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  • Safe and supportive atmosphere in KTH's staff choir

    A number of people are standing in a circle holding a piece of paper in their hands. A guitarist is
    The choir gathered in the lunchroom at Brinellvägen 8 where the first rehearsal of the semester took place. Photo: KTH
    Published Sep 01, 2023

    The KTH Staff Choir is up and running for the autumn semester, and they welcome every staff member who enjoys singing with others. Everyone is welcome, from complete novices to seasoned pros. No previ...

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  • Does the security situation affect KTH?

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    Photo: Mourya Pranay on Unsplash
    Published Aug 22, 2023

    Recently, the Swedish Security Service raised the terrorism threat level in Sweden. The increase is a signal to all relevant societal actors that it's important to continue working to reduce the risk ...

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  • Anonymous examination could be introduced next year

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    Starting next year, KTH will introduce an anonymous examination. (Photo: KTH)
    Published Jun 27, 2023

    From spring term next year, KTH could be anonymising exam answers. This is the objective of a President’s decision at the end of May.

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  • “It’s about ensuring a functioning workday for everyone”

    Two women and a man stand leaning over a glass case. In the stand there is a model of the KTH Campus
    The project group consisting of Marie Larsson, Hans Wohlfarth and Charlotta Andersson Lund works to ensure that the support within the infrastructure is more coordinated and becomes more equivalent between the schools and between the different campuses. Photo: Magnus Glans.
    Published Jun 26, 2023

    KTH’s service functions are now being mapped, and lab safety is under review. The project group working on infrastructure in the merger project also discerns a need to define a number of roles and are...

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  • Tunnel boring under KTH Campus

    An aerial photo over KTH Campus, showing lots of buildnings and trees.
    Flygfoto över KTH Campus. Photo: Karlberg media AB.
    Published Jun 26, 2023

    A tunnel for electric cable is to be bored beneath KTH Campus, and a ventilation tower will be built in the campus area. The project is owned and managed by Svenska kraftnät and is part of a major inf...

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  • Amelie Eriksson Karlström new Head of School at CBH

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    Amelie Erksson Karlström is the new Head of School at CBH från the first of July in accordance with a President´s decision.
    Published Jun 21, 2023

    Amelie Eriksson Karlström is appointed Head of the School of Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health (CBH). She has been acting Head of School since January 1, 2023.

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  • Next step in the campus review

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    Mikael Lindström, Deputy President, leading the work on the campus review.
    Published Jun 19, 2023

    The campus review is moving into the next phase. On 31 May, the School of Industrial Engineering and Management and the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science submitted their SWOT analy...

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  • New LinkedIn pages increase visibility for researchers’ news

    Martina Frick Isberg and Ulrika Georgsson in front of a white board with notes
    “When it comes to social media, LinkedIn is KTH’s strongest channel with the most followers. We use it to reach alumni, the business sector and students, and with more than 200,000 followers it seems appropriate to build on this platform,” says Martina Frick Isberg, Social Media Manager at KTH. Pictured here with Ulrika Georgsson, Communications Officer at the KTH School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), who came up with the idea for the Showcase Pages.
    Published Jun 16, 2023

    To help researchers communicate their work externally to a narrow, specialised target group, Ulrika Georgsson came up with the idea of creating subject-specific Showcase Pages on LinkedIn. First off, ...

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  • Opening hours at KTH Campus in the summer

    Published Jun 15, 2023

    Here you can see when the various service functions on the KTH Campus are open during the summer.

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  • New master's program within Stockholm Trio

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    Annika Östman Wernerson, KI, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, SU och Anders Söderholm, KTH signing an agreement on a new Master´s programme.
    Published Jun 13, 2023

    An agreement on educational cooperation within a new international master's program in biostatistics and computer science between Karolinska Institutet, KTH and Stockholm University has been concluded...

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  • Building the new KTH security department

    Christina Boman
    It was eight months before Christina Boman finally decided to leave the broadcaster SVT to take on the challenge of organising KTH’s new security department.
    Published Jun 07, 2023

    Christina Boman took on the role of head of security and security protection at KTH on 17 April this year. Her brief: to establish a brand new department, identify the operation’s needs and develop it...

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  • KTH among top 50 universities in global sustainability ranking

    Aerial view of a large brick building at the KTH Campus.
    Photo: Jann Lipka.
    Published Jun 01, 2023

    KTH drops five places on the latest Times Higher Education Impact Ranking, but the result is still satisfying, considering the increasing number of universities participating. “We continue to identify...

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  • Sensors will give KTH increased knowledge about the use of premises

    A woman standing in front of a buildning with a green door.
    Maria Granath, deputy head of KTH's property department and responsible at KTH for the sensor project. Photo: Marianne Norén.
    Published May 29, 2023

    Akademiska Hus will provide KTH with data on the use of premises at KTH Campus via sensors set up in various spaces. In this way, KTH will gain better insight into actual needs relating to its premise...

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  • Model for greater collegiate influence

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    What the collegial influence looks like and may look like in the future can be seen from a recent survey.
    Published May 23, 2023

    “We now have a well-developed model that lays a good foundation for increasing collegiate influence and responsibility.” So says Anders Söderholm, President of KTH, about the report on collegiate inf...

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  • From plan to action

    Two women standing in a room in front of a big window.
    Helene Rune and Katarina Jonsson Berglund are leading the development work, which is characterised by a genuine commitment from many Employees at KTH. Photo: Theresia Köhlin.
    Published May 11, 2023

    Education support has four priority sub-areas in the action plan for the merger project. These areas have been firmly anchored, and it is time for the actual development work to begin.

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  • KTH joins CoARA

    Portrait of Annika Borgenstam and Sofia Ritén.
    Annika Borgenstam and Sofia Ritzén have worked for KTH joining CoARA.
    Published May 10, 2023

    On 4 May, KTH joined CoARA, the Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment. The coalition, which is run by various European organisations, aims to improve the quality, efficiency and impact of resear...

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  • KTH takes new steps in US initiative

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    Stanford University is one of the universities to be visited by KTH's delegation. The picture shows some of the oldest buildings on campus. (Photo: Mostphotos)
    Published May 03, 2023

    KTH wants to strengthen its links with universities in the US. In May, the President and around 20 researchers will be off to maintain academic relations, forge new contacts and initiate partnerships....

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  • Report risk observations for a better working environment

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    Published Apr 28, 2023

    It is felt that not enough of the risks and near misses in the working environment at KTH are reported, even though a new system for simple, efficient reporting was introduced in 2021. The hope is tha...

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  • Next stage in development of support services

    Portrait Kerstin Jacobsson
    University Director Kerstin Jacobsson has decided on an action plan for the continued development of KTH's support servicet. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Apr 11, 2023

    Following mapping and analysis, the development of joint, coordinated support services (VS) is now entering the next stage with an action plan. “This will make the process more concrete and operation...

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  • Research exchange with the University of Tokyo

    A high buildning with a big clock. In front of the building there is a green open area.
    University of Tokyo. Photo: Sira Anamwong.
    Published Apr 05, 2023

    KTH is striving to deepen its collaboration with the University of Tokyo in Japan. Among other things, it is encouraging research visits of one to four months at the university. Younger people in the ...

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