Newshttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/news/News related to Chalmers University of TechnologyTue, 21 Jan 2020 07:29:19 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/news/https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/The-survey-Studentbarometern.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/The-survey-Studentbarometern.aspxThe survey Studentbarometern now in your in-box<p><b>​It's time to answer the survey "Studentbarometern" – a collaboration by the university and the Student Union to look into your study and work environment</b></p><div><span><br /></span></div> <div><span>In &quot;<strong>Studentbarometern</strong>&quot;<span style="display:inline-block"></span></span> you will have the opportunity to express how you feel and how you perceive your study environment. Results from previous years have led to initiatives such as the Students Union's &quot;Stories from Campus&quot; and helped the Vice President's management team, Dean of Education and Heads of Programmes to prioritize appropriately. Your response is of the utmost importance for making Chalmers a better place for everyone!</div> <div> </div> <div><strong>On 21 January, you will receive an email </strong>from chalmers.studentbarometer2020@mail.quicksearch.se containing the survey. The survey is open for responses until 11 February. Your response will be handled by the external company Quicksearch, guaranteeing anonymity and confidentiality. The link you receive is personal. Keep an eye out for the email so you don't miss the chance to make your voice heard. The survey takes 5 to 10 minutes to answer. </div> <div> </div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2" style="color:rgb(255, 51, 0)"><span style="color:rgb(255, 51, 0)"><span style="color:rgb(255, 51, 0)">Q &amp; A on the student survey</span></span></h2> <h4 class="chalmersElement-H4">Chalmers' investigation into the study and work environment of its students, conducted between 21 January and 11 February 2019.</h4> <div> </div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Why should I take the survey?</h3> <div>The survey offers you an opportunity to make a difference. Your opinions are important, and only you can relay your personal perception of your study environment. The outcome of the survey will be analyzed and lead to measures. The more students who respond, the higher the response rate and the more impact the survey will make. Most importantly: with your response, you are contributing to improvements in the study environment of all students.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">How will I receive the survey?</h3> <div>Quicksearch will deliver the survey by email from the chalmers.studentbarometer2020@mail.quicksearch.se address. The link contained in the email is personal. There is no need to worry if you should accidentally delete the first email. You will receive a reminder with a new link on 28 January.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Why haven't I received the survey?</h3> <div>You must have been enrolled at Chalmers in the autumn 2018 term to receive the survey. Check your spam folder to ensure that the email wasn't stopped by your spam filter. Contact <a href="mailto:sara.thornadtsson.chavarria@chalmers.se">Sara Thornadtsson Chavarria</a> if you have not received the survey.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Is my response anonymous?</h3> <div>Yes. No one at Chalmers will be able to connect responses to individual students. It will not be possible to connect any of your answers to you personally. They will only be analyzed on the relevant group level. Responses are managed by Quicksearch, guaranteeing anonymity and confidentiality.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Why are you posing these questions?</h3> <div>The survey gives Chalmers a better idea of how students perceive their study environment and what is required to improve it for you and your fellow students. We strive for student well-being and to reduce stress to help you achieve your desired results. </div> <div>The survey poses questions about your programme, your studies and your personal situation. These questions are based on current research and legislation in the areas of working environment and discrimination. </div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Where and when will the results be presented?</h3> <div>The results will be presented during the spring. More information will be made available on the Student Portal, so keep an eye out.</div> <div><br /></div> <div><a href="https://en.quicksearch.se/?lang=en" title="Link to Quicksearch, opens in a new tab" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />More information about the company Quicksearch</a></div> <div> </div>Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/US-ambassador-visits-Chalmers.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/US-ambassador-visits-Chalmers.aspxThe U.S. Ambassador visits Chalmers<p><b>The Ambassador Ken Howery will give a talk on “The United States and Sweden:  Strong Partners for a Better Future”</b></p>​​​<div>Date: January 14, 2020</div> <div>Time: 1.30 – 2.30pm</div> <div>Location: Scania-salen, Chalmers Student House, Chalmersplatsen 1, Göteborg</div> <div>Sign up at <a href="https://ui.ungpd.com/Surveys/ae426a0f-53bc-42cc-a651-da8617f81ad8" title="Länk till anmälan, öppnas i ny flik" target="_blank">here at the latest January 12​</a> (first come, first served)​</div> <div></div> <div><br /></div> <div><strong>The newly-appointed U.S. Ambassador to Sweden, Ken Howery, is coming to visit Chalmers University of Technology. </strong></div> <div><br /></div> <div>He will discuss Swedish-American relations, the issues he wants to prioritise as Ambassador, as well as technology and innovation.</div> <div>Kenneth &quot;Ken&quot; Alan Howery was born in Texas in 1975 and graduated in Economics from Stanford in 1998. That same year, he founded Paypal, together with Elon Musk among others. When Paypal was acquired by Ebay in 2002, Ken Howery worked as Ebay's head of business development.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>Since 2005 he has worked as an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, specialising in creating and financing technology companies, through measures including the venture capital fund Founders Fund, which he started with partner Peter Thiel, and which has a turnover in the billions of dollars.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>In 2010, Venture Capital Journal named Ken Howery one of the top 10 venture capitalists under 36. He has lectured on entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School and Stanford, and has helped students at the University of California, Berkeley and the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin to develop business models.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>Ken Howery is a member of The Explorers Club, a non-profit group that promotes scientific exploration. He is also an advisor to Kiva, a charity that enables people to lend money over the Internet to entrepreneurs in low-income countries.</div> <div>On the November 7th 2019, the Ambassador presented his credentials to HM King and this is his first official visit to Gothenburg.</div> <div><br /></div> <div><strong>You are most welcome!</strong></div> <div><br /></div> ​​Thu, 09 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Green-Challenge-2020.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Green-Challenge-2020.aspxApply for the Green Challenge conference and competition<p><b>​​​Five engineering students from Chalmers have the opportunity to take part in the Green Challenge (Grön Dyst), which is arranged by the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, on Friday 26 June. Green Challenge is a competition offering the chance to win cash prizes, and also a day where students can showcase their projects and visions for professionals working on the same problems.​​​</b></p>​<div>To participate, you must have developed a project whose theme is sustainability, climate technology or the environment as part of either your Bachelor or Master studies at Chalmers. The students are invited to take part in the conference as well as a two-day programme alternatively a three-week course leading up to the conference. Students at Chalmers who are interested to participate in the Green Challenge should send in an application no later than 10 April.</div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">What is Green challenge?</h2> <div>Green Challenge is an international student conference and competition arranged by DTU every year. The conference is DTU’s response to the global climate and sustainability challenges.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Competition</h3> <div>In the Green Challenge competition, students participate with the results of projects that they have performed either in courses or theses at either Bachelor or Master level. An abstract (a project summary) must be submitted prior to the student conference.</div> <div><br /></div> <div><strong>Prizes will be awarded for the best projects, in accordance with the following criteria:</strong></div> <div><ul><li>Is the project well-structured and clearly communicated?</li> <li>To what extent is the positive impact on the UN Sustainable Development Goals made probable?</li> <li>To what extent is the project technically applicable and likely to be realized? </li> <li>To what extent is it visionary and/or innovative?</li></ul></div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Two-day program or three-week course</h3> <div>The selected students from Chalmers have the opportunity to follow one of two programmes as outlined below:</div> <div><br /></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial"><strong>Two-day programme leading up to the Green Challenge conference:</strong></span><br /><ul><li>For those interested in a short term stay, DTU's two-day programme offers social activities, including an introduction to the student life at DTU, a workshop on how to pitch a project, and a sight-seeing tour in the Copenhagen area. DTU pays for food and accommodation. </li></ul></div> <div><br /></div> <div><strong>Three-week course + student conference:</strong></div> <div><ul><li>Students who are interested in a longer stay can participate in one of DTU’s three-week courses (5 ECTS) taking place in the beginning of June. The students in this programme will not be part of the activities in the two-day programme. DTU's Housing Office provides accommodation at the students' own expense.</li></ul></div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Expenses</h3> <div>Expenses, for the five selected students from Chalmers: </div> <div><br /></div> <div><ul><li>For the two-day programme: DTU covers the expenses of breakfast, lunch and dinner for two days, four nights at Danhostel in Copenhagen, airport pick-up, transportation to and from the hotel and DTU. </li> <li>For the three-week courses: the students have to pay for accommodation provided by DTU's Housing Office and for their own meals. </li> <li>Train tickets from Göteborg to Copenhagen and back, can be paid by Chalmers.</li> <li>Other costs have to be paid by the students themselves.</li></ul></div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Visa</h3> <div>The students do not automatically receive a Visa as part of their participation in Green Challenge. Upon request, DTU can issue a formal invitation letter, which the student can use to apply for a Visa. Note it can take up to two months to get a visa.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Application </h3> <div>Students at Chalmers who are interested to participate should send in an application by mail to Ulrika Lundqvist (<a href="mailto:ulrika.lundqvist@chalmers.se">Ulrika.lundqvist@chalmers.se​</a>) latest on the 10 April. The application should include a project description of maximum one page (in English). It should be clear when and in which course at Chalmers that the project has been performed, and together with which other students. Five students will be selected after an evaluation of the applications based on the criteria that are used in the Green Challenge competition (see above in the section about the competition).</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">More information</h3> <div>For more information, please visit the Green Challenge website:</div> <div><a href="http://www.groendyst.dtu.dk/english/" title="Link to Green Challenge website, opens in a new tab" target="_blank">http://www.groendyst.dtu.dk/english/​</a></div> <div><br /></div>Wed, 08 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Apply-for-parti-time-job-in-education.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Apply-for-parti-time-job-in-education.aspxApply for a part-time job in education<p><b>Do you want to make a change by helping students with their school assignments? Do you want to develop yourself as an individual and improve your educational skills? Are you passionate to inspire others and share knowledge in engineering, mathematics and natural science? And maybe you want to be a part of our school team who works with study support and engineering challenges in primary and high school?​ ​​</b></p><h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">​<span>About you</span></h2> <div><span style="background-color:initial"></span><div>If you are a positive and engaged person who have the skills in sharing knowledge in an easy-to-understand way, then you are who we are looking for! Work experiences with children and youth are taken into consideration as merit but not mandatory. You don´t need to speak fluent Swedish, but it is positive if you have some Swedish language skills. Below are some examples of various school activities that can be of interest.</div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">Rädda Ägget (Save the Egg)</h2> <div>In the beginning of November every year, Chalmers holds a competition for students in the 5th grade of primary school – called <a href="https://www.chalmers.se/sv/samverkan/skolsamverkan/Grundskolan/radda-agget-och-upplev-teknik/Sidor/default.aspx" title="Link to Rädda ägget, opens in a new tab" target="_blank">Rädda Ägget</a> (Save the Egg). The challenge is to create the best construction to save an egg that will fall from 15 meters above the ground, without breaking the egg. The competition is held at Chalmers Campus Johanneberg and divided into two parts. First, the participants test the construction in MC2 building and then the second part they will test different technical and scientific experiments in Betonghallen. Every year, we are looking for students who like to inspire children in natural science, engineering and mathematics through experiments and workshops.</div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">DigiLab – Digital workshop for school students</h2> <div>During Vetenskapfestivalen (The Science Festival) in April, Chalmers arranges a DigiLab - a digital workshop for school students within the age of 10-12 years old in Lindholmen. The goal is to stimulate interest for engineering. Students will get the chance to solve assignments and build an application with the help of electronics, censors and simple programming.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>We are looking for students who will lead and develop DigiLab together with us. It is considered a merit if you have skills in simple electronic components, such as Arduino, Raspberry PI, Scratch, MakeyMakey, LittleBits, etc. However, it is not strict to have these competencies.</div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2"><a href="http://www.lib.chalmers.se/en/tutoring-and-disabilities/math-and-homework-tutoring/" title="Link to läxhjälpen, opens in a new tab" target="_blank">Läxhjälpen</a> (Helping school assignments at Chalmers Library in Johanneberg)</h2> <div>We offer school assignments and homework assistance for high school students every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 17.15 – 19.15 at the main library in Chalmers Campus Johanneberg. We are regularly looking for students who enjoy the roll of being a tutor and want to help high school students with their school assignments.</div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">Pluggstöd (Study Support)</h2> <div>As a part of Chalmers <a href="https://www.chalmers.se/sv/samverkan/skolsamverkan/Grundskolan/Sidor/laxhjalpsstart.aspx" title="Link to Pluggstöd, opens in a new tab" target="_blank">Pluggstöd</a>, you will help 7th to 9th grade students with their homework or assignments within different topics. The project is held with a cooperation with schools and companies. The assistance is held in their venue after school time. The goal with the project is to introduce an international environment and it is the reason why we would like to have both Swedish and international students to work together in this project.</div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2"><span>How to apply</span></h2> <div>Please send your CV and a short personal letter via email to <a href="mailto:dorotea.blank@chalmers.se" title="Email to Dorotea Blank, opens in a new tab" target="_blank">dorotea.blank@chalmers.se​</a>. Applicants who are qualified will be invited to an interview during the year.</div> <div><br /></div> </div>Wed, 08 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Student-centre-closed.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Student-centre-closed.aspx​The Student Centre closed during the Christmas and new year holidays<p><b>​Christmas and New Year times are approaching, and it is time for a well-deserved rest for both students and staff at Chalmers.​​​​</b></p><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="background-color:initial"><br /></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="background-color:initial">The Student Centre info desks on campus Johanneberg and Lindholmen campus will be closed from December 23 to January 6. This also means that during this time, it will not b</span><span style="background-color:initial">e possible to reach the Student Center by telephone. The email address <a href="mailto:student.centre@chalmers.se">student.centre@chalmers.se​</a> will still be open but the response time may be longer than usual.</span><br /></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span lang="EN-US">The staff at the Student Centre wishes all students a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. See you in 2020!</span></p>Mon, 16 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/An-adventorous-night-at-the-concert-hall.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/An-adventorous-night-at-the-concert-hall.aspxAn adventurous night at the concert hall<p><b>​"As a university of technology and science, our mission is to produce and spread knowledge, competence and solutions that benefit everyone: both individuals and society". President of Chalmers, Stefan Bengtsson ​</b></p>​​​<img src="/SiteCollectionImages/miljöer_illustrationer/Symfoni%20mobil.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:400px;height:261px" /><br /><br /><div><span style="background-color:initial">To achieve our goals, an important part of this mission is to create an interest in science, research and engineering among the next generation and to get them to join us at Chalmers.</span><div><br /></div> <div>All students at Chalmers have been an undeniably important part of everything that we have done this year to achieve the goals we have set. Thank you for your engagement as student ambassadors!</div> <div><br /></div> <div>We would like to show you our appreciation by inviting you to a special musical experience at the Gothenburg Concert Hall together with all those who have, just like you, contributed to a great ambassadorship.</div> <div><br /></div> <div><strong>The concert is free for all students at Chalmers but the seats are limited so please sign up as soon as possible.  </strong></div> <div><strong>When:</strong> 16 January 2020 (please register before December 30)</div> <div><strong>Time:</strong> 18.00 Drinks, snacks and mingle 18:30: 19.00 Inspirational Talk:  “Digital Cultural Meetings – when music meets innovation”. 19:30: The concert starts.</div> <div><strong>Location:</strong> Göteborgs Konserthus (Gothenburg Concert Hall), Götaplatsen   First come, first served principle.</div> <div><br /></div> <div><a href="https://ui.ungpd.com/Surveys/4efd8bf4-9676-4b41-81c0-3a42bf4b8ad2?utm_medium=email&amp;utm_source=Ungapped&amp;utm_campaign=You+are+invited+to+a+concert+with+Gothenburg+Symphony+Orchestra+and+Chalmers%21&amp;utm_custom%5bungapped%5d=0612fc61-d0ee-4064-847d-d22fdaf9401a" target="_blank" title="länk till anmälan, öppnas i ny flik"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Sign up for the free concert​</a></div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">About the Concert DON JUAN’S EROTIC ADVENTURES</h3> <div><br /></div> <div>Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Santtu-Matias Rouvali  </div> <div><br /></div> <div>Jean Sibelius and Richard Strauss were alive at the same time and followed one another from a distance. Here they are in their finest moods; Strauss in Don Juans 's erotic adventures, and Sibelius in his sunny Symphony No 3.</div> </div>Fri, 13 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Get-free-business-mentorship-from-Spark.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Get-free-business-mentorship-from-Spark.aspxGet free business mentorship from Spark*<p><b>Do you have a business idea that you want to take further? Are you passionate about something, or skilled in a particular area? Then chances are, you are sitting on something great! Join Spark* by submitting your business idea, regardless of how developed it is, how much time you’ve put into it or what experience you have. We can help you take it further.</b></p>​<span style="background-color:initial">Spark* Chalmers is a new FREE mentorship service for all Chalmers students that have a business idea. By joining Spark*, you or your team can get help with validating your idea, creating a business model, finding customers, marketing and sales, IP, funding, networking and more!  </span><h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">How it works: </h3> <div><ol><li><span style="background-color:initial">Sign up here: <a href="https://bit.ly/2DxpOxR">https://bit.ly/2DxpOxR​</a></span></li> <li><span style="background-color:initial">Meet a mentor  </span></li> <li><span style="background-color:initial">Discuss your idea </span></li> <li><span style="background-color:initial">Get FREE mentorship</span><span style="background-color:initial">  </span></li></ol></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial"></span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial"></span></div> <div><br /></div> <div>For any questions, feel free to contact us at <a href="mailto:sparkbychalmers@gmail.com">sparkbychalmers@gmail.com​</a> or on Facebook and Instagram @spark.chalmers.</div> <div><br /></div> Tue, 10 Dec 2019 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/The-Student-and-education-department-moves.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/The-Student-and-education-department-moves.aspx​The student and education department has moved to Eklandagatan 86<p><b>​Due to extensive renovation work in the building Samhällsbyggnad 3, the staff will have to change premises during the work. The new premises are located at Eklandagatan 86, Campus Johanneberg and will be used from December 2.​​​​</b></p><br /><div></div> <div>For you as a student, this means that in the future you need to go to this new address if you need to meet a Study Counsellor, Career Service, Disability Coordinator (Funka), Education Administrator, Chalmers International Mobility, Central Study Guidance or Equality coordinator. They have all the same email address and phone number as before.</div> <div><br /></div> <div><strong>Please note that this change only affects students studying at the Johanneberg Campus.</strong></div> <div><br /></div> <div><a href="http://maps.chalmers.se/#0f898a50-2181-11e8-83e7-150e9dcc3277" title="Link to map, opens in a new tab" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Find the new address here</a>. </div> <div><img src="/SiteCollectionImages/miljöer_illustrationer/Eklandagatan%2086.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:600px;height:368px" /><br /><br /><br /></div>Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Vasttrafik-end-collaboration-Chalmers-card.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Vasttrafik-end-collaboration-Chalmers-card.aspxVästtrafik to end collaboration with the Chalmers card<p><b>​Västtrafik has decided to introduce a new, simplified zone system in Västra Götaland, and drastically reduce the number of special cards it issues. Among other things, this decision means that after 31 January 2020, when the current agreement expires, Västtrafik will no longer offer the Chalmers card.</b></p><div>​“We see this as a deeply problematic decision, both for students and staff. It means that trips between our two campuses will become much more expensive. Commuting between the Lindholmen and Johanneberg campuses must be possible in a sustainable way, and be supported by Chalmers in some form,” says Stefan Bengtsson, Chalmers President and CEO.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Used by almost 3 000 people</h3> <div>The collaboration with Västtrafik has existed since 2007, when the Chalmers Card was launched. The card is currently valid on bus lines 16 and 55, and is used by approximately 1500 employees, and almost as many students, each year. Students pay SEK 325 per semester to cover trips between Johanneberg and Lindholmen. Employees can travel for free. Chalmers will pay Västtrafik SEK 1.3 million for the service in 2019.</div> <div> </div> <div>&quot;All Chalmerists must be able to move between Johanneberg and Lindholmen in a cheap and sustainable way. It is a basic requirement for keeping the two campuses thriving, where the Chalmers spirit is for everyone,&quot; says Dennis Norman, chairman of the Chalmers Student Union.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Looking for new solutions</h3> <div>Following Västtrafik's announcement, work is now actively underway to find an alternative solution for after 31 January, when the Chalmers card expires.</div> <div> </div> <div>Text: Christian Borg</div>Wed, 13 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Information-regarding-course-surveys.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Information-regarding-course-surveys.aspxInformation regarding course surveys<p><b></b></p>​Please be advised that the ccourses that you took during study period one has been sent to your student e-mail account. You find your student e-mail account by clicking the link “My Email” in the top right corner after logging in to the Student portal.<br /><br />It is very important to us that you fill out your course surveys, so that we know what we did well and if something should be changed for next year. This helps us continuously make our courses (and your time at Chalmers!) better.<br /><br />If you have any questions, please contact <a href="mailto:kursvardering@chalmers.se">kursvardering@chalmers.se</a>. <br /> Fri, 08 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/competition-improve-sustainability-campus.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/competition-improve-sustainability-campus.aspxCompetition - Improve sustainability on campus<p><b></b></p><div>​Did you ever come across a sustainability issue on campus and thought of a solution? Now is your time to bring it to paper! And even if you didn’t think of anything yet you should participate in our Sustainability Competition and improve the campus together with us! You can win prizes ranging from 3000 SEK to a gift box! </div> <span><br />The competition is open until 20th of December.<span style="display:inline-block"></span></span><br /><br /><a href="https://css.chs.chalmers.se/sustainability-competition/" target="_blank" title="Link to chs.chalmers.se, opens in a new tab"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Read more and register now</a><br />Tue, 05 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Vad-är-det-att-vara-människa.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Vad-%C3%A4r-det-att-vara-m%C3%A4nniska.aspxAugmented Authenticity at this years AHA festival<p><b>What does is mean to be human? If we strengthen the things that make us human, do we become even more humans? These issues and many others are raised and discussed when science and art meet at this year's AHA! festival November 12-14.</b></p><div><span class="tlid-translation"><span lang="EN">The ambition of the AHA! festival is to serve as a meeting place between art and science.</span></span><span class="tlid-translation"><span lang="EN-US"></span></span><span class="tlid-translation"><span lang="EN"><br /></span></span></div> <div><span class="tlid-translation"><span lang="EN">“With the AHA! festival we want to approach big questions in a playful and curious way. The aim is to create a festival with a range and format that attracts new meetings across different disciplines”, says Sanna Dahlman, artistic teacher at the Division of Design &amp; Human Factors at the Department of Industrial and Materials Science.</span></span><span lang="EN-US"></span><span class="tlid-translation"></span><span class="tlid-translation"><span lang="EN"><br /></span></span></div> <div><span class="tlid-translation"><span lang="EN">The participants in the festival are a wide mix of researchers and artists in different fields. The reason that it is called a festival is to clarify that it, for example, is not a conference - the purpose is to serve as a trigger for thoughts and ideas.</span></span><span lang="EN"></span><span class="tlid-translation"><span lang="EN"><br /></span></span></div> <div><span class="tlid-translation"><span lang="EN">“The meeting between science and art is important to broaden views and provide new perspectives for all of us in today's increasingly high-tech world”, says Sanna Dahlman.</span></span><br /><span class="tlid-translation"><span lang="EN"></span></span><span class="tlid-translation"><b><span lang="EN"><br /></span></b></span></div> <div><span class="tlid-translation"><b><span lang="EN">About the AHA! festival 12-14 November 2019</span></b></span><span class="tlid-translation"><b><span lang="EN-US"></span></b></span><span class="tlid-translation"><span lang="EN"><br /></span></span></div> <div><span class="tlid-translation"><span lang="EN">An annual three day festival where science meets art. The theme for this years’ festival is “augmented authenticity”. The festival is free of charge and open for everyone.</span></span><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div> <div><span lang="EN-US"><br /></span></div> <div><span lang="EN-US">All the information about the festival can be found at<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span></span><a href="http://www.ahafestival.se/" title="http://www.ahafestival.se" style="text-decoration:underline"><span lang="EN-US">www.ahafestival.se</span></a></div> <br />Fri, 01 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/New-York-Academy-of-Sciences.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/New-York-Academy-of-Sciences.aspxTake part in Chalmers' membership in New York Academy of Sciences<p><b></b></p>​For over 200 years the <strong>New York Academy of Sciences</strong> has helped scientists, engineers, and innovators pursue successful careers. <br />Chalmers is a member of the New York Academy of Science, NYAS. Therefore, <span>all interested students, postdocs and faculty can sign up to </span>NYAS and benefit from free / discounted access to Career Readiness Training, Cutting Edge Content, and Networking. <br /><br /><a href="https://nyas.formstack.com/forms/nyasmembership_chalmers" target="_blank" title="Link to form, opens in a new tab"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Sign up to NYAS</a><br /><a href="https://www.nyas.org/" target="_blank" title=" Link to New York Academy of Sciences, opens in a new tab"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />New York Academy of Sciences</a><br />Wed, 30 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Chalmers-digital-student-ambassadors.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/Chalmers-digital-student-ambassadors.aspxApply to be a digital student ambassador for Chalmers<p><b>Chalmers Marketing and Communications Team is looking for Digital Student Ambassadors 2019/2020! You will be an important part of the international student recruitment.​​</b></p>​<span style="background-color:initial">Your main task will be to share your experience with your education, student life at Chalmers and in Gothenburg through our digital platforms. Your work will support and inspire prospective students to apply and join Chalmers University of Technology.</span><h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">You should be:</h3> <div><ul><li>Professional and communicative.</li> <li>Able to deliver information in a friendly and correct way about your education and student life.</li> <li>Committed to helping students by answering questions in a swiftly and nice manner. </li> <li>Motivated to take initiative and dedicated to completing your tasks.</li></ul></div> <div><br /></div> <div>As a digital student ambassador, you will be compensated for your work and gain personal development.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">There are two types of Digital Student Ambassadors:</h3> <div><ul><li>Chalmers Content Creators</li> <li>Chalmers Buddies</li></ul></div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">Chalmers Content Creator</h2> <div>We are looking for 6 first-year Master’s Students who will take the role of content creators for the following channels:</div> <div><ul><li>Instagram (2 students)</li> <li>YouTube (2 students)</li> <li>Blog (2 students)</li></ul></div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Responsibilities:</h3> <div><ul><li>Learn about the Chalmers brand and facts related to studies at Chalmers.</li> <li>Create content about student experiences.</li> <li>Attend and promote events through social media.</li> <li>Attend monthly meetings with the marketing and communications team.</li></ul></div> <div>In order to apply, you will need to submit a sample of your work for the channel you choose. </div> <div><br /></div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Timeline:</h3> <div><ul><li><strong>17 October 2019 – 5 November 2019:</strong> Application Period for Chalmers Content Creator</li> <li><strong>25 - 29 November 2019</strong>: Interviews</li> <li><strong>December 2019:</strong> International Student Ambassador Kick-Off</li> <li><strong>January 2020:</strong> International Student Ambassador First Official Meeting</li></ul></div> <div><br /></div> <div><p class="chalmersElement-P"><span><a href="https://ui.ungpd.com/Surveys/ee5df35a-dc51-4d85-b993-efd3aa06466e" title="Link to application, opens in a new tab" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Apply now to be a Chalmers Content Creator</a></span></p></div> <h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">Chalmers Buddies</h2> <div>Chalmers Buddies are Master’s students who like to help and inspire prospective students by answering questions and sharing student experiences. You will work by using a mobile-app called Unibuddy where you will communicate with students from around the world.</div> <h3 class="chalmersElement-H3">Responsibilities:</h3> <div><ul><li>Attend introduction meetings to learn about the Chalmers brand and facts related to studies at Chalmers.</li> <li>Chat in a friendly way with prospective students</li> <li>Answer questions with the correct information about Chalmers University of Technology, programmes, student life and experiences.</li></ul></div> <div>Know more about how we work with Unibuddy in <a href="https://vimeo.com/274976378/883fd8bd2e" title="Link to video, opens in a new tab" target="_blank">this video</a>. </div> <div>We recruit continuously. </div> <div><br /></div> <div><a href="https://ui.ungpd.com/Surveys/f2f18c42-eb8d-447b-9cc2-7f3292b943e1" title="Link to application, opens in a new tab" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Apply now to be a Chalmers Buddy​</a></div> <div><br /></div> <div>​<br /></div>Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/New-Tracks-course-in-the-Formula-Sailing-project.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Pages/New-Tracks-course-in-the-Formula-Sailing-project.aspxNew Tracks course in the Formula Sailing project<p><b></b></p>Tracks is a new initiative at Chalmers in response to the students’ expectations for more individualized education. A Tracks course should address a specific challenge and lie between the programmes. The student shall cooperate with students from other programmes and solve for example a complex engineering problem. An important concept is CDIO, where the student follows a project during all phases from the early <strong>Concept</strong>, through the <strong>Design</strong> and <strong>Implementation</strong>, and finally the <strong>Operation</strong>. Formula Sailing is a good example of a CDIO project, where students from Chalmers design, build and race an advanced dinghy. Here we present a Tracks course within Formula Sailing, where hydrofoils will be introduced on the existing boat Linnea.<h2 class="chalmersElement-H2">About Formula Sailing</h2> <div><div>Formula sailing was introduced at Chalmers in 2017. The students design and build an extreme racing dinghy, which is then raced against other Universities in Italy. Participating for the first time in 2018, Chalmers won the regatta among 13 mostly Italian boats.</div> <div>For the 2019 and 2020 races the same boat, Linnea, will be used, but with several important improvements, particularly in 2020.</div></div> <div><br /></div> <div>Read more about the Tracks course:</div> <div><a title="LInk to PDF, opens in a new tab" target="_blank" href="/sv/chalmersstudier/tracks/Documents/Tracks%20Formula%20Sailing.pdf"><img src="/_layouts/images/icpdf.png" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" alt="" />Tracks Formula Sailing.pdf</a><br /></div> <div><br /></div> <div><a title="LInk to more information about Tracks, opens in a new tab" target="_blank" href="/en/chalmersstudies/tracks/Pages/Tracks.aspx"><img src="/_layouts/images/ichtm.gif" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" alt="" />More information about Tracks​</a></div> <div><br /></div> <div><br /></div>Fri, 04 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200