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KTH-Sustainability Newsletter

November 2012

Contents:

  • Crosstalks
  • Energy Dialogue 2012
  • NOTIS Project kick-off and inspiration mingle
  • World Energy Outlook 2012
  • Renovering av flerbostadshus för ett hållbart samhälle - Only information in Swedish available!
  • Surviving the Anthropocene: Towards Global Sustainability
  • Engineering Education for Sustainable Development
  • Compilation of research calls within environment and sustainable development
  • Dissertations and licentiate seminars

Crosstalks

Crosstalks is a high quality and new form of international academic live talk show. Two of Sweden’s leading universities – KTH and Stockholm University – are working together to highlight cutting-edge content from the academic, business and cultural life. The first Crosstalks was sent yesterday, discussing topics of ‘How can we save capitalism?’, ‘The battle for entrepreneurs’ and ‘How to save the world’. Two KTH researchers were taking part in the first Crosstalks, Åsa Moberg, Head of Environmental Strategies Research (fms), and Pontus Braunerhjelm, professor in Economics.  

Energy Dialogue 2012

Nov 22 in lecture hall F2 and Sing-Sing, Lindstedtsvägen 26, KTH Campus Valhallavägen
The KTH Energy Dialogue, hosted by the Energy Platform, is an annual event aimed at profiling the wide range of energy-related research being conducted in KTH’s various schools and programmes. The Energy Dialogue is a great forum to discuss challenges, possibilities and new research in the energy sector, and hopefully it will lead to many exciting project ideas. More information and programme

NOTIS Project kick-off and inspiration mingle

November 22 at 15.00-18.00, Lecture Hall K1, Teknikringen 56, KTH Campus Valhallavägen
KTH and SU have together received 14.5 million SEK by the European Social Fund to run a project to improve teachers and researchers profession related skills: "NOTIS – naturvetenskap och teknik i samhället” (science and technology in society).  The project is aimed at researchers and teachers at KTH and the Faculty of Science at Stockholm University and runs from 2012 to 2014. (in Swedish)

World Energy Outlook 2012

Nov 23 at 12.15-15.00, Lecture Hall F2, Lindstedtsvägen 26, KTH Campus Valhallavägen
Dr. Fatih Birol, chief economist of International Energy Agency will present their yearly World Energy Outlook 2012, containing scenarios and analyses of how the world’s energy supplies will be developed until 2035.

Renovering av flerbostadshus för ett hållbart samhälle (Renovation of apartment buildings for a sustainable society)

November 29 at 09.30-15.30, Brinellvägen 23, KTH Campus Valhallvägen
Svenska gruppen inom CIB / IABSE / RILEM (CIR) i samarbete med KTH och E2ReBuild bjuder in till seminarium om renovering av flerbostadshus för ett hållbart samhälle. Vid seminariet kommer forskare (bl. a. Tove Malmqvist och Folke Björk från KTH) att presentera färska projekt med olika aktuella aspekter på renovering. Programme and registration (In Swedish)

Surviving the Anthropocene: Towards Global Sustainability

Dec 13 at 13.00-14.15, Lecture hall E1, Osquars Backe 2, KTH Campus Valhallavägen
Welcome to an open seminar hosted by the Division of Environmental Strategies Research (fms) in cooperation with KTH-Sustainability. Invited speaker is Professor Will Steffen, Executive Director of Climate Change Institute at The Australian National University, and senior research fellow at Stockholm Resilience Center.

Engineering Education for Sustainable Development

Sept 22-25, 2013. Cambridge, UK
This is the 6th international conference on Engineering Education for Sustainable Development - EESD'13 . Theme of the conference is 'Rethinking the Engineer', and key aspect will be to explore how graduates of the many courses which now offer a sustainability dimension have utilised these new skills in their subsequent professional careers. Deadline for call for papers is January 18. It would be nice if several colleagues from KTH can participate – both for inspiration, motivation and exchange of best practices. Contact person at KTH: Julia Falkerby, Industrial Ecology, falkerby@kth.se

Compilation of research calls within environment and sustainable development

Approximately every second week KTH-Sustainability distribute an excel-file with a compilation of research calls within environment and sustainable development. Included funders are Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Swedish Energy Agency, Mistra, Formas, Vinnova, and the Swedish Research Council. Subscribe by sending an e-mail to sustainability@kth.se .

Dissertations and licentiate seminars

November 23, Defense of dissertation:
13.00 at V2, Teknikringen 76, KTH.
Subject area: Land and water resources engineering
Doctoral student: John M Juston
Supervisor: Prof. Jon Petter Gustafsson

December 7, Defense of dissertation:
10.00 at E3, Lindstedtsvägen 27, KTH.
Subject area: Planning and decision analysis, Risk and Safety
Doctoral student: Marlene Ågerstrand
Supervisor: Prof. Christina Rudén

December 7, Defense of dissertation:
10.00 at F3, Lindstedtsvägen 26, KTH.
Subject area: Chemical Technology
Doctoral student: Mimmi Magnusson
Supervisor: Prof. Per Alvfors

December 14, Licentiate Seminar: Media processes for content production - Studies of structures and climate impacts
10.00 at E2, Lindstedtsvägen 3, KTH.
Subject area: Media technology, graphical production
Doctoral student: Malin Picha Edvardsson
Supervisor: Professor Johan Stenberg

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