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  • JU’s Badge for Merit is awarded to Monica Dahlbom


    JU’s Badge for Merit is awarded to Monica DahlbomJönköping University’s (JU) Badge for Merit is given to people who have made contributions of great importance to the university, and the 2024 recipient of the award is Monica Dahlbom, President of the Administrative Court of Appeal in Jönköping and former chairperson of JU’s Foundation Governing Board.
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  • JU LIVE: “Just sit back and enjoy”


    Anders Dybelius, Assistant Professor at the School of Education and Communication (HLK) at Jönköping University (JU), was the first in this year's round of the JU LIVE lecture series in the University Library on 29 February.“This is a very nice context, and I am very grateful that so many people were here and listened,” says Anders Dybelius.
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  • Lunch & Learn - focus on inequality in ownership


    There are still large differences between how much men versus women own, with men owning twice as much as women. To highlight these differences, an event was held on 28 February at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping University. The event was organized for students by the research centre CeFEO at JIBS and the think tank Ownershift.
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  • How can the climate impact of the health and welfare sector be reduced?


    The fifth largest source of emissions in the world comes from healthcare. To discuss this major challenge, an inspiration day was held on 28 February at Jönköping University (JU) on the transition in health and welfare to both reduce climate impact and adapt operations to the changing climate.
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  • Nextstep career fair held for 30th year


    On Tuesday, February 27, the Campus Arena at Jönköping University (JU) was filled with carpets, balloons, mingle tables, stands and above all – lots of visitors. It was time for the annual career fair Nextstep, a meeting place for students and companies to discuss jobs, internships and opportunities.
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  • School of Health and Welfare has most nursing students studying abroad


    The nursing programme at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University (JU) has the most number of students that complete part of their studies abroad and thus comes out top in this respect compared to other nursing programmes in Sweden, according to statistics from the Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR). Few students in professional programmes choose to study abroad, but the School of Health and Welfare is actively working on the issue, which has produced results.
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  • Nominate JU’s Alumni of the Year


    Nominations are now open for this year's "Alumni of the Year" Award at JU. The prizes are awarded to former students who have made outstanding contributions in their professional roles or as private persons.
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  • Per Risberg Memorial Fund Scholarship awarded to Linda Bergqvist


    The Per Risberg Memorial Fund Scholarship is awarded to someone who has made a significant contribution to strengthening collaboration and internationalization between Jönköping University (JU) and its stakeholders (industry and public organizations). The 2024 scholarship goes to Linda Bergqvist, External Relations Manager at the School of Engineering (JTH) at JU.
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  • Learn more about JU’s exciting research – welcome to JU LIVE


    Jönköping University (JU) conducts very interesting and socially beneficial research. On four occasions this spring, starting on 29 February, you can take part in that research. JU LIVE, as the lecture series is called, is free of charge, held in the university library, and open to all interested parties.
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  • Inspiring career day for HR students


    On February 7, HR Inspiration Day (HRID) was arranged for the eighth year in a row at the School of Education and Communication (HLK) at Jönköping University. This year's theme was "HR in practice: From studies to working life".
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Research

  • Health and welfare improvements in focus


    The Improvement Science Day was arranged on 29 February with focused on quality improvement, leadership, co-production and patient safety in health and welfare. The day was held at the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University and was organised by the Jönköping Academy for Improvement of Health and Welfare (JA).
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  • Covid-19 mortality not dependent on residential areas


    The results of a recently published study show that the risk of dying from Covid-19 was not dependent on the type of area an individual lived in. A new study from Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University, conducted using extensive microdata from the Swedish Central Bureau of Statistics (SCB) and death registers from the National Board of Health and Welfare, questions the link between Covid-19 mortality and so-called socioeconomically deprived areas in Sweden .
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  • Top three in the world for twenty years


    Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University has been ranked among the top three in the world for twenty years in the field of family business and ownership research. Research in this area is primarily conducted today at the Centre for Family Entrepreneurship and Ownership (CeFEO), founded in 2005.
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  • New interdisciplinary research network on the elderly and ageing


    At Jönköping University, a new network called GeroNet (Gerontology Network) was launched in autumn 2023. The aim of GeroNet is to disseminate and discuss research conducted in the field of the elderly and ageing across all schools at Jönköping University (JU), as well as to initiate new collaborative research projects.
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  • Recap of JU’s research for 2023


    Now that more than a month of the new year has passed, it's high time to reflect on last year’s research output. Exciting and multifaceted research and research-related activities have been conducted at Jönköping University (JU) and the four schools during 2023. Here are some examples.
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  • The second-highest number of doctoral theses in Sweden on entrepreneurship


    In a recent study by ESBRI examining which Swedish higher educational institutions have delivered the most dissertations in innovation and entrepreneurship research over the past four years, Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping University, takes second place.
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  • Major investment in AI research at the School of Engineering


    The Knowledge Foundation grants SEK 12.3 million to the AI ​​project ETIAI within the research and education environment SPARK at the School of Engineering (JTH) at Jönköping University (JU).
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  • Rapidly growing companies can lead to burnout


    Every autumn, the most rapidly growing companies, also known as gazelle companies, in Sweden are recognized for their achievements and significance to the business world. These companies are seen as symbols of innovation and growth, predicted a promising future. However, behind the spotlight lies another reality that is rarely discussed: how are the individuals within these companies affected as they scale up their operations? This is what recent research from Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University has investigated.
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  • “Faster and better results at a lower cost"


    On 1 December, there was a results conference for the JTH research project IDEAL at Science Park Towers in Jönköping.“With these research results, we get faster and better results at a lower cost,” says Joel Johansson, Digitization Specialist at Thule, one of the industrial partners within IDEAL.
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  • Sustainability in focus at this year's last JU Live


    Thursday 30 November, marked the final edition of this year's lecture series, JU Live. The speaker for the day was Thomas Cyron, Assistant Professor in Business Administration at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping University. The lecture focused on circular economy, what it entails, and how various actors in Jönköping can contribute.
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