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  • JU educates leaders in Ethiopia

    In a new SIDA project Jönköping University, in collaboration with Addis Ababa University and Ethiopian civil society, will develop and implement a new leadership programme. “It is absolutely fantastic that we have received this project. It shows acknowledgement of a new way of thinking when it comes to assisting and driving important development questions”, says project leader Peter Hugoson.
  • Academics stressed by too much control

    A new study from Jönköping University compares the well-being of academics in different countries. The study is the first of its kind, and shows that using new public management contributes hugely to stress in the academic environment.
  • New Dean at School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University

    Dennis Larsson has been appointed Dean and Managing Director at the School of Health and Welfare from August 2017.
  • New perspectives on oral health of children with disabilities

    A medical diagnosis alone does not provide enough information to plan good dental care for children with disabilities. In a new thesis from The School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, Johanna Norderyd investigates the importance of biopsychosocial perspectives for the oral health and dental care of children.
  • International Cardiovascular Conference to Jönköping

    400 participants from over 30 countries will visit Jönköping on May 18-20 to discuss and learn more about care for people with cardiovascular disease.
  • Faster and better computation of surfaces

    In a new PhD thesis from the School of Engineering, Jönköping University, Mirza Cenanovic presents numerical methods for faster and more accurate computations of surface problems. The results are expected to have a future impact in a wide range of industries and Swedish companies within the manufacturing industry are already showing their interest.
  • The ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda to the Nordic countries visits Jönköping University

    The Rwandan ambassador Christine Nkulikiyinka visits Jönköping University today, Monday May 15. The flag of Rwanda will be flown from the masts on campus during the visit.
  • To understand, evaluate, and follow patients’ pain

    In a new PhD dissertation from Jönköping University, Lotta Wikström has investigated how pain assessment can be used systematically to provide better pain relief, measure health care quality and identify patients at risk at an early stage.
  • Award ceremony for the Young Researcher Award 2017

    On Monday, 15 May, the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum will have an award ceremony for the Young Researcher Award 2017. This year’s laureate is Mikaela Backman at Jönköping International Business School.
  • Agneta Marell is candidate for President at Jönköping University

    The process of recruiting President has continued during the spring and a candidate will now be presented to the electoral committee.
  • Using pain values to follow recovery after surgery

    Well-performed pain management immediately after surgery means enhanced recovery and reduces the risk of chronic pain. In a thesis from The School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, Kerstin Eriksson presents new opportunities for monitoring patient recovery by means of patients’ reported pain values.
  • JU Solar Team wins University Steel Prize 2017

    JU Solar Team wins the University Steel Prize 2017 with their solar-powered racecar.
  • Students illuminate the value of lighting design at Elfack

    How can good lighting design increase the value of investments, give a better working environment or otherwise create added value? And how do you become a lighting designer? Students from Jönköping University will be able to answer these and many more questions when they take part in the fair Elfack in Gothenburg 9-12 May.
  • New book about entrepreneurship in emerging economies

    Three researchers at Jönköping International Business School have edited a new book that goes to new depths in the subject of entrepreneurship in developing countries and emerging economies.
  • The initiative that will strengthen Swedish industry is under way

    Last Friday, Jönköping University’s new research and education environment within knowledge intensive product realization – SPARK – was opened. The environment will contribute to the development of the region’s and Sweden’s manufacturing companies towards more knowledge intensive products and processes.
  • Adult education in the age of global mobility

    The 7th Nordic conference on adult education and learning reframes the classical question of whether there is such thing as a Nordic model of adult education, and asks how well Nordic adult education has adapted to an age of global mobility.
  • Greater comfort for children in a high-tech health care environment

    High-tech health care settings, such as radiology and anesthesia departments, can be a frightening environment for children. This is especially true for children with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder. In a new PhD thesis from Jönköping University, Ingalill Gimbler Berglund has developed guidelines to improve the care of these children.
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