How library mergers can be successful – showing the conditions
There is no perfect way to merge libraries – but the process is facilitated if there is a strategic plan. With a shared approach, it is easier to succeed. Berthilde Uwamwezi, who has recentl...
Doctoral education in resource recovery – a world-renowned 10-year-old
On 29 June 2010, a decision came down– the University of Borås was given rights to grant doctoral degrees in Resource Recovery. Now, ten years on, the doctoral education programme ha...
New study of global circular clothing
A new research project at the Swedish School of Textiles will investigate what global and local value chains look like when it comes to creating and recovering value for second-hand clothes. Among other things, a...
New environmentally friendly polymer foam
Researchers at the University of Borås are working to develop a bio-based and biodegradable polymer foam to replace polyurethane foam used in clothing, mattresses, and furniture.
1.4 million Swedish crowns to strengthen research and education
Among other projects, funds are going to developing new textiles and investigating how ambulance nurses handle seriously ill patients.
Friday 18 September
Public defence of thesis: Steven Wainaina
Welcome when Steven Wainaina defends his doctoral thesis within Resource Recovery with the title: Developing a food waste-based volatile fatty acids platform using an immersed membrane bioreactor Opponent: Jukka...
Wednesday 30 September
Public defence of thesis: Adib Kalantar Mehrjerdi
Welcome when Adib Kalantar Mehrjerdi defends his doctoral thesis within Resource Recovery with the title: Thermally conductive high-density polyethylene composites for ground heat exchangers Opponent:...