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  • This is ITM's new HR manager

    Alexandar Dimitrijevic is the ITM School's HR manager since June 2021.
    Published Jun 14, 2021

    The ITM School has a new HR manager. We welcome Aleksandar Dimitrijevic, who is currently being introduced to his new job by Anna Blendow.

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  • He investigates PMH in version 2.0

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    Peter Samuelsson will investigate what a future PMH could look like.
    Published Jun 14, 2021

    Now that the competence center PMH's time frames expire, KTH's President has decided to work for a continuation of the center. However, the ideas of H...

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  • When the environment does not match your abilities

    Woman lying in bed, very tired.
    Photo: Kinga Cichewicz on Unsplash
    Published Jun 07, 2021

    The year is 2019, and Ulrika Georgsson is engaged in meeting the new law on digital accessibility. She reads all details of the law and teaches how KT...

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  • Mikael Östling - the warrior of rankings

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    Chia-Ying, Mikael Östling and Wangzhong Mu in the Hultgren Lab. Photo: Håkan Lindgren
    Published May 19, 2021

    It is not easy to make oneself heard in the noise of all the research that is published today. Mikael Östling, Deputy President at KTH has been on tou...

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  • The meeting idols in my life

    Photo by fauxels from Pexels.
    Published Apr 14, 2021

    There are plenty of meaningless meetings. The ones where you wonder why you are invited, meetings that you do not understand the purpose of, or where ...

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  • Schools get local support for digital teaching

    Graphic portrait of Andreas Alm Arvidsson.
    Andreas Alm Arvidsson, Educational Administration Manager at ITM, leads the KTH project Local Support.
    Published Apr 13, 2021

    Now all schools will offer their teachers help to make the education digital. Andreas Alm Arvidsson leads the project ”Local support” with the goal th...

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  • Fredrik – an ethical compass at RSO

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    Photo: Ladislav Babienko, Unsplash
    Published Apr 07, 2021

    Ethics and research are more intertwined than one might think. As ethics issues end up higher and higher on the agenda, KTH employs an ethics expert. ...

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  • “I want my research to matter”

    Published Mar 17, 2021

    He is passionate about sustainable development. Francesco Fuso Nerini’s motive to make his work known to others is simple: to make a difference. ”As r...

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  • Learning the art of citation from each other

    Published Mar 10, 2021

    What are the key success factors to become highly-cited or getting noted by Altmetric? In a series of articles, we’ll meet a handful of ITM researcher...

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  • Many people remain silent

    Woman with her mouth closed.
    We calculate risk versus profit before we open our mouths. Photo: Gabrielle Henderson on Unsplash
    Published Feb 26, 2021

    In Sweden, we are often bad at saying what we think. Afraid of conflicts, we prefer to nag on our own without saying outright what we see. But if we p...

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  • Trainees solve a problem for the financial team

    Published Feb 24, 2021

    What's the purpose of trainees in the financial team at ITM? Trainee Marcus De Barès and his mentor Jeanette Jakobsson explain.

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  • LinkedIn widens the research world

    Person sitting in the KTH Library bent over her phone, LinkedIn.
    Didem Gürdür Broo has a diverse network from all around the world, and checks her LinkedIn feed every morning to stay updated.
    Published Feb 11, 2021

    Didem Gürdür Broo started to use LinkedIn for her research 5 years ago when she was still a PhD candidate at the Department of Machine design at KTH. ...

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  • "Once upon a time I was invisible…"

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    Ulrika Georgsson discusses the feeling of being excluded, something that may be affected by the language skills.
    Published Jan 12, 2021

    Being in a room, unnoticed and unable to understand the language, can bring on feelings of exclusion. What happens to us when we don't understand what...

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  • Annual newsletter about ITM

    Published Dec 21, 2020

    We are proud of all the fantastic achievements that the co-workers at the school do! So we gathered some of the projects and people of 2020 in an exte...

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  • Wishes for a happier new year

    Published Dec 17, 2020

    Three ITM bosses met in a studio in the KTH library to talk about the peculiar year of 2020 – and to try to look into the future.

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  • How good is ITM in environmental issues?

    "Good news is coming" on sticker.
    Poto: Jon Tyson, Unsplash
    Published Dec 01, 2020

    No deviations, seven suggestions for improvement and much praise. That was the result of the Environmental audit at ITM that was completed some days a...

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  • Opportunity to take your pitch to the next level

    Published Nov 30, 2020

    Did you attend the seminar with Anders Sahlman and Pontus Ströbaek? At least 50 colleagues at ITM participated to learn how to pitch their research in...

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  • Meet Cali Nuur – INDEK’s new reluctant boss

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    From January 1, 2021, Cali Nuur is the new Head of Department for Industrial economics and management.
    Published Nov 25, 2020

    As from January, Cali Nuur will lead the Department of Industrial economics and management (INDEK) when Matti Kaulio steps back. Despite the fact that...

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  • All genders try to be macho

    Business man in the dark, from behind.
    Photo: Drew Hays on Unsplash
    Published Nov 13, 2020

    When was the last time you were genuinely interested in a colleague's ideas? And can you be yourself at work? Maybe strange questions, but crucial for...

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  • Malin Selleby named “Teacher of the year” at KTH

    Portrait Malin Selleby
    Malin Selleby, Professor at Materials Science and Engineering, thinks that interested students are among the best things about teaching.
    Published Nov 04, 2020

    Malin Selleby is the winner of Teacher of the year 2020 for the entire KTH, elected by the student union THS. Malin works at the Department of Materia...

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