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.
MDU is gearing up its efforts in the international market
This year marks the 20th anniversary of research cooperation initiatives between Rwanda and Sweden. Fourteen Swedish and six African higher education institutions are involved and will work together to educate Rwandan researchers in a number of areas. MDU is included in this cooperation and is now boosting its efforts ahead of the next phase: to develop female leadership in Africa.about MDU is gearing up its efforts in the international market
Recently developed AI solution assists air traffic
An AI system has been developed through a project at MDU that can calculate delays and predict hazards and interruptions in aviation. The system will not only be able to assist air traffic controllers to predict and communicate the disruptions to passengers and operators in the aviation industry, but also prevent the actual disruptions.about Recently developed AI solution assists air traffic
Future Energy Center
Research focusing on renewable energy, energy efficiency and emission mitigation, as well as smarter modelling, optimisation and management.
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.
Industrial Economics and Organization
Research focusing on for example the sustainable development of industry and working life.
Innovation and Product Realisation
Research on how to develop sustainable, useful and competitive products and services.
Educational Sciences and Mathematics
Researchers are working to raise the quality of education and to develop industry with the aid of mathematics.
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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.
As a researcher at MDU you have access to support from the University such as the Library’s research service.
A research school is third-cycle study programme. At MDU there are a number of research schools within various fields.
Studying at third-cycle level means that you acquire the knowledge and skills needed for you to become a researcher.