Globalization: On hold or in reverse
In 1665 the plague ravaged the United Kingdom and as a precaution, the University of Cambridge was closed for just over a year. During his leave, the student Isac Newton arrived at the law of gravity. Magnus Lodefalk, associate professor in economics,...
New opening hours for our buildings
As of Monday 6 April, key cards are required for access to most of the buildings on our campuses. Many of the doors will also be locked daytime.
Vice-Chancellor’s blog: An irregular, regular day
Thursday morning. The alarm goes off the same time as usual. Squinting towards the phone, I put on the morning news. An entirely regular day. And yet it’s not. For over a week I have been stationed at home, referred to the command post also known as...
21 tips for better virtual meetings
Here are 21 tips for better virtual meetings – and how to easily freshen up your profile picture and hold more productive meetings with a few simple tricks.
New opening hours for students
To help reduce the spread of infection we encourage all students to study from home. However some studies require group working, so we’re making sure it’s possible to meet on campus at specified times. Please note this decision may change and you should...
Examinations and teaching to go digital
Yesterday, the government urged Sweden’s higher education institutions to shift to remote teaching and learning. Örebro University has therefore decided to enforce a rapid shift to online teaching and examinations.
Work at home to reduce the spread of the new coronavirus
The central crisis management team, led by the vice-chancellor, has decided to recommend employees, who can and where possible concerning the university's activities, to work at home. Decisions are taken in cooperation with one's line manager.
A halt to larger meetings and international business travel
A range of new measures are being taken at Örebro University to help reduce the spread of the new coronavirus. We are calling a halt to all international business travel, and a number of large-scale events are either being postponed or cancelled.
Coronavirus infected person visited University Open House 4 March
Region Örebro County has established this Sunday evening that a young person infected with the new coronavirus visited the university and calling on participants to be watchful for possible symptoms.
Recommendation on coronavirus
To reduce the risk of infection by the new coronavirus, the university has heightened readiness. All employees and students are called on to follow the recommendations of the Public Health Agency, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Örebro University.