New thesis on older people’s hospital care
How can we avoid that older persons are hospitalised unnecessarily? And what drives many older persons to seek hospital treatment although they have access to home care? These are some of the questions, to which Jenny Hallgren seeks answers in her doctoral thesis in gerontology.
Trust the teachers
Swedish schools have great potential for educational development work, but teachers need to be able to organise their time differently. These are some of the conclusions that Helen Avery, a new PhD at the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University, reaches in her thesis.
Opening hours during the summer
Irregular opening hours on campus during the summer.
A new tool for clinical assessment
A major focus in nursing education lies on the judgement of clinical
performance. This is a complex process due to the diverse nature of
nursing practice. Difficulties in the development of valid and reliable
assessment measures in nursing competency continue to pose a challenge in nursing education.
The Jönköping University Badge for Merit awarded to Leif Melin
The Jönköping University Badge for Merit was awarded to Leif Melin during the academic festivities on 21 May. The Badge is awarded to people who have made significant contributions for Jönköping University.
Scholarships for excellent study results
On 3 June, ten JIBS students received the Excellence Scholarship, which will be used for studies abroad.
Conference about the value of collaborations
Collaborations create value - but what challenges may we encounter and
what methods should be used? These issues will be discussed during a
conference on participatory action research on 7-8 June at Jönköping