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  • KTH Academic Orchestra wishes a Merry Christmas

    Published Dec 11, 2020

    With this Christmas greeting, from the musicians of The KTH Academic Orchestra, we want to wish you a Merry Christmas! We hope that you will have a smooth, wonderful Christmas, like a Sleigh Ride thr...

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  • Fun together on Zoom after work

    Published Dec 01, 2020

    How do we create social interaction with colleagues at a time when so much of our work is being done remotely? While many of us are now accustomed to taking meetings over Zoom, the level of everyday s...

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  • The psychological effects of working from home during the pandemic

    A man in a sofa leaning his head against his hand
    “Many people are starting to find it tough to be at home so much. It was OK in the spring, then came summer and the holidays, and we are now back in the same situation working from home. It is affecting us,” says Margareta Kucera, a psychologist at Avonova. Photo: Nik Shuliahin, Unsplash
    Published Nov 26, 2020

    After eight months of a digital reset and working from home, how are employees actually feeling in their new work circumstances? “Many people admit to struggling to find the motivation to get themsel...

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  • Review of KTH's campuses

    Published Nov 25, 2020

    Sigbritt Karlsson, good to catch up. You have just made the decision to commission a review of the five KTH campuses. What is the thinking behind this?

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  • “Everyone is entitled to a healthy and safe work environment”

    Published Nov 13, 2020

    Hello there Peter Bergman, project manager within the alumni operations at the University Administration (GVS) and since June also new principal safety representative at GVS. Why did you want that job...

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  • Teaching is trying during the pandemic

    Sign with corona information
    This autumn campuses have been equipped with hand sanitiser, signs and distance markings. (Photo: Christer Gummeson)
    Published Oct 28, 2020

    Teaching in a Covid secure way and at the same time maintaining a good educational level, can the two go together? We asked several teachers about how education on campus is working this autumn.

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  • Virtual tour for prospective students

    Screenshot showing a film containing a female student on KTH Campus.
    Screenshot from the virtual campus tour that includes, among other things, ten different films about campus life at KTH.
    Published Oct 14, 2020

    Hello there Daniel Lindmark, communications officer in international student recruitment and project manager of the virtual campus tour that was recently launched on the web. Why does KTH need one? ...

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  • Help us improve Sweden’s education statistics

    Published Oct 07, 2020

    The Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ) would like KTH’s international staff to pay attention to the survey described below. Login information has been sent home by post from UKÄ to the persons c...

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  • Concrete collaboration drives UNITE! forward

    Published Oct 06, 2020

    The international university network UNITE! was founded a year ago with the aim of setting a new model for the European universities of the future. What has happened so far? “We see how the plans a...

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  • How you can contribute towards achieving environment targets

    An airplane in the air seen from below against the sky.
    Before the pandemic, on average 11,000–12,000 flights a year were made by KTH. (Photo: Unsplash)
    Published Oct 06, 2020

    Would you like to help KTH keep its air travel related emissions down even after the pandemic? If so, please join a workshop on business travel in the future, that is now being offered to all departme...

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  • “Together we showed the very best of KTH”

    KTH´s campuses in Södertälje and Flemingsberg.
    In late spring and early summer, KTH developed two extra basic year educations in Södertälje and Flemingsberg.
    Published Sep 24, 2020

    The assignment from the government late this spring was: 700 extra foundation year education places, starting this autumn. KTH’s solution was to develop two new digital foundation programmes in just s...

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  • A data pool full of research goodies

    Jonas Anund Vogel
    Centrumföreståndare Jonas Anund Vogel under det löstagbara golvet i en av lägenheterna i testbädd KTH.
    Published Sep 22, 2020

    KTH Live-In Lab builds up a database with measurement data and research results from its operations. "Data pool" will also form the basis for a larger research database at KTH - KTH BigDataBase. The C...

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  • New as chair of the Stockholm Trio

    Published Sep 14, 2020

    Sigbritt Karlsson took over as chair of the Stockholm Trio University Alliance on 1 July. Her aim is to take the partnership with the Karolinska Institute and Stockholm University a step further.

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  • "We need each other at work"

    Published Sep 10, 2020

    Hello there, Sigbritt Karlsson, President of KTH. More and more KTH employees are back on campus again. They are expected to spend at least two days a week in their workplace. Why?

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  • "Don't be afraid to simplify"

    Published Sep 09, 2020

    Why must researchers communicate what they are doing, isn't publishing articles in scientific journals enough? Asking Wouter van der Wijngaart, successful research is the one that reaches out. His adv...

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  • The language café provides security and courage to speak Swedish

    A computerscreen showing lots of faces. Beside the computer there is a cup of coffee.
    This autumn's language cafés are taking place in Zoom due to the prevailing pandemic. Photo: Chris Montgomery, Unsplash
    Published Aug 27, 2020

    September will see the restart of KTH’s language café via Zoom. “All participants help one another and the sense of unity is incredible – we have a great time together,” says Eva Lövstedt Panova, a f...

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  • Campus is filled with students again

    New KTH students queue outdoors on the KTH Campus as they wait to enrol.
    Through preparatory communication to the students and on-site monitoring, it was possible to ensure that the new students maintained social distancing.
    Published Aug 20, 2020

    In early August, KTH welcomed all new students to the KTH Campus. Despite the current pandemic, it was possible to conduct both roll call and Arrival Day in ways that decreased the risks of infection.

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  • An internal evaluation strengthens KTH in advance of the RAE

    Dean of Faculty Anders Forsgren, photo: Susanne Kronholm
    Published Aug 04, 2020

    Strengthened academic leadership and improved reports will prepare KTH for the RAE 2021. This is the aim of an internal review that will take place at the end of August. Dean of Faculty Anders Forsgre...

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  • Spotting the gaps

    Kattis Jonson Berglund is one of those who worked hard during the spring to cope with the change of KTH's education. (Photo: Marc Feminia)
    Published Jul 02, 2020

    As a long-time geoscientist, Kattis Jonson Berglund has the ability to look at the big picture and spot where gaps can be found. Something that has proved very useful during the spring crisis when KTH...

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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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