News archive 2019
Örebro University climbs in international ranking
Örebro University climbs to place 385 in Times Higher Education’s ranking of the world’s best universities. Once again, it is high quality research, made visible through many scientific citations, that is the key.
“Set to impact all of society” – AI to be included on other programmes
Örebro University’s investment in artificial intelligence, AI, should also impact other study programmes, disciplines, the business and public sectors. It is to this end that Professor Amy Loutfi has now been appointed pro-vice-chancellor, to spread...
Achim Lilienthal in the latest episode of “Robots in depth”
In this week’s episode of “Robots in depth”, Achim Lilienthal, professor of computer science, talks about his work with gas sensors that can save lives. He also talks about the robot Smokebot, able to see through smoke and developed to assist fire...
Hoping for increased collaboration with Yokohama
Örebro University is hoping for closer collaboration with Yokohama City University in Japan. If the plans come together, it may lead to increased student exchange as well as joint research projects.
“Örebro is an amazing city”
As part of Örebro University’s 20th anniversary, more than a hundred exchange students received a guided tour with refreshments at Örebro Castle this past week. “I’ve never been to such a big castle before,” says Eliada Hysa from Greece, one of several...
Welcome day for exchange students
They have come from different parts of the world to study at Örebro University. Two welcome days are now organised for the new international arrivals. “Many of them come by themselves. So we’d like to give them a chance to hang out with other students,”...
“Valuable input for our data analyses” – Newbreed doctoral students on their visit to Southampton
Maja Dobrosavljevic’s and Carmen Solares Canal’s research projects focus on ADHD in older adults and health among older adults with a criminal background. This spring, they spent three weeks at University of Southampton in the UK to learn more about the...
Relations significant in aid efforts for older poor people
Owasim Akram’s research focuses on older extreme poor people in Bangladesh. During the spring he spent three months in Oxford as a visiting PhD student to work on his study on factors that influence the outcome of aid efforts for this group. The results...
Örebro University releasing six AI courses this autumn: “technology that everyone is talking about”
Örebro University is increasing its AI offering for working professionals and has now opened registration for six courses. At the same time, the Swedish government has granted an additional SEK 20 million funding on continuing professional development...
Wall of ideas for a new school
Exchange student Charleen Köntopp has a room at Örebro University where she together with fellow student Coralie Dulière are outlining what a school should be like. Inclusion, more teachers and smaller classes are important components. Their plan is to...