News archive 2018
Second winner of the Excellent Teaching Award 2018
“This is such a great honour”, said Helena Stålnacke when Örebro Student Union surprised her with the award during a lecture. She is the second of two recipients of this year’s Excellent Teaching Award.
First winner of the Excellent Teaching Award 2018
Örebro Student Union surprised Karl-Magnus Edberg at the School of Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Meal Science in Grythyttan, congratulating him on being one of two teachers to receive this year’s Excellent Teaching Award.
Researches poverty and ageing – to Oxford in the spring
Owasim Akram combines a long background in poverty research with hands-on experience of helping people out of extreme poverty. The knowledge and skills gained from this work, he will bring with him to Oxford in the spring.
Economic, religious and social mobility leads to a loosening of honour norms
Honour norms benefit from isolation and segregation. Every twelfth ninth grader lives in a family where violence is used to control and protect the reputation of the family and extended family. These are some of the findings of a new survey of...
Student consultant a boost for Karin’s research
Karin Hugelius put medical student Khawlah Al-Maliki’s language skills to use to collect data for her research project. “The setup of the student consultant activities at Örebro University ensured a very smooth process,” says Karin.
Record number of nominations for the Excellent Teaching Award
Engaging, pedagogically skilled and empathic are three characteristics that students highlighted in their nominations for the Excellent Teaching Award. With this year’s 260 nominations, Örebro Student Union has a great deal of work ahead of them, as they...
Time for Excellent Teaching Award nominations 2018
The Excellent Teaching Award is presented to two teachers each year by Örebro Student Union as commissioned by the Örebro University. The award goes to a teacher who has been particularly competent, pedagogically skilled and knowledgeable – with that...
Grace’s research bridge between Sweden and Uganda
In the future Grace Turyasingura intends to establish research cooperation between Sweden and her home country Uganda. Her plan is to collect samples from people with different infectious diseases in Uganda and then analyse them with the technology and...
Örebro researchers studied connection between intestinal bacteria and development of diabetes – method now published
Researchers at Örebro University have, together with a well-known research team in Denmark, developed a method for studying how metabolism in gut bacteria influences our health. Their method has now been published in Nature Protocols.
Allowing robots to adapt
Already today there are robots in hospitals, schools, shops and in our homes. But for robots to function optimally in their interaction with humans, they have to be able to adapt to changes in their environment. In his doctoral thesis, computer scientist...