Heart attack in smokers – warning signs in blood several years prior
A new cause of heart attack in smokers and people with high blood pressure has been discovered. Scientists at Örebro University have studied a new biomarker, which can be found in the blood years before the actual heart attack. “It’s a very strong...
Traditional Walpurgis Night celebration from Örebro Castle – from a distance
At 21:00 on 30 April, also known as Walpurgis Night, the annual celebration held at Örebro Castle to welcome spring can be viewed online. There will be choir music, speeches and digital fireworks.
Vice-Chancellor’s blog: Record number of applications, increased research funding and spring optimism
The prolonged pandemic has affected us all, both personally and professionally. Our employees and students are very tired of living under infection control restrictions still in effect. Still, I am hopeful that corona vaccines – developed in close...
Örebro University planning cautious return to campus this autumn
Next semester, the plan is for students at Örebro University to once again receive their education onsite. Preparations are now underway for a cautious opening of university premises this autumn. “We are finally able to say that we are planning for a...
Globetrotting law professor: “The world should move towards increased internationalisation”
Joakim Nergelius has been a professor of Law at Örebro University for seventeen years. His work taken him around the globe, but now he is isolated due to the pandemic.
Cristina Trenta new member of EU expert group
Örebro researcher Cristina Trenta has been appointed member of the expert group tasked by the European Commission to monitor developments within online platform economy. “I am so pleased and deeply honoured by this appointment, which is also a...
Alumnus from School of Music received Sweden’s Wind Music Prize 2021
Filip Korošec, percussionist and alumnus from the School of Music at Örebro University, has received the Wind Music Prize 2021, Sweden’s most significant competition for wind and percussion soloists. “I feel gratitude and joy – and depleted after a long...
Water leak in Campus USÖ Sunday March 28th
On Sunday, a large water leak was discovered in the eastern part of the basement on Campus USÖ.
New survey: 93 per cent would recommend Örebro University
More than half of the international students stay in Sweden after completing their study programme and 22 per cent settle in Region Örebro County. In addition, 93 per cent would recommend Örebro University. This is shown in a survey among former students...
Research shows how women’s wellbeing is possible despite childhood abuse
Women work through what has happened to them together with professionals – but also within themselves. And they choose to engage in activities that bring joy. This according to a study of women subjected to severe abuse in childhood. Åsa Källström,...