News archive 2016
Internet is not stimulating political engagement
Social media is not as social as originally thought – at least not when it comes to attracting more young people to get involved politically. That is one of the conclusions that can be drawn from a unique research collaboration at Örebro University.
Anna-Karin Andershed new deputy vice-chancellor at Örebro University
Anna-Karin Andershed is appointed the new deputy vice-chancellor at Örebro University. The decision was taken by the University Board in their meeting on Wednesday.
Nobel Prize winner on what he would most like to do now
Follow your dream. And read a lot. It will be useful to you even if you do not embark on a research career. That is the advice given to today's students by Duncan Haldane.
Örebro students for Musikhjälpen
The week-long benefit event Musikhjälpen is now underway on Stortorget in Örebro. In the coming week, students at Örebro University invite you to join them in a jam-packed schedule of activities with the sole aim of raising money for this year's theme:...
Örebro researcher one of the most influential in the world
Tuulia Hyötyläinen, Professor of Chemistry at Örebro University, has been named as one of the world’s most influential women researchers in analytical chemistry. It is the journal The Analytical Scientist that highlights 50 women active within academia...
China’s emission of toxic fluorinated chemicals highest in the world
China is today the largest emitter of certain toxic fluorinated chemicals in the world, as presented in a new study published in Environmental Science and Technology. Thanh Wang, researcher at Örebro University led the research project.
Grand inauguration ceremony for the new Vice-Chancellor
Being the Vice-Chancellor of a university is an adventure – an enjoyable adventure. With these words, Jens Schollin handed over the vice-chancellor’s chain to Johan Schnürer. Johan Schnürer takes the helm of a university described by many of the speakers...
Örebro University high on world ranking for the second year running
Örebro University is one of the world’s 400 top universities according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017. The University comes out particularly strong in terms of research impact.
New book uncovers subversive action among public officials
They are there, civil servants and public officials supposedly neutral but who secretly let their own values impact their organisations. In his recently published book, Jan Olsson, professor of political science at Örebro University, traces that which is...
With a unique education in her back pocket
Elin Pettersson grew up on an ecological farm outside of Köping in Sweden, worked as a restaurant manager in Ireland and did her field studies on cocoa bean farms in Colombia.