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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  no later than 22 October 2021. Write a short motivation about why you are running and send a picture of you self.

Cristina Al-Khalili Szigyarto.


”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."

Shirin Khaliliazar.


PhD Interview: Shirin Khaliliazar

In her dissertation, "Textile and Paper Microfluidic Platforms for Electroanalytical Nucleic Acid Testing", Shirin Khaliliazar presents techniques that could be used for manufacturing fast and reliable self-tests on paper and textile for infectious diseases such as COVID-19.

"We have tried to develop miniaturized nucleic acid amplification diagnostic tests (NAATs), as home-based diagnostic tests, an alternative to PCR test, which now heavily relies on centralized laboratories. It’s a bit like pregnancy tests or alcohol tests for rapid and early disease diagnosis through genetic materials (DNA/RNA)," says Shirin Khaliliazar.

Sir Gregory Winter.


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.

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

Do not hesitate to contact  if you do not receive CBH news in the email or if you have a news tip!

CBH Calendar