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News from KTH Sustainability Office, November 2021

News from KTH Sustainability Office

November 2021

  • Accelerating industrial decarbonisation post COP26 through collaboration and innovation
  • Global Health Night (SIGHT), 25 nov
  • Verktyg för gemensam omställning, 1 Dec
  • KTH Transformation Day 2021 on construction business, 7 Dec
  • TEDxKTHSalon: Towards green and clean energy, 7 Dec 
  • Research Webinar on Sustainable Urban Logistics, 8 Dec
  • Smarta Kartan KTH Release, 14 Dec
  • Workshop with University of Manchester 13-14 Jan, register by 1 Dec
  • ICT4S 2022, 14-16 June, call for workshop 3 Dec
  • Tips for researchers and Tips for students

Borrow a bicycle from KTH Entré

As an employee at KTH, you can borrow a bicycle from KTH Entré during regular opening hours. There are 10 bicycles available. They are used and abandoned bicycles from Campus or from tenant-owner associations' cleaning of bicycle rooms that have been refurbished and are responsible for by the KTH Sustainability Office. All bicycles follow the Swedish Transport Administration's rules. Learn more

Accelerating industrial decarbonisation post COP26 through collaboration and innovation

KTH Climate Action Centre and the CBH School welcome you to a lecture by Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer, Champion and Director of UK Industrial Decarbonisation Research and Innovation Centre, Associate Principal (Global Sustainability) and Director of the Research Centre for Carbon Solutions (RCCS) at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK.

Time: Wed 2021-11-24 10.00 - 11.00
Location: U31 KTH, samt Zoom
Lecturer: Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer
More information and registration

Global Health Night & SIGHT Awards 25 Nov

Organized by the Swedish Institute for Global Health Transformation’s Student Organizations Network, in partnership with IFMSA Sweden and KTH Students for Sustainability, this event will bring together students and experts from across sectors to find common ground and tackle problems together.

Time: Thu 2021-11-25 17.00
Place: KTH Campus + Zoom
Language: English
More information and registration

Verktyg för gemensam omställning: mot ett paradigmskifte för hållbarhet i boendet, 1 Dec

Det krävs mer än tekniska förändringar för att nå sociala och ekologiska mål. Hur kan boende och vardagsliv fungera som en arena i denna omställning?
Projektledare: Pernilla Hagbert, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH)
Moderator: Josefin Wangel, Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet (SLU)

Tid: 2021-12-01 kl 114.00-16.30
Plats: Zoom
Läs mer och anmäl dig till Webbinariet

KTH Transformation Day 2021 on construction business, 7 Dec

The KTH Transformation Day 2021, reflects the ongoing trends, and gives an outlook for the future built society with researchers, politicians and industry representatives discussing the business of today, and what needs to be done. Transportation Day 2021 is organised by KTH Industrial Transformation Platform and the Centre for Construction Efficiency

Time: Tue 2021-12-07 09.00 - 12.30
Location: Digital, Zoom
Lecturer: Several, including, Professor Kent Eriksson, former Director of the Centre for Construction Efficiency, Stefan Lindbäck, Lindbäcks Group, Cecilia Granath, Tyréns, Ulf Håkansson, Skanska.
More information and registration

TEDxKTHSalon: Towards green and clean energy, 7 Dec

According to UN's global goal no. 7, we must ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. How do we get there? How far have we come? What does the research look like at KTH?
Lecturer: Lina Bertling Tjernberg, Björn Laumert & Anna Pernestål

Time: Tue 2021-12-07 14.30 - 16.00
Location: Ångdomen, KTH Biblioteket/KTH Library
Language: English
More information and registration

Research Webinar on Sustainable Urban Logistics, 8 Dec

 As the road to a sustainable freight system seems more complex than ever, how can we accelerate the development of a efficient transport system? The HITS project examines this and will present their results so-far in this seminar.

Time: Wed 2021-12-08 14.00 - 17.00
Location: Zoom
Learn more and sign up

Smarta Kartan KTH Release event, Dec 14

 Smartakartan KTH is a tool to promote sharing economy by mapping places from which users can borrow, rent, repair and share things instead of owning them. The Stockholm map is developed by KTH Students for Sustainability together with Kollaborativ Ekonomi Sverige and will soon be released

Time: Tue 2021-12-14 15.00
Place: Teknikringen 1
More information

Workshop with University of Manchester, deadline 1 Dec

University of Manchester, Stockholm University and KTH are arranging a workshop January 13-14th, 2022. The workshop will focus on the collaboration between research and education on the following themes: Digital trust, privacy and security, Sustainability and Circular Economy, Molecular biosciences, Water, Inequalities in higher education.
For more information and registration, Contact Christina Murray:

ICT4S 2022, 14-16 June

Call for workshops, 3 Dec

The international ICT4S Conference bring together leading researchers in ICT for Sustainability with government and industry representatives, including decision-makers with an interest in using ICT for sustainability, researchers focusing on ICT effects on sustainability and developers of sustainable ICT systems or applications.

More information and application

Tips for researchers

Toolbox for sustainable development
Dig into the newly developed Toolbox - Research for sustainable development | KTH. Find resources and provide your own in this living document.

Research mapping
Is your research or initiative related to Climate Action or Food Sustainability? Help us map out KTH activities by filling out the surveys.

KTH Climate Action Centre survey
KTH Food Sustainability Network survey 

Impact - How does your research make the world a better place? Understanding the impact cycle is increasingly important for writing successful proposals for research funding. Anna Raask at Research Support Office (RSO) explains why and what kind of support they provide to help KTH researchers succeed. 

 Impact, according to Anna Raask at RSO
Tips for students
Schneider Go Green Challenge 2022

Students from KTH Royal Institute of Technology are invited to participate in the Schneider Go Green Challenge 2022, one of the world’s biggest global student innovation competitions.

This year’s themes feature: Access to Energy, Homes of the Future, Supply Chain of the future, Grids of the future and De[coding] the future. The Challenge is looking for more diverse, disruptive and game-changing technologies for the future!

To participate in the Schneider Go Green Challenge 2022, students can register on the platform and submit their solutions in teams of 2-4 people.
  Deadline for submission is February 15, 2022.

More information and registration


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KTH Sustainability Research Day 2021

På årets KTH Sustainability Research Day får du träffa forskare på KTH som söker lösningar för klimatomställningen, samt organisationer som samverkar med KTH om hur omställningen kan göras till verklighet.

Speakers: Researchers from KTH's five Schools, H&M Foundation, Ericsson, Scania, Stockholms stad, KTH Climate Action Centre, KTHs research platforms for Digitalisation, Energy, and Industrial Transformation, KTH Food Sustainability Network.
You can now watch it here: KTH Sustainability Research Day

Klimatsamtal Dag 1: Så bidrar KTH-forskning till minskade utsläpp
Föreläsare: Jakob Kuttenkeuler, Kåre Gustafsson & Tove Malmqvist Stigell, Elisabeth Ekener och Mattias Höjer.

Klimatsamtal dag 2: Så kan våra klimatfotavtryck minskas
Föreläsare: Jonas Åkerman, Karin Bradley & Daniel Pargman och Karin Larsdotter.

Don't miss this!

26 Nov Open Coaching SciLifeLab
30 nov Bokcirkel om boken "Osynliga kvinnor"
1 Dec Webinar: Could reskilling be higher education’s contribution to integration?
1 Dec The 10th Stockholm Archipelago Lecutre: Colonial Earths & the Inhumanities
8 Dec SweGridsesearch Webinar on Sustainable Urban Logistics
8 Dec Brown Bag Lunch Seminar - Pandemic Urban Digitalisation & Sanitation
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