News archive 2022
Traditional Walpurgis Night celebrations by Örebro Castle
This year, after a two-year pandemic pause, a traditional Walpurgis Night celebration will again take place by Örebro Castle, with a bonfire, speeches, singing and music.
Internship in Örebro for Lucas from Germany: “Great international experience”
Lucas Mronga is a teacher student at Bielefeld University in Germany. He is currently doing an internship at Örebro University within the framework of the European Universities Alliance NEOLAiA.
University pages with COVID-19 information to be shut down
Örebro University’s webpages with corona information will now be shut down. In addition, the email address for questions and answers concerning the pandemic will no longer be in use.
Örebro University seeking status as a European University
Örebro University is one of nine young European universities that together form the alliance NEOLAiA. The initiative is intended to strengthen the member universities’ international competitiveness and increase opportunities for internationalisation of...
Drop-in vaccination against COVID-19 on March 30
On Wednesday 30 March, Region Örebro County offers drop-in vaccination against COVID-19 in Långhuset at Örebro University. Both students and staff are welcome to get vaccinated.
Student Jan from Germany contributing to research on cardiovascular disease: “Have gained new perspectives”
Since early November, biomedical student Jan Bobrowski from Germany have worked alongside researchers at Örebro University’s Cardiovascular Research Centre to identify new drugs to treat cardiovascular disease.
Winners of the Excellent Teaching Award 2021
The number of nominations this year is at an all-time high! From the 372 nominations of 157 teachers, the Örebro Student Union has awarded the Excellent Teaching Award 2021 to Magnus Hansson and John Barnes. “I’m still in shock,” says John Barnes.
Örebro University still ranking high among world’s young universities
Örebro University claims 84th place in the Times Higher Education world ranking of young universities. Once again, Örebro’s high-quality research is a key factor.
Exposure to chemical mixtures during pregnancy linked to language delay
Mixtures of chemicals entail a higher risk for women to have children with delayed language development, as shown in a study published in Science. “The system currently in use for evaluating risks is not sufficient,” says Åke Bergman.
Investigates the role of cells in the development of heart diseases
High blood pressure and diabetes damage cells in our blood vessels, which can lead to heart attack and stroke. Can the blocking of two proteins prevent this? That is something the Örebro researcher Mulugeta Zegeye is intending to find out.