Örebro University’s research spans no less than 36 different subjects, across the humanities and social sciences, medicine and health, and science and technology fields. Here you are one step away from finding information about our research environments, teams, projects and subjects. You can also learn more about research activities at Örebro University by reading our features and news pieces or by watching our films.
Fear of crime and poor health can make older people feel unsafe
Fear of being a victim of crime is just one of the reasons why older people feel unsafe. The social climate in the neighbourhood and fear of, for instance, having a fall in the home are also common, according to a new study by Nadezhda Golovchanova,...
Örebro University again claims 75th place among world’s young universities
Times Higher Education has published this year’s Young Universities Ranking. Örebro University defends its respectable position at number 75 – despite increased competition. Once again, Örebro’s high quality research is a key factor.
Nursing science climbing in international ranking
The Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (GRAS) for 2021 has been released. Örebro University’s nursing science makes a leap upwards, placing itself just outside the top 100 globally. In total, the university is represented within ten disciplines...
Sofia Strid leading research for equality in implementation of EU policies on sustainability
Sofia Strid, docent in gender studies, is the lead researcher in a new EU project set to examine how to advance equality in the implementation of EU goals for sustainability. “This research will provide knowledge of how we can change our behaviour,...
Using AI to optimise taste and nutrition in plants
Basil is being grown in a robotic cultivation testbed at Örebro University. Each plant is monitored by sensing technology, providing researchers with valuable big data. Data that can be then used together with artificial intelligence to determine how to...