Internal news from the ITM School

  • How to create an effective and professional profile page

    Print screan of Mario Romero’s profile page at KHT.
    Published Jun 11, 2020

    Presenting yourself and your research on your KTH profile page is a great way to be seen – as you want to be seen. This is not the time to be modest, ...

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  • Far away from your home country?

    Hands reaching out towards eachother.
    Photo: Toa Heftiba on Unsplash
    Published May 26, 2020

    It can be a difficult situation to find yourself in a foreign country during a pandemic like the one we are experiencing now, without easy access to y...

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  • "Everyone can speak out and influence"

    Kristina Palm, Chair of ITM's School Collegium
    Published May 25, 2020

    For the faculty members, the School Collegium is an important forum to get their voice heard, says Kristina Palm. She and 13 colleagues from the ITM S...

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  • "Don't be afraid to simplify"

    Person screaming in a microphone.
    Photo: Jason Rosewell on Unsplash
    Published May 13, 2020

    Why must researchers communicate what they are doing, isn't publishing articles in scientific journals enough? And social media – are they really rele...

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  • The editors’ network - a balance between guidelines and artistic freedom

    People sitting together at a table working with lap tops and mobile phones.
    Photo: Marvin Meyer on Unsplash.
    Published Apr 29, 2020

    The web editors at ITM lacked colleagues to discuss with and had varying knowledge of web publishing. Ulrika Georgsson, webmaster at the ITM School, s...

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  • "The examiner's eyes and ears"

    Empty lecture room.
    The lecture halls are empty when the exams turn digital. Photo: Ivan Aleksic
    Published Apr 29, 2020

    How does it work being an exam supervisor when you have the students on a video link? Ewa Rönndahl, communicator in Södertälje, was one of all the vol...

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  • "Difficult to create informal arenas at digital conferences"

    Laptop, mobile phone and headset at a table. Ready to use the Zoom app.
    Photo: Allie Smith on Unsplash.
    Published Apr 15, 2020

    Digital academic conferences today have problems creating arenas for networking and exchange of ideas. Arnold Pears at the Department of Learning shar...

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  • Even close calls are incidents to learn from

    Fire-extinguisher in front of a wall.
    Photo: Piotr Chrobot on Unsplash.
    Published Apr 15, 2020

    Annica Hofberg is one of ITM’s three main Safety representatives, recently appointed by the local unions.

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  • New purchasing routines for IT products

    Published Mar 23, 2020

    As from April 1, new IT purchasing rutines will start to apply.

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  • How to get help in the new IT organization

    Published Mar 23, 2020

    The IT staff at ITM has moved - organizationally - to the IT department within GVS.

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  • Who’s the waste sorting champion?

    Garbage bins in different colours.
    Photo: Manfred Richter on Pixabay
    Published Mar 23, 2020

    In more and more of ITM:s facilities you can now sort the waste - from packaging to food left overs. Service center, and especially Adde Hatam Tabrizi...

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  • Signatures of documents during pandemics

    Published Mar 19, 2020

    The University Director temporarily decides that internally made decisions, agreements or documentation can be handled in alternative ways during the ...

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  • COMPETITION: How to reduce greenhouse gas emissions AND minimize the risk for spreading infection?

    Published Mar 19, 2020

    The department that is best at digital meetings during the next month will win a video conferencing equipment. You as an employee is the key to the wi...

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  • ITM transitions to remote operations in light of Coronavirus

    Published Mar 17, 2020
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  • What happened to the researcher's suggestions?

    Published Feb 25, 2020

    Last year all KTH researchers were urged to think big and come up with their best ideas that might catch the interest of private financiers. We asked ...

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  • Vote for the new ITM School Faculty Assembly

    Published Feb 25, 2020

    Updated 2020-04-21: Sunday 26 of April is your last chance to choose your representatives in the ITM School Faculty Assembly. You can vote for two of ...

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  • Swedish increasingly important to KTH

    Rebecca Hincks and Charlotte Hurdelbrink
    Charlotte Hurdelbrink and Rebecca Hincks are language planners at KTH.
    Published Jan 28, 2020

    Being Sweden's second most international university is a privilege, but it also has its challenges. With fewer and fewer Swedish-speaking employees, K...

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  • How to write the perfect cover letter to scientific journals

    Published Jan 14, 2020

    The cover letter matters! That was the message from senior Springer Nature editor Alexandrine Cheronet from Springer Nature who visited KTH with a tal...

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  • Taxi, receipts and insurance: Three changes for travelers

    Published Jan 14, 2020
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  • Birds teaching climate change

    Published Dec 04, 2019

    This spring, Vetenskapens hus is launching a new climate education. By analyzing data from ringed birds, high school students can do draw their own co...

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