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  • New paper on international diplomacy for responsible development in the Arctic

    Published Nov 02, 2021

    A new paper with authors from Sweden, Canada, Greenland, Denmark, Russia, the United Kingdom, and Finland is looking at the importance of healthy ecos...

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  • Anna Björklund promoted to Professor of Environmental Strategic Analysis

    Published Jul 05, 2021

    Congratulations Anna Björklund to your promotion to Professor of Environmental Strategic Analysis!

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  • Learning sustainability by doing - Collaborative, active and reflexive learning

    Foto: Kaleidico / Unsplash
    Published Jun 16, 2021

    Kateryna Pereverza and Oleksii Pasichnyi are researchers and teachers at the Department of Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Engineer...

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  • Collaborations to understand and manage water

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    Published Apr 21, 2021

    Zahra Kalantari is an early-career scientist and new Associate professor at the Department of Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Engin...

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  • Getting minerals from water is as important as hydrating, says researcher-author

    A person holds a glass under a tap with running water.
    Drinking water should contain the right balance of the vital minerals, according to KTH guest researcher Ingegerd Rosborg. Photo: Lars Owesson/Scandinav
    Published Mar 22, 2021

    The water we drink should contain more than 20 vital minerals, which are needed to protect against various diseases, says KTH guest researcher Ingeger...

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  • Several of the SEED's researchers amongst top 2% in the world according to new citation ranking

    Published Dec 10, 2020

    Seven researchers from the Department of Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Engineering (SEED) have been ranked amongst the world's to...

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  • KTH and KWR join forces in heavy metal research in water

    Published Dec 10, 2020

    Aim is to develop, maintain and share knowledge between KTH and KWR Watercycle Research Institute, The Netherlands. This is achieved through education...

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  • Expectations and Implications of Circularity in Society

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    Photo: Vivianne Lemay / Unsplash
    Published Dec 03, 2020

    The overall aim of this project is to identify and analyze the environmental sustainability implications of new modes of production and consumption br...

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  • “The sea is the key to a sustainable future”

    Photo of two fishermen fishing for Carp Bream.
    Carp Bream is both a good and climate smart fish that unfortunately is often thrown back in the water when caught. Photo: Roger Turesson / DN / TT
    Published Nov 24, 2020

    Of the 240,000 tons of fish that are caught in Sweden annually, only 40 percent goes to food consumption. At the same time, Sweden imports three quart...

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  • New coordinator for Senseable Stockholm Lab

    Published Jun 03, 2020

    Head of School has decided to appoint Sara Borgström as new coordinator for Senseable Stockholm Lab. Sara Borgström takes over the role from 2020-05-2...

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  • Newsmakers at KTH

    Published Apr 27, 2020

    Who has received what when it comes to funding? What findings, results and researchers have attracted attention outside KTH? Under the vignette Newsma...

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  • KTH ranked among world's top universities in sustainable development

    Published Apr 24, 2020

    KTH was ranked among the world’s top 100 universities for impact related to sustainability, Times Higher Education announced yesterday.

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  • Higher ed institutions’ climate initiative awarded

    The Climate Framework adopted by 37 institutions of higher education in Sweden is meant to permeate all operations of the university.
    Published Apr 17, 2020

    The 37 Swedish universities and colleges that have signed the Climate Framework have been awarded for their systematic work on driving the climate cha...

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  • Researchers sample sewage to measure infections in six European countries

    From two Stockholm water treatment plants, samples of sewage are collected at KTH Royal Institute of Technology for tracking the coronavirus and measuring the spread of COVID-19 in communities. KTH is also collecting samples in Italy, Spain, India, Netherlands and Turkey.
    Published Apr 16, 2020

    The spread of the coronavirus in Stockholm and in six European countries is being tracked through sewage samples by a research group at KTH Royal Inst...

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  • Many KTH research projects in IVA's 100 list 2020

    Seafarm (Watercentre@KTH/KTH)
    Published Mar 10, 2020

    The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences' (IVA) latest 100 list highlights a variety of research projects from Swedish universities in the ar...

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  • KTH behind 17 of Sweden's 100 most innovative research projects

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    Anna Kramers is Program Director of Mista SAMS, one of the projects on IVA's 100-list
    Published Mar 02, 2020

    Seventeen of the most innovative research projects in Sweden have KTH origins. Today, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) publishe...

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  • Sustainable mobility in rural areas

    Published Feb 07, 2020

    Data gathered by Elisabeth Ekener and Niccolas Albiz through surveys and interviews with members of the online group "Bensinupproret 3.0", which gathe...

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  • KTH takes a lead in climate change

    UN´s Sustainable Development Goals.
    Published Jan 24, 2020

    KTH is taking the lead in climate change via its new climate targets and determination to be climate neutral by 2045. “KTH has made the assessment th...

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  • The climate fund in practical

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    Published Dec 17, 2019

    Cutting back on air travel and with it carbon dioxide emissions is an issue KTH is continuously addressing to help sustainable development and is one ...

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  • Tougher actions imperative to reduce aviation emissions

    The climate impact of high altitude emissions can be significantly reduced by changing flight routes. (Photo: Unsplash)
    Published Dec 06, 2019

    Carbon offsets, emission allowances and environment taxes – these current instruments are not enough to reduce airline climate emissions. A broad mix ...

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