News archive 2015
Continued talks paving the way for Aston University partnership
Örebro University is currently hosting a delegation from Aston University, UK. Over the two-day visit, the group is meeting with Örebro University’s executive team and representatives for research and education to discuss the possibilities of a future...
Örebro researcher's goal is to reduce neonatal mortality
A doctoral dissertation at Örebro University has led to a national effort in Bangladesh next year to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality in the country. "For me research is a way of doing good in society", says Animesh Biswas.
Robot to help passengers find their way at airport
The robot in the "Spencer" project has now faced the real world at the major international airport Schiphol in Amsterdam. Its mission: to help passengers find their way around the airport. Contributions from researchers at Örebro University in Sweden...
Seniors positive to robotic helpers at home
Researchers from Örebro University have looked into how robots can make it easier for elderly people to live independently. During an open house at Ängen, a research and innovation testbed apartment in Örebro, Sweden, senior citizens who had tried out...
Writer expects some people will be “annoyed” by his book on men
It took 20 years from concept to publication. Jeff Hearn, guest research faculty professor at Örebro University, recently had his book "Men of the World" published. "The book is experimental to a greater extent than my previous books, they have been much...
Örebro University Recognised in World Ranking
Örebro University has received a place on the Times Higher Education’s ranking of the world's top universities. It is the first time the university is on this ranking list. – This contributes to making both Örebro University and the city of Örebro more...
Pain overlooked in premature infants
Premature infants receiving intensive care are exposed to a great deal of pain, and this pain causes damage to the child. Despite this half of the infants admitted to neonatal intensive units will not receive any pain relief, according to a new European...
New robot for rescue operations under development
In collaboration with German fire and rescue services, researchers at Örebro University are developing a new type of robot able to see and navigate in smoke-filled spaces. SmokeBot will prove valuable for rescue personnel, increasing safety and...