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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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  • Americans energized by Tekla’s empowering message

    Girls from the Washington, D.C. area immersed themselves in electronics during the workshop at the international launch of Tekla Festival. (Photo: David Callahan)
    Published Mar 14, 2019

    Sanna Cedergren, KTH’s project leader for Tekla Festival, has just returned from Washington, D.C., where singer and Tekla founder Robyn joined KTH and...

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  • Watch Tekla Dialogue live from Washington

    Published Mar 05, 2019

    Live streaming broadcast of Robyn and special guests at Tekla Dialogue at the House of Sweden in Washington, D.C., addressing the issue of gender bala...

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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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  • QS adds more KTH subjects to world top 50

    Published Feb 27, 2019

    KTH now ranks 36 among the world’s universities for engineering and technology, according to QS University Ranking, which released its 2019 subject ra...

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  • Tekla reaches out to girls globally

    Robyn will host a panel discussion with influential American and Swedish women from the public and private sector, in a public conversation about engaging more girls and women in science, technology, engineering and math.
    Published Feb 26, 2019

    Robyn’s on a world tour and she’s taking her mission to inspire girls about technology with her. The Tekla Festival, which she founded in 2015, is mak...

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  • Independent researchers progress further

    Published Feb 04, 2019

    Security or independence – which strategy should a young researcher choose? If you decide to go your own way, you have a greater chance of being richl...

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  • Newsmakers

    Published Jan 31, 2019
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  • This small tube may help compress entire labs into a computer chip

    The simplified device eliminates components that typically are used in controlling the storage and dispensing of fluids on microfluidic platforms.
    Published Jan 23, 2019

    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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  • A new glucose monitor for diabetics proves virtually painless and even more accurate

    The frequency of finger prick tests could be reduced with a glucose monitoring system being developed at KTH. (Photo: Alden Chadwick/CC BY 2.0)
    Published Jan 07, 2019

    A more comfortable and reliable blood-sugar monitoring system is being designed at KTH for people with diabetes. After successfully testing a prototyp...

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  • At core of software leader SAP's product, an open source code developed at KTH

    Computer Science Professor Christian Schulte's Gecode configuration engine is at the core of one of software leader SAP's leading products. (Photo: David Callahan)
    Published Jan 03, 2019

    Open source software developed at KTH is at the core of a business system from German software giant SAP. The system S/4HANA has nearly 400,000 custom...

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  • EU transport research consortium aims to improve use of urban space

    Now that KTH has been selected to be part of MOBiLus, which focuses on urban space and transport, the university is a partner in five of the eight EIT consortia.
    Published Dec 27, 2018

    The EU's major technology and innovation initiative, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), has just closed two new calls. KTH has...

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  • Students not waiting for leaders to act on climate

    The forest fires that engulfed Sweden during the hottest July on record are one of the most visible signs of climate change in Scandinavia, where students are beginning to take matters into their own hands. (Photo: Roger Von Walden, CC BY-SA 2.0)
    Published Dec 07, 2018

    A group of students at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is taking the climate crisis into its own hands. Sally Bolin, a third-year Mechanical Enginee...

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  • Master student inspires youths during Nobel Week

    Published Dec 05, 2018

    Danya Mohamad, master student at KTH, is one of 25 selected students who will hold a lecture during the Nobel Week, arranged by Stockholm Youth Intern...

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  • Teamwork lifts research

    Annika Stensson Trigell, vice president for research at KTH. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Nov 27, 2018

    Team work, cutting-edge research and interdisciplinary science; these are fundamental pillars in KTH's research, and determiners of its reputation.

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  • Reducing consumption is climate smart – but how to make it attractive?

    Associate Professor Karin Bradley is on a quest to find out how climate smart changes in the way we consume can be made mainstream. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Nov 23, 2018

    Borrow your neighbour’s ladder. Repair that broken bike. Share your wardrobe. There’s more to sustainable consumption than simply buying eco-labeled p...

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  • This gold-winning team at iGEM created a way to prevent pharmaceuticals from washing into waterways

    The iGEM Stockholm team brought home two gold medals for its water treatment innovation, Biotic Blue.
    Published Nov 20, 2018

    A team of students has won gold medals in a major global competition by developing a method for cleaning antibiotics and drug residues from wastewater...

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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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  • Super-strong, bio-compatible material may reduce broken fillings

    A sample, cutaway tooth that was filled with the new material developed at KTH. (Photo: David Callahan)
    Published Nov 09, 2018

    Soon you may no longer have to worry about how long your dental repairs will last. A new dental reconstruction material developed at KTH offers unprec...

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  • Interactive design ideas unveiled by master's students

    "Sand Mirror", designed by (from left) Andreas Almqvist from Sweden, Karolina Drobotowic from Poland and Tallulah Gillard from France.
    Published Nov 02, 2018

    Master’s students in the Physical Interaction Design course held an exhibition in the Library this week, where they demonstrated their team projects. ...

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