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  • Springtime for KTH

    Published Jan 29, 2024

    New year and new term! President Anders Söderholm and University Director Kerstin Jacobsson talk about what is happening this spring now that many of the autumn's decisions are being implemented.

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  • New agreement with Akademiska Hus

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    Anders Söderholm, President of KTH and Caroline Arehult, CEO at Akademiska Hus signing a Memorandum of Understanding.
    Published Jan 26, 2024

    KTH's strategic and long-term cooperation with Akademiska Hus is being strengthened. This became clear through the Memorandum of Understanding signed by both parties on 17 January.

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  • Apply for funding from the Unite! seed fund 2024

    Published Jan 25, 2024

    Do you have a project you want to realise in cooperation with international partners? The call for applications for the Unite! seed fund is open from 15 January to 15 March 2024. This time, interested...

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  • Research education issues receive mutual KTH support

    Theses posted in the so-called thesis tree
    Standardised administrative routines are now being introduced at postgraduate level in KTH's schools. The picture shows the so-called thesis tree in the library where doctoral students hang up their theses. Photo: Christer Gummeson
    Published Jan 16, 2024

    The administrative support for KTH's 1500 active doctoral students will be standardised. The structure is called FuSam (Research Education Coordination). “We get an overall perspective on the support...

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  • Equality work is constantly relevant

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    The President's Equality and Diversity Prize was awarded in connection to the graduation ceremony in the City Hall on 19 December by Deputy President Mikael Lindström. From left: Carlota Canalias, Linda Lundström and Lisa Prahl Wittberg.
    Published Jan 15, 2024

    Why do women, compared to men, not seem to have similar opportunities to pursue an academic career and reach a permanent teaching position? This is what Canalias, Lundström and Prahl Wittberg wanted t...

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  • New guideline for quality work is ready

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    Teachers and Programme Directors at KTH have more room to conduct development work. Previously, Programme Directors were required to carry out an annual programme analysis, which is now changed to every two years. This is stated in the new guidelines for systematic quality work in education. Photo: Jann Lipka
    Published Jan 08, 2024

    An extensive task of upgrading KTH's quality work is now completed. The decision on a new guideline for systematic quality work in education was made at the President's decision meeting on 12 December...

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  • New group preparing research initiatives

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    Annika Borgenstam, Vice President for Research, will chair the new Committee for Research Initiatives from 1 January 2024.
    Published Dec 20, 2023

    As of the first of January, a group for the preparation of research initiatives will be introduced. This is one of several results of the review of special research initiatives carried out during the ...

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  • Many chose to vote in faculty elections

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    Sofia Ritzen was re-elected as Dean of Faculty at KTH.
    Published Dec 19, 2023

    A high turnout and the candidates proposed by the election committees were elected. This was characteristic of the results of the elections to the Faculty Council and the schools' Faculty Boards.

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  • Ann Lantz continues as Head of School at EECS

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    Ann Lantz, Head of EECS. Photo: S. Kronholm
    Published Dec 15, 2023

    President Anders Söderholm has appointed Ann Lantz as Head of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS).

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  • “Grateful to work on sustainability”

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    “Throughout my professional life I have been interested in teaching, perhaps because I am a teacher's child”, says Eva Liedholm Johnson, winner of the KTH Pedagogical Prize. Photo: Magnus Glans
    Published Dec 12, 2023

    Eva Liedholm Johnson receives KTH's Pedagogical Prize 2023 for her persistent work on integrating sustainability and gender equality in the Civil Engineering and Urban Management programme. “For me, ...

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  • “Students' ideas can become spin-off companies”

    Farazee Asif leaning against a railing
    “An important component of my teaching is that the students see a common thread in terms of what, why and how it is taught,” says Farazee Asif, winner of KTH's Pedagogical Prize. Photo: Magnus Glans
    Published Dec 12, 2023

    The course in Circular Manufacturing Systems (CMS) is described as unique in its kind. Now Farazee Asif, who developed it, has been awarded KTH's Pedagogical Prize 2023. “I feel happy and proud to b...

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  • Opening hours during Christmas Holiday 2023/24

    Published Dec 08, 2023

    Here, you can see the opening hours for KTH's central service functions during the holidays 2023/24.

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  • Co-organization next step in development of UA

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    KTH's University Administration is taking new steps in the development of a coordinated UA.
    Published Dec 06, 2023

    The next step in the development of KTH's University Administration, UA, is that staff in HR, finance and communication will be co-organized within each area from the first of April next year. This is...

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  • The course that teaches researcher’s ethical awareness

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    The new research ethics course consists mainly of videos, short texts, tools and links to more information. "It is a self-study course but it can be used as part of a university course with teachers if you add examination tasks and discussion points," says research ethics advisor Fredrik Karlsson. Photo: Elias Sado
    Published Dec 05, 2023

    It is comprehensive and broad with the aim of bringing everyone up to a minimum level. This is how KTH's research ethics advisor Fredrik Karlsson describes the new course in research ethics. “Sometim...

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  • "Take the opportunity and vote"

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    Between 4 and 10 December, elections for the schools' Faculty Boards and Faculty Councils will take place. Voting is done electronically (Photo: Mostphotos).
    Published Dec 04, 2023

    "Take the chance and vote! It is of great importance for the KTH we want to build both in the short and long term." So says KTH's President Anders Söderholm as the election of members to the Faculty ...

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  • Reduced climate impact on the menu

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    From next year, KTH will introduce a new food standard for meals ordered through catering (Photo: Mostphotos).
    Published Nov 28, 2023

    From next year, the food ordered for meetings, events and representation will have WWF's One Planet Plate labelling as standard - this is to reduce KTH's climate footprint per meal in line with KTH's ...

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  • KTH's activities are concentrated on three campuses

    Activities at KTH
    Published Nov 22, 2023

    KTH's University Board has now made a decision on the activities at KTH's various campuses. KTH Södertälje will be moved to KTH Campus and Campus Flemingsberg. The operations in Kista will be moved to...

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  • Get on top of KTH's sustainability effort

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    The staff training programme has been developed by the Sustainability Office. The aim is for everyone to gain basic knowledge to be able to contribute in their daily work to achieve KTH's sustainability and climate goals. Photo: Magnus Glans
    Published Nov 17, 2023

    A new sustainability course for staff is available in Canvas. The aim is to help them contribute to reach KTH's sustainability and climate goals. "I am impressed by how much is being done and that th...

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  • Bank-ID saves hundreds of working hours

    Portrait of Marina Wellén and Sandra Meneses
    Marina Wellén and Sandra Meneses emphasise a number of administrative benefits that the introduction of Mobile Bank ID has brought. Above all, the workload and the risk of errors have been reduced.
    Published Nov 09, 2023

    Issuing a KTH account via Mobile Bank ID has resulted in major efficiency and quality gains. This applies to the staff in KTH Entré as well as students, teachers, researchers and other employees. "We...

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  • KTH's suggestions to the government

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    KTH's contribution to the upcoming research and innovation bill contains various proposals.
    Published Nov 08, 2023

    Increase basic funding! This is one of the key messages in KTH's contribution to the government's research and innovation policy. "This is nothing new, but it is nevertheless important to continue to...

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