“Set to impact all of society” – AI to be included on other programmes
Örebro University’s investment in artificial intelligence, AI, should also impact other study programmes, disciplines, the business and public sectors. It is to this end that Professor Amy Loutfi has now been appointed pro-vice-chancellor, to spread...
Achim Lilienthal in the latest episode of “Robots in depth”
In this week’s episode of “Robots in depth”, Achim Lilienthal, professor of computer science, talks about his work with gas sensors that can save lives. He also talks about the robot Smokebot, able to see through smoke and developed to assist fire...
Örebro University releasing six AI courses this autumn: “technology that everyone is talking about”
Örebro University is increasing its AI offering for working professionals and has now opened registration for six courses. At the same time, the Swedish government has granted an additional SEK 20 million funding on continuing professional development...
US researcher chose Örebro University
A serious disease that you cannot see – but that can affect newborns severely. For the past 20 years, Thomas Zoeller has conducted research into how thyroid hormones affect foetuses. He has now been appointed visiting professor at Örebro University.
University and Region Örebro investing strategically in AI – setting sights on leading role
Örebro University and Region Örebro County are investing SEK 2.5 million for the startup of AI Impact Lab, an environment for knowledge transfer within artificial intelligence (AI). “This is another step towards establishing Örebro as a high-quality AI...
Federico Pecora in this week's episode of "Robots in depth"
AI researcher Federico Pecora is this week's guest on "Robots in Depth" – video interviews with robotics experts. He explains, among other things, how he combines AI and robotics within his research and what it is that challenges the AI algorithms.
Bacteria resistant to new antibiotics found in wastewater and the River Svartån in Örebro
Örebro researchers have found antibiotic-resistant bacteria both in Örebro’s wastewater and in the River Svartån. “The bacteria are not only resistant to old antibiotics, but also to new ones – that is to the antibiotics used to fight multidrug-resistant...
Örebro University AI initiative continues – boosting industry with Smarter 2.0
The Knowledge Foundation continues to support Örebro University's Smarter initiative for AI training for working professionals. The goal for the new four-year project, which has SEK 22 million budget, is for Smarter to be assimilated as a part of the...
Marjan wants to open AI’s “black box”
AI methods like deep learning work great for tasks like diagnosing skin cancer. The problem is that we do not know exactly how or why it works. By combining two different AI methods Marjan Alirezaie, AI researcher at Örebro University, hopes to...
Örebro researcher leads research effort of EU initiative for a common AI platform
The EU is investing EUR 20 million in a European platform to make artificial intelligence available to everyone. The three-year programme brings together 79 partners from across Europe, and the research effort is led by Örebro professor Alessandro...