News archive 2020
Unique database of biomarkers can provide new knowledge on colorectal cancer
A database with almost 1,000 biomarkers for the diagnosis of colorectal cancer, drug treatment and disease prognosis. These are the results presented in a new doctoral thesis in biomedicine by Xueli Zhang at Örebro University.
ADHD is related to high-sugar and unhealthy diets
There is a link between ADHD and dietary habits. This is shown in a new study by Örebro researchers, published in the American Journal of Medical Genetics. “We can see a link between ADHD and a higher intake of sugar and saturated fats, but lower intake...
AI can detect the spread of fake news
A correct quote or truthful image can suddenly be turned into false propaganda. Extremely small modifications are enough to change the entire meaning. Örebro University Professor Mehul Bhatt, together with an international team, is researching how...
Örebro University top-ranked for research linked to global goals for sustainability
Örebro University is second in Sweden in terms of having research related to the United Nation’s global sustainable development goals. The goals where the university stands out, in particular, are health, gender equality, education, and peaceful...
Örebro research providing robots with eyes
Technology from Örebro University will help autonomous robots to work remotely with challenging tasks. This knowledge is instrumental in the production of underwater robots.
Vice-Chancellor’s blog: Cautious return to ‘a new normal’
The autumn semester has started in earnest and it is amazing to once again see students and faculty on campus, writes Vice-Chancellor Johan Schnürer.
Strong research at Örebro University behind continued high ranking by Times Higher Education
Thanks to strong research, Örebro University has retained its ranking as one of the world’s 400 best universities, as shown in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Vice-Chancellor’s blog: Welcome to a new semester!
As a new semester now begins, many of us had been looking forward to a return to normal. But it won’t be the old normal in any case, writes Vice-Chancellor Johan Schnürer.
Lifelong learning – the key to happiness?
More and more senior citizens are studying at senior universities. But why do older-adults want to learn new things and further their knowledge? Örebro University doctoral student Hany Hachem is researching this in a new study.
Örebro University climbing Shanghai world universities ranking
Each year, ShanghaiRanking Consultancy ranks the top 1,000 universities in the world. This year’s edition sees Örebro University climbing over 100 places.