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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 researchers we have a duty to produce quality resea...

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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 researchers with a lot of citations and high scores in Altme...

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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 practice giving and receiving feedback, we may get ...

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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. Today, this channel plays an important part for ex...

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  • "Once upon a time I was invisible…"

    Play figures, several green ones in a group and one blue on the side.
    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’s being said? Ulrika Georgsson, a member of one o...

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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 external newsletter.

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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 ago. Charlotte Flodin, Environment support at ITM, ...

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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 an engaging way. Want to take it a step further?

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  • Meet Cali Nuur – INDEK’s new reluctant boss

    Cali Nuur portrait in the top of Singsing building
    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 he’ll be the manager of a institution that teache...

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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 your wellbeing and performance at work.

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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 Material Science and Engineering (MSE) and teaches Comput...

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  • ”Skills in presenting your research is a game changer”

    Ander and Pontus
    Anders Salman and his collegue Pontus Ströbaek are invited to KTH to coach researchers to sharpen their skills when talking about their research. Photo: Niklas Lindgren
    Published Oct 27, 2020

    How do to make people listen to and understand your research? Anders Salman and his collegue Pontus Ströbaek are invited to KTH to coach researchers to sharpen their skills when talking about their re...

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  • How ITM handles covid-19

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    Photo: Brittany Colette på Unsplash
    Published Oct 20, 2020

    Do I have to report to KTH that I have covid-19? What happens when a student becomes infected? Does KTH block the access cards? Andreas Alm Arvidsson from the Office for Student Affairs and Anna Blend...

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  • ITM speeds up lifelong learning

    Portrait of Johanna Strömgren with a green tree in the background.
    Johanna Strömgren has worked with commissioned education and skills development for professionals since 2011.
    Published Oct 12, 2020

    Hi Johanna Strömgren, Director of Lean Center in Södertälje. You will now dedicate part of your time working with ”lifelong learning” at the ITM School. How come ITM needs someone responsible for this...

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  • Jernkontorsfonden för Bergsvetenskaplig Forskning - apply by October 21

    Application is open
    Published Oct 02, 2020
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  • What do the JML groups actually do?

    Person sitting alone with a Smiley-picture in front of her/his face.
    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 were presented. Swedish Fika, a developed meeting cul...

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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 Indek, HR staff will practice difficult social situati...

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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 Department of Materials Design and Engineering reflect...

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