The University of Borås conducts research that changes society.
The university works with the construction industry to address one of its biggest challenges: building with as little environmental impact as possible.
Researchers Karin M Ekström and Håkan Jönsson have studied 28 culinary destinations in order to get a better understanding of culinary tourism.
Learning about nature has long been part of Swedish preschool culture. But preschool teachers are scared of teaching about science.
Instead of selling overproduced garments at a discount, business can give them a new life, and perhaps find new target audiences.
Anna Lidström is a fashion designer, stylist, and artistic leader within the project Re:Textile, which develops structures for re-design as a business possibility. She gives courses at the Swedish School of Textiles in Borås and she is behind the new project Re: Textile Factory.
“It is an extension of Re:Textile’, she says. ‘I see a design challenge in the rejected and also think that we are, too often, narrow-minded and stuck in a rut.”
She has created test collections that are now exhibited...
Linnea Bågander has designed since she, as a 12-year-old, began to sew her own clothes and discovered that she could decide how they looked.
Anita Pettersson wants to create a more sustainable environment by reusing what already exists.
Days of Knowledge takes place 19 October and has an international theme this year. For the first time, the Social Media Prize will also be given out.
What happens to plastic if nanomaterial is added? This is what Martin Bohlén and Dan Åkesson will be looking into in their new research project.