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Avoid concentrating the city's public flows

Avoid concentrating the city's public flows

Press releases   •   Apr 23, 2019 07:30 UTC

“If we concentrate too many people into the same location, there is a great risk that this will cause stress,” says Karl Samuelsson, PhD student in environmental engineering at the University of Gävle. An experience map containing almost 2000 experiences and covering almost the whole of the Stockholm municipality forms the basis for researchers’ understanding for how these spaces are experienced.

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,”

Researcher at the University of Gävle: “Don’t make social-ecology into a buzzword like all others”

Researcher at the University of Gävle: “Don’t make social-ecology into a buzzword like all others”

Press releases   •   Feb 15, 2019 08:00 UTC

“60 percent of all scientific journals we looked at use the concept without defining what they mean. In this way, it becomes nothing but a buzzword and no one stands to gain from this,” says Johan Colding, reader in environmental engineering vid University of Gävle.

“Right” research funding opens many doors

Press releases   •   Jan 10, 2019 08:00 UTC

Peter Edlund, senior lecturer in business administration at the University of Gävle is awarded the prestigious Wallander scholarship of 1,722 million SEK. “I have studied how evaluations of funding applications are constructed and how these in turn have determined status and career opportunities for those who received different grants.”

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