News - Successful ageing
Revisiting individual experiences and social practices – a tool for senior learners
From gender to the chance at getting an education. From motherhood to pension. Using their own experiences as a starting point, a group of 11 older people – participating in a senior university study group – began to discuss important societal challenges...
Fear of crime and poor health can make older people feel unsafe
Fear of being a victim of crime is just one of the reasons why older people feel unsafe. The social climate in the neighbourhood and fear of, for instance, having a fall in the home are also common, according to a new study by Nadezhda Golovchanova,...
Radio host from Botswana goes PhD-student in Örebro
Lame Maatla Kenalemang-Palm came to Sweden from Botswana 6 years ago. Now she is married and works as a PhD-student at Örebro University, conducting research within the Successful Ageing research initiative.
Lifelong learning – the key to happiness?
More and more senior citizens are studying at senior universities. But why do older-adults want to learn new things and further their knowledge? Örebro University doctoral student Hany Hachem is researching this in a new study.
120 million for a new centre for inflammation research
Inflammation contributes to many endemic diseases, such as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Therefore, researchers at Örebro University are taking on inflammation with an entirely new approach. They have now received SEK 48 million in funding...
“Valuable input for our data analyses” – Newbreed doctoral students on their visit to Southampton
Maja Dobrosavljevic’s and Carmen Solares Canal’s research projects focus on ADHD in older adults and health among older adults with a criminal background. This spring, they spent three weeks at University of Southampton in the UK to learn more about the...
Relations significant in aid efforts for older poor people
Owasim Akram’s research focuses on older extreme poor people in Bangladesh. During the spring he spent three months in Oxford as a visiting PhD student to work on his study on factors that influence the outcome of aid efforts for this group. The results...
Researches poverty and ageing – to Oxford in the spring
Owasim Akram combines a long background in poverty research with hands-on experience of helping people out of extreme poverty. The knowledge and skills gained from this work, he will bring with him to Oxford in the spring.
Örebro University once again high on list of world’s best universities
Örebro University is in place 405 when Times Higher Education ranks the world’s best universities – thanks to high quality research and a high degree of citations.
Research on healthy ageing attracting international doctoral students
They have arrived – all sixteen researchers in the doctoral programme Newbreed, Örebro University’s strategic initiative on ageing research.