News archive 2012
Honorary Professor in Sofia
On 11 December, Professor Ivan Kalaykov of Örebro University, Sweden, was made Honorary Professor of the Technical University in Sofia, Bulgaria. Ivan Kalaykov has been professor of computer science, specialising in automatic control systems, at Örebro...
When the body becomes a prison
Women with excess hair growth in the face and on the chest, abdomen and thighs are suffering in silence. They are embarrassed, they blame themselves for their hairiness and would do anything to keep it a secret. Women, who after all have plucked up the...
Dance boosts young girls mental health
Young girls can dance their way to better mental health. Symptoms like depression, stress, fatigue, and headaches are alleviated with regular dancing. This is shown in a study run by Anna Duberg, a physical therapist at Örebro University Hospital and a...
Leading environmental chemists convening in Örebro
The Stockholm Convention is a global treaty for reducing the use of persistent organic pollutants. In order for the treaty to have an effect however, constant and extensive environmental monitoring is required. On 24-25 October, researchers and experts...
Success for Örebro University’s robotics researchers
Örebro University, Sweden, is one of ten universities worldwide that are given access to an advanced robotic platform from the Canadian company Clearpath Robotics. More than 150 universities submitted proposals for the grant program PartnerBot,...
Top marks for legal science at Örebro University
Örebro University's legal science programme on the master's level is among the best in the country according to a new quality evaluation report from the Swedish National Agency for Higher Education (HSV). The same report declares the law programme at...
Foreign-born workers a boost for international trade
A new study, published in the Swedish journal Ekonomisk Debatt today, shows that businesses can increase their international trade and competitiveness by employing foreign-born workers. As a world first, the study by researchers Magnus Lodefalk at Örebro...
Global Swede award to Örebro student
Angela Chambers from the USA, and a student at Örebro University, has received the award Global Swede. She was recently presented with the award by the Minister for Foreign Trade Ewa Björling at a ceremony in Stockholm.
World-class research in management accounting
Örebro University secures a place among the world’s top institutions in an international ranking of accounting research.
Research on youth mental health awarded major funding
Researchers at Örebro University, Sweden have been granted 30 million SEK to study processes that more effectively may prevent mental health problems from developing in youths. The team will be focusing on underlying factors behind well-known problem...