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  • The man whose courses are creating a buzz

    Stefan Nilsson has established a new arena for his education. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published Mar 23, 2018

    Open science, access to science for everyone, is a bit of a buzz phrase at the moment. But how does it work when it comes to education? Through his op...

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  • Save food at KTH

    Vishal Parekh, Ph. D. student, at the department’s lunch table along with Kristina von Oelreich, head of sustainability, Linus Hasselström, researcher and Jannica Häggbom, environmental coordinator. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Mar 08, 2018

    Would you like to help make sure less food is thrown away? KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s campus has the potential to become best in the world at...

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  • Freer examinations inspire students

    Åsa Svenfelt (left) and Ulrika Gunnarsson Östling encourage more teachers to try out freer examination formats. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published Feb 23, 2018

    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 for...

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  • Central or local support, that is the question

    Published Feb 14, 2018

    The balance between a central and local approach, work overloads and unclear assignments. These are some of the issues raised in a progress report abo...

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  • New pedagogical approach in Södertälje

    Alexander Engström studies Kobin Mustafa’s work in the model workshop. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Feb 02, 2018

    Educational environments that inspire new ways of thinking are one of the ambitions of KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s new campus in Södertälje. ...

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  • Proposals to increase rights

    Published Jan 26, 2018

    KTH’s management is well aware of the problems surrounding researchers, says Dean of Faculty Katja Grillner. The Faculty Council has therefore establi...

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  • Researchers want more influence

    Yolanda Hedberg (left) and Mireia Altimira are keen to strengthen researchers’ and research engineers’ rights at KTH. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published Jan 26, 2018

    Researchers and research engineers at KTH have joined forces to improve their conditions. Mireia Altimira and Yolanda Hedberg are particularly keen to...

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  • New quality assurance system for KTH

    What’s the quality of KTH’s courses like? A new evaluation system is being launched this year. (Photo: KTH)
    Published Jan 24, 2018

    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...

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  • KTH aims for the top

    Published Dec 18, 2017

    How can KTH establish itself as a leading technical university? A new development plan, decided by the university board, sets out the direction of the...

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  • Researchers aim to reduce food waste

    Annika Carlsson Kanyama and Greger Henriksson inspect waste storage rooms at KTH Campus. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published Dec 08, 2017

    Deal with the food that is discarded but ensure less food is wasted in the first place. Researchers Greger Henriksson and Annika Carlsson-Kanyama have...

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  • PhD students trained to make an impact

    Tobias Oechtering runs a course on how young researchers can promote their research. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Nov 28, 2017

    KTH Royal Institute of Technology wants research to have an impact on society. It’s a mindset that the PhD students need to get to grips with, says To...

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  • Lecturers who listen

    Dialogue with the students is the secret of successful teaching, according to Tina Karrbom Gustavsson and Patric Jensfelt. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published Nov 28, 2017

    One is being recognised for her inspiring teaching and the other for his ability to create a wonderfully positive climate for study. Tina Karrbom Gust...

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  • Few are reporting sexual harassment

    Thousands of women have shared their experiences of assault as part of the MeToo campaign. (Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT)
    Published Nov 23, 2017

    So far this year, just one report of sexual harassment at a university has been received by the Discrimination Ombudsman, DO. “That doesn’t mean tha...

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  • “One case is one too many”

    Published Nov 22, 2017

    At KTH we have zero tolerance of all forms of harassment and infringement, says Annica Fröberg, Director of Personnel. “One case is one too many. I ho...

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  • MeToo – but what now?

    Long-term work on gender equality is the only way to put an end to sexual harassment, according to Alice Marshall, Gender Equality Officer, and Anna Wahl, Vice President for Gender Equality. (Photo: Susanne Kronholm)
    Published Nov 22, 2017

    “Not in the least bit surprised”, or “Surely this kind of thing doesn’t happen to my friends?” Consternation, anger and recognition. The reactions var...

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  • Administration to be reviewed

    Published Nov 06, 2017

    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 ...

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  • New perspective after 100th anniversary

    Erica-Dawn Egan admires Axel Törneman’s ceiling mural in auditorium E1. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published Oct 24, 2017

    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 fol...

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  • Anniversary week kicks off in Dome of Visions

    President Sigbritt Karlsson, His Majesty The King of Sweden, Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden, Göran Cars and Karolina Keyzer in front of the fountain by sculptor Carl Milles on KTH’s campus. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published Oct 18, 2017

    Yesterday marked the start of the seminar marathon, the highlight of the anniversary week in which KTH’s campus is celebrating 100 years. “The layin...

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  • Time for the 100th anniversary celebrations

    Researchers Jan Scheffel and Rebecka Engström look forward to meeting the audience at KTH’s seminar marathon. (Photo: Marc Femenia)
    Published Oct 13, 2017

    Next week sees the start of Anniversary week on campus, with exhibitions, walks and loads of fascinating lectures in the Dome of Visions on Valhallavä...

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  • Researchers trapped in a vicious circle

    Women researchers often end up in subordinate roles in research teams. (Photo: Gaetan Bally/TT)
    Published Oct 05, 2017

    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 becom...

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