News

  • The AI day put Jönköping on the AI map


    On 30 September, the School of Engineering at Jönköping University and Science Park will organize the AI ​​Day to show that Jönköping is an important place for AI in Sweden. The target group for the event is companies in the Jönköping region. The livestream of the AI Day is free and open to everyone - register no later than 29 September.
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  • Lighting design students light up Jönköping


    In the evening of 25 September 24 students from the Lighting Design programme at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University, organizes September Light (Septemberljus) in collaboration with Jönköping Municipality. This year's theme for the lighting event is recycling, and the students light up four places near Hovrättstorget in Jönköping.“We will give new light to this part of the city,” says lighting design student Sara Liljeström.
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  • They became Alumni of the Year 2021


    On Wednesday 22 September, the ceremony was held where five former students from Jönköping University (JU) were praised for their contribution for JU. Mats Jackson, Executive Vice President at JU, presented the prizes to the five alumni, one from each school, and from Jönköping University Enterprise. After the award ceremony, a panel discussion was held with the prize winners.
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  • Five day Sustainability Festival held at Jönköping University


    From 27 September to 1 October, the Jönköping University Sustainability Festival is organized. This year's main theme is how higher education can play a critical role in helping the transition towards sustainable societies.
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  • Alumni of the Year awarded at Jönköping University


    On Wednesday 22 September, Jönköping University (JU) will present the Alumni of the Year 2021 award during a ceremony in the JU Aula. The event will also be livestreamed, which means that anyone who wants to can watch the ceremony. Mats Jackson, Executive Vice President at Jönköping University, will award prizes to the five people who will be able to call themselves 'Alumnus of the Year 2021'.
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  • Award winners celebrated at JU’s Academic Ceremony


    During the Academic Ceremony on 25 September 2021, three prestigious awards will be given. The awards are handed out to people who have made significant contributions to Jönköping University in various areas.
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  • Matilda Ernkrans visited JU


    On Wednesday 15 September, Matilda Ernkrans, Minister of Higher Education and Research, visited Jönköping University (JU). The purpose of the visit was to get an insight into Jönköping University's educations and research, and to meet students and union representatives.
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  • Jönköping International Business School on Financial Times’ Top 100 list


    Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University is one of the world's 100 highest-rated business schools when it comes to masters programmes. That's clear after the Financial Times published its annual ranking. JIBS has secured a place on the prestigious list for the first time, in fierce global competition.
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  • Suicide Prevention Day arranged at Jönköping University


    On 7 September, a Suicide Prevention Day was arranged for the third time at Jönköping University (JU). The participants listened to lectures from researchers, staff from Student Health and the Fire and Rescue Service, about how they work with and are affected by suicide prevention in different ways.
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  • More than 3,100 new students at Jönköping University


    The autumn term has begun, and on 26 August, more than 3,100 new students had registered for an education at Jönköping University (JU).
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Research

  • The Institute of Gerontology receives ”Guldkanten”-scholarship


    This year’s recipient of the “Guldkanten-scholarship” (EN: Golden edge scholarship) is the Institute of Gerontology (IFG) at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University. The scholarship is donated by the retirement organisation SKPF Pensionärerna, to benefit research within geriatrics.
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  • Small changes in pension information have big effect on payment choices


    A new research study has shown how small changes in pension information given to workers approaching retirement age impacts not only how they choose to claim their pension, but also produces a knock-on effect in the labour supply for companies. Johannes Hagen, a researcher at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University is one of the three co-authors of the paper, published in the highly ranked The Economic Journal (EJ).
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  • New Honorary Doctors and Professors at Jönköping University to give inaugural lectures


    On 25 September, the Jönköping University Academic Ceremony will take place. At the ceremony, 26 PhDs and four honorary doctors will be conferred, and seven professors will be installed.
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  • New research report on the health of young LGBTI persons


    When World Pride opened in Copenhagen on 16 August, researcher Anna Siverskog from the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University (JU), presented a new research report on young LGBTI persons health for, among others, the ministers for gender equality in the Nordic countries.
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  • Positive news for the School of Education and Communication


    The School of Education and Communication (HLK) at Jönköping University has recently received news from three major research funders regarding granted funds. The Swedish Research Council, the Knowledge Foundation and Formas have all approved various research projects at HLK.
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  • Two research projects focusing on metals of the future funded by Vinnova


    Recently, Vinnova's strategic innovation program Metallic Materials provided financial support for 15 research projects during the call "Springboard for the metallic materials of the future". Two of those projects are led by Ehsan Ghassemali, associate professor, and Caterina Zanella, professor in surface technology, at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University (JU).
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  • SEK 12 million from the Knowledge Foundation for research on leadership development


    The research project "System for leadership development" at Jönköping University (JU), which brings together researchers from all four schools, has been granted SEK 12 million from the Knowledge Foundation and their program Synergy.
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  • JU researchers met the business community in Virtual Reality


    Researchers and master's students at Jönköping University (JU) recently met with 20 company representatives in a workshop in VR (Virtual Reality). This was the first time such an event was organised at JU.
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  • First ever summer school for family business research


    The first ever, entirely online Summer School on Family Business Research Methods turned out to be a milestone initiative for the family business research community. Thirty doctoral students from all over the world participated in the course, which took place from 4 May – 15 June.
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  • How sleep problems impact mental health during the pandemic


    Researchers at Jönköping University (JU) have been part of a new study on sleep problems during the Covid-19 pandemic and the impact on people’s mental health. Professor Amir Pakpour and Professor Anders Broström, from the School of Health and Welfare at JU, are co-authors, along with a group of other international researchers, who have published two research papers on the subject of sleep problems during the pandemic, one of which takes a gender perspective on how sleep problems affect mental health in men and women differently.
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