Fear of crime and poor health can make older people feel unsafe
Fear of being a victim of crime is just one of the reasons why older people feel unsafe. The social climate in the neighbourhood and fear of, for instance, having a fall in the home are also common, according to a new study by Nadezhda Golovchanova,...
New research: It may take 20 years for businesses to adopt AI
It will take a long time, closer to 20 years, before today’s AI technology will be in full use within businesses. New data simulation developed by researchers at Örebro University shows that this lengthy process will result in many of the companies...
Örebro University again claims 75th place among world’s young universities
Times Higher Education has published this year’s Young Universities Ranking. Örebro University defends its respectable position at number 75 – despite increased competition. Once again, Örebro’s high quality research is a key factor.
Nursing science climbing in international ranking
The Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) for 2021 has been released. Örebro University’s nursing science makes a leap upwards, placing itself just outside the top 100 globally. In total, the university is represented within ten disciplines...
Örebro University planning for return to campus in November
Plans for allowing all students at Örebro University to return to campus are now underway. “The autumn semester will kick off gently, with both online and on-campus teaching. But our hope is that we’ll be able to welcome everyone back to campus in...
Sofia Strid leading research for equality in implementation of EU policies on sustainability
Sofia Strid, docent in gender studies, is the lead researcher in a new EU project set to examine how to advance equality in the implementation of EU goals for sustainability. “This research will provide knowledge of how we can change our behaviour,...
Meal ecologist Erica is recycling in Tanzania
Erica Sandberg is studying to be a meal ecologist – and runs an environmental company, Duniani. She looks forward to helping her native Tanzania using her acquired knowledge from Örebro University.
Örebro University joining network for threatened scholars
The Scholars at Risk network protects scholars and advocate academic freedom. Örebro University is now joining this international organisation. “Defending democratic values and freedom of expression is crucial,” says Åke Strid, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for...
International master’s students: “We will miss ”the Swedish way”
It has been a year like no other for the international students doing a master’s degree at Örebro University during the pandemic. “I think that perhaps we’ve got closer to those we’ve actually got to know,” says Sophie Falke from Germany, who has studied...
Top student Chamika Porage this year’s Global Swede
Chamika Porage, student on the Master’s Programme in Applied Statistics at Örebro University, has been given the Global Swede Award 2021. The award was presented today by the Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs, Anna Hallberg, in an online...