At the University, there are a range of research projects in a variety of topics.

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Ongoing Research Projects

A simulation model for hybrid threats

I cooperation with European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats (Hybrid CoE) we will create a simulation for hybrid threats versus society and states.

Accounting and auditing transformation

The project "Accounting and Auditing Transformation" aims to address the lack of comprehensive, nuanced, and systematic reviews of activities within accounting and auditing.


Asthma is relatively common among the population in Sweden, but even more common among those who practice endurance training in the cold, such as cross-country skiers. Can the use of heat and...

Air bnb

Many cities around the world have experienced tremendous growth in short-term rentals due to Air bnb's growing popularity. But what happens to residential areas, the labor market and local resident...

AMIR - research project

The research project AMIR (assessment of mental health and early intervention for refugees) aims to develop and evaluate methods for assessment and intervention of mental illness among refugees.

Anomaly detection in industrial processes

This project will identify and plan for future cooperation activities in different perspectives of anomaly and fault detection in industry through brainstorming, synthesis, and planning between Mid...

Athlete's health to underpin performance (2023)

The overall aim of this project is to maintain the athlete's health in the face of heavy training loads, extreme environments, competitions, and other stressors. Three research projects are part of...

BioRem Energy & Metal

The BioRem Energy & Metal project is based on the concept of circular bioeconomy and aims to create opportunities to keep more of the forestry material within a value-creating system as opposed to...

Children and Youth Center in Västernorrland

Children and Youth Center (BUE) in Västernorrland started in February 2022 and the aim is to meet children and young people at an early stage via digital care meetings to prevent and counter the...

Competence supply through lifelong learning

The industry’s need for professional engineers with advanced IT skills is great. In this project, a model for work-integrated learning will be developed to meet the need and strengthen the students...


The project is about NEETS (Not in Education, Employment, or Training), and especially young mothers and the long-term unemployed. The overall aim is to provide policy recommendations.

Developing students' engagement with S&T teaching

The project focuses on how study visits can be developed to contribute to the teaching of science and technology. The development aims to increase students' experience of feeling at home in science...

DIGIT − Sustainable Digital Transformation

The projects overall objective is that companies in the region can use the opportunities that AI, IoT and data-driven development bring to strengthen competitiveness and develop sustainable product...

Digital banking and finance

Digital banking and finance are revolutionizing the way individuals and businesses manage their financial transactions.

Digital Database of National Tests

This project aims to create a searchable digital database comprised of old national tests (pupils’ answers and teachers’ comments included) for boosting professional competences in terms of...

Embedded Deep Learning Systems -EDGY

In the current stage of the industrial evolution, automation has become a key component for industries to thrive, and at the core of it we have Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a driving force.

Enriching Challenge

This is a project in collaboration with Härnösand municipality and Technichus Science Center with the aim to increase knowledge about gifted students, their needs and prerequisites for development...

Fast Frequency Reserve from Hydropower

Renewable energy increases the need for better frequency reserve in the power grid. Hydropower has the potential to be able to compensate for fluctuations in the grid. Within this project, new...

Feeling in your own words

Feeling in your own words is a project where we inventory words and expressions related to emotions and mental (un)health.

Feeling safe – digital tools in homecare

The purpose of the follow-up research of the pilot project is to evaluate the citizen, relatives' experience of safety, participation, confidence in self-being, health and activity before/after...

Fire history in Horten

In a future nature reserve on the border between Västernorrland and Jämtland County, there is a pine-dominated forest that has clear traces of historical fires. In order to learn more about the are...

Functional teams

The project aims at developing and improving team-based methods and ways of working to create functional teams and a sustainable quality culture in collaboration with the municipality of Sundsvall.

Future Welfare: Healthcare and School

The program's goal is to pave the way for a larger project, aiming to develop a strong research environment, which in connection with high-quality education can secure competence and skills in the...


The FUTURESILIENCE project (Creating future societal resilience through innovative, science-based co-creation labs) aims to strengthen European economic and social resilience through an enhanced...


Gaming4Coding is an Erasmus-projekt with the aim of developing a game where K-12 students should learn how to program in Python. At the same time as the game must be joyful to play, it should be a...

Gatekeepers of the Undesired

In this project, we contribute with a knowledge and a research overview in the realm of how housing policy is exploited at the local level to restrict the settlement of vulnerable groups in general...

GovTech Challenges Research School

The goal is to create opportunities to analyse and develop through a long-term investment in a joint graduate school in two phases. deeper knowledge and new ways of working around the digitalisatio...


Projektets huvudbudskap: Alla unga människor ska ges samma möjlighet att delta i, och kunna tillägna sig, en inkluderande undervisning med hög kvalitet.

Hydrogen gas and crayfish

The project examines whether it is possible to take water from a watercourseand use surplus heat from hydrogen production to heat up the water, thereby killing the crayfish plague spores, and thus...


In this project, we want to develop technologies for sensors, measuring systems and IoT solutions for monitoring in the production and use of hydrogen to provide greater security.

Imagining immigrants as outdoor tourism fellows

The aim of the project is to get an understanding of outdoor events values as recreational and tourism arenas to build up social networks, bonding and bridging different groups of communities, and...


This project focus is to reinforce and renew the competence in Information Visualization and Visual Analytics.


This project will build a new national infrastructure for visualization and analysis of scientific data. The new infrastructure will give researchers access to expertise and development of competen...

Large sustainable establishments

The project aims to map prerequisites for municipalities regarding larger establishments. What consequences does it have for municipalities when establishments come to the town? What lessons can be...

Lifelong learning and organisational development

The project "Lifelong learning and organisational development" is a continuation of the now completed project Industry Development in Banking and Insurance through Flexible Lifelong Learning (BUFFL...

Limitless competence

The aim of this project is to broaden the scope of competence, to see possibilities across borders, and not let preconceptions limit the view. We study: (1) how employers conceive of competence, wh...


Critical exploration of media related risks and opportunities for deliberative communication: development scenarios of the European media landscape.

Micro X-ray

Development of improved CTMP with even sulfonate distribution at fiber level using new XRF analysis.


A new XRF analysis develops high yield pulp with even sulfonate distribution at fiber level for improved renewable packaging.

Mistra Sport and Outdoors

Mistra Sport & Outdoors is a Swedish research and collaboration programme aiming to generate knowledge and solutions to increase sustainability in sport and outdoor recreation.


NeoPulp is a Research Profile with a vision to build a pioneering research profile in fibre behaviour during pulping and papermaking processes.

NIIT - Next Generation Industrial IoT

NIIT is a new research action at Mid Sweden University. The industrial focus is the next generation IoT technology and methods supporting the transformation of the process industries. The research ...

Nordic Symposium in Hospitality and Tourism 2023

The European Tourism Research Institute (ETOUR) at Mid Sweden University, will host the 31st Nordic Symposium on Tourism and Hospitality Research on 19-21 Sep 2023. The symposium will focus on the...

PLENOPTIMA – Plenoptic Imaging

Plenoptima is European collaboration with researchers and partner organisations in an innovative training network. The aim is to develop a cross-disciplinary approach to plenoptic imaging.

Political Literatures

Political Literatures is an interdisciplinary research network founded by academics based in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences in early 2020.

Polygenic risk for anxiety

This project will determine whether polygenic risk for anxiety influences gene-expression in blood and brain function following stress.

Popular Culture Tourism

PopCulTour is a research project that focuses on how value is created in popular (pop) culture tourism, i.e. tourism induced by for example film, television and literature. The research project...

Preparing for childbirth in Virtual Reality

Many pregnant women experience some degree of fear or worry when thinking of the upcoming childbirth. In this project, we talk to women with fear of childbirth and healthcare professionals about...

Promote attendance - Prevent absence

The project aims for teachers, principals and other school staff at two pilot schools and the municipality's other schools to develop methods and routines regarding preventing, detecting and...

Rapids and backwaters

This project will explore how digitization has affected value generation for arts and culture. It will examine how regulation, copyright and cultural policy have adapted to the digital production a...

Smart Industry Sweden

Within Smart Industry Sweden, five Swedish universities are gathering cutting-edge expertise in the field of smart industry. The graduate school wants to create a cohesive group of industrial...


Development and evalutation of internet-based methods for assessment and treatment of mental ill-health among refugees. A research collaboration with LiU and KI.

SENAVIS - Sensor technology for smart de-icing

Maintenance of winter roads and airports requires large amounts of expensive and environmentally harmful chemicals. SENAVIS will conduct research in sensor technology for optical measurement of the...

Sio Grafen

Additive Manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, is a rapidly growing manufacturing method. To make more advanced products, new materials are needed. In this project, we will develop an...

STORE - Electrical energy storage

Society is transitioning from fossil energy to green alternatives. As a result, the need to store energy from, for example, solar panels, wind power and electric cars is increasing. This project ai...

Strategic climate communication

The project will produce new knowledge about how climate strategies and goals can best be communicated at local level in municipalities and implemented in practice.

The Female Athlete

Healthy women of reproductive age have a natural hormonal cycle, the menstrual cycle; they can also become pregnant and give birth. This affects sport in various ways. The project aims to improve...

Together for increased school attendance

This is a project in collaboration with Ånge municipality in accordance with the collaboration agreement. The project aims to promote school attendance and prevent school absenteeism.

Tourism Enclaves

In this research, we discuss and overview the nature and basic ideas related to enclaves and enclavisation processes in tourism development and tourist consumption.


The page was updated 3/7/2023