Research for knowledge
MDU's research leads to necessary knowledge and development – for Swedish industry and welfare, but also to solve some of the global challenges. The greatest part of research is conducted in cooperation with the private and the public sectors.
Seven MDU research projects rank high on the list of engineering and technology in the service of humanity
Recently The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) presented this year's list of research projects in Sweden which are deemed to have enormous potential to benefit society. The focus of this year’s list of 100 projects is on technology in the service of humanity. Seven of the research projects on this year's list come from or are linked to MDU.about Seven MDU research projects rank high on the list of engineering and technology in the service of humanity
MDU researchers develop innovative technologies for use in space
Researchers at MDU have developed technologies that are now used in space. Under the framework of the DPAC (Dependable Platforms for Autonomous Systems and Control) research profile, researchers have created a computer architecture for radiation-safe server solutions and cloud services that will impact the entire space industry and a large number of digital services in space.about MDU researchers develop innovative technologies for use in space
Research shows that team coaching can improve the work environment
Conversations between managers and employees are at the core of a method that can improve both the work environment, the wellbeing and presentation in the workplace. The method has been developed by our researchers who believe that group discussions on risk assessment are a simple way to prevent risks in the organisational and social work environment.about Research shows that team coaching can improve the work environment
“Didactics is a powerful tool when reflecting about one's own teaching”
Didactics, or the doctrine of teaching, is a powerful tool for teachers at all education levels to reflect about their own teaching. This also applies to teachers in higher education, where knowledge, democracy and participation should be key words. This is the opinion of Johannes Rytzler, Senior Lecturer in teaching and learning at Mälardalen University.about “Didactics is a powerful tool when reflecting about one's own teaching”
Health and Welfare
An interdisciplinary specialisation, an area for research studies and a field of knowledge where health research and welfare research meet studying different aspects of health.
Computer science related to computers running entire systems or parts of systems, often with a demand for real-time operation, in everything from home appliances to aeroplanes.
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This is how MDU work with the sustainable development goals
On 1 January 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — adopted by world leaders — officially came into force. Over the next fifteen years countries will mobilize efforts to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change, while ensuring that no one is left behind. This is how MDU work with the sustainable development goals.