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  • Opera in Reactor Hall a great success

    Unander-Scharin imitates robot King´s dance moves on the stage floor, robot Queen to the left.
    The robots Queen (left) and King (right) on the stage floor in the Reactor Hall at KTH, with one of the two artistic directors, Åsa Unander-Scharin, imitating King’s dance moves. Photo: Magnus Glans.
    Published Feb 15, 2023

    Seventeen sold-out performances in the Reactor Hall in December. Amazing reviews. KTH’s opera, The Tale of the Great Computing Machine, was a great success with audiences and the media alike.

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  • Collegial influence is investigated

    Potrait of Anders Söderholm.
    Principal Anders Söderholm has decided on an inventory of collegial influence and decision-making.
    Published Feb 08, 2023

    “A stronger, clearer link between the line and the collegiate organisation is crucial to the development of KTH’s research and education.” So says KTH’s President Anders Söderholm on the decision to ...

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  • KTH overhauls its finances

    KTH´s five campus.
    KTH is looking into potential cost cutting and streamlining. One issue is the future operational structure on each campus. (Photo: KTH)
    Published Feb 08, 2023

    Inflation, higher energy prices, increased rent and other costs are having an impact also for KTH, which therefore needs to take measures to ensure balanced finances. A review will look at potential c...

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  • “I might prepare a lecture a year in advance”

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    Tomas Ekholm has been awarded the KTH Pedagogical Prize 2022. Photo: Magnus Glans
    Published Feb 01, 2023

    Tomas Ekholm, Associate Professor in Mathematics at the School of School of Engineering Sciences, is convinced that knowledge comes as much from joy as hard work. He has been awarded the KTH Pedagogic...

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  • Taking learning out of the classroom

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    Luigia Brandimarte winner of this year’s KTH Pedagogical Prize. Photo: Magnus Glans
    Published Feb 01, 2023

    “Be creative, cross discipline boundaries and take learning out of the classroom”. This sums up KTH Associate Professor Luigia Brandimarte’s outlook on education methodology. And that outlook helped h...

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  • New structure for KTH’s management

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    With a new structure for the management President Anders Söderholm will build KTH for the future.
    Published Feb 01, 2023

    Two months into his new role as President, Anders Söderholm has formulated some new principles for the university management’s work. “It has been an enjoyable, inspiring time, and I can see that a lo...

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  • Head of School of EECS resigns

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    Sonja Berlijn leaves her mission as Head of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.
    Published Jan 31, 2023

    Sonja Berlijn leaves her mission as Head of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at her own request for personal reasons. 31 January is her last day.

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  • It’s time for an employee survey with a new measurement method

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    Erik Edstam and Mikael Visén looking forward to the first KTH Employee Pulse Survey. Photo: Theresia Köhlin
    Published Jan 23, 2023

    The first university-wide employee survey in a long time will soon arrive in everyone’s inbox. “It feels so good that we’ll be up and running again soon and we believe that the new measurement tool wi...

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  • Next step in review of employment procedures

    Part of campus.
    Proposals for revised employment procedures will be ready by the end of March. (Photo: Fredrik Persson)
    Published Jan 17, 2023

    The work on the review of employment procedures at KTH began in September, and the first results are now beginning to taking shape.

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  • Important insights from Brussels visit

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    From KTH, six researchers together with a research advisor from RSO traveled to Brussels for the "EU course". Photo: private
    Published Dec 21, 2022

    The first “EU-course” for the University Alliance Stockholm Trio took place in November, with the university alliance’s Brussels office hosting 18 researchers from the three universities. Six KTH rese...

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  • Seamless transition into joint Support Services

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    Kerstin Jacobsson, University Director, is in charge of the development of the Support Services.
    Published Dec 21, 2022

    From 1 January 2023, KTH has a new Support Services organisation (known by the Swedish abbreviation VS). The new organisation is a starting point for the university’s ongoing development towards joint...

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  • ‘We want research support to reach out wider’

    Three women standing on a staircase
    For Lisa, Maria and Maria the road to a joint support services function is about finding common ground and having clearer communication for example. Photo: Mikael Sjöberg
    Published Dec 20, 2022

    As part of the joint support services’ ongoing development work, mapping and analysis is being carried out in several support areas, including those in scientific research. “We hope this work will ...

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  • Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

    Published Dec 13, 2022

    That´s the wish from Anders Söderholm, President of KTH and Kerstin Jacobsson, University Director to all of you at KTH in this year´s Christmas Greeting.

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  • Summing up after six years as President

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    Sigbritt Karlsson behind a new sculpture dedicated to her in the library.
    Published Nov 29, 2022

    In the past six years, you have pretty much been able to set your watch by Sigbritt Karlsson. Every morning, regardless of the weather and the pandemic, she has come walking up Drottning Kristinas Väg...

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  • Mikael Lindström becomes Deputy President of KTH

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    Mikael Lindström has been appointed Deputy President for KTH, starting from 1 January 2023. (Photo; Jon Lindhe)
    Published Nov 29, 2022

    The KTH board of directors has appointed Mikael Lindström, Professor in Pulp Technology and Head of School at CBH, as the Deputy President of KTH. He will take up his post on 1 January. “I am delight...

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  • The next step in KTH's digitalization

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    The user is in focus in the recently decided Digitalization Strategy.
    Published Nov 29, 2022

    KTH’s digitalization strategy for the next five years has been decided by the President and now has to be realised. “In order to reduce the administrative burden and drive the operation’s developme...

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  • New Operational Plan shows the way

    KTH´s five campuses.
    The Operational Plan, which the President decided on 22 November, sets out the direction for KTH in the coming years.
    Published Nov 23, 2022

    The KTH Operational Plan for 2023–25 stakes out the direction and strategic focus for the university over the next few years. “We are tying up loose ends by completing and delivering on various exist...

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  • Easier to do the right thing

    The brochure is intended to facilitate in tricky situations regarding ethics and behaviour.
    Published Nov 22, 2022

    What do you do if a supplier simply insists on buying you Christmas dinner? Or if a student wants to show you, their teacher, their appreciation with a gift of some nice tea? The brochure Corruption ...

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  • “It’s great that we could help students and researchers so quickly”

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    Fredrik Oldsjö started working with the Ukraine group on his first day at KTH. Photo: Marc Femenia.
    Published Nov 17, 2022

    A lot of people have been involved with the researchers and students from Ukraine who are now a part of KTH. It has been a team effort, and many at KTH are rightly proud.

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  • KTH criticised by UKÄ

    A campus.
    UKÄ directs serious criticism at KTH in a supervisory matter.
    Published Oct 28, 2022

    The Swedish Higher Education Authority, abbreviated UKÄ, has directed serious criticism at KTH for shortcomings in its procedure for nominating professors.

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