Marjan wants to open AI’s “black box”
AI methods like deep learning work great for tasks like diagnosing skin cancer. The problem is that we do not know exactly how or why it works. By combining two different AI methods Marjan Alirezaie, AI researcher at Örebro University, hopes to...
High hopes for junior researchers in new initiative
“You are the research leaders of the future,” said Vice-Chancellor Johan Schnürer, welcoming the new associate senior lecturers to Örebro University. Andrii Dmytryshyn and Anette Bagger are two of the 20 researchers that are part of this special scheme.
What influences our choices in the grocery store?
She will research what influences us to choose – or not choose – sustainable, organic and healthy food. Carolin Zorell is one of the first postdoctoral fellows in Food and Health who has now arrived in Örebro.
Örebro researcher leads research effort of EU initiative for a common AI platform
The EU is investing EUR 20 million in a European platform to make artificial intelligence available to everyone. The three-year programme brings together 79 partners from across Europe, and the research effort is led by Örebro professor Alessandro...
School of Business sustainability work – part of educating future leaders
Örebro University School of Business is continuously working on sustainability issues related to both education and research. These activities, which are part of a UN initiative to get business schools around the world to take greater responsibility for...
Örebro University receives EU award for its recruitment of researchers
Örebro University is one of the first higher education institutions in Sweden to receive the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission for its efforts for good working conditions and transparency in the recruitment of researchers and...
Fewer and poorer quality sperm
Örebro researchers have identified a gene that is essential in producing sperm in zebrafish. The next step is to test whether the same is true in humans.
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,”...