Lectures, award ceremony and banquet at the University's annual academic celebrations
Every year in February, Örebro University is staging its academic celebrations. The festivities start on the Friday with the Vice-Chancellor’s reception and academic celebration concert. The Saturday offers popular science lectures at the Conventum...
Conductor Thomas Dausgaard honorary doctor at Örebro University
The conductor Thomas Dausgaard has been appointed honorary doctor at Örebro University, for “his creativity and innovation in programming, the excitement of his live performances, and his extensive catalogue of critically-acclaimed recordings”.
Chronic inflammation causing loss of muscle mass
Elevated levels of the inflammation marker CRP in the blood is an underlying cause of the loss of muscle mass in elderly persons, as shown by a new study from Örebro University and University of Nottingham.
Developing artificial intelligence – by studying humans
“Research in artificial intelligence imitates the human ability to draw conclusions,” says Mehul Bhatt, who is a new professor in computer science at Örebro University, and funded by the Knowledge Foundation (KKS) and Enfo AB. He wants to ease the...
All applications granted by Knowledge Foundation
In this year’s round, Örebro University had all five of its applications within the Swedish Knowledge Foundation’s programme for strategic recruitment approved; three associate senior lecturers, one lecturer and one international visiting professor.
Researching technical solutions for sufferers of dementia
Even persons suffering from dementia and Alzheimer’s should be able to have their voices heard. This is the starting point for Antonios Tsertsidis’s research on assistive technology for the elderly.
Nobel Prize winners giving meaning to our biological clock
The audience in a full Aula Nova was taken on a scientific journey to encounter genes and proteins inhabiting our cells and controlling our biological clock. Michael W. Young and Michael Rosbash, two of this year’s Noble Prize winners in medicine,...
“It’s a huge opportunity – apply”
When Örebro University introduced its postdoctoral research fellow scheme, there were 600 applicants for 17 positions. Now, the University is launching a similar programme for promising junior researchers – this time 18 associate senior lecturers.
EU invests SEK 340 million in improved tests for liver disease
Two Örebro researchers have together with European colleagues been awarded EUR 34 million, almost SEK 340 million, to develop a blood test that will enable healthcare professionals to identify which patients suffering from fatty liver are at risk from...
On account of the #metoo campaign
Over recent weeks we have seen a torrent of #metoo-related petitions from groups of mainly women providing frightening narratives of an expression of power that manifests itself in sexual harassment and assault. At Örebro University, there should be no...