Örebro University investing 40 million on 10 postdoctoral researchers
Örebro University is now continuing its investments in research within food and health with 10 postdoctoral researchers. The two-year positions are linked to research projects, and there is a possibility of extension.
Resistance training and proper diet essential to healthy ageing – especially for women
Physical activity and eating right are extra important for women, to maintain their muscle mass and functional ability. Peter Edholm talked about his research at the Swedish Association for Physical Activity and Sport Medicine’s (SFAIM) annual meeting,...
SmokeBot – a robot serving rescue units
A robot that can both see and navigate in smoke-filled areas, as well as discover gas leaks and plot maps of areas it has been in – this is the result of the EU-funded research project SmokeBot, led by Örebro researcher Achim Lilienthal.
Violent opposition online to gender equality
Men retaliated with serious threats. Gender researcher Sofia Strid has studied how gender equality activism has met with strong opposition online. “It’s a question of men with power who have resorted to violence,” she says.
Elderly with stomach problems have poorer mental health
Older persons with stomach problems not only show signs of a weak intestinal barrier, but they have poorer psychological health as well. This is shown in a new Örebro study – with orienteers as study role models. The study is another step in the search...
Ilaria Pitti about Örebro: “I’m a better researcher today - with a stronger CV"
It has been a time characterised by cooperation and helpful colleagues. Above all, a supervisor that has been an incredible help. “I’ve learnt a great deal during my time here in Örebro and Erik Amnå is a fantastic supervisor,” says Ilaria Pitti, a...
Day surgery increasing – recovery depends on patients understanding information
Many patients do not understand the information given to them by the hospital and as a result recover more poorly after surgery, as shown in a new Örebro study published in the scientific journal JAMA Surgery.
TEDx Talk: Örebro professor on enhanced recovery after surgery
Patients experience speedier recovery after major operations if we speak with one another. This according to Olle Ljungqvist, Professor of Surgery at Örebro University, in his recent TEDx Talk.
Lectures, award ceremony and banquet at the University's annual academic celebrations
Every year in February, Örebro University is staging its academic celebrations. The festivities start on the Friday with the Vice-Chancellor’s reception and academic celebration concert. The Saturday offers popular science lectures at the Conventum...
Chronic inflammation causing loss of muscle mass
Elevated levels of the inflammation marker CRP in the blood is an underlying cause of the loss of muscle mass in elderly persons, as shown by a new study from Örebro University and University of Nottingham.