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  • Vinnova grant for a small project with great impact potential

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    Remanufacturing is one of the inner circles of the Circular Economy. It creates a balance between a high level of value recovery and acceptance of the second life products. Photo: Scania.
    Published Sep 28, 2023

    A feasibility study involving KTH, Scania and Scandinavian Transmission Service AB, kicked off in September 2023. The project will focus on integrating remanufactured gearboxes in the production line ...

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  • Women's body fluids become valuable sources of knowledge

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    Through this work, we aim to challenge taboos and reframe women's bodily fluids as valuable sources of knowledge, says Nadia Campo Woytuk, one of the researchers behind the technology.
    Published Sep 28, 2023

    Researchers from KTH and Uppsala University have developed innovative technology for analysing cervical and vaginal mucus. This will help increase individual comprehension and facilitate better discus...

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  • English teaching leads to more dropouts and poorer results

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    According to a new study, students who took the Swedish language version of the course answered an average of 73% more test questions correctly than the English language course. Photo: Shubham Sharan / Unsplash
    Published Sep 27, 2023

    English as a language of instruction in higher education has a clear negative impact on study results, according to a new study published by KTH and Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg.

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  • Seminar on Smart and Sustainable University Campuses 2030

    Published Sep 27, 2023

    KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Akademiska Hus welcome you to the seminar "SMART AND SUSTAINABLE UNIVERSITY CAMPUSES 2030". Welcome to participate and support the competing student groups.

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  • Early detection of Alzheimer’s thanks to groundbreaking medical technology

    Padideh Kamali-Zare
    She is making a dream come true by contributing to the early detection of brain diseases like Alzheimer’s, as a creator of groundbreaking microscope technology. Padideh Kamali-Zare is this year’s recipient of the KTH Innovation Award.
    Published Sep 18, 2023

    At 14 she took care of her grandmother, who was diagnosed with mild dementia. Today, Padideh Kamali-Zare is the CEO and founder of biotech company Darmiyan. “Just two days after my dear grandmother p...

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  • KTH launches three new competence centres

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    KTH has been granted funding to lead three competence centres and be part of another three in an initiative by Sweden’s innovation agency, Vinnova. (Photo: KTH)
    Published Sep 15, 2023

    KTH to lead major initiatives in wireless communication, sustainable building production, and neutron and X-ray science.

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  • More efficient bioenergy technology can contribute to the energy transition

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    Henrik Båge, CEO and co-founder of Phoenix Biopower, explains the process flow in the test installation of the company's BTC technology: Biomass-Fired Top Cycle. Photo: Fredrik Persson
    Published Sep 04, 2023

    KTH Energy Platform's first school visit of the semester was to the old heat and power centre on the KTH Campus. The front of the building is home to Phoenix Biopower, a company that develops tomorrow...

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  • KTH Energy Platform to hold several events in the autumn to build more bridges to better dialogue

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    Lina Bertling Tjernberg, KTH Energy Platform Director, meets protesters during the government’s climate summit. Photo credit: Fredrik Persson
    Published Sep 04, 2023

    The onset of the autumn term has once again filled KTH campus with researchers, teachers and students. During the autumn, KTH’s Energy Platform is organising several events, including some in collabor...

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  • SEEEP 2023 PhD summer school important part of KTH's work against accelerating climate change

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    The 2023 SEEEP summer school participants. Photo: Zheijang University
    Published Sep 04, 2023

    The 2023 edition of the SEEEP PhD summer school was recently concluded where 20 doctoral students participated from Europe, of which 14 came from KTH, and 28 from China. The KTH Energy Platform funded...

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  • Four scientists on the future of AI

    Published Aug 31, 2023

    Research in Artificial Intelligence was in focus when researchers and partners from Saab and Ericsson gathered for two days at CASTOR Software Days to discuss the research in the field.

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  • Professor Kerstin Forsberg in podcast about the Swedish rare earth metals initiative

    Published Aug 24, 2023

    Kerstin Forsberg, acting director of KTH Industrial Transformation Platform, talks about rare earth metals in Sweden in a podcast episode of the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research. The episode ...

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  • New life for discarded food

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    Francisco Vilaplana and his research team are developing new ways of how side streams in food production can be useful in the food of the future. (Photo: Magnus Glans)
    Published Aug 16, 2023

    Will the next generation’s food be made from today’s waste? A team of researchers at KTH is looking into new ways of dealing with unused waste products in the agriculture and food sectors.

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  • Student project shedding light on the world's income inequality

    Published Aug 15, 2023

    The Robin Hood Calculator visualisation tool is designed by KTH students to help you understand the income distribution around the world. By taxing the rich and giving to the poor.

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  • Better data analysis can improve treatment of Parkinson’s disease

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    A new methodology can accelerate the diagnosis and possibly treatment of patients, helping return the brain to more healthy activity. Photo: Format Arw/Unsplash
    Published Aug 01, 2023

    More accurate data help understand how extensive local brain networks are affected in patients.

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  • Anne-Kathrin Peters delivers Keynote at ICT4S Conference

    Published Jul 12, 2023

    The international conference series ICT4S (The International Conference on Information and Communications Technology for Sustainability) is devoted to covering all types of research, developments, and...

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  • EU transport attachés met research and innovation at KTH

    From left: Mikael Lindström, Magnus Burman, Dan André and Niclas Dahl. Photo: Fredrik Persson
    Published Jul 05, 2023

    On 29 June, 60 EU transport attachés and Swedish government representatives learned about KTH's research and innovation. The visit was organised by KTH's research platform for transport and took place...

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  • Anonymous examination could be introduced next year

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    Starting next year, KTH will introduce an anonymous examination. (Photo: KTH)
    Published Jun 27, 2023

    From spring term next year, KTH could be anonymising exam answers. This is the objective of a President’s decision at the end of May.

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  • 500 000 articles on ethical hacking analysed 

    Published Jun 22, 2023

    More investment in cybersecurity is needed. This is the conclusion after analysing 500,000 articles on academic databases on ethical hacking. 

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  • Tomas Vikström: "Come and change the world with us!"

    Tomas Vikström, Adjunct Professor at the Department of Fiber Processes, shows an instrument that
    From lab to factory. Tomas Vikström, new Adjunct Professor at the Department of Fiber Processes, is an expert in scaling up chemical processes. Photo: Jon Lindhe
    Published Jun 21, 2023

    Tomas Vikström is a new Adjunct Professor at the Department of Fiber Processes at KTH. He is also head of research and development at the Fiberline Technology Unit at Valmet in Sundsvall. "We have pr...

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  • Student field study: how coffee beans can lift farmers out of poverty

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    Filip Borgström (center) and David Sigge (right) together with coffee farmer Aphiwat Sukphong's employee.
    Published Jun 21, 2023

    KTH students David Sigge and Filip Borgström spent two months in Thailand as part of their degree project in industrial economics. They looked at if and how farmers could increase their income in a su...

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