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  • He is planning a new student competition about self-sufficiency

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    Published Mar 18, 2021

    Zeev Bohbot is a teacher and Programme Director for the Degree Programme in Constructional Engineering and Design and the Degree Programme in Construction Management. He has worked at KTH since 2009 a...

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  • Introducing Lighting Design Research in Architecture

    Ute Besenecker outside KTH Architecture (Photo by: Casper Hedberg)
    Published Mar 09, 2021

    The Lighting Design Division of KTH Architecture has a long and rich tradition in lighting design education, and the division's graduates work all around the world. When Associate Professor Ute Besene...

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  • The School of Architecture the Built Environment rises in QS Subject Rankings 2021

    Published Mar 03, 2021

    In the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject, KTH and the School of Architecture and the Built Environment have once again placed high in several subject areas. Architecture / Built environme...

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  • “Water is a matter of life or death for humanity”

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    Published Feb 02, 2021

    Saving water, tracing Covid-19, growing food in the sea and tracking down leaks in water pipes. These are a few of the WaterCentre@KTH projects aimed at securing future access to water for society. “...

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  • Investment in sustainable financial markets led by KTH

    A person checking the stock market prices at Nasdaq Stockholm.
    Nasdaq Stockholm, Stockholm Stock Exchange. Photo: Thomas Karlsson / DN / TT
    Published Jan 26, 2021

    The Sustainable Finance Lab consortium has been awarded financing of 47 million Swedish crowns (€4.7 million) over five years from Vinnova, with the option of a further five-year extension. Led by KTH...

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  • Several of the school's researchers amongst top 2% in the world according to new citation ranking

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    Published Dec 10, 2020

    Fourteen researchers from the School of Architecture and the Built Environment have been ranked amongst the world's top 2% in a new article from Stanford University, published in the journal PLoS Biol...

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  • “The sea is the key to a sustainable future”

    Photo of two fishermen fishing for Carp Bream.
    Carp Bream is both a good and climate smart fish that unfortunately is often thrown back in the water when caught. Photo: Roger Turesson / DN / TT
    Published Nov 24, 2020

    Of the 240,000 tons of fish that are caught in Sweden annually, only 40 percent goes to food consumption. At the same time, Sweden imports three quarters of the fish and shellfish we eat. Blue Food, a...

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  • Sewage analysis shows sharp increase in COVID 19 virus in Stockholm

    Published Oct 05, 2020

    The coronavirus is spreading again in Stockholm and surrounding suburbs, according to COVID 19 RNA measurements in local sewage, which are being conducted at KTH Royal Institute of Technology.

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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 and concentrated coronavirus RNA from wastewater sa...

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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 Institute of Technology in Stockholm, which will repor...

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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 operating rooms via so-called supercomputer simula...

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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 area of ​​sustainability. The focus is on current re...

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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 though this affects their career.

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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/Built Environment is in top 20 for the first time.

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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 with leading researchers.

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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 has the answer and gives its recommendations on how ...

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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 expertise from world-renowned researchers. One of t...

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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 Technology.

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