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  • The importance of microstructure in heavy-duty diesel engine performance

    2016-11-28
    Designers and manufacturers of heavy-duty diesel engines are facing new challenges with recent high environmental friendly low-sulphur fuels. Harsher legislations on emissions and fuel-economy, combined with high demands on enhanced power output and durability, call for alternative materials with optimised mechanical and tribological properties. In a new PhD thesis from the School of Engineering, Jönköping University, Rohollah Ghasemi presents new insights regarding the benefits of cast iron materials in Marine and Automotive heavy-duty diesel engines.
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  • Researchers at the School of Education and Communication granted 3 million SEK from Formas

    2016-11-23
    Ulrika Olausson and Peter Berglez, professors in Media and Communication Science at the School of Education and Communication, have been granted three million SEK from the Swedish Research Council Formas for the project ”Nature Meets Network Society: Social Representations of Nature in Social Media”.
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  • Swedish universities need to improve their equity work

    2016-11-23
    Swedish universities do not meet the requirements for equity and inclusion. This is the conclusion of a new study published in a special issue on higher education of the international research journal “Informatics”.
    ”Actually, our universities have a lot of ground to cover to live up to our anti-discrimination policies and provide a more inclusive setting for differently abled students”, says Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta, professor at the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University.

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  • 10-year anniversary for research on children in need of special support

    2016-11-21
    On 10 November, the research environment CHILD celebrated 10 years at Jönköping University. This was marked with a research conference on research trends and a festive evening. But how did it all start and where are they headed next?
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  • Grant for research on competitive procurement

    2016-11-15
    Senior Lecturer Jenny Bäckstrand at the School of Engineering has been awarded SEK 400,000 to conduct guest research at Technical University of Eindhoven and Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
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  • CeFEO researchers granted 4 960 000 SEK from Swedish Research Council

    2016-11-10
    Professor Ethel Brundin and Assistant Professor Markus Plate at Jönköping International Business School and the Centre for Family Enterprise and Ownership have received a substantial research grant for their project Trans-generational continuity of the owning family: identity formation, relationship dynamics and emotional influence.
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  • Anna Dahl Aslan gets SEK 2.1 million

    2016-11-07
    Anna Dahl Aslan, associate professor of gerontology, has received SEK 2.1 million from the Swedish Research Council for her project Causes and Consequences of Body Fat Changes Across the Adult Life Span.
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  • Sweden’s first full professor in Lighting Science

    2016-11-01
    The School of Engineering was one of the first in Sweden to focus on lighting. Now it is time for the next step, as Jönköping University installs its first professor in Lighting Science. Myriam Aries took office in September, this making her Sweden’s first full professor within the field.
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