News

  • International collaboration on racism in healthcare


    A collaborative project on the topic of racism in healthcare is currently being carried out between the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University (JU), Uppsala University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Through online seminars, specialist nursing students are reflecting on both their own and others’ experiences of racism within healthcare and discussing how the issue can be addressed. The collaboration also forms part of a separate research project.
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  • Student association JUSTICE E-sports competed during Dreamhack


    Between 25–28 November, Dremhack Winter 2021 took place at Elmia in Jönköping and the student association JUSTICE E-sports from Jönköping University successfully competed in several of the tournaments during the festival.
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  • Communications Day JKPG gathered industry experts


    On November 17, the Communications Day JKPG was broadcasted from the TV studio at the School of Education and Communication (HLK) at Jönköping University. This year’s, event attracted 110 participants who got to listen to seven lecturers with different perspectives on communication.
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  • The domestic violence highlighted during Orange Day


    Orange Day is an initiative by the UN, also called the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and is highlighted annually on 25 November, during this week the national initiative “A week free from violence” (En vecka fri från våld) has also been going on. Through education and research, Jönköping University (JU) contributes to increasing the knowledge of domestic violence and preventive measures.
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  • Grassroots esports – more than just gaming


    Jönköping has a thriving esports scene and research from Jönköping University has shown that, here in the city of Dreamhack, it’s the local esports activists that have played a big part in making this so. Dr. Brian McCauley, an esports researcher at Jönköping International Business School, has studied esports at the grassroots level and can see that the local actors are serious players in this growing industry.
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  • Great success for career day at School of Engineering


    Around 100 companies and 1,500 students participated in the career day Karriärum on 17 November at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University. Many appreciated that it was a physical fair after last year's digital event.
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  • Jönköping University at Elmia Subcontractor


    Jönköping University (JU) participated in several activities at Elmia Subcontractor, 9-12 November. Annika Engström, Assistant Professor Work Organisation, at the School of Engineering (JTH), led a panel discussion on her research project Innovate and 17 JTH students participated in a workshop on sustainable production with several companies.
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  • "It was a dark and stormy night"


    Why are we fascinated by horror stories? How has it changed throughout history? Has the pandemic affected how we view horror? Together with Mattias Fyhr, associate professor and horror researcher at the University of Education and Communication, Jönköping University, we dive into the multifaceted world of horror.
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  • Vera Day is organized to increase girls’ interest in technology


    On 26 October, the School of Engineering (JTH) at Jönköping University will organize Vera Day online. The target group is primarily young technology-interested high school girls in Jönköping County and the purpose of the day is to increase their interest in technology professions. The webinar is free of charge and the registration is open until 25 October.
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  • Digital health care consultations – a learning process with many perspectives


    Digital contact with healthcare officials are at present offered by both privately owned and public care providers and can be given through video calls, chats, apps and more. But have we come as far as we thought? Is digital care the new normal or a passing trend? And what does research say about digital meetings between patients and medical professionals? Felicia Gabrielsson Järhult at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, together with colleagues Sofia Kjellström and Kristina Areskoug Josefsson, has published new research on the subject.
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Research

  • 7 million SEK awarded to research on skills supply for Swedish metal industry


    Researchers from Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), the School of Engineering (JTH) and Uppsala University, have received 7 million SEK in funding for KOMPET, a multidisciplinary project that will identify and develop concrete activities and measures to drive development in securing a skills supply for the Swedish metal industry.
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  • Five million SEK to research about stress during life


    Professor Ingemar ”Pingo” Kåreholt at the Institute of Gerontology, School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University has been awarded SEK 5,1 million from Riksbankens Jubileumsfond for the research project Stress during life: What connections are there between elderly people's physical and cognitive capacity? What influential social and lifestyle factors affect the connection? The project will investigate the connections between different types of stress and physical and cognitive ability among the elderly.
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  • How to promote a good life and working life in elderly care


    Involve the staff and the elderly in developing the elderly care, and support first-line managers. These are some of the results of a four-year research project funded by the Kamprad Family Foundation with participants from Jönköping University and the University of Borås.
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  • Grassroots esports – more than just gaming


    Jönköping has a thriving esports scene and research from Jönköping University has shown that, here in the city of Dreamhack, it’s the local esports activists that have played a big part in making this so. Dr. Brian McCauley, an esports researcher at Jönköping International Business School, has studied esports at the grassroots level and can see that the local actors are serious players in this growing industry.
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  • Scholarship for research on respiratory training in radiation treatment of breast cancer


    Maria Brovall, Associate Professor in nursing science at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, is awarded a research scholarship of SEK 400,000 from the Knut and Ragnvi Jacobsson Family Foundation. The money will be used to develop the research project; "Digital tool for breathing training at home before postoperative radiotherapy of left-sided breast cancer".
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  • JU researcher lecture during Kamprad Family Foundation's 10th anniversary


    On November 8-9, the Kamprad Family Foundation for Entrepreneurship, Research and Charity hosted an educational conference in Växjö, to celebrate 10 years of the foundation. One of eight invited researchers and lecturers to the conference was Sofi Fristedt, from the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University.
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  • Sustainability vital topic for media industries


    Last week, media management scholars, media industry practitioners and policymakers from around the world gathered both online and in person at Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University, to discuss sustainability and media industries at this year’s emma conference.“Sustainability is beginning to take centre stage in our conversations. Scholars are saying that we really need to take this seriously and do more research about it,” says conference organiser Joaquin Cestino.
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  • New simulation methods make product development smarter


    Within industrial product development, the trend is that more and more companies are using computer simulation in addition to physical testing to develop products with the desired quality and performance. In his doctoral thesis, Johan Jansson at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University, has developed new methods for simulation, in which the manufacturing process is taken into account.
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  • JU professor editor-in-chief of the world's highest ranked research journal on occupational therapy


    The research journal Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, where Anita Björklund, professor of occupational therapy at the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University, is the editor-in-chief, is now the highest ranked occupational therapy journal in the world.
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  • "AI Day was a very successful event"


    AI ​​day at Elmia in Jönköping on September 30, organized by the School of Engineering (JTH) at Jönköping University and Science Park, had about 200 participants physically and online. The target group was companies in the Jönköping region and the livestream from the event have had about 500 playbacks.
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