News archive 2014
Nobel laureates meeting with researchers and students
Sofie Björklund and David Wigren are both chemistry students at Örebro University. When two of this year’s Nobel Prize winners in chemistry visited the university, Sofie and David were given the opportunity to put some questions to the laureates.
Funding for international research on spinal cord injuries
The Swedish Research Council has awarded Koustuv Dalal, senior public health science researcher at Örebro University, a three-year research grant of 750,000 SEK to develop a prevention programme for sufferers of spinal cord injuries in Bangladesh. A...
Nobel Prize winners in chemistry to Örebro University
This year’s Nobel Prize winners in chemistry – Stefan W. Hell, Eric Betzig and William E. Moerner – are coming to Örebro University on 14-15 December. During their visit, they will be shown round the university’s prominent chemistry research department....
International students happy with Örebro University
Örebro University gets praise from international students studying here. In a recent survey presented by the student portal StudyPortals, Örebro University receives more than 9+ points on a scale from one to ten.
Predictors of Kidney Failure in Middle Age Found in Teenagers
Kidney failure later in life can be predicted based on measurements taken in adolescence, according to a study by Swedish researchers at Örebro University published in the November issue of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
New global association of leading centres of advanced gender studies
"This is an important step that widens the international platform of gender studies", says Örebro Professor Liisa Husu on the new association the International Research Association of Institutions of Advanced Gender Studies, RINGS. It was formally...
Two-generation gender equality study shows career benefits
Couples in a research experiment launched in the 1970s shared the responsibility for home, family and work equally. Now, 30 years later, a follow-up study by Swedish researchers at Örebro University shows that the couples' strive for equality was...
Children not eating enough fruit and veg
Less than every fourth child in Europe have enough fruit and vegetables included in their daily diet, a study by Swedish researchers at Örebro University and Karolinska Institutet shows. The findings are a part of an EU-funded study and are presented in...
Rewarding collaboration despite differences
International collaboration between different universities often involves studying certain conditions and circumstances in the respective countries and comparing the results. This however does not necessarily have to be the case. In working together with...
The tool that sidestepped Arab censorship
Arab Internet users are critical of the fact that major Western enterprises provide totalitarian regimes with technology that enables Internet surveillance and censorship. They also have a different point of view in terms of the type of content that...