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New cooling method radically reduces environmental impact of the steel industry

New cooling method radically reduces environmental impact of the steel industry

Press releases   •   Mar 04, 2021 08:00 CET

“We have developed cooling methods for steel that save energy, reduce water usage up to 50 percent, reduce use of natural resources and increase the product’s lifespan,” says Mohammad Jahedi, researcher at University of Gävle. No other test rig can compete with the one at University of Gävle. During the years the researchers been working, the Swedish steel industry has shown great interest.

Studying to music significantly impairs creativity

Studying to music significantly impairs creativity

Press releases   •   Mar 02, 2021 13:33 CET

The common belief that music enhances creativity is disproved by researchers University of Gävle and two universities in England; in fact, music has the opposite effect. “Regardless if the music made the participants feel good, if they liked the music or if they regularly listened to music while studying, music impaired their creative performance.”

Extensive collaboration between Sweden’s organized crime networks

Extensive collaboration between Sweden’s organized crime networks

Press releases   •   Mar 01, 2021 18:02 CET

Research shows that 15000 individuals are active within what is defined as organized crime and within violent extremist groups in Sweden. “This shouldn’t surprise anyone, as there are so many results that should alarm us and cause concern,” says Amir Rostami, reader in criminology at University of Gävle.

Gynecologists negative to reconstructive surgery after female genital cutting

Gynecologists negative to reconstructive surgery after female genital cutting

Press releases   •   Feb 17, 2021 17:36 CET

​“Gynecologists in Sweden are a very polarized group regarding clitoral reconstruction, and our study is one of very few on the subject,” says Malin Jordal, researcher and senior lecturer in caring sciences at University of Gävle. “Sexuality and sexual health have not been targeted much and we would like to highlight those issues now,”

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