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Third graders’ results boosted by right digital technology
Digital technology when correctly used in third grade teaching enabled pupils to considerably improve their performance, with the most significant improvement in reading and writing for boys. This has been shown in a new study by Annika Agélii Genlott...
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...