Biochar - a valuable resource
Waste from the forest industry can be transformed into useful resources as soil improvers, energy sources or absorbents in treatment plants.
The mystery around hornification
New research can now explain the mechanisms of hornification, knowledge that will enable us to recycle paper fibers many more times then today.
Research for sustainable, environmentally friendly papermaking
Papermaking often requires additives to achieve desired properties, such as the strength of the paper. New research shows that this can be solved in an, as of yet, untested way.
The Climate Long Game: An urgent call for an action research agenda
In a recently published perspective article in the prestigious journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers put forward an agenda for integrated climate catastrophe assessment, emphasizing the need for in-depth understanding of climate change induced mass human mortality and even extinction.
Hello there, Fredrik Wikström ...
... Professor of Energy and Environmental Technology. Your research on packaging and food waste is currently gaining much international attention. What is this research about?
Technology for cheap energy production
Research shows that organic solar cells is a promising technology, due to its flexibility and large amount of potential applications.
Chemistry experiments under microgravity condition
Solar cell researchers from Karlstad University have once again conducted experiments in zero gravity during parabolic flights in Bordeaux, France.
Text coaching promotes healthy habits
Coaching via text messages can contribute to healthier habits and a better sense of well-being according to a study together with Friskvården i Värmland.
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