Two research projects focusing on metals of the future funded by Vinnova
Recently, Vinnova's strategic innovation program Metallic Materials provided financial support for 15 research projects during the call "Springboard for the metallic materials of the future". Two of those projects are led by Ehsan Ghassemali, associate professor, and Caterina Zanella, professor in surface technology, at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University (JU).
SEK 12 million from the Knowledge Foundation for research on leadership development
The research project "System for leadership development" at Jönköping University (JU), which brings together researchers from all four schools, has been granted SEK 12 million from the Knowledge Foundation and their program Synergy.
JU researchers met the business community in Virtual Reality
Researchers and master's students at Jönköping University (JU) recently met with 20 company representatives in a workshop in VR (Virtual Reality). This was the first time such an event was organised at JU.
First ever summer school for family business research
The first ever, entirely online Summer School on Family Business Research Methods turned out to be a milestone initiative for the family business research community. Thirty doctoral students from all over the world participated in the course, which took place from 4 May – 15 June.
How sleep problems impact mental health during the pandemic
Researchers at Jönköping University (JU) have been part of a new study on sleep problems during the Covid-19 pandemic and the impact on people’s mental health. Professor Amir Pakpour and Professor Anders Broström, from the School of Health and Welfare at JU, are co-authors, along with a group of other international researchers, who have published two research papers on the subject of sleep problems during the pandemic, one of which takes a gender perspective on how sleep problems affect mental health in men and women differently.
"Use it or lose it - What happens when you don’t have anything to do?" - Docent lecture by Anne-Le Morville
On Tuesday 22 June at 09.30-11.00 Anne-Le Morville, assistant professor in Occupational Therapy at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, will give her docent lecture "Use it or lose it - What happens when you don’t have anything to do?".
"Turning the power - a mega-game for greater understanding of the energy system"
Ann-Sofi Kall, researcher in subject didactics and global studies at the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University, is one of nine researchers in the interdisciplinary research project "Turning the power - a mega-game for increased understanding of the energy system". The project is financed with SEK 9 million from the Swedish Energy Agency.
New research project on governance of digital platforms
Researchers at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping University, have received funding for a new project that will analyse how policy makers can best govern digital platforms. By looking at the Airbnb market in Scandinavia as an empirical example, researchers hope to provide a comparison of the outcomes of regulatory versus collaborative governance.
New project to boost social innovation in Jönköping region
Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) is collaborating with Coompanion Jönköpings Län in a project aimed at helping local businesses implement social innovation into their organisations. As part of the project, researchers at the Media, Management and Transformation Centre (MMTC) at JIBS will carry out research into local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to find out what activities they are already doing and what support they need to continue working with social innovation.
Nanocomposites may replace environmentally hazardous surface treatment of metal parts
Electroplating of nanocomposites could be used to achieve wear resistant surfaces on metal components. A new doctoral thesis by Santiago Piñate at the School of Engineering, Jönköping University, takes the technology one step closer to being ready for industrialisation.
– This technology has a good potential to become a better and more environmentally-friendly alternative to the hard chromium coatings that have been common, says Santiago Piñate.