China’s emission of toxic fluorinated chemicals highest in the world
China is today the largest emitter of certain toxic fluorinated chemicals in the world, as presented in a new study published in Environmental Science and Technology. Thanh Wang, researcher at Örebro University led the research project.
Grand inauguration ceremony for the new Vice-Chancellor
Being the Vice-Chancellor of a university is an adventure – an enjoyable adventure. With these words, Jens Schollin handed over the vice-chancellor’s chain to Johan Schnürer. Johan Schnürer takes the helm of a university described by many of the speakers...
Örebro University high on world ranking for the second year running
Örebro University is one of the world’s 400 top universities according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017. The University comes out particularly strong in terms of research impact.
Brexit – how will we be affected?
Afternoon tea with the British ambassador David Cairns. Welcome to the Concert Hall at the School of Music on Thursday 29 September.
New book uncovers subversive action among public officials
They are there, civil servants and public officials supposedly neutral but who secretly let their own values impact their organisations. In his recently published book, Jan Olsson, professor of political science at Örebro University, traces that which is...
With a unique education in her back pocket
Elin Pettersson grew up on an ecological farm outside of Köping in Sweden, worked as a restaurant manager in Ireland and did her field studies on cocoa bean farms in Colombia.
Örebro University is concerned over measures in Turkey
Following the attempted coup in Turkey, the Turkish government has implemented a series of measures taken towards higher education and research, including the dismissal of more than 1,500 deans from both public and foundation-owned universities.
Annika from Germany praises Örebro's campus life
Annika Ehlers, an exchange student from Hanover, praises the campus life in Örebro, "It is easy to get to know other students here, which is quite difference from Germany."
Nataliya Gumenyuk revolutionised news in Ukraine
The twelfth floor of a high-rise in central Kiev is where Hromadske TV has its office. As Ukraine’s first independent TV station it played a prominent role during the protests on the Maidan Square; events that unfolded in late 2013.
A lucky coincidence brought him to the top
It has been an exciting journey. Smashing fun! That’s how Jens Schollin sums up his career before leaving his duties at Örebro University. And not surprisingly, he does it with the same enthusiasm and good humour that characterised his eight years as...