News archive 2017
Older men’s health connected to music – unique research breaks new ground
Masculinity, older men and health and their link to music. “It is an unresearched field,” says Music Therapist Katarina Lindblad, who is breaking new ground with her study.
Excellent Teaching Award 2017
Join us now in appointing Örebro University’s teacher of the year! There are many competent, pedagogically skilled and committed teachers at our University – but what teacher has that extra little something? That teacher who, in your opinion, is able to...
New book on how to work against racism in schools
All schools have a clearly defined mission to work against racism. Nevertheless, studies show that racism is a problem in many preschools and schools in Sweden. In a new book, Örebro researchers Emma Arneback and Jan Jämte describe how to counteract...
More patients with ulcerative colitis but fewer surgeries
Today, a higher number of patients with ulcerative colitis are able to keep their bowel and steer clear of surgery, as shown in a study from Örebro University. Carl Eriksson, doctoral student at Örebro University, has also shown that the number of people...
Problems with email sent to Microsoft email accounts
King’s lecture: White plastic flower appeared on black t-shirt
Today, King Carl XVI Gustaf was brought on a journey. It started on Easter Island in the Pacific and ended in Sweden’s four largest lakes. At the helm were researchers at Örebro University, demonstrating how plastic is spread in the environment,...
Children lost motivation for physical activity – wearable health devices can have opposite effect
Fitness and health tracking devices are designed to get us to exercise more. But these digital fitness and health tracking devices can have the opposite effect, according to a study of school children, in which researcher Mikael Quennerstedt participated...
Teens come jet lagged to school – shifting sleeping patterns at weekends
A lack of sleep is associated with more absence and teens turn up jet lagged to school on Mondays, as shown in a doctoral thesis by sleep researcher Serena Bauducco, at Örebro University, Sweden.
Practicals decisive in choice of exchange studies
It was the outdoors, the open air and the Swedish landscape that made Jessica Threlfall from Aston University choose Sweden for her exchange studies.
Concussion in teenagers increases the risk of MS in later life
Concussion in teenagers increases the risk of multiple sclerosis (MS) in later life. However, there is no association with MS for concussion in younger children. This was reported by a new study, led by Scott Montgomery, Professor at Örebro University.