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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

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    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’

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    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

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    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

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    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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  • Proposed Deputy President about KTH’s future

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    Mikael Lindström Head of School at CBH and final candidat as Deputy President. (Photo: Jon Lindhe)
    Published Oct 26, 2022

    A trust-based organisation, KTH’s vital role in sustainable development, developing lifelong learning, and boosting KTH’s experimental environments. These were some of the matters raised by Mikael Li...

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  • ‘Everyone at KTH will get the HR support they need’

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    Annica Fröberg, Director of Personnel at KTH and Johanna Stellan, Administrative Head at the School of Architecture and the Built Environment are working on this HR initiative together. Photo: Theresia Köhlin
    Published Oct 24, 2022

    The journey towards shared support services is in full swing. This spring, due diligence was carried out in seven area groups, and now more detailed work is taking place within each respective group. ...

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  • New process of delegation for research contracts

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    Annika Stensson Trigell, Professor and Vice President for Research has experience of working with both the old and the new delegation process. Photo: Mikael Sjöberg
    Published Oct 18, 2022

    Previously, the process of delegation for research contracts at KTH was perceived as unclear, mainly by researchers and support staff but also by decision-makers. However, following a revision, the ne...

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  • New guidelines for KTH competence centres

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    The assignment to review the guidelines for competence centres has been led by Annika Stensson Trigell, professor and vice-rector for research at KTH. Photo: Mikael Sjöberg.
    Published Oct 18, 2022

    New guidelines for the competence centres have been approved, providing a clearer framework that will strengthen KTH’s competence centres. In connection with this, KTH has also produced support materi...

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  • New strategy for KTH's digitalization

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    The digititalization strategy shows the way for KTH's digital transformation in the coming years. (Photo: Mario Romero Vega)
    Published Oct 05, 2022

    One of the guiding principles of KTH’s digitalization strategy is that digitalization directly equates to operational development. The strategy is a general document that shows the way forward for KTH...

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  • How KTH could be affected by dramatic rises in rent and electricity prices

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    What will be the effects when KTH’s total rental and electricity costs are expected to rise by an estimated SEK 100 million over the coming year? “We might for example have to terminate some rental contracts, condense workplaces in office environments, and reduce investment in new construction,” says Susanne Odung, Head of KTH’s Finance Office.
    Published Oct 04, 2022

    KTH’s rental costs are expected to increase by SEK 80 million ahead of 2023, a consequence of dramatic inflation. Electricity prices are also going up an estimated SEK 14 million over the next year. A...

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