7 July 2021
Future AI needs to solve problems without labels
Meet researcher Hadi Fanaee who works with predicting errors and solving problems by using AI. He believes that the greatest possibilities for AI lie in so called unsupervised learning where machine learning algorithms find patterns and deviations without being trained with the correct answers, that is, without the use of labelled data.
1 July 2021
Artificial intelligence and precision health at Halmstad University
In a new research profile at Halmstad University, called CAISR Health, research on the development of AI tools meet research on how these tools can be implemented in healthcare. The theme is AI and precision health, and the research is carried out in collaboration with Region Halland and the business sector. CAISR Health starts today, July 1, and the profile’s research projects will be running from August.
29 June 2021
Another eight education programmes evaluate
During spring, another eight of the University’s education programmes were evaluated within the framework of the University’s system for quality assurance and evaluation. The purpose is to develop both the programmes and the system itself. Of this year’s evaluated programmes, two are assessed as approved quality, one programme as approved quality with reservations and four programmes as quality under review. One of the programmes was resubmitted.
23 June 2021
Professor’s Portrait: “Life would be boring without difficult problems”
Slawomir Nowaczyk is a Professor in Machine Learning and his research is about the discovery of interesting patterns and relations in large amounts of data – knowledge that can be used to avoid vehicle breakdowns or blood pressure spikes in humans. It takes social skills and a creative hunger to do this in collaboration with business representatives and health care professionals.
22 June 2021
Conference on sustainable business models put Halmstad University on the world map
At the beginning of June, the focus was on Halmstad when the University hosted the sixth edition of the international scientific conference New Business Models. This year's conference theme, New Business Models in a Decade of Action: Sustainable, Evidence-based, Impactful , was inspired by the UN's goals for sustainable development and attracted 190 participants from more than 80 universities and organisations worldwide.
18 June 2021
Integrating service innovation into the design of digital products
Interview with researchers Maria Åkesson, Michel Thomsen and Soumitra Chowdhury.
7 June 2021
Graduation Ceremony in true Eurovision spirit
Change of clothes, confetti bombs, awards, ceremonial speeches, and congratulations. Those are just some of the must-haves for a real graduation ceremony – even during a pandemic year like the academic year of 2020/2021. Despite this year’s ceremony being digital, the atmosphere was festive on Friday when it was time for the University to thank the around 1,000 students graduating.
4 June 2021
Alumnus of the Year: “The value of studying at a smaller university is great”
“By innovative thinking and a positive outlook, he is a valuable ambassador and collaboration partner for the University” and that is why Peter Uppman, Innovation Strategist at Region Halland, is awarded Alumnus of the Year at Halmstad University. “I am very proud. Halmstad University is very close to my heart.”
31 May 2021
Students learn to think and act sustainably in new research project
Today’s youth is very aware of contemporary climate issues and demonstrates a desire to change our society to become more sustainable. To meet this global movement, university education must be adapted and developed. Halmstad University is part of the newly started EU project Active8 Planet, which aims to integrate sustainability issues and interdisciplinary collaboration in higher education.
26 May 2021
Halmstad University educates European police authorities in cyber security
The Swedish Security Service recently stated that digitalisation, globalisation and technological development have made our society vulnerable. To spread knowledge and expertise about IT security and how this can be used in crime prevention, Halmstad University educates European police authorities in cyber security and network technology.