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Upper secondary school pupils in Gävle invited to get acquainted with their university

Upper secondary school pupils in Gävle invited to get acquainted with their university

Press Releases   •   Feb 12, 2019 20:13 GMT

"We always welcome everyone who wants to visit but now it will be extra fun when there are so many," says Maria Åstrand Swenneke, communicator. “We would like to inspire our visitors to go on to higher education, and now, when so many will come to visit, we will get the chance to tell them about the University,” says Patrice Laredius, communicator.

Design students will make the swift return to the summer city

Design students will make the swift return to the summer city

Press Releases   •   Feb 02, 2019 16:45 GMT

Globally, the swift is not an endangered species, but in Sweden their numbers have been dramatically reduced, and possibly, it has to with a new roofing technique. The swift is a hole-nesting species; it likes to nest under the roof where they can find a space in which to protect themselves, but today, roof panels are sealed and we make houses unfit for swift nesting.

9.9 million to boost interest in natural sciences and technology

9.9 million to boost interest in natural sciences and technology

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2018 09:00 GMT

Erik Johan Ljungberg’s foundation invests SEK 9.9 million in the project “The hunt for technicians” at the University of Gävle to boost children’s and young people’s interest in natural sciences and technology. “Our work to increase interest has a long-term perspective in our focus on pre-schools, but also a short-term one, in our focus to increase interest in our own engineering programmes".

The paradox of disclosure when exchanging ideas

The paradox of disclosure when exchanging ideas

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2018 16:33 GMT

“There is a clear tendency that businesses are no longer able to renew themselves on their own; they need collaboration to boost their innovation process,” “The paradox is that to succeed in open innovation you have to share information and disclose your idea, but then it risks being stolen,” says Ioana Stefan, researcher in industrial engineering and management at the University of Gävle.

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