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

New perspective after 100th anniversary

A campus art walk, an exclusive guided tour of KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s laboratories and night-time seminars in the Dome of Visions. We followed our colleague Erica-Dawn Egan for one day – and night – during anniversary week.

Administration to be reviewed

Following a decision by the President, a working group is to be set up to examine KTH’s administration and operational support.
“We want to make our processes more efficient and build optimal administrative support to develop KTH’s educational environment,” says President Sigbritt Karlsson.

KTH degrees rank high on job market

A degree from KTH is valuable currency on the job market, a new survey shows. KTH is ranked 94th best university in the world in QS Graduate Employability Rankings, which measures students' chances of getting jobs.

Researchers trapped in a vicious circle

Women are less likely to receive recognition for their research, according to a study at KTH. They are side-lined by the funding system and risk becoming trapped in a vicious circle.

From Workshop to Academy

In the midst of a raging world war, KTH’s new campus was opened on Valhallavägen. The premises were tailor-made for engineering courses, with firm roots in craftsmanship-related traditions. The aim was to develop in a more academic direction.

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

New arrivals find jobs after IT course

Aiham Alkaseer, educated in computer science in Damascus, develops apps, among other things, at the IT company Xlent.

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

The perfect PhD student?

Productive and contributing to growth. That’s the image of the ideal PhD student. But how is it affecting research as a whole?

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

Researchers practise Swedish at lunchtime

One hour a week when you only get to speak Swedish. That is the purpose of KTH's new language café for employees who do not have Swedish as their mother tongue.

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