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Mobile networks are constantly evolving to enable improved throughput and low latency for applications. However, it has been shown that current standard congestion control algorithms can cause long delays in mobile networks due to over-allocation of buffers. In his thesis, Habtegebreil Kassaye Haile has investigated the performance of two possible solutions to this problem. The Internet is constantly evolving.
The Magna Charta Universitatum is an international charter on the academic freedom and institutional autonomy of universities. Karlstad University has now signed the new, updated version. – Signing the charter shows that Karlstad University supports the key principles of, among other things, academic freedom, autonomy and equality. We value the importance of freedom in research and education, and international mobility.
Cross Border Cyber Capacity, a three-year development project that aims to strengthen business development in the field of cyber security while increasing access to expertise and knowledge sharing, is now starting.
The International Project, the IPC project, enables student teachers to meet online to exchange experiences in an international perspective without having to study abroad during parts of their education. At the end of June, teacher education researchers from all over the world gather within the IPC project at Karlstad University for their annual conference. Student mobility and studying abroad plays a marginal role in the individual experience of teacher students.

Full house 13–14 June

News » 2023-06-07
On 13–14 June, Karlstad University hosts Framtidens Lärande Väst (Future Learning West). The event is fully booked, which means that more than 2,000 people will be attending. Note: We recommend that you bring your own lunch box and that you bear in mind that the parking area might be busy. Two rows of the parking area north of the library are reserved for the 2-day event. How can municipalities, schools and teachers create successful school development in a digital age?
Henrik Örnebring and Michael Karlsson, both professors in media and communication studies, have won the 2023 Tankard Book Award. Tell us about “Journalistic Autonomy: The Genealogy of a Concept”, your co-authored and award-winning book. - Independence, or autonomy as we refer to it in the book, is a key ideal in journalism, says Michael Karlsson. That is true in Sweden as well as abroad.
In a joint initiative between Karlstad University, Mälardalen University, Mid Sweden University and Linnaeus University, future research leaders are trained in the leadership programme REAL, Research Leader Initiative Programme.
Edge computing is one of the drivers for future industries and a fundamental component in 5G networks, says Professor Javid Taheri. He has recently published a reference book on the subject, Edge Intelligence: From Theory to Practice.
Karlstad University receives grant of 2 million SEK from the Knowledge Foundation to develop a high in-demand Master’s programme in data-driven mechanical engineering. - There is an increasing demand for this type of programme, says Anton Tkachuk, Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering and project manager in the development of the Master’s programme. The challenge is to create a degree programme that addresses areas such as data-driven approach and digitalisation tools.
On 22 May, Acting Vice-Chancellor, Margareta Friman, signed an agreement that Karlstad University joins CoARA, the Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment. CoARA was established at the initiative of the European Commission together with Science Europe and the European University Association.
The Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) has now revealed this year’s 100 List, consisting of research projects that are deemed to have great potential to create value through commercialisation, business and method development, or societal impact.
During the DEBUTING project, ten regions across Europe will collaborate on issues related to gender, diversity and inclusion in the design of policy tools. This is to support SMEs to increase their business capacity and sustainability by implementing an inclusive culture based on gender equality. DEBUTING is an Interreg Europe-funded project that started on 1 March 2023 and runs for four years until 28 February 2027.
With more than 200 released productions that have sold millions of copies, the co-founder of Silence Records and Silence studio, Anders Lind, is one of Sweden’s greatest music producers. He now receives an honorary doctorate from Karlstad University for his accomplishments. Anders Lind is one of the founders of the record company Silence Records and the Silence studio in Koppom, Värmland. He has his roots in the Swedish music movement and is a pillar of Swedish progg.