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Cristina Al-Khalili Szigyarto.

COLLEGIAL INFLUENCE

”A fantastic possibility to see how KTH works”

Elections to the CBH School Faculty Assembly are coming up. Cristina Al-Khalili Szigyarto has been its chairman during the first term of office and she is hoping that more colleagues will join and make their voices heard about research and education at the school.

"To me it’s very important to be able to have an impact and to be able to discuss the questions I find important. What’s also fantastic about the School Faculty Assembly is the possibility to discuss with colleagues at other campuses. We are a large school and it’s important to be able to reach out."

Soluppgång över borggården på KTH.

Collegial influence

Nomination for the School Faculty Assembly

It is time to elect new members to the School Faculty Assembly at the CBH School. The School Faculty Assembly meet at least twice per semester and the meetings are open to all school colleagues, regardless of assignments in the line organization, who want to contribute and participate in discussions. The members are elected by the colleagues at each department for a period of two years with the possibility of re-election.

If you want to get involved and run as a member or to be re-elected for another term, please email kommunikation@cbh.kth.se  no later than 22 October 2021. Write a short motivation about why you are running and send a picture of you self.

Teng Wang håller upp in avhandling.

Research

PhD Intreview: Teng Wang

Teng Wang defended his dissertation "Electroosmosis based treatment approach for cerebral edema" on September 20th 2021. His research has already been noticed and he has made it to the covers of two journals in September, Acta Neurochirurgica and IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering.

"So far, there hasn’t been any effective treatment for brain edema but we have developed a novel edema treatment approach to drive the fluid out of the brain parenchyma – what we call the functional part of the brain."

Sir Gregory Winter.

Research

Nobel laureate Sir Gregory Winter appointed honorary doctor at KTH

In 2018, he shared one half of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the phage display method. Now, Sir Gregory P. Winter is one of four new honorary doctors at KTH.

“It´s a pleasure for me,” Winter says. “From time to time over a scientific career you end up having a fond relationship with one institution or another. And actually KTH is one of them.”

Information from KTH regarding the Corona virus

KTH urges all employees to keep up to date with the latest information about the spread of COVID-19. There is a page that is constantly updated on KTH's intranet. 

www.kth.se/corona-eng

Environment and sustainable development

The CBH School works actively for a sustainable development on several levels. Our research and education contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, we have an environmental management system and is a workplace that strives for increased sustainability in our daily processes.

Don't miss CBH News

Every two weeks the CBH School's newsletter is published, where you can read about important information, news articles, exciting activities and new interviews with colleagues.

Do not hesitate to contact cbh-nytt@cbh.kth.se  if you do not receive CBH news in the email or if you have a news tip!

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