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Culturally competent robots – the future in elderly care
Future robots will assist the elderly while adapting to the culture of the individual they are caring for. The first of this type of robots are now being tested in retirement homes within the scope of "Caresses", an interdisciplinary project where AI...
Research on healthy ageing attracting international doctoral students
They have arrived – all sixteen researchers in the doctoral programme Newbreed, Örebro University’s strategic initiative on ageing research.
C-section children run increased risk of developing food allergies – as opposed to very preterm children
Children born by caesarian, or C-section, more often develop food allergies. The opposite applies to very preterm children. This is shown in a study of more than one million children conducted by researchers at Örebro University and Karolinska institutet...
Örebro collaborating in international project on global trade
Örebro University will participate in an international project concerning education and research on global trade in services and investments. “The idea is to form an international network in this area,” says economist Magnus Lodefalk.
Important step towards the prevention of type 1 diabetes
Örebro researchers have identified early changes in the metabolism in children who later in life develop type 1 diabetes – an important step towards the prevention of the disease. This is one of several research findings that will be presented at the...