Economic, religious and social mobility leads to a loosening of honour norms
Honour norms benefit from isolation and segregation. Every twelfth ninth grader lives in a family where violence is used to control and protect the reputation of the family and extended family. These are some of the findings of a new survey of...
Student consultant a boost for Karin’s research
Karin Hugelius put medical student Khawlah Al-Maliki’s language skills to use to collect data for her research project. “The setup of the student consultant activities at Örebro University ensured a very smooth process,” says Karin.
Record number of nominations for the Excellent Teaching Award
Engaging, pedagogically skilled and empathic are three characteristics that students highlighted in their nominations for the Excellent Teaching Award. With this year’s 260 nominations, Örebro Student Union has a great deal of work ahead of them, as they...
Time for Excellent Teaching Award nominations 2018
The Excellent Teaching Award is presented to two teachers each year by Örebro Student Union as commissioned by the Örebro University. The award goes to a teacher who has been particularly competent, pedagogically skilled and knowledgeable – with that...
Grace’s research bridge between Sweden and Uganda
In the future Grace Turyasingura intends to establish research cooperation between Sweden and her home country Uganda. Her plan is to collect samples from people with different infectious diseases in Uganda and then analyse them with the technology and...
Örebro researchers studied connection between intestinal bacteria and development of diabetes – method now published
Researchers at Örebro University have, together with a well-known research team in Denmark, developed a method for studying how metabolism in gut bacteria influences our health. Their method has now been published in Nature Protocols.
Allowing robots to adapt
Already today there are robots in hospitals, schools, shops and in our homes. But for robots to function optimally in their interaction with humans, they have to be able to adapt to changes in their environment. In his doctoral thesis, computer scientist...
Örebro University School of Business advances on international ranking
Örebro University School of Business has advanced on a ranking of the 1,000 top business schools in the world. “A testimony that our programme is of very high quality,” says Ida Andersson-Norrie, Deputy Head International.
Minister for Enterprise and Innovation: “Örebro has become one of the hubs in Sweden for AI”
“Amy Loutfi and other researchers are not only important for their research, but also for conveying knowledge of AI further,” says Mikael Damberg, Sweden’s Minister for Enterprise and Innovation.
Introduction Programme – getting prepared for what’s to come
“The best part about the Introduction Programme was socializing with people from all these different countries and having the opportunity to make new friends,” says Kjell Hope, from Canada, Master’s student in the Chemistry in Environmental Forensics...