Skip to main content
To KTH's start page To KTH's start page

Research workshop - Developing Sustainable Cities: Climate and Health

Please note that the two-day research workshop in Stockholm is offered only to persons employed at one of the four universities UCL (University College London), KI, KTH or SU.

Time: Mon 2023-04-17 12.00 - Tue 2023-04-18 13.00

Location: KTH och Karolinska Institutet

Language: English


Christina Murray

Export to calendar

The Cities Partnerships Programme Stockholm, comprising UCL and the Stockholm Trio of Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology & Stockholm University, invite you to express interest in two days of workshops in Stockholm.

The workshops will be held in person, in Stockholm, from lunchtime on 17 April 2023. They will conclude the following day.

The workshops will run concurrent sessions focussing on each of the following themes relating to climate and health in urban settings.

Mental health:

  • Safety
  • Risk management
  • Crisis preparedness

Sustainable transportation:

  • Environmental impact
  • Health impact

Digital tools:

  • Decision making
  • Monitoring
  • Preparedness
  • Healthcare accessibility

Communicable diseases

Urban systems:

  • Energy
  • Consumption
  • Food
  • Nature-based resources / biodiversity

Date and time



Monday April 17th



UCL colleagues arrive in Stockholm and check into hotels.

11.00 am

KTH Innovation Teknikringen 1 

Arrival & registration, coffee/tea.

11.30 am

KTH Innovation Teknikringen 1 

Welcome - Stefan Östlund vice president international relations.

11.45 am

KTH Innovation Teknikringen 1 


12.45 pm

KTH Innovation Teknikringen 1 

Short presentation with examples on impactful collaboration between London & Stockholm.

13.30 pm

KTH Innovation Teknikringen 1 

Attendees join their colleagues working in each theme for the rest of the afternoon. Separate rooms, facilitators, note takers and refreshments will be provided.

17.00 pm

Program ends.

19.00 pm

Syster o Bror, Drottning Kristinas väg 24

Dinner for all attendees.

Tuesday 18 April

9.00 am

KI Venue TBC

Coffee and welcome for all attendees.

Themes reconvene.

11.00 am

KI Venue TBC

Session for all attendees:

  • Research funding opportunities and research funding environment, consortium practicalities and opportunities.
  • Summarize discussions and consider next steps.

12.30 pm

KI Venue TBC

Lunch and end of day 2.

13.15 pm


Optional visit to a leading Stockholm research facility;

London attendees depart.

Please register your interest before 17 March 2023.