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  • You should be able to be yourself at work

    The initiators of the LGBTQI+ network.
    The network’s initiators are: Tina Ringenson, Viktor Olson, Francisco Vilaplana och Zofia Laine.
    Published Jun 25, 2020

    A network is being initiated at KTH for employees and doctoral students identifying as LGBTQI+. The initiators are a group of employees and they are inviting people to a virtual meeting on 25 July. "...

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  • Activity helps reduce isolation

    Photo collage of employees who perform different types of fitness activities.
    Outdoor gym, life in the country, nature in Österbotten, cycling through Slussen, kayaking trips and Lake Trekanten were some of the things that caught the eye when competitors shared photos of their exercise sessions.
    Published Jun 22, 2020

    Almost a thousand employees have been jogging, walking, encouraging and socialising with each other as part of KTH Active Together. We can now crown the winners – at both team and individual level.

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  • More employees back on campus this autumn

    KTH Entré at KTH Campus.
    From August 1, the idea is that employees should be able to work on campus to a greater degree, however, in a safe working environment planned and designed to prevent the spread of infection. (Photo: Petter Karlgren)
    Published Jun 17, 2020

    From August 1, the idea is that more employees will be able to start working on campus again. Crowding and large groups are to be avoided in the workplace, to reduce the risk of the spread of the coro...

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  • A Summer Greeting from KTH's Academic Orchestra

    Published Jun 16, 2020

    When it is impossible to convene the entire orchestra, one must find innovative approaches. All musicians have received a part and have been e-mailed an audio file. Thereafter, each musician has recor...

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  • How to encode your extensions before Summer Holiday

    Published Jun 16, 2020

    Soon it´s time for Summer Holiday. In order to give students, our fellow workers and the public the very best service, we ask you to please encode your extensions when you´re not able to take your cal...

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  • Summer greetings

    The President Sigbritt Karlsson
    President of KTH Sigbritt Karlsson, Photo: Lieselotte van der Meijs
    Published Jun 10, 2020

    Hello there, Sigbritt Karlsson, KTH; After a spring marked by an unprecedented crisis, it is finally time for vacation. What are your plans? “Sunbathing, swimming, being with the family and reading, ...

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  • “Missing the creative small talk”

    Published Jun 10, 2020

    What’s it like to research remotely? Many things are continuing as usual and meetings have become more effective. At the same time, projects and conferences have been postponed to a later date. We ask...

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  • Digital Futures inauguration will be both digital and physical

    Illustration depicting many people in a large room. They interact with each other in different ways in the field of technology.
    Illustration: Anne-Li Karlsson
    Published Jun 10, 2020

    A new national strategic research area within digitalization has been planned for a couple of years. At the end of 2019, the decision was made that KTH will host the initiative, Digital Futures. The i...

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  • All campuses reopen

    The President of KTH Sigbritt Karlsson
    The President Sigbritt Karlsson, photo: Lieselotte van der Meijs
    Published Jun 05, 2020

    All campuses will reopen for on-campus education this autumn. Starting 1 August, buildings will gradually be opened to students. “The government´s decision was welcomed and what we hoped for,”says Si...

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  • An accessible website is a benefit for everyone

    Jan Gulliksen is standing in an arch outdoors on KTH Campus. In the background, a sculpture can be seen.
    Jan Gulliksen, Vice President for Digitalization at KTH. Photo: Jezzica Sunmo
    Published Jun 02, 2020

    Digital accessibility is a legal requirement which means that digital services and websites must be able to be used by everyone. “It is of course an integral part of our mission not to discriminate ...

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  • KTH labs granted millions

    A number of people who are in the Odqvist laboratory.
    In the Odqvist Laboratory, one of the seven lab environments that receive funding, it is possible to do full-scale, advanced experiments in technical mechanics. The picture is from the opening of the lab in 2013. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Jun 02, 2020

    KTH is investing SEK 20 million in laboratories in strategically important areas. The money will be used for advanced new equipment at seven selected laboratories.

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  • Support and tools for video in teaching

    A movie is in progress. A seated woman is filmed.
    Published May 28, 2020

    When KTH switched overnight to distance teaching, exams and lectures moved from classrooms to digital video rooms and streaming channels. To help teachers in this work, guides and instructional videos...

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  • New kind of working is becoming stressful

    A man sitting in front of his computer talking a colleague on the screen.
    Photo: Unsplash
    Published May 15, 2020

    Many people have been working from home for almost two months now. The coronavirus crisis has created a new and uncommon kind of working day without the daily small talk by the coffee machine. How ar...

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  • “Like Turning an Aircraft Carrier”

    Wanda Manninger
    Wanda Manninger has previously worked with several implementation projects at KTH connected to examination, the scanning of exams and various forms of system support.
    Published May 15, 2020

    “Like Turning an Aircraft Carrier” When the pandemic put an end to in-person examinations, an intensive transition to distance exams was begun. And things were quite hurried before the spring re-ex...

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  • E-signature now available

    Published May 07, 2020

    KTH now offers the opportunity to use electronic signature for internal decisions. For the time being it also blends well with the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions so that most of the work at KTH is don...

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  • KTH publications in focus

    A number of scientific journals scattered on a table.
    How well do KTH publications perform in scientific periodicals? Annual Biometric Monitoring provides information on research impact.
    Published May 06, 2020

    The Annual Bibliometric Monitoring (ABM) report, that compiles and analyses KTH publication statistics, has just been published in a new and revised version. It contains more information and aims to b...

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  • Studying online exceeding expectations

    Published May 04, 2020

    What’s it like to study online? Better than they had thought, say the students themselves. The digital tools work well and the lectures are rolling along. But lab work online can be a bit tricky.

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  • The next "Storträff" event will be held on the web

    The "Storträff" on May 12 will be a digital gathering.
    Published May 04, 2020

    The "Storträff" event scheduled for 12 May will take place over Zoom, and one of the themes is likely to be the adaptation of KTH’s education programmes in response to the pandemic. “This means that...

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  • Teachers would like a bigger say

    Published Apr 29, 2020

    Academic freedom, sustainable development and closer contacts with the world outside. These are some of the issues the teacher representatives on the new board at KTH want to work with in the coming y...

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  • Organising education online – despite everything

    Anna Burvall in the lecture hall in front of the blackboard.
    Burvall records her lectures that students can then watch via KTH Play.
    Published Apr 22, 2020

    How have teachers coped with the switch to distance education? “It is working remarkably well and is easier than I had imagined,” says Applied Physics Associate Professor Anna Burvall. Even so, she h...

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