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  • Newsmakers at KTH

    Published Sep 14, 2020

    Who has received what when it comes to funding? What findings, results and researchers have attracted attention outside KTH? Under the vignette Newsma...

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  • Lightning fast implementation of alumnus´master´s thesis about smart charging of electric vehicles

    Jacob Dalton is sitting at his office in front of his computer, giving a thumb´s up.
    Jacob Dalton wrote a master´s thesis on smart charging of electric vehicles. The solution has been implemented by the electricity company Tibber, where he´s now employed. Photo: Tibber
    Published Sep 01, 2020

    Two years ago Jacob Dalton completed a master´s thesis proposing how household charging of electric vehicles can be used to stabilize the power grid. ...

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  • Bitcoin can grow in the wake of the crisis

    Bitcoin was created in 2009 to enable payments over the Internet directly between users without the involvement of third parties. (Photo: Janerik Henriksson/TT)
    Published Aug 21, 2020

    Cryptocurrencies can get a boost in countries that have encountered an economic recession and inflation crises as a consequence of the pandemic. This ...

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  • "We must dare to break ingrained patterns"

    Published Aug 10, 2020

    Swimmer Maja Reichard was already beginning to lose her sight in her teens, but has continued her career at elite level. During her time as a Master o...

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  • Documentary film maker Tom Alandh wins the KTH Great Prize for 2020

    Journalist and documentary filmmaker Tom Alandh is awarded the 2020 KTH Great Prize. Photo: Cato Lein
    Published Jul 01, 2020

    After 50 years at Sveriges Television and with over 100 documentary films that have touched and entertained the Swedish TV viewers, Tom Alandh has bec...

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  • One year with Stockholm Trio

    Ole Petter Ottersen. Astrid Söderbergh Widding and Sigbritt Karlsson signing the agreement on the Stockholm trio university alliance May 27 2019. (Niklas Björling)
    Published Jun 29, 2020

    Just over 12 months ago, the Stockholm Trio University Alliance was launched. The university alliance between the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Uni...

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  • A new material takes shape – all by itself

    Produce packaging could be one of the first areas where research scientists’ Robotic Matter is used.
    Published Jun 24, 2020

    Remember the T-1000 robot from Terminator 2? It could change form into anything at all, including a human being. The microrobots in the animated featu...

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  • Transport model could help predict virus’ spread

    Researchers at KTH have created a tool that can show which areas in a city are at risk of being particularly harshly affected by spread of infections, such as Covid-19. Photo: Peter Ardell
    Published Jun 16, 2020

    Researchers at KTH are developing a computer model to simulate the connection between the spread of the coronavirus and the travel habits of Stockholm...

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  • Newsmakers at KTH

    Published Jun 15, 2020

    Who has received what when it comes to funding? What findings, results and researchers have attracted attention outside KTH? Under the vignette Newsma...

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  • How the brain’s connections change according to age

    Changes in the entire brain (left) and hippocampus (middle) are evident in these images shot during the course of a mouse's life. Green shows the protein PSD95 and cyan is the protein SAP102.
    Published Jun 15, 2020

    Why do children think and behave differently from adults? Why do we become forgetful in old age? Researchers have shown for the first time how the ...

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  • KTH holds its position in world top 100

    KTH is now ranked 98th among the world's universities, and among technical universities it holds the 33rd position in the world rankings.
    Published Jun 10, 2020

    KTH Royal Institute of Technology retained its spot among the top 100 universities worldwide, in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.

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  • KTH to open its campuses

    KTH opens its campuses for students this autumn.
    Published Jun 05, 2020

    KTH is going to open its campuses this autumn, but will bear the lessons learnt from the digitalisation of teaching and examinations in spring, very m...

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  • How should we travel after the pandemic?

    Aircraft are parked pending the reopening of societies and for travel to start again. (Photo: Peter Frennesson/Sydsvenskan/TT)
    Published May 20, 2020

    The climate impact of aviation has dropped to a minimum level due to the coronavirus crisis. How can emissions be kept down after the pandemic? Resear...

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  • KTH teachers are cutting out templates for local apron factory´s protective suits

    Gabriel Johannesson, teacher and workshop engineer at the School of Architecture and the Built Environment, cuts one of the templates with the help of the school’s CNC milling machine.
    Published May 19, 2020

    On Friday, May 8, the activity was in full swing at the Architecture School's makerspace workshop Verkstaden at KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Two...

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  • New test strip preserves clues that blood tests often overlook

    KTH researchers have developed a finger-prick blood test strip for filtering blood plasma recovers 10 percent more proteins than existing methods. (Photo: Margrette Dorn)
    Published May 15, 2020

    A new synthetic paper for finger prick blood tests could provide accurate point-of-care diagnostics for cancer, COVID-19 and other serious diseases. R...

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  • Students’ winning hack project minimizes medical workers’ contact with COVID-19 patients

    The winner team in the hackathon #EUVSVIRUS have come up with a highly scalable patient monitoring system that allows for far more check-ups simultaneously..
    Published May 12, 2020

    Master´s students from KTH teamed up with other partner universities in the EIT Digital programme to win the category Health & Life in the EU Hackatho...

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  • Shape-shifting carbon fibre could replace mechanical systems for planes and more

    A new carbon fibre composite material which can be bent with electronic impulses was demonstrated in a recent proof-of-concept study.
    Published May 07, 2020

    Imagine wind turbine blades that change shape to achieve the most efficiency in varying wind speeds, or airplane wings that bend and alter their own f...

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  • Survey: KTH among Sweden's most internationalised universities

    As in the previous three years, the maximum of five stars have been awarded to KTH Royal Institute of Technology, (NASA photo)
    Published May 06, 2020

    KTH is one of Sweden’s most international universities. This is confirmed by the annual survey by the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation...

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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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  • By early April, coronavirus had spread to 10 percent of Stockholm population

    After the first survey measured the spread of coronavirus in Stockholm in April, a second survey will determine how many more were infected one month later.
    Published May 05, 2020

    By the first weeks of April, 10 percent of Stockholm’s population had been infected with the coronavirus and developed antibodies, according to sampli...

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