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New test prepares future master’s students in textile...

Students applying for the master’s programme in textile engineering at the University of Borås can now take a digital test prior their application.

Trådbildande svamp i labbet

From dissertation to startup company

Ramkumar Nair, former PhD student of Resource Recovery, developed the technology during his dissertation which has led to a spin-off startup company.


Less water beneficial in biogas production

When organic waste is turned into biogas, water is usually an important component of the process.


Gives an image of the reading debate

Alarming reports on reduced reading and impaired reading abilities; this is today’s debate. Now researchers are making a historical look back.


20 years of unique and open access

20 years ago, the journal Human IT was founded at the University of Borås. It was one of the first scientific open access journals in the world.


New method makes bioethanol from waste – in existing plants

It is possible to produce bioethanol from agricultural and industrial waste in existing plants in a socioeconomically sustainable way.


Develops a learning process to attract young people to science

Since one year, the international project ‘Girls into Global STEM’ (GIGS) aims at making more young people interested in technology and science.


Curiosity that pushes the limits of the mind

Basic research, the unconditional search for new knowledge can result in unexpected applications that may change society.


The UB at the Top in Sustainable Development Review

The university has a well-developed process for working towards sustainable development in higher education.


Smartly dressed in 100 percent Swedish paper

A dress made of paper from Swedish forests. A new innovation project aims at enabling textile production of raw material from the pulp industry.