Örebro researchers develop robotics in cooperation with regional companies
Together with Alfred Nobel Science Park and companies in the region, Örebro researchers are developing a platform to test new methods of using artificial intelligence and robots in industry.
A previous infection means a higher risk for cardiovascular disease
The risk for cardiovascular disease increases significantly for persons hospitalized for a severe infection, such as pneumonia or sepsis (blood poisoning). Research at Örebro University shows that risk is six times higher the first year after an...
Text messaging effective support in treatment of HIV and tuberculosis
Mobile phone text messaging is a powerful tool for improving quality of care, as shown by José António Nhavoto in his doctoral thesis in informatics at Örebro University. He has developed and tested a method in Mozambique, helping patients with severe...
Social support more important to mothers
For mothers who feel that they are not in control of certain aspects of life and who are struggling with their relationship to their teenage children, social support may make a great difference. But the same does not seem to apply to fathers in the same...
Best medical school in Sweden
Örebro University Medical School is the best in the country, according to the responses in a questionnaire by the Swedish Medical Association. The questionnaire was distributed to last year's medical graduates in Sweden. We are on the right track, says...
Tablet prevents gluten from entering the small intestine
A tablet makes it possible for gluten-sensitive individuals to ingest small amounts of gluten without experiencing symptoms such as bloatedness, diarrhoea and abdominal pain. The tablet is a result of a study at Örebro University presented at a research...
A brisk walk instead of sitting down – just ten minutes a day makes a difference
It is not the amount of time spent sitting still that matters. Instead it is the extent of physical activity that is essential in reducing the risk of elderly women developing cardiovascular disease, as shown in a new Örebro study published in PLOS ONE.
Helping robots and humans to be friends
Robots will perfom the dangerous parts of the job, while human operators will make sure the work gets done properly. Robotics researchers are using virtual reality to develop ways to clean industrial machines, where the interaction between man and...
Minute of silence for victims in Stockholm
Today, Monday 10 April at 12.00, the Government has declared a national minute of silence to honour the victims of the attack in Stockholm. Örebro University will participate in this minute of silence.
The school cafeteria as the new lab room
That research should lead to change is something that Johanna Björklund and Ida Schoultz think is natural. That is why they have joined Örebro University's new research project for social innovation.