2 June 2023Massive innovation power at this year’s Utexpo
For the 41st consecutive year, the Utexpo graduation fair was held at Halmstad University this week. Graduating students from 15 programmes were given the opportunity to showcase what they have learned during their studies and demonstrate their innovation power to other students, University staff, upper secondary school students, businesses, and the public. For many students, the goal of their graduation project is to create something that can make a difference in the world. And those who stood out the most were awarded hundreds of thousands of Swedish crowns in scholarships.
2 June 2023Alumna of the Year Anagha Anand climbs the international career ladder in male-dominated industry
Anagha Anand is the Alumna of the Year 2023 at Halmstad University. Her professional journey is as inspiring as her inner drive for personal development and success. With warmth and enthusiasm, she inspires students to be bold and brave and is thriving as a female leader in a male-dominated industry.
26 May 2023The University hosts an international symposium in digital learning
At the end of April, Halmstad University was visited by national and international researchers in the field of digital learning. The symposium, which was part of the graduate school network GRADE Research, aimed to expand and re-innovate current critical theorising of information and communications technology in education and learning.
24 May 2023Halmstad University establishes two new research programmes
Halmstad University is establishing two new research programmes – one within the focus area Health Innovation and one within Smart Cities and Communities. The programmes are part of the University’s investment in multidisciplinary research programmes to strengthen the University’s profile. The new programmes are called Movement for Health and Performance, and TRAINS – Transformation, Innovation and Norm Sciences.
11 May 2023Machine learning for safer and smarter truck transportation
By using large amounts of truck data, both on how they are operated and maintained, the CAISR+ Predictive Maintenance and Machine Learning project group managed to predict upcoming turbocharger breakdowns about three months in advance. In the project, machine learning algorithms with disentanglement, domain adaptation and survivability were used.
9 May 2023EU funded project to strengthen AI competence for companies in Halland
Halmstad University and HighFive Innovation Arena are launching a new EU project to strengthen artificial intelligence (AI) competence and competitiveness for companies in Halland – Innovation Platform AI Halland.
9 May 2023Everyday and business economics – a way to become part of society
How to start your own business? How does renting an apartment work? The PLOUTOS project aims to create good opportunities for people who come to a new country. Halmstad University's part of the project is about knowledge and skills in economics and financial services – to achieve financial independence.
25 April 2023AI and social media against healthcare associated infections
Can artificial intelligence (AI) help in the fight against healthcare associated infections? Patients being infected with diseases while staying at hospitals is a global issue. A group of researchers at Halmstad University are examining whether machine learning can help find solutions for healthcare associated infections – on social media.
24 March 2023The Bennet professorship an investment in health innovation
Through support from the industrialist Carl Bennet, who is the owner of, among other things, the medical technology company Getinge, the so-called Bennet Professorship was established in 2014 with a focus on health innovation. The investment has so far made it possible for Halmstad University to recruit four well-qualified researchers as visiting professors for research in the field.
20 March 2023Meet the new Vice-Chancellor, Susanna Öhman
Today, March 20, Susanna Öhman starts her position as new Vice-Chancellor of Halmstad University. She is a professor of sociology, performing research about societal perspectives on risks and crises, and has held several different management positions at Mid Sweden University during her academic career.