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Aalto University Research Day 2014 – Societal Impact of Research

Welcome to the 3rd annual Aalto University Research Day

Theme: Societal Impact of Research

Time: October 9th 2014 12.30 - 15-00

Place: Lecture hall TU2, 2nd floor, TUAS House, Otaniementie 17, 

Research Day is an annual event to present, discuss and celebrate research by faculty and students from all the schools of the Aalto University. This year the focus is on doctoral education and its impact on society. The special guests are the honorees of the 2014 Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees: recipients of doctoral degrees and honorary doctorates.

 The event features keynote speakers, panel discussions, presentations, posters, demos, performances, and networking.

Research Day is aimed at all researchers at Aalto University. Everyone from doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers to professors and students is welcome. 

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See you at Research Day!


Welcoming address, Dean Gary Marquis
Opening words, Provost Ilkka Niemelä
Alumnus of the Year 2014, School of Science, announced by Dean Risto Nieminen
Alumnus of the Year 2014 speech

Panel: Doctoral education and its impact on society
Initial remarks by recipients of honorary doctorates

  • Mr Jorma Eloranta, Chairman of the Board of the Finnish Foundation for Technology Promotion
  • Professor Mikko Hupa, Åbo Academi University
  • Professor Torgeir Moan, NTNU, Norway
  • Professor H. Vincent Poor, Princeton University, USA
  • President Tuula Teeri, Aalto University
  • Promovenda Anna Mikola, Aalto University


Coffee & Posters/Demos/Exhibitions

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