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Research for knowledge
and development

MDH’s research leads to necessary knowledge and development – for Swedish industry and welfare, but also to solve some of the global challenges. The greatest part of research is conducted in cooperation with the private and the public sectors.

Research for knowledge
and development

MDH’s research leads to necessary knowledge and development – for Swedish industry and welfare, but also to solve some of the global challenges. The greatest part of research is conducted in cooperation with the private and the public sectors.

Research specialisations

Future Energy Center

Research focusing on renewable energy, energy efficiency and emission mitigation, as well as smarter modelling, optimisation and management.

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Health and Welfare

An interdisciplinary specialisation, an area for research studies and a field of knowledge where health research and welfare research meet studying different aspects of health.

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Embedded Systems

Computer science related to computers running entire systems or parts of systems, often with a demand for real-time operation, in everything from home appliances to aeroplanes.

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Industrial Economics and Management

Research focusing on for example the sustainable development of industry and working life.

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Innovation and Product Realisation

Research on how to develop sustainable, useful and competitive products and services.

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Educational Sciences and Mathematics

Researchers are working to raise the quality of education and to develop industry with the aid of mathematics.

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  • Date 2020-01-14
  • Article type Current

MDH research is intended to prevent occupational accidents at construction sites

At Mälardalen University there is an ongoing research project that, together with NCC Sverige AB and Chalmers University of Technology, investigates how machine learning can be used to prevent occupational accidents in the construction industry.

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Get help from the University to develop your organisation

Get help from the University to develop your organisation For MDH, collaboration with the surrounding community is important. Therefore there are several opportunities for collaboration partners, together with researchers and students, to identify challenges and then work together to find solutions.

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This is how MDH work with the sustainable development goals

On 1 January 2016, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development — adopted by world leaders — officially came into force. Over the next fifteen years countries will mobilize efforts to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and tackle climate change, while ensuring that no one is left behind. This is how MDH work with the sustainable development goals.

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Professors:

85

Doctoral students:

218

Funding in totalt:

274
mkr

Funding from state:

38%

External funding

62%

Research support

As a researcher at MDH you have access to support from the University such as the Library’s research service.

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Research schools

A research school is third-cycle study programme. At MDH there are a number of research schools within various fields.

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Third-cycle studies

Studying at third-cycle level means that you acquire the knowledge and skills needed for you to become a researcher.

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