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

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? Researchers are warning of the risk that research that generates results in the longer term will be forced to take a back seat.

KTH among the best at internationalisation

KTH Royal Institute of Technology receives top marks for its work on internationalisation. The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education, STINT, has awarded five stars and a plaque to three Swedish seats of learning – with KTH being among them.

A hundred years of engineering

What does your story of KTH look like? Take the opportunity to contribute your own version as KTH Campus celebrates its centenary, which we will be celebrating in record-breaking fashion.

New arrivals find jobs after IT course

The participants on the IT course for new arrivals to Sweden provided by KTH have graduated and are now ready for a job market that is hungry for programmers. Aiham Alkaseer hadn’t even finished the course when he was snapped up by IT consultant Xlent.

Business trips need to be reduced

What sort of environmental footprints do KTH’s travellers leave? Commuting to and from work has limited impact, but business travel leads to high emissions of greenhouse gases. If we are to achieve sustainability goals there needs to be a shift in the perception of how and why we travel.

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 art of training engineers

Arnold Pears, KTH’s first ever professor in the engineering subject of didactics, hopes to further develop training for engineers and to change the perception of the profession so that more people see themselves as tomorrow’s engineers.

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.

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

Making KTH buildings environmentally-friendly

Property owners benefit from taking a stronger interest in making a proper environmental investment in new buildings and renovations, according to Nils Brown.

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