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  • News

    2022-11-14 #remotework #health

    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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    2022-10-26 #e-health #sensors

    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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    2022-09-05 #Nurses #Profession #introduction program

    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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    2022-09-01

    To find innovative solutions in digital healthcare, more stakeholders need to be involved in the area. Doctoral student Linnea Tavakoli Hagström has conducted research in this domain on this theory, called responsible research and innovation.

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    2022-08-29

    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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    2022-06-30

    In a video series made by Academy of International Business, viewers are introduced to the people behind some of the most widely cited studies in the field. One of them is Professor Ulf Andersson.

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    2022-06-16 #e-health #digitisation #healthcare

    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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    2022-06-15

    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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    2022-05-18 #NASA #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.

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    2022-05-18 #IVA-listan #teknik

    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.

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    2022-04-27 #arbetsmiljö #chef #medarbetare

    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.

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    2022-04-19

    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.

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    2022-04-05

    MDU has recently been granted funding for a new project which aims to develop a self-monitoring, self-learning and self-explanatory maintenance system to predict needs and deviations in manufacturing and production processes at industrial companies.

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    2022-03-22

    Peter Ekman was recently appointed as Professor of Business Administration with a specialisation in industrial marketing. In both his research and his teaching, he is interested in how companies work with digitisation, service development and sustainability.

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    2022-03-10

    Schools and teachers need access to more innovative tools for teaching to cope better with digitisation and to face the ongoing climate challenges. This is the opinion of our researcher Allan Hawas, who is adamant that the digital development and the sustainability perspective should be reflected in the classroom and in teaching.

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    2022-03-09

    Public opinion changes over time – and it is becoming more and more liberal. Our researcher has investigated opinion trends on several moral issues in the US and England. These two countries have different political cultures and systems, different media landscapes and various levels of religiousness. Despite this, his study shows that the opinion trends in these countries are practically identical.

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  • News

    2022-02-23

    The 2022 Solar Energy Award in the Achievement of the Year category goes to a research project at Mälardalen University, which investigates the possibilities of combining solar cells with cultivation on farmland.

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    2021-12-30

    A new research project, which is funded by the Swedish Research Council, will develop energy-efficient Deep Learning models to help reduce the carbon footprint. Today, Deep Learning (DL) is widely used in learning and interpreting large amounts of data, such as in health monitoring and robotics, but also in social media networking. Today's DL models require a high energy consumption, which leads to substantial environmental costs. For instance, a DL model can generate carbon dioxide emissions equivalent to the total lifetime carbon dioxide emissions of five cars.

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    2021-12-30

    From a young age, Filip Markovic has enjoyed learning about the natural sciences. Today, he holds a postdoctoral position at Mälardalen University in the internationally prominent research specialisation Embedded Systems, a subfield of Computer Science. He enjoys his work immensely.

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    2021-12-22

    The transition to an energy system based on predominantly renewable energy requires greater flexibility for integration, to satisfy a growing energy need and the involvement of consumers. Research is currently being conducted on this topic at Mälardalen University and is carried out in collaboration with companies such as Mälarenergi, Northvolt and Amazon Web Services.

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    2021-12-22 ##HighlyCited2021, #AppliedEnergy, #publications #scientificpublication

    Every year, the Web of Science Group lists the world's most influential researchers, that is, those researchers who have been cited the most times by other researchers over the past decade. Jinyue Yan, Professor at Mälardalen University, is part of this exclusive group, which includes 0.1 per cent of the world's researchers. He conducts research in future energy and was placed on this list in 2019 also.

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  • News

    2021-12-20

    Mälardalen University and Swegreen are partnering on multiple projects, one of which the application of spectral imaging to vertical farming. "Aqua2Farm including near-infrared spectroscopy and aquaphotomics can really contribute to the operation of an urban farm,” says Jan Skvaril, associate senior lecturer at Mälardalen University.

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    2021-12-20 #energysystem #electrification #digitalisation #futureenergy #cooperation #mdu #mälaradalenuniversity #funding

    The Swedish Energy Agency is granting funds of SEK xx million for a new centre of excellence, coordinated by Mälardalen University. The aim of the centre of excellence is to provide new research-based knowledge, tools and practices that adopt a system perspective for safe and efficient energy supply in sustainable, fossil-free energy systems with a low climate impact, and in accordance with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its goals.

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    2021-12-14

    The Swedish Government has announced that it will boost research funding at Mälardalen University by SEK 132 million in 2022, which entails a substantial expansion of our research activities.

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    2021-12-03

    As a step in that the Swedish Government will boost research funding at Mälardalen University in 2022, the University strengthens its Embedded Systems research specialisation with up to 20 new postdoctoral appointments.

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    2021-11-30 #digital meetings #digitalisation

    Some phenomena are so common that we don’t even notice them. We take them for granted – until they change. A meeting is one such phenomenon. Currently, researchers at Mälardalen University are investigating through a new project how meetings are changing, in a world increasingly influenced by digital technology.

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    2021-11-25 #external research evaluation #research quality

    During 2021 an external research evaluation of all research domains at Mälardalen University was carried out.

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  • News

    2021-11-25

    “We are proud of the confidence that Parliament bestows on us. We have the capacity to further gear up our research to make an even greater contribution to our region, but also to Sweden as a country,” says Paul Pettersson, Vice-Chancellor at MDH.

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    2021-11-16

    Small (hybrid) electric planes commuter aircraft are about to change regional air travel in the future. The apparent benefits of the commuter aircraft are their fuel efficiency. Moreover, the global scientific and industrial communities are seeing aircraft electrification as one potential solution to reduce gaseous and noise emissions.

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    2021-11-12 #globalgoals

    Men’s violence against women is a widespread, worldwide societal challenge. Studies show that men need to get involved in the problem in order for it to end. Researchers from MDH, through an international research project, are investigating why some men get involved in the problem, and why others are silent.

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