Twenty-year collaboration between Örebro and Stanford on pain in newborns
“For me, it all started with a girl named Emma and her need for heart surgery,” says Stanford professor Kanwaljeet Anand. He has now been appointed honorary doctor at Örebro University – after 20 years of collaboration with Professor Mats Eriksson on the...
University celebrating with well-attended lectures and academic pomp
On Saturday, Örebro University’s hosted its annual academic celebrations, with an extra measure of festivities thrown in since this year is the university’s 20th anniversary.
People at the focus of future AI systems
A new network uniting AI with social sciences and the humanities has been formed at Örebro University. “Artificial intelligence can help us create a better world, but we need to be better at designing AI with a focus on human beings and sustainability,”...
Time to celebrate – 20 years as a university
On 6 February, Örebro University is 20 years old. Earlier today, to mark the occasion, a year of celebration was kicked off – with cake. “We’d like to acknowledge how far we’ve come in 20 years, where we are today, but also to look ahead. We are proud...
Second winner of the Excellent Teaching Award 2018
“This is such a great honour”, said Helena Stålnacke when Örebro Student Union surprised her with the award during a lecture. She is the second of two recipients of this year’s Excellent Teaching Award.
First winner of the Excellent Teaching Award 2018
Örebro Student Union surprised Karl-Magnus Edberg at the School of Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Meal Science in Grythyttan, congratulating him on being one of two teachers to receive this year’s Excellent Teaching Award.
Researches poverty and ageing – to Oxford in the spring
Owasim Akram combines a long background in poverty research with hands-on experience of helping people out of extreme poverty. The knowledge and skills gained from this work, he will bring with him to Oxford in the spring.
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...