At the School of Science and Technology, research is pursued in the subjects of biology, computer science, physics, chemistry, mechanical engineering and mathematics. Much of the research revolves around our three strong research environments AASS, The life Science Centre and MTM.
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.
Water-dwelling insects transport high levels of PFAS chemicals to land-based insects
The high levels of PFAS chemicals in lakes and ponds pass through the food chain when land-based insects feed on water-dwelling insects. “These results show that water pollutants do not stay there, but also affect wildlife on land”, says Alina Koch,...
AI can detect the spread of fake news
A correct quote or truthful image can suddenly be turned into false propaganda. Extremely small modifications are enough to change the entire meaning. Örebro University Professor Mehul Bhatt, together with an international team, is researching how...