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SmokeBot – a robot serving rescue units
A robot that can both see and navigate in smoke-filled areas, as well as discover gas leaks and plot maps of areas it has been in – this is the result of the EU-funded research project SmokeBot, led by Örebro researcher Achim Lilienthal.
Violent opposition online to gender equality
Men retaliated with serious threats. Gender researcher Sofia Strid has studied how gender equality activism has met with strong opposition online. “It’s a question of men with power who have resorted to violence,” she says.
Elderly with stomach problems have poorer mental health
Older persons with stomach problems not only show signs of a weak intestinal barrier, but they have poorer psychological health as well. This is shown in a new Örebro study – with orienteers as study role models. The study is another step in the search...
Ilaria Pitti about Örebro: “I’m a better researcher today - with a stronger CV"
It has been a time characterised by cooperation and helpful colleagues. Above all, a supervisor that has been an incredible help. “I’ve learnt a great deal during my time here in Örebro and Erik Amnå is a fantastic supervisor,” says Ilaria Pitti, a...
Day surgery increasing – recovery depends on patients understanding information
Many patients do not understand the information given to them by the hospital and as a result recover more poorly after surgery, as shown in a new Örebro study published in the scientific journal JAMA Surgery.