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  • Intranet becomes an information hub

    Published Dec 19, 2018

    From 17 January, the intranet homepage will have a new information flow including administrative news, management information and debates. The vision ...

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  • With a mission to reflect KTH´s research

    All the feedback I received and all the stories I´ve been told over the years havd been the funniest, says Christer Gummeson, after his 16 years as editor of Campi. (Photo: Marc Feminia)
    Published Dec 18, 2018

    From a day in the life of a researcher to the latest rankings editor and reporter Christer Gummeson has written or edited thousands of articles in the...

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  • Professor wins award for gender perspective work

    “Equality and diversity does not always have to be all embracing, there are little things we can do in our daily lives,” says Marianne Ekman Rising. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published Dec 05, 2018

    This year’s recipient of the KTH Equality and Diversity Prize goes to Professor Marianne Ekman Rising. She would herself like to praise colleagues who...

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  • Internship that help new arrivals find work

    Bassel Nadim, economist and strategist, hopes to be able to forge a number of valuable contacts during his internship at KTH Södertälje. To left, Monica Bellgran, Professor and Supervisor. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published Nov 16, 2018

    Monica Bellgran, Professor at KTH Södertälje, needed someone who could perform an industrial study. Bassel Nadim wanted to enter the Swedish workingli...

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  • The right parents smooth the path to success

    Eight out of ten Master of Science in Engineering students that graduate successfully have parents with higher education. (Photo: Jann Lipka)
    Published Nov 01, 2018

    Half of the students who start a Master of Science in Engineering degree, drop out. More would succeed with their studies if they understood the codes...

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  • Organisational change for operational support

    Published Oct 08, 2018

    A decision has now been made. At the end of the year, KTH administration is being reorganised with the aim of creating a clearer common operational su...

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  • Software researcher wants to see more transparency

    Published Sep 28, 2018

    Castor, a research center for software development at KTH, has been inaugurated. Managing director Benoit Baudry wants to see an increased exchange be...

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  • Students’ union: Give more consideration to pedagogics

    Emma Ingo feels that pedagogical merits are overlooked when teachers are hired or promoted. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published Sep 18, 2018

    There should be anonymous examinations and a greater focus on the educational merits of teachers, according to Emma Ingo, president of the students’ u...

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  • Researchers at the castle

    Mohammad Galal Khafagy from Egypt visited Skokloster along with about 50 other foreign researchers. (Photo: Fredrik Persson)
    Published Aug 27, 2018

    A stroll along the oldest main street in Sweden in Sigtuna leads to a look inside the armoury in Skokloster Castle, and then a cup of coffee on the gr...

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  • KTH subjects among top 50

    Published Aug 23, 2018

    Eight subjects at KTH have been ranked in the top 50 in the ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities, which were announced recently.

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  • Less discrimination – continued stress

    Published Jun 26, 2018

    Progress in the area of discrimination but fewer responses in total and continued indications that many are experiencing stress. These are some of the...

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  • Operational support for one KTH

    Published Jun 15, 2018

    Fewer departments, a single management team for operational support for research and education, and a separate President’s staff office. This is the f...

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  • Open online courses reach thousands

    Johan Jansson has positive experiences of teaching via MOOCs. He sees it as a powerful teaching method that can make some learning more efficient. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Jun 12, 2018

    Threat or opportunity for Sweden’s universities? When the first MOOCs, open online courses, started at KTH two years ago, opinion was divided. “Today...

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  • Hard-fought victory to keep foundation year programme

    Published May 23, 2018

    Per Berglund, Vice Dean of Faculty, you are one of those who have been working hard for KTH Royal Institute of Technology to keep its foundation year ...

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  • Good grades for KTH’s environmental work

    Published May 14, 2018

    A systematic approach, excellent engagement and lots of good examples that deserve to be better showcased. KTH Royal Institute of Technology was comme...

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  • The first step towards self-driving campus bus transport

    Rapid Rabbit, an electrically powered, self-driving minibus with no seats. (Photo: ITRL)
    Published May 03, 2018

    Self-driving minibuses run on energy from their passengers – will this be how students and staff will be moving across the campus in a few years’ time...

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  • Stricter requirements for managing personal data

    KTH needs to create more uniform procedures for storing personal data. (Photo: Pontus Lundahl/TT)
    Published Apr 26, 2018

    Clearer, more uniform and more transparent. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) contains stricter and to some extent new requirements fo...

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  • Music and technology in a festive combination

    The British musician and innovator Imogen Heap will be at Music Tech Fest. (Photo: Fiona Garden)
    Published Apr 13, 2018

    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 b...

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  • More basic grants provide the best research

    In countries where research is largely financed by basic grants, more highly cited research articles are produced. (Photo: Adam af Ekenstam)
    Published Apr 11, 2018

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

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  • What’s it like at work?

    What’s it like working at KTH? The annual employee survey is being sent out in April. (Illustration: Ida Björs)
    Published Apr 04, 2018

    KTH is about to send out its recurring employee survey. The purpose of the survey is to get a clear picture of the working environment. This year, man...

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