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KTH in the top 100

KTH ranks among the world's top 100 universities in the new survey – QS World University Rankings. The internationalization makes for stronger impact for research and education.

KTH in EU-funded alliance with six leading universities

More cross- border mobility, common programme development and more cooperation to come, with UNITE!

A cross-section of a typical Wolter type space telescope with mirrors (above) is contrasted with the design that uses stacks of microengineered prisms to bend light toward the focal point. (Illustration: Wujun Mi)

Radically different telescope design offers deeper look into space

A radically different type of X-ray space telescope has been designed at KTH, using advanced optic techniques that were originally developed in medica...

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The simplified device eliminates components that typically are used in controlling the storage and dispensing of fluids on microfluidic platforms.

This small tube may help compress entire labs into a computer chip

Lab-on-a-chip (LOC) technology could transform medicine in ways comparable with how microprocessors have changed our everyday lives – that is once it ...

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The structural biology research team that discovered special enzymes which could enable acne-causing bacteria to resist treatment. From left, Dayanand Kalyanim, Henrik Aspeborg, Christina Divne and Tom Reichenbach. (Photo: courtesy of Christina Divne)

Researchers may have figured out one way acne bacteria defies treatment

Researchers at KTH have discovered how acne-causing bacteria feed off their human hosts, opening the possibility for finding effective ways to treat s...

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News

  • Certain climate mitigation policies can impact land and food prices, increasing the risk of leaving behind small agricultural holders. (Photo: Francesco Fuso Nerini)
    How to manage impact of climate action on global sustainable development goals
    15 Jul 2019
    Climate action without careful planning and reform can be costly – but a new study shows that the benefits of global action on climate largely outweig...
  • KTH is now in one of the 17 alliances established by the European Universities Initiative, funded by the European Commission.
    KTH joins major EU university alliance
    1 Jul 2019
    As part of a major education and research initiative, the EU Commission is financing 17 European university alliances. Each of these alliances include...
  • A pianist can easily learn a complex score because neuron circuitry can be reused for similar tasks. However, they have as much difficulty as anyone else when it comes to learning a new, completely different skill. The limits of new learning were recently tested by neuroscientists at KTH.
    Why the brain can only learn so much
    1 Jul 2019
    Why is it that a master musician can learn a new score in no time, yet encounter difficulty learning something else, like skateboarding tricks? Could ...
  • What´s the best way to switch off from work? (Photo: Maskot/TT)
    Take control of your holiday
    27 Jun 2019
    What’s the best way to relax on holiday? Head out into nature, stay active and switch off all notifications from your smartphone – so says a KTH worki...
  • Swedish universities develop comprehensive framework for their climate work
    26 Jun 2019
    A collection of 36 Swedish universities and colleges have created a combined climate framework to serve as the basis for individual climate strategies...
  • Future wars will be fought on the internet
    20 Jun 2019
    KTH and the Swedish Armed Forces have announced a new form of collaboration on IT security through the establishment of a Centre for Cyber Defence and...
  • Internationalization of the study body and faculty is one factor in lifting the university into the world's top 100 list.
    KTH takes place among world's Top 100 universities
    19 Jun 2019
    KTH takes its place among the Top 100 universities worldwide in the QS World University Rankings, which were released today. At 98th, KTH joins fewer ...
  • A cross-section of a typical Wolter type space telescope with mirrors (above) is contrasted with the design that uses stacks of microengineered prisms to bend light toward the focal point. (Illustration: Wujun Mi)
    Radically different telescope design offers deeper look into space
    18 Jun 2019
    A radically different type of X-ray space telescope has been designed at KTH, using advanced optic techniques that were originally developed in medica...

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