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University of Gävle best in Sweden in collaborating with enterprises

University of Gävle best in Sweden in collaborating with enterprises

Press releases   •   Jun 10, 2019 13:21 UTC

​The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth together with the Swedish Energy Agency have nominated the collaboration between University of Gävle and Dalarna University in supporting small and medium-sized enterprises to improve energy efficiency as Sweden’s candidate to the EU European Enterprise Promotion Awards.

Distracting noises in offices very costly

Press releases   •   Mar 26, 2019 15:00 UTC

​“Despite the fact that research shows that 8 out of 10 office workers are distracted by noises and state that their productivity decreases by up to 66 percent, we keep investing in open-office environments,” says John Marsh, researcher at the University of Gävle. “There is no way to avoid these noises, noises which make people sick and which have a strong negative impact on productivity,”

Working places central to alleviate mental ill-health among young people

Working places central to alleviate mental ill-health among young people

Press releases   •   Mar 22, 2019 10:14 UTC

“When line managers can learn how to meet the needs of young people, they will have the key to contribute to positive mental health,” says Sven Svensson, researcher in occupational health at the University of Gävle. Managers have an important role to play, apart from leading and distributing work in a fair and just manner, managers need to provide skills development and learning at work.

County governor takes researchers from University of Gävle on a tour

County governor takes researchers from University of Gävle on a tour

Press releases   •   Mar 15, 2019 15:18 UTC

​Once a year, the group leaves the castle in Gävle for a tour of the county. On March 19, the group will visit Vallviks bruk in Söderhamn and the theme for the evening is sustainable enterprising combined with a sustainable economy. “Others tend to put sustainability on like make-up, but for the last twenty years, sustainability has been at the core of University of Gävle,” Per Bill says.

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