News archive 2019
Studying differences experienced by exchange students
What academic and social differences do exchange students coming to Sweden encounter? How do international offices, student housing and the orientation for exchange students work? That is what Taylor Kinde wants to find out during her visit to Örebro...
Örebro University strengthens its resources for internationalisation
An international academic environment is a prerequisite for high quality research and education. For this reason, the university is strengthening its work on internationalisation.
More efficient training using AR: “AI can further improve the system”
This past autumn, Kopparbergs Brewery has tested a training method that uses augmented reality, AR. The next step is to add a layer of artificial intelligence, which will allow for individually-tailored training.
Reducing the knowledge gap on climate change and how we live
For many people climate change is an abstract, remote threat – it is not happening now, and it does not affect my life or people around me. Moritz Gubler researches climate change and education, and how the gap between knowledge and behaviour can be...
Vice-Chancellor’s blog : When the journey is the destination
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Anna-Karin Andershed reflecting on the concept of Bildung – one of the strategic goals included in Örebro University’s vision.
Excitement at Örebro University School of Business – awarded sought-after AACSB accreditation
Örebro University School of Business has met the rigorous accreditation requirements set by the organisation AACSB. Less than five per cent of all business schools in the world have succeeded in attaining this much sought-after mark of quality. “We are...
Wallenberg on his visit: “Örebro is a centre for AI"
Peter Wallenberg Jr and Sara Mazur, chair of the national AI research programme WASP-AI, visited Örebro in October to get a closer look at the university's AI research programme.
Örebro University School of Business ranked top 1,000
Örebro University School of Business is once again recognised as one of the world’s best business schools by the renowned ranking and rating agency, Eduniversal. “We are delighted to again be among the top 1,000 of more than 16,000 business schools...
Nominate for the Excellent Teaching Award 2019
Do you have a teacher who is particularly inspiring and engaging in their teaching and who helps you grow as a student? You can now nominate your favourite teacher for the Excellent Teaching Award 2019.
Microplastics in seas absorb lower levels of environmental toxins than researchers feared
The risk that microplastics will absorb and transport environmental toxins in seas and lakes is lower than previously feared. According to a new doctoral thesis, microplastics which are just a few millimetres thick, do not transport toxic substances in...