Children lost motivation for physical activity – wearable health devices can have opposite effect
Fitness and health tracking devices are designed to get us to exercise more. But these digital fitness and health tracking devices can have the opposite effect, according to a study of school children, in which researcher Mikael Quennerstedt participated...
Teens come jet lagged to school – shifting sleeping patterns at weekends
A lack of sleep is associated with more absence and teens turn up jet lagged to school on Mondays, as shown in a doctoral thesis by sleep researcher Serena Bauducco, at Örebro University, Sweden.
Practicals decisive in choice of exchange studies
It was the outdoors, the open air and the Swedish landscape that made Jessica Threlfall from Aston University choose Sweden for her exchange studies.
Go-ahead with new Master's programme in IT security
IT security is complex and involves both what to do and how to do it. IT problems are ever increasing, and much depends on human actions. Örebro University now starts a Master's programme in informatics with a new specialty in information security.
Örebro one of the world’s 400 best universities
High-quality research enables Örebro University to keep its spot among the 400 highest ranked universities in the world, as shown by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018 made public worldwide on Tuesday.
Exchange students compete in knowledge about Sweden
Exchange studies in Örebro was not something Austin Turner from Texas, USA had in mind. Instead he had set his sights on Italy or Australia. But when his study counsellor recommended Örebro University, he started reading about the school. “I simply fell...
Exchange students have arrived
“I like the fact that Sweden is a multicultural country. The other day, a lady stopped and spoke to me. She thought I was Swedish,” says Shiori Mihara, one of the new exchange students at Örebro University.
“Six months is too short – stay in Örebro for a year”
The atmosphere, the meatballs and the good reputation. The reasons for choosing Sweden and Örebro University 10 years ago were many. This weekend, these former exchange students returned to hang out and to see how Örebro has changed.
Örebro researchers develop robotics in cooperation with regional companies
Together with Alfred Nobel Science Park and companies in the region, Örebro researchers are developing a platform to test new methods of using artificial intelligence and robots in industry.
A previous infection means a higher risk for cardiovascular disease
The risk for cardiovascular disease increases significantly for persons hospitalized for a severe infection, such as pneumonia or sepsis (blood poisoning). Research at Örebro University shows that risk is six times higher the first year after an...