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University of Gävle’s research on AXO-SUIT awarded prize in Italy

University of Gävle’s research on AXO-SUIT awarded prize in Italy

Press Releases   •   Sep 28, 2018 10:39 GMT

Sajid Rafique and Magnus Isaksson, researchers at the University of Gävle, were awarded a prize at a conference in Italy for their exoskeleton for physical assistance, designed to give the elderly and people with reduced mobility the ability to manage better in everyday situations.

Religious education brings cultural diversity to a head

Religious education brings cultural diversity to a head

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2018 08:00 GMT

“We think our book can help teachers to manage the multicultural classroom, especially concerning religious education. It has been a sensitive area, but now is the time. Teachers are simply not prepared for it,” says Peder Thalén, professor in religious studies at the University of Gävle.

Community work back on the agenda in Sweden

Community work back on the agenda in Sweden

Press Releases   •   Sep 10, 2018 13:55 GMT

“We are back to a situation in which large groups of people fall through the cracks in our system; community work then becomes a way to strengthen one another and to combat growing social inequalities and social exclusion,” Stefan Sjöberg and Päivi Turunen point out. They are researchers in social work at the University of Gävle.

University of Gävle’s work for sustainable programmes wins first prize in USA

University of Gävle’s work for sustainable programmes wins first prize in USA

Press Releases   •   Aug 29, 2018 08:00 GMT

University of Gävle’s work for sustainable programmes wins first prize in USA. “The University of Gävle continues to stay focused on work that contributes toward a thriving, equitable and ecologically healthy world,” says Meghan Fay Zahniser, executive director for AASHE, a leading association for the advancement of sustainability in higher education in USA.

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Kaisu Sammalisto and Rodrigo Lozano

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