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Life Cycle Research at KTH
KTH LCnetwork wants to map, categorise and make visible the competence of the life cycle research at KTH. Regarding this, we categorised the research by tools, methodologies, and applied areas related to life cycle research at KTH.
KTH Broadens Commitment to Sustainability Education
KTH’s focus on environmental issues — underlined in 2011 with the appointment of a vice-president for sustainability — is gaining momentum with new targeted investments in education. The university’s administration has approved SEK 6.5 million ($964,000) for courses in environment and sustainable development studies.
Antioxidants and plastics could be made from byproducts of wheat milling
It’s usually used as livestock feed, but wheat bran’s value in human nutrition and medicine may soon reach its full potential with a new sustainable processing method developed by Swedish researchers.
Researcher says consumption contradicts sustainability
To be an environmental researcher also entails a responsibility to enter the debate on social priorities. This is the opinion of Bradley who undertakes research into how lifestyles influence the environment.
We provide energy globally
Our Department of Energy Technology (EGI) is involved in several international projects financed by the UN and the World Bank. They aim to ensure access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy for all.
CLUE - Climate Neutral Urban Districts in Europe
The project Climate Neutral Urban Districts in Europe tackles the challenges modern sustainable cities are facing. A climate neutral urban district uses innovative new technology and building techniques to reduce its carbon footprint.
KTH Tech Talks: Algae farming – a sustainable solution
In this episode of KTH Tech Talks, Fredrik Gröndahl from the department of Sustainable development, Environmental science and Engineering (SEED) and Fredrika Gullfot, founder of Simris Alg, discuss growing algae and what algae can be used for.
Seminars that want to change industry and society
A seminar series addressing Industrial and Societal transformation towards sustainability starts in the fall. With a mix of inspirational speakers to more focused presentations by both external and internal speakers, the organizers hope for exciting meetings.
Frauke Urban at INDEK, is one of the Climate Champions of Startup Climate Action
Time is running out and we must act quickly to limit global warming to 1.5° C. Startup Climate Action therefore has a challenge-driven approach and focuses on UN Sustainability Goal # 13 − Climate Action. The starting point is 13 Climate Challenges, presented by 13 Swedish Climate Champions.
Workshop: Improve your Formas application - part 1 Introduction
Welcome to a workshop for researchers who plan to apply for Formas Open Call 2021. At the workshop we will focus on the criteria for societal relevance: Societal value of research question and Communication with stakeholders and users. Researchers at KTH, who has received high scores for societal relevance in previous calls, present their best way to address the criteria successfully.
KTH in steel revolution
When the UN Climate Summit gathered the world's leaders in New York last fall, two Swedes were the talk of the town: Greta and "HYBRIT" - an initiative by SSAB, Vattenfall and LKAB that will make steel production fossil-free and substantially reduce CO2 emissions in Sweden. KTH plays an important role in what is called a revolution in steelmaking.
Planning with Youth
Planning with youth: a tool and a framework for an engaging, meaningful and forward-looking participation of youngsters in shaping attractive and sustainable living environments
Designing Energy-Sensitive Interactions
In this project we look into how design can support electric vehicle drivers in managing and understanding energy consumption
The MID for sustainability (MID4S) team's research interests are located in the intersection between on the one hand media technologies and information and communication technologies (ICT) and on the other hand issues relating to sustainability and sustainable development.
- Projects in MID4S
HabitWise - Creating Sustainable Everyday Habits
Decreased CO2-emissions in flight-intensive organisations: from data to practice.
Smart storage solutions in the fridge of the future to reduce food waste.
Designing digital technologies for supporting energy-related behavior change in the kitchen.
From Homo Sapiens to Homo Colossus: Visualising our energy footprint
Beyond the event horizon: tools to explore local energy transformations
A systematic review of the scientific literature on digital interventions for more sustainable food consumption behaviour.
Digital Stewardship: Infrastructuring Waste Management Through Digital Platforms This project will study, design and develop the integration of digital platforms and sensor technologies to support people to collectively act to care for the environment. We call this collective work ‘Digital Stewardship’.
A systematic review of scientific literature on digital behavior change interventions for more sustainable energy behavior.
- Sonic Interaction Design to Support Energy Efficiency Behavior in the Household