News archive 2018
Day surgery increasing – recovery depends on patients understanding information
Many patients do not understand the information given to them by the hospital and as a result recover more poorly after surgery, as shown in a new Örebro study published in the scientific journal JAMA Surgery.
Enterprise Minister on the University’s AI initiative: "This is smart industry indeed"
The Minister for Enterprise and Innovation visited Örebro to learn more about the University’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) initiative.
Better information to new arrivals – Örebro University part of national initiative
Sweden’s first nation-wide programme for social and health communicators, MILSA – a support platform for migration and health, was launched on 5 March. This initiative aims at improving civic orientation for new arrivals. The national programme has been...
Release party for anthology on successful ageing
Fifteen papers on the positive aspects of ageing. On Thursday 22 March, a release party was held for the anthology co-written by doctoral students at the research school Successful ageing.
Collaboration with Aston University can strengthen AI research
Many new ideas about collaboration took shape when researchers from Aston University in Birmingham visited Örebro University. “We can complement each other in a good way,” says Kaiming Zhou, researcher at Aston.
TEDx Talk: Örebro professor on enhanced recovery after surgery
Patients experience speedier recovery after major operations if we speak with one another. This according to Olle Ljungqvist, Professor of Surgery at Örebro University, in his recent TEDx Talk.
Lectures, award ceremony and banquet at the University's annual academic celebrations
Every year in February, Örebro University is staging its academic celebrations. The festivities start on the Friday with the Vice-Chancellor’s reception and academic celebration concert. The Saturday offers popular science lectures at the Conventum...
Conductor Thomas Dausgaard honorary doctor at Örebro University
The conductor Thomas Dausgaard has been appointed honorary doctor at Örebro University, for “his creativity and innovation in programming, the excitement of his live performances, and his extensive catalogue of critically-acclaimed recordings”.
Chronic inflammation causing loss of muscle mass
Elevated levels of the inflammation marker CRP in the blood is an underlying cause of the loss of muscle mass in elderly persons, as shown by a new study from Örebro University and University of Nottingham.