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  • Detection of COVID-19 in Stockholm sewage is first step toward early-warning system

    Published May 05, 2020

    Development of an early warning system for COVID-19 outbreaks continues to move forward. Researchers at KTH reported they have successfully isolated a...

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  • Researchers sample sewage to measure infections in six European countries

    From two Stockholm water treatment plants, samples of sewage are collected at KTH Royal Institute of Technology for tracking the coronavirus and measuring the spread of COVID-19 in communities. KTH is also collecting samples in Italy, Spain, India, Netherlands and Turkey.
    Published Apr 16, 2020

    The spread of the coronavirus in Stockholm and in six European countries is being tracked through sewage samples by a research group at KTH Royal Inst...

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  • Bacteria in the air visualised in hospitals

    Published Mar 16, 2020

    KTH researchers are now using virtual reality (VR) to visualise bacteria in the air. “We visualise particle movement in indoor air and pollutants in ...

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  • Many KTH research projects in IVA's 100 list 2020

    Seafarm (Watercentre@KTH/KTH)
    Published Mar 10, 2020

    The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences' (IVA) latest 100 list highlights a variety of research projects from Swedish universities in the ar...

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  • Unpaid work stealing research time

    Who is responsible for the service work that must be done? (Photo: Martina Holmberg/TT)
    Published Mar 06, 2020

    Who manages “academic housekeeping work” – tasks that have to be done, but you do not get credits for? These tasks are usually done by women, even tho...

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  • QS Subject Rankings: KTH in top 20 in Architecture/Built Environment

    Published Mar 04, 2020

    In the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject and by Faculty, KTH Royal Institute of Technology has placed high in key areas. Architecture/Bui...

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  • KTH paper won TU Delft Global Drinking Water Best Paper Award 2019

    Graphical abstract (From Sediment color tool for targeting arsenic-safe aquifers for the installation of shallow drinking water tubewells)
    Published Sep 19, 2019

    Prosun Bhattacharya and Mohammed Hossain have been awarded the TU Delft Global Drinking Water Best Paper Award 2019.

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  • Stockholm Junior Water Prize finalists visited KTH

    Stockholm Junior Water Prize finalists from 35 countries at KTH. Photo: Timos Karpouzoglou/KTH
    Published Aug 29, 2019
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  • An international VIP visit from young innovators focuses on water

    Students representing 35 countries got to meet KTH researchers and students during the Stockholm Junior Water Prize on Wednesday, August 28. (Photos by David Callahan)
    Published Aug 29, 2019

    KTH’s Water Centre hosted finalists in the Stockholm Junior Water Prize on Wednesday, August 28, for a full day of innovation coaching and discussions...

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  • Will procurement requirements be the solution for carbon reduction in infrastructure projects?

    Published Jul 08, 2019

    Are procurement requirements the answer to carbon reduction in infrastructure construction projects? The recently finalized research project Impres ha...

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  • Sverker Sörlin appointed to the FWF Scientific Advisory Board

    Published May 15, 2019

    The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) has established an international Scientific Advisory Board to challenge its funding activities with state-of-the-art e...

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  • Powerful near real-time monitoring tool enables response to Mozambique floods

    Published Mar 26, 2019

    Flooding and damage from the tropical cyclone Idai is being tracked in near real time in Mozambique with a method developed at KTH Royal Institute of ...

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  • KTH and MIT in research collaboration

    Researchers on both sides of the Atlantic, together, will exchange ideas, decide and build the research that will be conducted based on what Stockholm city and other collaborative actors need
    Published Mar 05, 2019

    KTH together with MIT, one of the world’s highest-ranking universities, are now entering into a research collaboration around urban planning and devel...

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  • Interested in the methodology of science? Sign up for our MOOC!

    Published Dec 18, 2018

    What is good science? How is scientific research carried out in the best way? And what is the best way to communicate your findings? KTH has just la...

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  • Grön BoStad Stockholm granted an additional 15 million SEK

    Published Dec 11, 2018

    The Grön BoStad Stockholm platform is working to strengthen sustainable urban development in the housing sector. The Structural Funds Partnership Stoc...

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  • Exploring the use of circular public procurement to promote a circular economy

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    Published Nov 16, 2018

    Public procurement accounts for about one fifth of Swedish GDP and is thus a very powerful tool for helping to transform our society in a more sustain...

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  • KTH and Värmdö municipality start test bed in water supply

    Published Nov 16, 2018

    Watercentre@KTH has been awarded SEK 500,000 from Vinnova for a water supply test bed project together with Värmdö municipality. The aim is to develop...

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  • Large portion of Amazon rain forest could lose legal protection

    Large areas of the Amazon rain forest in Brazil are facing destruction if provisions of Brazil's law are invoked.
    Published Nov 14, 2018

    Nearly 150,000 square kilometers of the Amazon rain forest in Brazil is at risk of losing its legal protection, according to a new Swedish-Brazilian s...

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  • RSA Best Book Award 2018 to Tigran Haas and Hans Westlund

    Published Oct 30, 2018

    The Regional Studies Association has awarded Tigran Haas and Hans Westlund the Routledge Best Book Award 2018 for their recent book "In the Post-urban...

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  • FORMAS funds new project on disruptive wastewater and heat recovery!

    Published Oct 18, 2018

    Recently FORMAS decided to award close to 9 million SEK to the project "Ensuring sustainability and equality of water and energy systems during actor-...

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