News archive 2019
University and Region Örebro investing strategically in AI – setting sights on leading role
Örebro University and Region Örebro County are investing SEK 2.5 million for the startup of AI Impact Lab, an environment for knowledge transfer within artificial intelligence (AI). “This is another step towards establishing Örebro as a high-quality AI...
US researcher chose Örebro University
A serious disease that you cannot see – but that can affect newborns severely. For the past 20 years, Thomas Zoeller has conducted research into how thyroid hormones affect foetuses. He has now been appointed visiting professor at Örebro University.
Master’s students attended symposium with international scientists
Hazardous chemicals and efforts for a non-toxic environment were in focus when international scientists participated in a symposium organised for visiting professor Åke Bergman. Several Master’s students took the opportunity to hear about the latest...
Federico Pecora in this week's episode of "Robots in depth"
AI researcher Federico Pecora is this week's guest on "Robots in Depth" – video interviews with robotics experts. He explains, among other things, how he combines AI and robotics within his research and what it is that challenges the AI algorithms.
Bacteria resistant to new antibiotics found in wastewater and the River Svartån in Örebro
Örebro researchers have found antibiotic-resistant bacteria both in Örebro’s wastewater and in the River Svartån. “The bacteria are not only resistant to old antibiotics, but also to new ones – that is to the antibiotics used to fight multidrug-resistant...
Time to celebrate – graduation for international Master’s students
On Tuesday, a ceremony was held to celebrate this year’s graduates of the university’s eleven international Master’s programmes.
Global Swede Award to international Master’s student
Mohammad Ehtasham Billah from Bangladesh has received the Swedish Institute’s Global Swede Award. It was presented to him and 25 other students from around the world at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.
Örebro University AI initiative continues – boosting industry with Smarter 2.0
The Knowledge Foundation continues to support Örebro University's Smarter initiative for AI training for working professionals. The goal for the new four-year project, which has SEK 22 million budget, is for Smarter to be assimilated as a part of the...
Marjan wants to open AI’s “black box”
AI methods like deep learning work great for tasks like diagnosing skin cancer. The problem is that we do not know exactly how or why it works. By combining two different AI methods Marjan Alirezaie, AI researcher at Örebro University, hopes to...
High hopes for junior researchers in new initiative
“You are the research leaders of the future,” said Vice-Chancellor Johan Schnürer, welcoming the new associate senior lecturers to Örebro University. Andrii Dmytryshyn and Anette Bagger are two of the 20 researchers that are part of this special scheme.