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Research for knowledge
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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.

  • Date 2022-11-14
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New research shows changes in remote working

During the Coronavirus pandemic, many workplaces switched to remote working, which entailed many challenges both for employees and managers. In 2021, a study was conducted at MDU about the groups' experiences, which showed in particular that we have become more productive during remote working. We now have the results of a follow-up study for 2022, which shows several changes.

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  • Date 2022-10-26
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MDU develops new technical solutions to improve healthcare

In MDU’s ESS-H and ESS-H+ research profiles, new technical solutions have been developed that eventually will influence both the health of individuals and health and medical care in general.

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Research specialisations

Future Energy Center

Research focusing on renewable energy, energy efficiency and emission mitigation, as well as smarter modelling, optimisation and management.

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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.

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Embedded Systems

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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Industrial Economics and Organization

Research focusing on for example the sustainable development of industry and working life.

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Innovation and Product Realisation

Research on how to develop sustainable, useful and competitive products and services.

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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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