Robotics researchers inspired by the navigation skills of ants
By imitating ants’ behaviour, robots could become less expensive but also more reliable in their navigation, as shown in the doctoral thesis by robotics researcher Ali Abdul Khaliq.
Örebro University investing 40 million on 10 postdoctoral researchers
Örebro University is now continuing its investments in research within food and health with 10 postdoctoral researchers. The two-year positions are linked to research projects, and there is a possibility of extension.
Resistance training and proper diet essential to healthy ageing – especially for women
Physical activity and eating right are extra important for women, to maintain their muscle mass and functional ability. Peter Edholm talked about his research at the Swedish Association for Physical Activity and Sport Medicine’s (SFAIM) annual meeting,...
3.15 million to Örebro researcher to study self-harming youths
Psychology researcher Delia Latina at Örebro University has received just over SEK 3 million by the Swedish Research Council to study self-harming behaviour in young people. “Perhaps my research can lead to the development of new treatment methods,” she...
Three Örebro students to Cornell University
One has been sure of his career choice since he was 12 years old. Another has long considered being a chef – and for the third, being a meal ecologist was the perfect combination of various interests. This summer they will be brought together for an...
SmokeBot – a robot serving rescue units
A robot that can both see and navigate in smoke-filled areas, as well as discover gas leaks and plot maps of areas it has been in – this is the result of the EU-funded research project SmokeBot, led by Örebro researcher Achim Lilienthal.
Violent opposition online to gender equality
Men retaliated with serious threats. Gender researcher Sofia Strid has studied how gender equality activism has met with strong opposition online. “It’s a question of men with power who have resorted to violence,” she says.
Örebro 62nd best among world’s youngest universities
62nd place – Örebro University has climbed a notch higher on the Times Higher Education World Rankings of the top young universities. The list ranks 250 higher education institutions from 55 countries, all aged 50 years or younger.
Time to celebrate - Graduation and farewell ceremony for International Master's students
At today's graduation and farewell ceremony our International Master's students received their certificate. Besides several speeches and a slideshow the ceremony was rounded off by students performing Swedish summer songs.
Elderly with stomach problems have poorer mental health
Older persons with stomach problems not only show signs of a weak intestinal barrier, but they have poorer psychological health as well. This is shown in a new Örebro study – with orienteers as study role models. The study is another step in the search...