News archive 2022
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.
Drop-in vaccination against COVID-19 on February 16
On Wednesday 16 February, Region Örebro County offers drop-in vaccination against COVID-19 in Långhuset at Örebro University. Both students and staff are welcome to get vaccinated.
High demand for drop-in vaccination on campus – new date on Wednesday
There were long, winding queues to the drop-in COVID-19 vaccination centre at Örebro University on Wednesday. Already next Wednesday, on 26 January, Region Örebro County will be back to offer a new vaccination opportunity on campus.
Vice-Chancellor’s blog: a new year and brighter days ahead
It may be hard to believe as we find ourselves in the middle of a dark haze of omicron and flu virus – but days are getting longer, and there’s light on the horizon.
Drop-in vaccination against COVID-19 on January 19
On Wednesday 19 January, Region Örebro County offers drop-in vaccination against COVID-19 in Långhuset at Örebro University. Both students and staff are welcome to get vaccinated.