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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...
Will heart medication help treat Alzheimer’s disease?
A new study from Örebro University, published in Science Signaling today, shows that heart medication reduces the build-up of plaque in the brain’s blood vessels in mice. The question is if this is true also in humans? If the answer is yes, it might...
Robotics researchers from all over the world visiting Örebro
On Saturday, scientists and business representatives from all over the world visited Örebro University. It was the final day of the international conference ICRA in Stockholm, and the tour showcased cutting-edge technology developed for industry purposes...
Dance shown to be a buffer against ill-health in girls
Stress, anxiety, headaches and stomach aches decreased in teenage girls dancing without the pressure of achievement. In her doctoral thesis at Örebro University, Anna Duberg shows that dance is an effective buffer against ill-health in girls.
Social media providing some ease in authoritarian Uganda
Anyone who openly criticises the government in Uganda runs a high risk of being put on trial. But there are less chancy ways of using social media to influence those in power. Wairagala Wakabi is the author of the doctoral thesis in informatics at Örebro...