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  • “We provide tools and methods to make a sustainable impact on society”

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    Antonius Van Maris, Head of the department of Industrial Biotechnology. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Dec 08, 2022

    The department of Industrial Biotechnology does research and teaching on sustainable biotechnological production of pharmaceuticals, chemicals and fuels from renewable resources. ”Sustainability is...

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  • "Our success is based on scientific curiosity"

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    Peter Savolainen, Head of Deparment at Gene technology. Photo: KTH
    Published Dec 01, 2022

    12 research groups with different focus work at the Department of Gene Technology. The common denominator is their way of working with method development, mainly in medical problems. ”One of the ...

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  • ”I want everyone in my class to feel included”

    Sara Sebelius
    Sara Sebelius, photo: Michail Magkos
    Published Nov 23, 2022

    As a doctoral student, Sara Sebelius discovered how fun it is to teach. Despite being a very successful researcher, she found that it was even more fun to teach than to conduct research and be in the ...

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  • The research engineer who realised that teaching that was her thing

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    Sara Naumann remembers all the students that have passed through the institution over the years. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Nov 17, 2022

    The department of Engineering Pedagogics, led by Sara Naumann, is an odd bird among KTH’s departments. It deals almost exclusively with education and has the overall responsibility for the qualifying ...

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  • ”I have my hobby as a job”

    Anders Cajander
    Anders Cajander is one of CBH's many committed teachers. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH.
    Published Nov 09, 2022

    Anders Cajander is lecturer and Head of the Division of Health Informatics and Logistics at campus Flemingsberg. He worked for many years in the business sector until he, in 2014, became a teacher at ...

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  • "The whole picture is our motto"

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    Mats Johansson. Photo: Sabina Fabrizi, KTH
    Published Oct 27, 2022

    The Department of Fiber and Polymer Technology is relatively large and its operations occupy almost two buildings on Teknikringen. The department was formed about 20 years ago by the merging of the de...

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  • Royal visit at SciLifeLab

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    The King and Queen of the Netherlands, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Maxima, and The King and Queen of Sweden, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf and Her Majesty Queen Silvia visiting the national research infrastructure SciLifeLab. Charlotte Stadler, SciLifeLab/KTH is Head of the National Spatial Proteomics Facility and presented the facility together with Tony Ullman, research engineer. Photo: SciLifeLab
    Published Oct 19, 2022

    On 12 October, the Swedish Royal couple visited the national research infrastructure SciLifeLab together with the King and Queen of the Netherlands, to learn more about technologies to study cells and...

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  • Jonas Garemark, Fibre and Polymer Technology

    Jonas Garemark
    Jonas Garemark. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH.
    Published Oct 19, 2022

    The wood aerogels can be used as thermal insulation in buildings and for energy harvesting from water in order to create materials for self-sustained systems. Even though it’s a pure wood material, th...

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  • New centre for sports-related research at KTH

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    Andreas Chrysanthou, Joakim Dalfors and Jonas Willén in the lab in Flemingsberg. Photo: Sabina Fabrizi, KTH
    Published Oct 19, 2022

    The KTH Center for Sports Engineering is a newly started centre with that aims to improve sports training and equipment at all levels. The centre will be inaugurated next year and will be a point of c...

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  • István Furó: Our department is very heterogeneous

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    Professor István Furó. Photo: Sabina Fabrizi, KTH
    Published Oct 11, 2022

    For the Department of Chemistry, the research evaluation RAE was decisive for the merger with the then Department of Theoretical Chemistry and Biology, even though the idea had already been there befo...

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  • ”He put a six-pack of beer on the table, then we talked chemistry”

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    Professor Mårten Ahlquist. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Oct 11, 2022

    Barry Sharpless is, together with Morten Meldal and Carolyn Bertozzi, this year’s Nobel Prize winner in chemistry. Mårten Ahlquist, professor and head of the division Theoretical Chemistry and Biology...

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  • ”That he alone receives the prize shows his greatness”

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    Peter Savolainen. Photo: KTH
    Published Oct 05, 2022

    Peter Savolainen, Head of the department Gene Technology, did his postdoc in Nobel Prize winner Svante Pääbo’s lab at the Max Planck Institute in Leipzig. Here, he remembers his time there and comm...

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  • Grand slam at Grand Prix for KTH researchers

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    Tomas Rosén won first place in the Researcher's Grand Prix in Stockholm. Photo: Vetenskapens hus
    Published Oct 05, 2022

    It went well for KTH in the Researcher’s Grand Prix in Stockholm – robotics researcher Sanne van Waveren came in second place and Tomas Rosén from Fibre processes claimed victory. ”Now, it feels very...

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  • Awarded doctoral student studies biofuels from inedible crops

    Teun Kuil, doctoral student at the department Industrial Biotechnology, has been awarded for his abs
    Teun Kuil, doctoral student at the department Industrial Biotechnology, has been awarded for his abstract and presentation. Photo: Jon Lindhe.
    Published Oct 04, 2022

    Teun Kuil, doctoral student at the department Industrial Biotechnology, has received the 2022 ESBES award for the combination of best abstract and presentation. “It was a big surprise and I feel hono...

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  • Algae waste to become food and cosmetics in circular EU project

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    Amparo Jimenez Quero, researcher at the Division of Glycoscience at KTH.
    Published Sep 28, 2022

    Each year, large amounts of macro and microalgae are produced over the world, but the waste from the production is discarded and not made use of. A new EU project coordinated by KTH aims at finding wa...

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  • MTH is gaining momentum

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    Sebastiaan Meijer, Head of department at MTH. Photo: Sabina Fabrizi, KTH
    Published Sep 22, 2022

    The major part of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Health Systems is situated in its own building by the Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge and has around 110 employees. One division,...

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  • CBH’s Tomas Rosén competes in research presentation

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    Tomas Rosén is competing in Researcher's Grand Prix on September 30. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Sep 22, 2022

    Researcher’s Grand Prix is a Swedish competition that has been running annually since 2012, where researchers compete by presenting their research in the most captivating way. On September 30, the com...

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  • Chemical engineering works with society's challenges

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    Carina Lagergren, Head of Department of Chemical Engineering.
    Published Sep 15, 2022

    The research at the Department of Chemical Engineering spans the fields of energy, environment and chemical engineering towards new processes – work that has recently received increased relevance and ...

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  • The practices and effects of involving older people in technology development

    Björn Fischer
    Björn Fischer. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Sep 13, 2022

    In his dissertation, Björn Fischer investigates the practices and effects of involving older people during technology development.

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  • Summer school at KTH gave students the research bug

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    High school students Mathias Chang and Klara Wagenius in the lab at KTH. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Aug 17, 2022

    High school students Klara Wagenius and Mathias Chang got to try out being KTH researchers for a couple of summer weeks. An experience that gave them a taste for more – they both want to become resear...

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