Online teaching to continue all spring at Örebro University
Remote online teaching at Örebro University will continue throughout the spring semester. “We so want to welcome our students back to campus. But given the coronavirus developments, it is unlikely that we will be able to do so this semester,” says...
Homeworking to continue for university staff
Most members of staff at Örebro University will be working from home for some time yet. In response to the continued rapid spread of the coronavirus, the period during which we will need to work from home is now extended until 28 March.
50 million to EU project to reduce inequality in the wake of the corona pandemic
Örebro University is part of a new project that has received SEK 50 million from the EU to investigate and combat inequality and discrimination in the wake of the corona pandemic. “The goal is to find solutions and social innovations that can reduce...
New action plan to promote internationalisation of Örebro University
Örebro University will have a new action plan for internationalisation beginning 2021. Among the goals for the next four years are participation in the for European Universities initiative, increased support for applications external funding of...
Tougher rules on homeworking introduced
Örebro University is now introducing tougher rules on what staff are required to work on campus. This follows the Government’s new decision aiming to reduce the number of government employees working onsite.
Efforts for a stimulating working environment to attract international researchers to Örebro
As the third higher education institution in the country, Örebro University was at the end of 2018 recognised by the European Commission and its “HR Excellence in Research” award for their commitment to good working conditions and transparency in the...
Our partner Aston University named ‘University of the Year’ in the UK
In their annual awards, British newspaper The Guardian crowns the ‘University of the Year’ in the UK. This year, the award went to our strategic partner Aston University – for its work with outstanding student support, sustainability, graduate...
ILIAD researchers teach robots to communicate to humans
This semester, German student Tim Schreiter has had the opportunity to work with many state-of-the-art robot technologies gathered in one laboratory, at Örebro University.
New global guidelines for preventing pressure ulcers in patients receiving respiratory support
The treatment of COVID-19 patients in intensive care places great demands on healthcare professionals and on the care given. New global guidelines for preventing pressure ulcers in patients receiving respiratory support have now been issued. The work...
Radio host from Botswana goes PhD-student in Örebro
Lame Maatla Kenalemang-Palm came to Sweden from Botswana 6 years ago. Now she is married and works as a PhD-student at Örebro University, conducting research within the Successful Ageing research initiative.