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Professor Ellenberg is moving into his new responsibility from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg. (Photo: Stuart Ingham/EMBL)

Jan Ellenberg appointed Director for SciLifeLab

The SciLifeLab board has appointed Professor Jan Ellenberg as the new Director. Alongside this role, Professor Ellenberg will also be appointed as a Professor at Karolinska Institutet and Affiliated P...

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Nora Dunder presenting at lectern.
“This research will hopefully make life easier for students in Sweden,” Nora Dunder says of the project she is working with in California this summer while enrolled in the Digital Futures Summer Research Internship. Seen here presenting her project to other students in the programme, Dunder is one of six KTH students at Berkeley for the summer. At the same time, six UC Berkeley students are working on research at KTH.

KTH and UC Berkeley students switch places for eight-week research internship

A dozen students from Sweden and California switched places last week for summer research internships focused on digital transformation, kicking off a new exchange between KTH Royal Institute of Techn...

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- The trend in recent years is that conflicts over water have increased. We have not recognised this in time and have let things go in the wrong direction," says Zahra Kalantari. (Photo: Christer Gummeson)

Water conflicts more frequent - how to solve them

Water is a scarce resource,causing an increasing number of conflicts. A project at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is exploring how nations and regions can better resolve the problems.

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