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University strengthens research on high-performance textile fibres

She works with fibres stronger than steel. After many years working in industry, Maria Persson is returning to the Swedish School of Textiles to research advanced textile structures and teach in the new Master Programme (Two Year) in Technical Textile Innovation this autumn.

The human being is put at the center of digital systems for decision support

Technical support systems capable of making complex decisions are on the rise, but so far they have mainly been developed with an emphasis on the capacity of machines to make decisions without human intervention. In a new doctoral thesis, human-centered hybrid systems for decision support are now presented.

The university's expert ensures open research

Gustaf Nelhans, Senior Lecturer at the Swedish School of Library and Information Science, has been selected as an expert in the National Library of Sweden’s reference group for work with the government's mission to develop national guidelines for open science.

Techarena Borås – now with bigger muscles for more innovation

The Department of Information Technology at the University of Borås has a lot to celebrate! Both the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth and Region Västra Götaland are granting it funds for four years to develop Techarena Borås. This means an addition of a total of SEK 22 million.

The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences believes in smart textiles

Smart textiles that can monitor the wearer's health and be used in the home have great potential to benefit society. This is the conclusion made by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences in the 100 List that was announced recently.

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