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  • What do the JML groups actually do?

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    Photo: PDPics from Pixabay
    Published Sep 28, 2020

    There are plenty of ideas for things that can make ITM more equal and inclusive. During the JML groups' latest workshop, plans for the coming year wer...

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  • Human resources go high-tech

    Anna Blendow in a sofa with VR headset.
    Anna Blendow, HR manager at ITM and part of the pilot, tries out her new work tool.
    Published Sep 23, 2020

    KTH's human resources departments will improve with the help of virtual reality. Through "gamification", and in cooperation with researchers from Inde...

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  • "The biggest challenge is to maintain inspiration"

    Portrait of Mikael Ersson in front of a tree.
    Mikael Ersson is convinced that there will be a better mix of physical education and digital tools in the coming years.
    Published Sep 23, 2020

    Even if students and staff are partly back on campus, it is still not really "back to normal". We asked Mikael Ersson, Associate Professor at the Depa...

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  • Deadline September 10 to apply for promotion

    Published Sep 11, 2020

    Below you will find important deadlines to apply for promotion at ITM.

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  • Apply for scholarships from the Foundations at ITM

    Published Sep 04, 2020

    Now, the Foundations at ITM advirtise a number of scholarships, that you can apply for until September 23, 2020.

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  • He wants to give doctoral studies the attention it deserves

    Mats Magnusson, new FA at ITM, wants to give our doctoral students the best possible education, so that they have a solid foundation for future assignments.
    Published Sep 02, 2020

    Who is he, the Director of Third-Cycle Education? We took the chance to ask a few questions to Mats Magnusson, who is new at the position since Septem...

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  • More visits when study counselling went digital

    Michelle Eng Medin, Study Counsellor at KTH Södertälje get ready for an hour counselling through zoom.
    Published Aug 31, 2020

    Today when students at KTH Södertälje need guidance in their studies, they can easily get it touch via zoom - four days a week. And after a couple of ...

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  • A JML beginner’s reflections

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    Published Aug 26, 2020

    Gender equality at work is not just about the proportion of women and men or fair wages. It is also about what is deeply rooted in the organisation - ...

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  • New routines for research applications from September 1

    Published Aug 25, 2020

    As from 1st September KTH reorganizes the administrative routines for contract management, which means that research and collaboration agreements will...

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  • 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?

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    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"

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    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"

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    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

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    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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