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.
New discovery: changes in bile acids may be linked to diabetes in young children
Disturbances in the interaction of bile acids with the inborn microflora in the intestines can increase the risk of type 1 diabetes. This is shown in a new study on children’s’ first years of life.
On the road with innovation from Örebro University – patients test their fitness to drive with AI and eye tracking
Can AI and eye tracking help doctors assess patients’ fitness to drive? Ravi Chadalavada thinks so. And collaboration with the Örebro University Hospital on testing his innovation with patients is in full swing.
Student Jan from Germany contributing to research on cardiovascular disease: “Have gained new perspectives”
Since early November, biomedical student Jan Bobrowski from Germany have worked alongside researchers at Örebro University’s Cardiovascular Research Centre to identify new drugs to treat cardiovascular disease.
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.
New AI method makes self-driving vehicles better drivers
A cyclist drops out of sight for a few seconds behind a car – a not-so-uncommon traffic situation for us humans. But for a self-driving vehicle, the cyclist ceases to exist. “We have succeeded in developing a new way for self-driving vehicles to...
Researchers investigating how AI affects the labour market
Artificial Intelligence (AI) affects the labour market. Researchers at Örebro University will now find out how. “This knowledge is necessary to make correct decisions in the future,” says Magnus Lodefalk, researcher in economics.