Introduction Programme – getting prepared for what’s to come
“The best part about the Introduction Programme was socializing with people from all these different countries and having the opportunity to make new friends,” says Kjell Hope, from Canada, Master’s student in the Chemistry in Environmental Forensics...
Örebro University once again high on list of world’s best universities
Örebro University is in place 405 when Times Higher Education ranks the world’s best universities – thanks to high quality research and a high degree of citations.
Culturally competent robots – the future in elderly care
Future robots will assist the elderly while adapting to the culture of the individual they are caring for. The first of this type of robots are now being tested in retirement homes within the scope of "Caresses", an interdisciplinary project where AI...
Research on healthy ageing attracting international doctoral students
They have arrived – all sixteen researchers in the doctoral programme Newbreed, Örebro University’s strategic initiative on ageing research.
C-section children run increased risk of developing food allergies – as opposed to very preterm children
Children born by caesarian, or C-section, more often develop food allergies. The opposite applies to very preterm children. This is shown in a study of more than one million children conducted by researchers at Örebro University and Karolinska institutet...
Fibre can strengthen the intestinal barrier
Similar to patients with Crohn’s disease, elderly people with stomach problems have a intestinal barrier that is not functioning optimally. However, fibre can strengthen the intestinal barrier and thus, counteract gastrointestinal problems. This is shown...
Swedish proverbs – a tough nut to crack
Yesterday saw the traditional “Sweden on Campus” festival test exchange students’ knowledge of their adopted country. While competing in nine different events, including sampling Swedish foods, trying out floorball and interpreting Swedish proverbs, the...
Örebro collaborating in international project on global trade
Örebro University will participate in an international project concerning education and research on global trade in services and investments. “The idea is to form an international network in this area,” says economist Magnus Lodefalk.
Important step towards the prevention of type 1 diabetes
Örebro researchers have identified early changes in the metabolism in children who later in life develop type 1 diabetes – an important step towards the prevention of the disease. This is one of several research findings that will be presented at the...
“World’s happiest country” attracting exchange students
150 exchange students are now arriving at Örebro University. Student buddies, or faddrar as they are known in Swedish, are in the Nova building to greet them and to offer assistance during their first day in Örebro.