Our consumption is the crucial question for a sustainable society, according to the Environmental researcher Karin Bradley (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)

More basic grants provide the best research

Seeking funding through competition or basic funding – which system leads to the best research? A study by KTH Royal Institute of Technology turns misconceptions upside down.

Central or local support, that is the question

The balance between a central and local approach, work overloads and unclear assignments. These are some of the issues raised in a progress report about the review of administration and operational support.
“The workload on certain departments is very concerning,” says President Sigbritt Karlsson.

New pedagogical approach in Södertälje

Educational environments that inspire new ways of thinking are one of the ambitions of KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s new campus in Södertälje.
“It feels exciting and bodes well for the future,” says teacher Alexander Engström, who has tried out the new classrooms and workshops.

Music and technology in a festive combination

The campus will be swinging on 3–9 September, when the Music Tech Fest international music and technology festival comes to KTH. The event will also be enhanced by the inclusion of the Tekla festival for girls.

New quality assurance system for KTH

KTH is introducing a new system to ensure the quality of its courses. The new system is significantly more thorough than its predecessor.
“It imposes ambitious requirements with regards to education initiatives, while providing us with good opportunities to continue to develop our courses,” says Per Berglund, Vice Dean of Faculty.

Bosse Olofsson’s ability to inspire and motivate students has earned him yet another Teacher of the Year award. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)

The man whose courses are creating a buzz

Through his open courses on the internet, Stefan Nilsson reaches thousands of people all around the world who have an interest in his subject, computer science.

We need a sharper admission system, says Stefan Östlund, Dean of the School of Electrical Engineering. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)

Save food at KTH

A group of researchers has received funding to produce an app that is to save food from being thrown in the bin.

There is a greater than expected demand for Swedish language for foreign students at KTH, according to Rebecca Hincks and Björn Kjellgren's investigation.

Freer examinations inspire students

New knowledge via podcasts and brochures – instead of traditional reports. This was the result when a group of Master’s students got to choose the form in which to present their project work.

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