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...
Text messaging effective support in treatment of HIV and tuberculosis
Mobile phone text messaging is a powerful tool for improving quality of care, as shown by José António Nhavoto in his doctoral thesis in informatics at Örebro University. He has developed and tested a method in Mozambique, helping patients with severe...
Social support more important to mothers
For mothers who feel that they are not in control of certain aspects of life and who are struggling with their relationship to their teenage children, social support may make a great difference. But the same does not seem to apply to fathers in the same...