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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

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    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

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    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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  • Scenarios for KTH's campuses are further investigated

    Five different campuses.
    Through five different scenarios, KTH's campuses are to be investigated further.
    Published Apr 03, 2023

    Five different scenarios to be investigated and analysed in depth. That was the conclusion drawn from the initial review of KTH’s operations at the various campuses, following a decision taken by the ...

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  • Employment procedures revised

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    The KTH University Board has changed the employment procedures concerning nominating professors.
    Published Mar 28, 2023

    The KTH University Board decided at an extraordinary meeting on 24 March to revise KTH’s employment procedures. The University Board also decided to submit a report on measures taken to the Swedish Hi...

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  • New AI tools – threats and opportunities

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    Published Mar 23, 2023

    Since ChatGPT was launched on 30 November 2022, there has been intense debate about the risks of new AI tools. What will happen with teaching, homework, reports and home assessment at Sweden’s univers...

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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

    Big house facades. Snow on the ground and a winter sunlight.
    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”

    A man and a woman standig in a research lab. Behind them there are bottles on a table.
    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

    Portrait of Annika Borgenstam.
    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

    Red brick house facades in twilight light. Snow on the ground.
    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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