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New global guidelines for preventing pressure ulcers in patients receiving respiratory support
The treatment of COVID-19 patients in intensive care places great demands on healthcare professionals and on the care given. New global guidelines for preventing pressure ulcers in patients receiving respiratory support have now been issued. The work...
Researchers are developing a robot that kills viruses and bacteria
Researchers at Örebro University are developing an open source and easy-to-build robot that uses UV-C light to kill COVID19 and other viruses. The goal is to allow anyone to build a robot and then use the software that the researchers have developed.
SEK 40 million for research on violence, abuse and sexual harassment within academia
How common are violence, abuse and sexual harassment within higher education and research – and what can universities, staff and students do about it? Sofia Strid, Associate Professor of Gender Studies at Örebro University, is heading up a large new EU...
SEK 48 million to study plant-based protein
A shift from animal to plan-based proteins is necessary if we are to meet the sustainability goals set out in Agenda 2030. There is, however, a knowledge gap to be bridged in terms of why people opt to change their diet – and how doing so affects their...
Housewives’ domestic work supports civil war
Women send food to the front lines, sew uniforms and give birth to children who will become soldiers. Örebro researcher Jenny Hedström’s study has been funded with SEK 3.1 million by the Swedish Research Council. Her research will investigate the role of...