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  • KTH has a new whistleblower function

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    Together with other colleagues in a dedicated working group, Maria Palma-Hakim and Maria Östman have set up the whistleblower function. Photo: Theresia Köhlin
    Published Sep 16, 2022

    As of July, KTH has an internal whistleblowing system in place – a reporting channel for KTH staff to report internal irregularities to. “It gives our organisation the security to raise serious concer...

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  • Popular science draws the crowds

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    Dean Sofia Ritzén and project manager Tove Guldbrand coordinate KTH's open lectures. Photo: Theresia Köhlin
    Published Sep 07, 2022

    This autumn, KTH invites you to two open lectures, the first of which takes place on September 8. Once again, following their success during the pandemic, the lectures will be held digitally this seme...

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  • Review of appointment procedures

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    Sofia Ritzén and Sigbritt Karlsson lead the review of KTH's employment system.
    Published Sep 07, 2022

    President Sigbritt Karlsson and Dean of Faculty Sofia Ritzén will oversee a review of KTH’s handling processes for teaching appointments at KTH according to a President´s decision.

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  • KTH responds to Swedish Higher Education Authority

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    The KTH University Board has delivered a statement to the Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ). Foto: Jann Lipka
    Published Aug 31, 2022

    The KTH University Board at a special meeting on 24 August finalised its response to the Swedish Higher Education Authority’s (UKÄ) questions about the handling of a call to appoint a professor at KTH...

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  • Trust is essential to this year’s ‘Supervisor of the Year’

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    Supervisor of the Year Rafael Eduardo Guedez Mata, with his award and four of his students. Photo: Private
    Published Aug 19, 2022

    This year’s ‘Supervisor of the Year 2021/2022’ award goes to Rafael Eduardo Guedez Mata, a researcher at the EKV Heat and Power Technology division at the ITM School. This is the second year the Ph.D....

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  • Nomination of professors at KTH reviewed

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    The nomination of professors at KTH has been reviewed. The inquiry will form a basis for a statement to the Swedish Higher Education Authority.
    Published Jun 30, 2022

    The results of the inquiry into the procedure of nominating professors at KTH have been presented to the KTH University Board. “The nomination procedure of professors has been reviewed by an external...

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  • Principles for KTH education in place

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    KTH’s education programmes in the future are outlined in a framework formulated as 13 principles. (Photo: Jann Lipka)
    Published Jun 27, 2022

    How can KTH’s degree programmes remain relevant and attractive amid increasingly tough competition? This is one of the questions being answered in the far-reaching development process that the Board o...

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  • “We can see great potential for development on the finance side”

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    The analysis of the current situation in financial support services was led by FO Head of Department Susanne Odung and Christina Carlsson, Head of the Administration at the ITM School. Photo: Mikael Sjöberg.
    Published Jun 23, 2022

    As part of the ongoing development of support services, various administrative areas are currently under review. First off, in our series of articles is the Finance Office (FO), where the process will...

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  • New Dean of Faculty for KTH

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    Sofia Ritzén, Photo: Susanne Kronholm
    Published Jun 22, 2022

    The president has appointed Sofia Ritzén, professor of Integrated Product Development and Design, to the office of the Dean of Faculty. Concurrently, the president appointed Anna Finne Wistrand, profe...

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  • Board’s proposal for next KTH president is submitted to government

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    KTH's board proposes the government Anders Söderholm as KTH's next President.
    Published Jun 20, 2022

    The KTH University Board has submitted to the government its proposal to appoint Anders Söderholm, a professor of business administration who currently serves as director general of the Swedish Higher...

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  • Next stage in the development of support services

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    Kerstin Jacobsson, University Director, leading the development work towards joint and coordinated Support services.
    Published Jun 15, 2022

    The development of KTH’s support services is now entering its next phase. This means for example that support services at KTH’s five schools will be merging with the 12 departments that currently come...

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  • Voices from Unite! Summer Community Event

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    Mirko Varano, KTH’s Key Liaison Officer for the alliance. Foto: Mikael Sjöberg
    Published Jun 15, 2022

    Future generations of European citizens will require new educational formats that offer flexibility and that can be easily communicated to students, teachers and non-teaching staff. This desire provid...

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  • Law professor to lead inquiry into offering professorship at KTH

    Published May 25, 2022

    Mia Rönnmar, professor of private law at Lund University, has been appointed to conduct the external inquiry into the procedure for offering professorship at KTH.   

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  • Dean of faculty ends his assignment

    Published May 25, 2022

    Anders Forsgren requested on 17 May to terminate his assignment as Dean of Faculty with immediate effect, which the President accepted. The assignment includes chairing various committees and councils...

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  • The board appoints an inquiry

    Published May 18, 2022

    The board of KTH decided at an extraordinary meeting on 16 May to appoint an external inquiry regarding the procedure for offering a professorship.

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  • Board of KTH convenes extra meeting

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    Published May 17, 2022

    The board of KTH has chosen to convene an extraordinary meeting next week in response to official letters received from KTH’s five school faculty assemblies regarding the procedure for offering a prof...

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  • Research awarded high score in expert assessment

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    The international experts conducting the assessment were impressed by the societal impact of the research, according to Annika Stensson Trigell, Vice President for Research. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published May 17, 2022

    KTH’s research upholds a high international standard with great relevance for society. At the same time, there is scope for improvement in several areas regarding, for example, internal processes, pub...

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  • Proposed President on his visions

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    During the hearing and presentation moderated by Tina Karrbom Gustavsson, the proposed candidate Anders Söderholm gave his picture of KTH in the future.
    Published May 17, 2022

    In front of over 120 people in Alfvensalen and over 200 people online, Anders Söderholm shared his thoughts and visions about becoming the next President of KTH.

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  • He helps students grow

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    Mark Smith spends weekdays and weekends at Kista Mentorspace. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published May 05, 2022

    At Kista Mentorspace there are only two rules: if you do not know, you must ask and if you do know, you must teach. The philosophy comes from Silicon Valley, the tech and innovation hub on the West Co...

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  • New manager reviewed by Caesar

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    Fredrik Oldsjö is Deputy University Director and Head of the University Management Office within University Administration, photo: Marc Femenia.
    Published May 03, 2022

    After just over a month in his twin roles, Fredrik Oldsjö already seems to feel at home at KTH. He is the Deputy University Director and Head of the University Management Office within University Admi...

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