• "It's extra important to be critical to sources in times of crisis"

    In times of crisis, like the coronavirus pandemic, it is crucial to be extra critical to sources, according to Hannes Ewehag, lecturer and programme director at the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University.
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  • Innovation race to find solutions for Covid-19

    This week, 15 student teams took part in the JIBS Entrepreneurship Challenge 2020, which this year took place online due to the coronavirus outbreak. Working remotely, the competitors were asked to come up with innovative business solutions for companies struggling under the shadow of Covid-19.
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  • Students at Jönköping University assist elderly in COVID-19 risk groups

    Students at Jönköping University have started a volunteer initiative called Corona Solidarity Network Jönköping and Corona in Skaraborg via social media. The purpose is to help people who have trouble running errands because of the coronavirus – and the willingness to help is huge.
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  • National gathering in the Higher Education sector

    On Wednesday 18 March, the Association of Swedish Higher Education Institutions (SUHF) held their annual meeting in the General assembly, digitally for the first time, where several current issues were discussed.
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  • A three-year research project focuses on women's everyday activism in Argentina

    Florencia Enghel, Associate Professor in Media and Communication Studies at Jönköping University's School of Education and Communication, has been awarded a Global Individual Fellowship within the Marie Sklodovska Curie Actions grants scheme. The prestigious fellowship funds positions outside of Europe for researchers based in the EU.
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  • Jönköping University cancels Open House (Öppet hus) Saturday 21 March

    Jönköping University has decided to, in line with the Public Health Agency of Sweden and the decision made by the Swedish government to stop all public gathering and events with more than 500 people, cancel our Open House (Öppet hus), which was scheduled to take place on Saturday 21 March.
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  • New JU award established at the Jönköping Gala

    At the Jönköping Gala, the business community gathers to celebrate individuals, organisations and companies whose efforts during the past year have been of great importance to the Jönköping region. This year, one of the region’s largest employers, Jönköping University, will be a new award giver.
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  • Updated information regarding the coronavirus

    Since the end of January 2020, Jönköping University is monitoring the situation continuously and following the information and recommendations from the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Public Health Agency of Sweden. Students and staff are urged to stay updated with information from the authorities.
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  • JIBS Entrepreneurship Challenge 2020

    On March 30th, students from Jönköping University will compete online in a 24 hour innovation race, to compete for a prize pool of 130,000 SEK.
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  • Nextstep - "We're meeting good students"

    On Tuesday 18th February, 47 companies gathered to exhibit at the Nextstep career fair, organised by students from Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) and the School of Engineering at Jönköping University.“We’re not wasting our time being here, we’re meeting good students,” said Rikard Karlsson, Audit Senior Associate for PWC Sverige.
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  • Ulrika Börjesson co-author to article in a migration-edition of the European Journal of Social Work

    The article The concept of home – unaccompanied youths voices and experiences written by Ulrika Börjesson, assistant professor at the Department of Social Work, the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University and Åsa Söderqvist Forkby, assistant professor at the Institution of Social Work, Linneaus University was published online by the European Journal of Social Work in mid-January. The article will also be published in the printed version of the journal, in a special edition about migration.
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  • Experience CHILD at Upptech - a very successful day!

    Saturday 29 February the research environment CHILDopens in new window invited children, youths as well as parents and staff working with children to an exciting day filled with activities at Upptech Science Center in Jönköping.
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  • JU researchers advance in the innovation competition "From exclusion to internet"

    Sofi Fristedt, School of Health and Welfare and Ulli Samuelsson, School of Education and Communication, are together with Stockholm based company Ampd AB one of 21 projects which have advanced in the The Swedish Post and Telecom Authority (Post- and - telestyrelsen or PTS) innovation comptetition ”From exclusion to internet" ("Från utanför till internet").
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  • Deficiencies in healthcare a contributing factor to suicide

    I en ny studie har forskare vid Hälsohögskolan, Jönköping University och Lunds universitet undersökt alla suicidfall som anmäldes enligt Lex Maria till Inspektionen för vård och omsorg (IVO) under 2015. Resultaten visar att brister i sjukvården anses ha varit en bidragande faktor i 55% av fallen.
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  • Teaching for the Learning of Additive Part-whole Relations

    With her research, Anna-Lena Ekdahl wants to deepen the knowledge of what can distinguish teaching where relationships between number parts and whole are seen as the basis for learning addition and subtraction for children aged 5-8 years. Anna-Lena had her dissertation at the School of Education and Communication at Jönköping University with her thesis Teaching for the Learning of Additive Part-Whole Relations: The Power of Variation and Connections.
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  • Frida Lygnegård in the finale of Researchers’ Grand Prix 2019

    Summarising a doctoral thesis in four minutes is not a simple task. Making it easily understandable and inspiring is even harder. Frida Lygnegård, School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, can do all these things, which she got to show off when she was one of only eight contestants in the finale of the prestigious contest Researchers’ Grand Prix 2019.
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  • Horizon 2020 Funding Workshop

    Workshop on the two programmes: "Europe in a changing world – Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies (SC.6)" and "Science with and for Society (SwafS)".
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  • New thesis looks at internationalisation in start-ups and small businesses.

    Companies bringing a halt to export activities, and then starting them up again at a later date is not as uncommon as one might think. In a new thesis, Andrea Kuiken looks at the pattern of what she calls ‘discontinuous internationalisation’ among small and family-owned businesses.
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  • Article from researchers at the School of Health and Welfare published in prestigious journal

    Amir Pakpour, researcher at Qazvin University of Medical Sciences in Iran and affiliate of the School of Health and Welfare, along with a research team including Anders Broström and Pia Bülow have conducted a study which results have been published in Sleep Medicine Reviews. The article is called Internet addiction and sleep problems: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
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  • "Faster lead times and better profitability for customer order driven companies"

    - My research will lead to increased efficiency, faster lead times and better profitability for companies with customer order driven production and design.This is according to Samuel André, who recently defended and got his doctoral thesis approved at School of Engineering in Jönköping.
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