Information on personal data breach
On 13 February 2020, Örebro University received information concerning a breach on “VFU-torget” – the university’s system for managing placements. This breach identified unauthorized access to students’ personal data.
Kulturkvarteret is now taking shape – as a digital twin
As Örebro’s new centre for music and arts, Kulturkvarteret, takes form, Örebro University is putting together a digital copy of the physical building. “The digital twin will benefit both visitors and facilities management,” says Jesper Hedlund at...
New international advisory board for Food and health initiative
Five experts from five countries with extensive experience of ensuring that research benefits society. That is Örebro University’s new international advisory board linked to the focus area Food and health.
New visiting professor – excellent addition to AI research
“Artificial intelligence has to be able to both reason and learn new things. What I particularly like is that Örebro University is strong in both these areas. I’m looking forward to further collaboration with researchers here”, says Luc De Raedt, new...
Örebro University leading new research linking history to contemporary school issues
Four universities are collaborating in a new research school to develop a novel research specialisation in history that is directly relevant to contemporary schooling and policy debate. Nine doctoral students will be recruited.
Lectures drawing a full house followed by festivities with a research focus
Once a year, the university pulls out all the stops for its academic celebration. Before the festivities begin, the new professors, PhDs and honorary doctors give popular-science lectures open to the public – and this year saw a record number of...
Studying differences experienced by exchange students
What academic and social differences do exchange students coming to Sweden encounter? How do international offices, student housing and the orientation for exchange students work? That is what Taylor Kinde wants to find out during her visit to Örebro...
Food and health initiative funding from the Knowledge Foundation
Örebro University has received funding of SEK 5 million from the Knowledge Foundation for two associate senior lecturers. They will support the Food and health initiative. “They will join us in an exciting phase and will participate in developing both...
Örebro University strengthens its resources for internationalisation
An international academic environment is a prerequisite for high quality research and education. For this reason, the university is strengthening its work on internationalisation.
More efficient training using AR: “AI can further improve the system”
This past autumn, Kopparbergs Brewery has tested a training method that uses augmented reality, AR. The next step is to add a layer of artificial intelligence, which will allow for individually-tailored training.