News archive

  • International collaboration on racism in healthcare

    Picture of a digital meeting with frames of persons A collaborative project on the topic of racism in healthcare is currently being carried out between the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University (JU), Uppsala University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Through online seminars, specialist nursing students are reflecting on both their own and others’ experiences of racism within healthcare and discussing how the issue can be addressed. The collaboration also forms part of a separate research project.
  • Student association JUSTICE E-sports competed during Dreamhack

    Fyra män framför en dator, en sitter ner och spelar, de andra hejar på. Between 25–28 November, Dremhack Winter 2021 took place at Elmia in Jönköping and the student association JUSTICE E-sports from Jönköping University successfully competed in several of the tournaments during the festival.
  • Communications Day JKPG gathered industry experts

    The project group for the Communications Day JKPG On November 17, the Communications Day JKPG was broadcasted from the TV studio at the School of Education and Communication (HLK) at Jönköping University. This year’s, event attracted 110 participants who got to listen to seven lecturers with different perspectives on communication.
  • The domestic violence highlighted during Orange Day

    Bild som fylls i från grått till orange med texten #Orangetheworld Orange Day is an initiative by the UN, also called the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and is highlighted annually on 25 November, during this week the national initiative “A week free from violence” (En vecka fri från våld) has also been going on. Through education and research, Jönköping University (JU) contributes to increasing the knowledge of domestic violence and preventive measures.
  • Grassroots esports – more than just gaming

    Brian McCauley stands holding a gaming console and looks off to his left. Jönköping has a thriving esports scene and research from Jönköping University has shown that, here in the city of Dreamhack, it’s the local esports activists that have played a big part in making this so. Dr. Brian McCauley, an esports researcher at Jönköping International Business School, has studied esports at the grassroots level and can see that the local actors are serious players in this growing industry.
  • Great success for career day at School of Engineering

    The career day at the School of Engineering, Jönköping University. Around 100 companies and 1,500 students participated in the career day Karriärum on 17 November at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University. Many appreciated that it was a physical fair after last year's digital event.
  • Jönköping University at Elmia Subcontractor

    Master's students from the School of Engineering at Elmia Subcontractor. Jönköping University (JU) participated in several activities at Elmia Subcontractor, 9-12 November. Annika Engström, Assistant Professor Work Organisation, at the School of Engineering (JTH), led a panel discussion on her research project Innovate and 17 JTH students participated in a workshop on sustainable production with several companies.
  • "It was a dark and stormy night"

    Halloween-smyckade pumpor Why are we fascinated by horror stories? How has it changed throughout history? Has the pandemic affected how we view horror? Together with Mattias Fyhr, associate professor and horror researcher at the University of Education and Communication, Jönköping University, we dive into the multifaceted world of horror.
  • Vera Day is organized to increase girls’ interest in technology

    On 26 October, the School of Engineering will organize Vera Day online. On 26 October, the School of Engineering (JTH) at Jönköping University will organize Vera Day online. The target group is primarily young technology-interested high school girls in Jönköping County and the purpose of the day is to increase their interest in technology professions. The webinar is free of charge and the registration is open until 25 October.
  • Digital health care consultations – a learning process with many perspectives

    Symbol där en telefon och en dator kopplas ihop av ett ritat hjärta Digital contact with healthcare officials are at present offered by both privately owned and public care providers and can be given through video calls, chats, apps and more. But have we come as far as we thought? Is digital care the new normal or a passing trend? And what does research say about digital meetings between patients and medical professionals? Felicia Gabrielsson Järhult at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, together with colleagues Sofia Kjellström and Kristina Areskoug Josefsson, has published new research on the subject.