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  • Funding sought for new intake of industrial PhD students

    The research school Smart Industry Sweden creates synergies and collaborations between companies, universities and regions. Funding is now being sought for a new intake of both companies and industrial doctoral students.“We contribute with cutting-edge expertise and strengthen the companies' competitiveness,” says Peter Thorvald, director of Smart Industry Sweden.
  • "Your salary is affected by who you date"

    Charlotta Mellander, Professor of Economics at Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University, has done a study together with Richard Florida and Karen King from Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, that looks into whether it matters for the wage development of highly educated individuals who they are romantically involved with.
  • "Pensioners' finances have never been better"

    Johannes Hagen, Assistant Professor in Economics at Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University, is the co-author of a report for the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council on pensioners' income in Sweden from 1991- to 2019. One of the conclusions drawn in the report is that retirees' finances have never been better.
  • New thesis explores challenge of increased demands for customization

    Nikolas Käkelä, new PhD at the School of Engineering, Jönköping University, defended his thesis “A Solution Space Perspective on Customization” on 6 May. In it he argues that when it comes to customization, industries should manage complexity rather than try to eliminate it.
  • Three-day conference on participation, communication, and equity

    On April 27-29, the large research conference GoPar2022 took place digitally via Zoom with the School of Education and Communication at Jönköping University (JU), as host. The conference gathered about 170 participants from around the world and for three days discussed issues of participation, communication, and equity in contemporary societies.