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  • KTH is not meeting its sustainability goals

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    Compared to 2019, CO2 emissions from business flights, in terms of annual man hours, have risen by 6.4 per cent. Photo: Pascal Meier / Unsplash
    Published Mar 16, 2023

    KTH, which has adopted a set of general sustainability goals, reports its environmental management initiatives each year to the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. A new follow-up, conducted by K...

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  • Deputy President believes in broader collaborations

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    Deputy President Mikael Lindström´s duties include, among other things, overall responsibility for strategic research funding.
    Published Mar 08, 2023

    More broad strategic research initiatives, and more collaboration at a national level. These are some of the things on Deputy President Mikael Lindström’s to-do list for the next six years. “I found ...

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  • Future education - what will it look like?

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    Joakim Lilliesköld, Filip Axelsson and Anna Burvall with different perspectives on the future of education at KTH.
    Published Feb 28, 2023

    What will education at KTH look like in 10 years’ time? How can we make our programmes even more relevant and robust in global competition? Is there a pre-/post-pandemic factor when it comes to new wa...

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  • Job satisfaction is now checked continuously

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    Mikael Visén- HR specialist at the Human Resource Department.
    Published Feb 28, 2023

    Hello Mikael Visén, HR Specialist at the Human Resources department. You work with KTH’s employee survey, can you tell us about the results of the first one?

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  • Annual report out now

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    KTH Campus, photo: Fredrik Persson.
    Published Feb 27, 2023

    Hi Åsa Gustafson from the Management Office. You are responsible for KTH’s annual report for 2022, which is now complete. Why should we read it?

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  • “We need to interlink central and local support”

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    Joakim Palestro, Åsa Ancarkrona and the communication staff at KTH gathered for a workshop at SciLifeLab to make progress on harmonising communication, support and also gain a little insight into the research being conducted there. Photo: Theresia Köhlin.
    Published Feb 24, 2023

    Efforts toward a joint support service organisation at KTH continue. The focus for the communication support area is now the prepared action plan, which indicates priority areas within the communicati...

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  • New Vice President for Research

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    Annika Borgenstam will be new Vice President for Research at KTH.
    Published Feb 20, 2023

    From the beginning of March, Annika Borgenstam will be KTH’s Vice President for Research. She studied at KTH, is Head of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and is Professor of Alloy ...

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  • Saving energy – a mission for everyone at KTH

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    Borggården, KTH Campus. Photo: Fredrik Persson.
    Published Feb 17, 2023

    KTH needs to save energy. KTH’s energy-saving measures and electricity consumption must also be reported to the Swedish Energy Agency on a regular basis, as per the government’s mandate in October 202...

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  • Opera in Reactor Hall a great success

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    The robots Queen (left) and King (right) on the stage floor in the Reactor Hall at KTH, with one of the two artistic directors, Åsa Unander-Scharin, imitating King’s dance moves. Photo: Magnus Glans.
    Published Feb 15, 2023

    Seventeen sold-out performances in the Reactor Hall in December. Amazing reviews. KTH’s opera, The Tale of the Great Computing Machine, was a great success with audiences and the media alike.

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  • Collegial influence is investigated

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    Principal Anders Söderholm has decided on an inventory of collegial influence and decision-making.
    Published Feb 08, 2023

    “A stronger, clearer link between the line and the collegiate organisation is crucial to the development of KTH’s research and education.” So says KTH’s President Anders Söderholm on the decision to ...

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  • KTH overhauls its finances

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    KTH is looking into potential cost cutting and streamlining. One issue is the future operational structure on each campus. (Photo: KTH)
    Published Feb 08, 2023

    Inflation, higher energy prices, increased rent and other costs are having an impact also for KTH, which therefore needs to take measures to ensure balanced finances. A review will look at potential c...

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  • “I might prepare a lecture a year in advance”

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    Tomas Ekholm has been awarded the KTH Pedagogical Prize 2022. Photo: Magnus Glans
    Published Feb 01, 2023

    Tomas Ekholm, Associate Professor in Mathematics at the School of School of Engineering Sciences, is convinced that knowledge comes as much from joy as hard work. He has been awarded the KTH Pedagogic...

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  • Taking learning out of the classroom

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    Luigia Brandimarte winner of this year’s KTH Pedagogical Prize. Photo: Magnus Glans
    Published Feb 01, 2023

    “Be creative, cross discipline boundaries and take learning out of the classroom”. This sums up KTH Associate Professor Luigia Brandimarte’s outlook on education methodology. And that outlook helped h...

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  • New structure for KTH’s management

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    With a new structure for the management President Anders Söderholm will build KTH for the future.
    Published Feb 01, 2023

    Two months into his new role as President, Anders Söderholm has formulated some new principles for the university management’s work. “It has been an enjoyable, inspiring time, and I can see that a lo...

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  • Head of School of EECS resigns

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    Sonja Berlijn leaves her mission as Head of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
    Published Jan 31, 2023

    Sonja Berlijn leaves her mission as Head of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at her own request for personal reasons. 31 January is her last day.

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  • It’s time for an employee survey with a new measurement method

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    Erik Edstam and Mikael Visén looking forward to the first KTH Employee Pulse Survey. Photo: Theresia Köhlin
    Published Jan 23, 2023

    The first university-wide employee survey in a long time will soon arrive in everyone’s inbox. “It feels so good that we’ll be up and running again soon and we believe that the new measurement tool wi...

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  • Next step in review of employment procedures

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    Proposals for revised employment procedures will be ready by the end of March. (Photo: Fredrik Persson)
    Published Jan 17, 2023

    The work on the review of employment procedures at KTH began in September, and the first results are now beginning to taking shape.

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  • Important insights from Brussels visit

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    From KTH, six researchers together with a research advisor from RSO traveled to Brussels for the "EU course". Photo: private
    Published Dec 21, 2022

    The first “EU-course” for the University Alliance Stockholm Trio took place in November, with the university alliance’s Brussels office hosting 18 researchers from the three universities. Six KTH rese...

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  • Seamless transition into joint Support Services

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    Kerstin Jacobsson, University Director, is in charge of the development of the Support Services.
    Published Dec 21, 2022

    From 1 January 2023, KTH has a new Support Services organisation (known by the Swedish abbreviation VS). The new organisation is a starting point for the university’s ongoing development towards joint...

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  • ‘We want research support to reach out wider’

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    For Lisa, Maria and Maria the road to a joint support services function is about finding common ground and having clearer communication for example. Photo: Mikael Sjöberg
    Published Dec 20, 2022

    As part of the joint support services’ ongoing development work, mapping and analysis is being carried out in several support areas, including those in scientific research. “We hope this work will ...

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