News

  • Nursing education receives high rating in quality control


    The Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ) carries out thematic evaluations where various areas for which universities and colleges are responsible for, and which relate to the quality of higher education, are examined. These thematic evaluations contribute to important knowledge and national comparisons of how the universities and colleges of education work and what results have been achieved in certain aspects. In UKÄ's latest assessment, Jönköping University’s Nursing education has been highly rated.
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  • Countdown for the ERN Conference 2022 – Sustainable Esports in the Digital Society


    The Media, Management and Transformation Center (MMTC) at Jönköping International Business School will host next week's ERNC 22 conference. From 21-23 November, 120 people, including some of the world's most prominent researchers in Esports will gather in Jönköping to discuss, present, and engage. All combined with many keynotes and panels live streamed through Twitch.
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  • Record-breaking interest in Karriärum at the School of Engineering


    A record number of 120 exhibitors and approximately 1,200 students participated in the career fair Karriärum at the School of Engineering (JTH) at Jönköping University (JU) on 9 November.“Companies have realized that this is how you get hold of students,” says Adina Valjakka, a computer engineer at Combitech.
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  • Point of JU is back with season 2


    This spring's YouTube series Point of JU was a great success and there was big demand for a follow-up. On Thursday November 3, the first episode of Season 2 was released. Season 2 is a five-episode series where students talk about various topics that affect them.
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  • Film from from Academic Ceremony


    Watch the film from Jönköping University's (JU) Academic Celebration that was held at Spira on 8 October.
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  • School children get a taste for technology at Vera Day


    On 28 October students from middle and high schools attended Vera Day at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University (JU), to learn more about technology and to get an idea of what it's like to work as an engineer.“I could definitely study at JTH,” says Kajsa Sjöstrand, who is studying on the technology program at Finnveden's high school in Värnamo.
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  • Circular solution wins Innovation Race for Sustainability


    On October 17-19, the annual student competition Innovation Race for Sustainability took place. 150 students from Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) participated in the competition to generate new, sustainable solutions based on the circular economy for some of the county's well-established companies. The challenge resulted in sharp concepts that will help companies meet future challenges – sustainably and successfully.
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  • Technology students competed in solar car race


    On Monday, October 17, the Solar Car Race took place at the car company Atteviks as part of Climate Week. Technology students from the county's high schools were invited to compete with their solar cars in the different speed, design and innovation categories.
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  • Vera Day at JU – "We need more girls to choose technology"


    On 28 October, Vera Day will be held at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University (JU). The aim is to inspire young women to choose technical education and professions.
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  • Lithuania's ambassador on a quick visit to JU


    On 7 October, Lithuanians ambassador Giedrius Čekuolis visited Jönköping University when he was passing through Jönköping. He wanted to take the opportunity to visit the university and at the same time take the opportunity to meet students and teachers originally from Lithuania.
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Research

  • Research project granted close to SEK 6 million


    Pernilla Mårtensson, Senior Lecturer in Didactics and program manager of the primary teacher program at the School of Education and Communication (HLK) at Jönköping University (JU), is one of three researchers who have been granted funds for the research project “Prospective Teachers’ Ability to Teach Early Arithmetic Skills – PROTEA”.
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  • Dental care staff found lacking when treating children with Down syndrome


    Parents of children with Down's Syndrome feel that dental staff often lack competence in dealing with children that have the genetic condition. It is also felt that the staff often lack knowledge of alternative methods of communication, such as using pictures and signs as forms of communication support. This has been revealed from a survey conducted by researchers at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University (JU).
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  • Research group CCD celebrates 25 years


    he research group CCD (Communication, Culture, and Diversity) was formed at the then University of Örebro. 25 years have passed and the environment has developed all the time and is now stronger than ever.
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  • Successful workshops on case teaching in in Africa


    In 2020, STINT awarded Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) and Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) a grant to conduct a series of case teaching and case writing workshops in six African countries. The project has been running successfully since then. In early October, Anders Melander and Olof Brunninge from JIBS conducted workshops in Addis Ababa and Nairobi with Andrew Schenkel from SSE.
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  • History and the future are intertwined in family businesses


    How does entrepreneurship get passed down through the generations? Lisa Bäcklund, researcher at JIBS, has examined this by taking part in the everyday life of a family business.
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  • Nearly 17.5 million SEK for JTH research projects


    The School of Engineering (JTH) at Jönköping University (JU) has been awarded approximately 17.5 million SEK in grants from Vinnova for various research projects this summer and fall.
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  • Meet the new professors


    On Saturday, October 8, Jönköping University's (JU) Academic Ceremony was held with the inauguration of full professors and the conferment of PhDs at the culture hall, Spira. Five new professors were installed and here you can learn more about them and their research.
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  • Digital competence among the elderly investigated


    Jönköping University (JU) is developing a new instrument to measure the digital competence of people over 65. The goal is to identify which digital activities are difficult for the elderly to perform. It is hoped that the results can form the basis of a developed IT support that is adapted to the users' skills.
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  • Patient safety and quality in healthcare in focus at large Nordic conference


    On 29-30 September, NSQH 2022 (Nordic Conference on Research in Patient Safety and Quality in Healthcare) will take place at Elmia congress and concert hall in Jönköping. The conference brings together Nordic and international researchers and practitioners in the field of patient safety and quality improvement.
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  • Record number of dissertations at the School of Health and Welfare this spring


    During April to June, no less than ten dissertations took place at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, on everything from weaning from mechanical ventilation to how new technology can support patients in psychiatry.
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