Marie Ernsth Bravell new dean at the School of Health and Welfare
Marie Ernsth Bravell, associate professor of gerontology, has been appointed dean and Managing Director of the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University. She will start on 1 July 2020.
Jerker Moodysson reappointed as Dean for JIBS
Jerker Moodysson started as Dean and Managing Director at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University in August 2016.After the formal reappointment process has been conducted, it has now been decided that Jerker Moodysson will continue as Dean and Managing Director at JIBS for four more years.
JIBS professor new member of Sweden’s National Innovation Council
Hans Westlund, professor in entrepreneurship at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping University and professor in urban and regional studies at KTH, has joined the National Innovation Council, which advises the Swedish government on its innovation policy.
Researcher granted STINT Scholarship in Texas
Tobias Samuelsson, Professor in Social Sciences at the School of Education and Communication has been awarded the STINT Teaching Sabbatical scholarship, which involves teaching for a period of six months at the University of Texas at Austin, USA, during the Autumn semester, 2020.
Three projects promoting the health and activity of elderly people awarded with Aktiestinsen scholarships
On 22 January grants worth a total of SEK 260,000 were awarded to three projects aimed at promoting elderly people's activity and health. The scholarships are donated by the “Aktiestinsen”-foundation and were awarded at a ceremony at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University.
JU students tutor high school students
Three students studying a Subject teacher master programme at the School of Education and Communication (HLK) at Jönköping University responded to an advertisement from the Sanda high school in Jönköping. It was Carin Rosjö, principal at the high school who advertised for students who wanted to tutor high school students.
JTH students developed a model of a waterless toilet
Students from the School of Engineering at Jönköping University, among other higher education institutions, have participated in an international project where they developed and modelled a waterless toilet for people in poverty."They exceeded our expectations," says Mikael Billsund, CEO of the company Separett in Värnamo.
JU receives 57 Million SEK towards higher vocational education
Jönköping University (JU) will receive approximately 57 million SEK in funding towards seven higher vocational education (HVE) courses, announced the Swedish National Agency for Higher Vocational Education.- We are very proud of this, says Mats Kihlman, Director of the department for Higher Vocational Education at JU.
New collaboration between Jönköping University and North Park University
Jönköping University Enterprise (JUE) and North Park University (NPU), Chicago, USA, have entered into a collaboration agreement regarding Pathway Programmes.
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.