultural Foundation has released around EUR 1 million in additional funding earmarked for research concerning the energy market of the future and/or the technology revolution. Applications will be accepted from all fields of science and economics, as well as interdisciplinary projects. The additional grant funding (EUR 1 million) will be awarded to between one and five research projects.
The Cultural Foundation’s October round of applications will be open between 1 and 31 October 2019. All in all, there will be approximately EUR 25 million in grants open for application.
Nordforsk has open several calls with deadlines in October/November:
- Call for proposals for interdisciplinary research projects, DL 13 November 2019
- Nordic societal security in light of the emerging global and regional trends, DL 20 November 2019
- Nordic Research Infrastructure Hubs, DL 22 October 2019
- The Nordic-Russion Cooperation Programme in Higher Education and Research, DL 17 October
e.g. individual scholarships, travel grants and similar bursaries and awards.
Trainings for project management and research funding, organized by RIS: See aalto.fi.
MSc thesis presentations
Rafael Savvides will present his MSc thesis on Thursday 15 August at 15:00-15:30 in room A106, CS building. More information.
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