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Research is vital

The horrific images and constantly updated death toll following the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria have provoked strong feelings of empathy and despair. Hope is needed and, unprompted, I look around for research into the area – and come away even more convinced that research is absolutely vital. But the images also prompt questions. How … Continue reading “Research is vital”

Autonomy with obstacles?

It’s time for my last blog as President of KTH, an occasion tinged with sadness, but also some relief. There have been various recurring themes over the past six years. One of them is that we are our research, our education and our collaborations – yet we also work for our taxpayers. We have extensive … Continue reading “Autonomy with obstacles?”