Lifelong learning – the key to happiness?
More and more senior citizens are studying at senior universities. But why do older-adults want to learn new things and further their knowledge? Örebro University doctoral student Hany Hachem is researching this in a new study.
Örebro University climbing Shanghai world universities ranking
Each year, ShanghaiRanking Consultancy ranks the top 1,000 universities in the world. This year’s edition sees Örebro University climbing over 100 places.
Setup for autumn semester at Örebro University
Örebro University welcomes all new and returning students this autumn, even if things are not exactly as usual. In order to reduce the risk of coronavirus spread, we all need to help by being respectful and considerate.
Saab: “A great way to get started”
As part of the AI.MEE project Corob, AI researchers at Örebro University have worked together with Saab to teach robots to communicate. “We’ve had a kickstart,” says Göran Backlund at Saab.
Örebro University offering tuition-free AI courses for furloughed employees
To counteract the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, the government is now investing a total of SEK 160 million in short courses and lifelong learning. A significant component of the initiative is the AI courses for working professionals that Örebro...
Örebro University 75th on young university ranking
Örebro University comes in at place 75 when Times Higher Education ranks the young universities in the world. “It is good news that the university retains its place despite further increased competition,” says Örebro University’s vice-chancellor Johan...
“Wastewater must be free of antibiotic-resistant bacteria”
His research team was the first in Sweden to find bacteria resistant also to new types of antibiotics in waterways and lakes. Now, Faisal Ahmad Khan is presenting his doctoral thesis in biology at Örebro University. “Limiting the prescription of...
Positive development for Örebro University – higher rating in internationalisation index
Örebro University is climbing in the ranking of how international Swedish higher education institutions are. The most recent index shows, among other things, that the number of staff with international experience has increased and that research has an...
Challenge: Get computers to paint like your favourite artist
From raw data to “draw data”. At least that is the goal of Deep Art Challenge. Using AI technology, computers will generate pictures in the same style as the participants’ favourite artists.
Global Swede Award to international master’s student in chemistry
Kjell Hope from Canada is this year’s Global Swede from Örebro University. For the tenth year running, the Global Swede award ceremony has taken place, recognising top international students at Swedish higher education institutions who have distinguished...