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A common sanitary pad

A new sanitary pad that can change lives in developing countries

A reusable sanitary pad that could change everyday life for women in developing countries is being developed at the Swedish School of Textiles.

Vijay Kumar

This is how traceability in textiles can be integrated

Black and white threads, with different dense twists that form a pattern in a woven or knitted piece of fabric, can be used as a traceable tag.


The role of patent in scientific communication to be...

Björn Hammarfelt, researcher at the Swedish School of Library and Information Science, investigates the role of the patent as a source of...


New methods in textile production can improve the environment

A new research project will develop methods for dyeing and finishing textiles. The purpose is to reduce wastewater from the dyeing companies.


New method for classifying ash important to energy companies

Now researchers will make attempts to develop a new method for classifying bottom ash – an issue important to energy companies in Sweden.


Sewage technology in a new field of use

A new technology that can be used in reactors for the production of bioethanol is designed and developed at the University of Borås.


Rebecca wants to create new products from waste

Synthetic pigments are found in many products. These pigments can be expensive and hazardous to health. This is what Rebecca Gmoser wants to change.


Lack of knowledge of violence against men

We know far too little about men who are exposed to violence in close relationships, says Claes Ekenstam, senior lecturer in History of ideas.


Welcome to lectures with new professors and honorary doctor

Grab the opportunity to listen to lectures in different areas when the university’s new professors and the new honorary doctor give their lectures.


The first honorary doctor has a broad knowledge of textiles

Clare Johnson, is the first Honorary Doctor of the University of Borås, she has long and broad experience from the textile field.