Relations significant in aid efforts for older poor people
Owasim Akram’s research focuses on older extreme poor people in Bangladesh. During the spring he spent three months in Oxford as a visiting PhD student to work on his study on factors that influence the outcome of aid efforts for this group. The results...
Örebro University releasing six AI courses this autumn: “technology that everyone is talking about”
Örebro University is increasing its AI offering for working professionals and has now opened registration for six courses. At the same time, the Swedish government has granted an additional SEK 20 million funding on continuing professional development...
Wall of ideas for a new school
Exchange student Charleen Köntopp has a room at Örebro University where she together with fellow student Coralie Dulière are outlining what a school should be like. Inclusion, more teachers and smaller classes are important components. Their plan is to...
University and Region Örebro investing strategically in AI – setting sights on leading role
Örebro University and Region Örebro County are investing SEK 2.5 million for the startup of AI Impact Lab, an environment for knowledge transfer within artificial intelligence (AI). “This is another step towards establishing Örebro as a high-quality AI...
US researcher chose Örebro University
A serious disease that you cannot see – but that can affect newborns severely. For the past 20 years, Thomas Zoeller has conducted research into how thyroid hormones affect foetuses. He has now been appointed visiting professor at Örebro University.
Master’s students attended symposium with international scientists
Hazardous chemicals and efforts for a non-toxic environment were in focus when international scientists participated in a symposium organised for visiting professor Åke Bergman. Several Master’s students took the opportunity to hear about the latest...
Federico Pecora in this week's episode of "Robots in depth"
AI researcher Federico Pecora is this week's guest on "Robots in Depth" – video interviews with robotics experts. He explains, among other things, how he combines AI and robotics within his research and what it is that challenges the AI algorithms.
Bacteria resistant to new antibiotics found in wastewater and the River Svartån in Örebro
Örebro researchers have found antibiotic-resistant bacteria both in Örebro’s wastewater and in the River Svartån. “The bacteria are not only resistant to old antibiotics, but also to new ones – that is to the antibiotics used to fight multidrug-resistant...
Time to celebrate – graduation for international Master’s students
On Tuesday, a ceremony was held to celebrate this year’s graduates of the university’s eleven international Master’s programmes.
Global Swede Award to international Master’s student
Mohammad Ehtasham Billah from Bangladesh has received the Swedish Institute’s Global Swede Award. It was presented to him and 25 other students from around the world at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.