Measuring how green Örebro is with AI – can impact new green area planning
Seeing how green a city is and following its progress is time-consuming. Green managers at Örebro Municipality are collaborating with AI researchers at Örebro University to perform analysis using AI and satellite data automatically.
Researching PFAS substitutes in outdoor clothing
Although hazardous PFAS chemicals are being phased out from outdoor clothing, the question is, what are they being replaced with? A new research project at Örebro University aims at finding out.
New research project on biogas and AI
Producing biogas more efficiently with the help of AI. That is the goal of a new research project at Örebro University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU – and has been granted over SEK five million from the Swedish Energy Agency.
Digitalisation excludes older adults
Technology developments mean that older adults are increasingly at risk of digital exclusion. Moreover, it is more difficult for them to make use of the possibilities offered by technology in countries like Sweden where the degree of digitalisation is...
Through snow and fog with autonomous cars – new research makes radar navigation safe
Researchers at Örebro University have successfully improved the precision in radar sensors for navigation to such a degree that the sensors can be used in autonomous cars – opening up for safe driving whatever the weather.
Increasing daily exercise by ten minutes can reduce the risk of sarcopenia in older adults
A daily dose of low-intensity exercise reduces the risk of sarcopenia in older adults. And increasing one’s physical activity with even just ten minutes can lead to positive effects.
People living in extreme poverty value relationships more than assets
For older persons living in extreme poverty in Bangladesh, it is not the lack of income or assets that stand out when they talk about their situation. Instead, relationships are crucial for their wellbeing.
Research and Innovation Week furthering collaboration between Örebro University and Japan
Innovation, AI, sustainability and ageing. These were some of the research fields discussed when Örebro University, along with 19 other Swedish and Japanese universities, participated in the MIRAI 2.0 Research and Innovation Week in Japan.
Izabela Dahl as visiting professor in Bielefeld: “valuable qualification as a researcher and teacher”
When Izabela Dahl was offered a visiting professor position at Bielefeld University in Germany, she recognised a chance for personal development and the opportunity to develop the subject of history at Örebro University.
Two portions of vegetables per day adequate to protect against inflammation in older people
Only two portions of vegetables per day can reduce systemic inflammation that affects multiple parts of the body simultaneously, a new doctoral thesis from Örebro University has shown. Fruit, on the other hand, does not seem to have the same effect.