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This is where you can find the latest news from the University of Gothenburg in English. In our calendar you will find the latest events open for an English speaking audience. 

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  • Unexpected results when residents gave their opinion about traffic noise

    [21 May 2018] Smart noise insulating design, quiet rooms in the dwelling, but also increased acceptance of high sound levels in residential environments. That is believed to explain why a relatively newly developed area in central Gothenburg, located near a busy traffic corridor, was not perceived to be nearly as noisy as expected.

  • Increased overweight in children of mothers who drank coffee while pregnant

    [14 May 2018] A study published in the BMJ Open journal shows that even moderate coffee consumption during pregnancy, one to two cups per day, is related to a risk of overweight or obesity in school age children. It has not been clearly shown if caffeine is the direct cause of the overweight, but the relationship, alone, has caused researchers to encourage increased caution.

  • Transitional methods for determining causes of death

    [9 May 2018] Improved tools are now underway for determining the causes of death in settings where medical examinations or post-mortem autopsies are not routinely conducted. The population-based approach, namely Verbal Autopsy using standardized interviews, including signs, symptoms and circumstances leading to death, conducted with the bereaved family, are becoming the best alternative in the more affluent parts of the world.

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