Pooling expertise: Multidisciplinarity for a sustainable future
The Platform for a Sustainable Future at Örebro University, PSF@ORU, aims to contribute to an inclusive welfare society that is mindful of the limits of the earth’s ecosystems. With equality, safety and security, health, chemical safety, limited climate impact, a balanced economy, biodiversity and quality of life as our guiding stars, we are mobilising sustainability expertise from within education, research and collaboration to work together and ultimately find a way towards a sustainable future.
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.
Seeking to fundamentally change society – new organisation for sustainability in place
In the past year, researchers from across the university have discussed ways in which Örebro University specifically can contribute to a sustainable future. An organisation is now in place. Appointed chair is Frans Prenkert, professor of business...
New master’s programme in chemistry focusing on environmental research in the Arctic
Do you want to specialise in tracking the spread of environmental pollutants related to climate change in the Arctic and its impacts on the environment and our health? Together with universities in Norway and Denmark, Örebro University is now launching a...