7.4 million SEK granted to two research projects at Jönköping International Business School
Researchers at Jönköping International Business School have received 7.4 million SEK in funding from the Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation for two separate research projects; one about organisations’ connections to external stakeholders and the other is about entrepreneurship among the elderly.
Truly global – three international PhDs from Jönköping International Business School
The research at Jönköping International Business School is truly international. In December, PhD candidates from Finland, Pakistan and Rwanda defended their new theses.
affect quality of care
for the elderly
What can we do to increase quality in municipal elder care? In a new thesis from Jönköping University, Dan Lundgren investigates the link between leadership, the psychosocial environment and satisfaction of those receiving care at home and in nursing homes.
33 million SEK to research that strengthens the industry
Jönköping University’s strategic research and education environment SPARK continues to develop in a positive direction. At the beginning of next year, as many as eight new projects will be started with funding from the Swedish Knowledge Foundation.
New Associate Dean
of Research for JIBS
Daniel Pittino, Associate Professor of Business Administration, will take over as Associate Dean of Research at Jönköping International Business School on March 1, 2019.
Marie Ernsth Bravell appointed Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America
Marie Ernsth Bravell, vice president for research at Jönköping University, was 2017 appointed to Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), the world's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organisation in aging research.
Digital language for communication between buildings awarded
The project RealEstateCore has developed a digital language, which enables different systems for building automation to communicate with each other. EEF (Energieffektiviseringsföretagen) thinks that RealEstateCore is one of this year’s most innovative projects, which can both reduce the costs and simplify the increase of energy efficiency for many actors. For this reason, they have chosen to push the boundaries a little and nominate the project to the The Future company of the year 2018.
JU becomes member of International Centre for STEM education
The School of Education and Communication at Jönköping University has become an elected member of the International Centre for STEM education (ICSE) External link, opens in new window., a consortium of 14 European universities that are collaborating to carry out research in STEM education.
Autism, storytelling and forest gardens
Three newly appointed associate professors have highlighted three important research areas in separate lectures at Jönköping University - the importance of forest gardens in education, transmedia journalism, and the journey into adulthood for people with autism.