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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 2022-09-05
  • Article type Current

Introduction programme may reduce stress for newly hired nurses

Nurses often experience stress and uncertainty at their first workplace because of an excessive workload. Research has shown that one in five new nurses contemplate leaving the profession. Margareta Asp, Professor at MDU, has been awarded SEK 4,004,000 to develop a digital professional development programme for recently graduated nurses.

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  • Date 2022-08-29
  • Article type Current

Researchers: foreign-born women in Sweden must be taken seriously

It is important that staff working at Swedish public authorities take foreign-born women seriously and focus on what they can do instead of what they can’t do, to help them enter working life and society. This is demonstrated by new research conducted by MDU, which also mentions good communication, collaboration and willingness to listen as important aspects for successful inclusion and integration.

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  • Date 2022-06-16
  • Article type Current

Development project will lead to the world’s best e-health

In a new research and development project at MDU, innovation researchers are investigating how e-health and digitisation in healthcare is used, implemented and further developed.

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  • Date 2022-06-15
  • Article type Current

New project develops systems to reduce the risk of accidental falls

MDU has recently been granted funding for a new project in which medical and health technology researchers will develop systems that enable early identification of people with increased fall risk and offer individual support to reduce the risk of falls.

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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 Management

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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