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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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  • Rewarding being a mentor to future researchers

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    Antonio Capezza is a postdoc researcher in polymeric materials. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Aug 17, 2022

    During the summer, postdoc researcher Antonio Capezza has mentored two unusually young KTH researchers - high school students Klara Wagenius and Mathias Chang. Together, they have researched the use o...

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  • New catalyst can provide cheaper and more efficient production of hydrogen

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    Hao Yang and Mårten Ahlquist. Photo: Sabina Fabrizi and Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Jun 22, 2022

    Researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology have participated in developing a new, very effective catalyst for the oxidation of water into oxygen and hydrogen. The results, which have recently be...

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  • New Horizon Europe project aims at reducing emissions from the agricultural sector

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    Assistant Professor Shareq Mohd Nazir. Photo: Åsa Karsberg: KTH
    Published Jun 15, 2022

    Researchers at the Department of Chemical Engineering are collaborating with other European partners to develop and implement technologies that could significantly reduce emissions of methane and nitr...

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  • Secondary school pupils learn programming at campus Flemingsberg

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    Two of the pupils from Vistaskolan in front of the computer. Photo: Mikael Sjöberg
    Published Jun 15, 2022

    During five Tuesdays this spring, ten Secondary school pupils (ages 10 to 12) from the Vista school (Vistaskolan) in Huddinge have been learning programming in one of the computer rooms at campus Flem...

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  • New films to highlight KTH:s five campuses

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    Published May 04, 2022

    Why are KTH’s five campuses located where they are? New campus films – one for each campus and one film with all campuses – explains and highlights the strategic focus areas of each campus. There’s of...

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  • CBH student awarded for Best degree project

    Louise Ulveland
    Louise Ulveland. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH.
    Published May 04, 2022

    The Trade Association Swedish Water (Svenskt Vatten) every year awards Best degree project within the area of water and wastewater. One of the winners 2022 is Louise Ulveland from the Degree programme...

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  • Knots that can solve the problems of the future

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    Fredrik Schaufelberger. Photo: Åsa Karsberg, KTH
    Published Apr 21, 2022

    A new type of molecular knot that forms weaves recently led to a publication in the scientific journal Science. ”It was a satisfying aesthetic form. This type of knot exists everywhere in celtic myth...

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  • New way to identify functional genomic regions

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    Anniina Vihervaara and Adelina Rabenius. Photo: Privat
    Published Mar 28, 2022

    Researchers at the Department of Gene Technology have developed a protocol that describes how to identify active genes and functional genomic regions from nascent RNA-sequencing data.

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  • Emma Lundberg awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize

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    Professor Emma Lundberg. Photo: Daniel Roos, Scilifelab
    Published Mar 09, 2022

    Professor Emma Lundberg is one of five promising young scientists who are awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize from the Swedish Academy Of Science. The prize is given in five different categories, mathe...

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  • Céline Montanari, Biocomposites

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    Céline Montanari. Photo: Gabriella Mastantuoni, KTH
    Published Feb 02, 2022

    In recent years, the development of transparent wood biocomposites derived from delignified wood substrates have gained interest because they combine attractive structural properties with optical func...

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