21 October 2020
Biodiversity essential for the smart city
What would you like the city of the future to look like? Do you dream of a world of greenery that sprouts with life? Do you want tomorrow’s children to experience blooming meadows, clean seas and fresh air? If so, biodiversity is a necessity – and one way of preserving biodiversity can be by studying something as small as dragonflies.
14 October 2020
Two new Deans at Halmstad University
Catherine Legrand will become the new Dean for the School of Business, Innovation and Sustainability, and Måns Svensson will become the new Dean for the School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences.
1 October 2020
Improved decision-making skills vital to avoid spread of Covid-19 in healthcare facilities
New research from Halmstad University investigates the prevention of healthcare associated infections and gives a clue on how to avoid the spread of for instance Covid-19 in hospital settings. PhD student Luís Fernando Irgang dos Santos points out healthcare professionals’ decision-making skills as key to limiting infection outbreaks.
23 September 2020
Health Innovation Day: information driven care benefits the whole region
On Thursday, September 17, Halmstad University’s annual innovation conference – Health Innovation Day 2020 – took place. The conference, which was arranged by the University’s profile area Health Innovation, was live streamed and available for attendees both nationally and internationally. The speakers were all experts within the fields of health innovation and information driven care.
10 September 2020
Hallands new innovation centre for information driven care
Today, Leap for Life – Halland’s collaborative effort in future healthcare – is launched. It is Halmstad University, Region Halland, all municipalities in Halland and the region’s business sector that start a joint innovation centre for information driven care.
3 September 2020
International summer school in smart district heating
Halmstad University was one of the hosts for last week’s online summer school in district heating and cooling. The summer school was aimed to give young professionals from all over the world new knowledge about sustainability, energy, artificial intelligence and the smart societies of the future.
2 September 2020
Visiting Professor Julie Reed wants academics to collaborate to solve practical problems
Julie Reed is an internationally renowned researcher in implementation and improvement research within healthcare. She has now joined Halmstad University as a Visiting Professor. Her research focuses on how complex social systems within health and healthcare can be improved. She brings many valuable insights of how to implement health innovations in practice to Halmstad University.
1 September 2020
Sustainable manufacturing more relevant than ever
With the rise in demand for manufactured products, combined with depleting resources, sustainable manufacturing is now more relevant than ever. New research from Halmstad University and Chalmers University of Technology uses surface topography investigations in order to identify optimal process parameters, optimise process efficiency and drive sustainable manufacturing.
3 July 2020
Halmstad University hosting the NBM Conference 2021
In June 2021, Halmstad University and the research environment Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Learning research (CIEL) is hosting the sixth edition of the International Conference on New Business Models (NBM).
1 July 2020
Eight education programmes evaluated
During the spring, eight of the University’s education programmes were evaluated. This was the second time that the University evaluated programmes on its own. The purpose is to develop both the education programmes and the University’s system for quality assurance and follow-up. Of this year’s evaluated programmes, three were assessed as approved quality, four approved quality with reservations and one quality under review.