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

    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.
  • JU recruits programme manager for Knowledge Intensive Product Realisation

    Mats Jackson, previously manager for manufacturing research at Volvo Construction Equipment, will be responsible for leading Jönköping University’s new collaboration venture within the research profile Knowledge Intensive Product Realisation.
  • Swedish universities need to improve their equity work

    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.

  • Jönköping University offers more preparatory programs

    Since the spring semester of 2016, JU has offered preparatory programmes in English for international students. JU now offers preparatory programmes in mathematics and engineering as well.
  • Minister Helene Hellmark Knutsson visited Jönköping University

    The Minister for Higher Education and Research met with representatives from the university management and international students during her visit at Jönköping University on 18 November.
  • 10-year anniversary for research on children in need of special support

    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?
  • The Alumni of the Year award from the School of Engineering presented

    In connection with the career fair Karriärum HI WORK at the School of Engineering, which took place yesterday, the Alumni of 2016 were awarded. The prize called “Alumni of the Year” went to Frida Nerdal, who has a degree from Digital Visualization, and Tony Altun, who has a degree from Civil Engineering.
  • Researchers at the School of Education and Communication granted 3 million SEK from Formas

    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”.
  • European Universities Rowing Championship to Jönköping

    Jönköping University will be one of the partners organizing the European Universities Rowing Championship in 2019.
  • Grant for research on competitive procurement

    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.
  • Students and companies meet at Karriärum HI WORK

    On Wednesday 16 November, it is time for Karriärum HI WORK, the yearly career fair at the School of Engineering. More than 70 companies will be present to network with engineering students and other students that wish to establish contact with the industry.
  • CeFEO researchers granted 4 960 000 SEK from Swedish Research Council

    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.
  • Researcher at JU gets the Levi Award 2016

    Anette Karltun, Senior Lecturer at the School of Engineering at Jönköping University, receives this year’s Levi Award for her contributions to education on work environment. She gets the award together with her colleague Martina Berglund from the Institute of Technology at Linköping University.
  • Anna Dahl Aslan gets SEK 2.1 million

    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.
  • See film from event at Swedish Embassy in Vietnam

    Jönköping University recently participated in an event for prospective students in Hanoi, Vietnam. The event was hosted by the Swedish Embassy and the Swedish Institute.
  • Sweden’s first full professor in Lighting Science

    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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