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Successful fish traps international win

Successful fish traps international win

Press releases   •   Sep 12, 2019 08:31 UTC

“7,7 million SEK from the European Union Fisheries Fund will help develop new fish traps which are better for the fishers, the fish and the environment,” says Lars Hillström, biologist and research manager at the University of Gävle. “There used to be as many coastal fishing villages in the Gävleborg region as there are fishers today. We would like to change this negative trend,”

Research project aims to spur pre-schools to learn from other countries

Research project aims to spur pre-schools to learn from other countries

Press releases   •   Sep 03, 2019 12:45 UTC

“In Spain, teachers may be alone with between 24 – 30 three-years-olds, so they enhance teaching practices that facilitate such activities, and we could learn from this example,” says Kia Kimhag, researcher at the University of Gävle. The student exchange programme show that participants reacted to the fact that children in the Swedish pre-schools are independent to a high degree.

First-line managers’ work situation determines the staff’s well-being

First-line managers’ work situation determines the staff’s well-being

Press releases   •   Aug 23, 2019 08:00 UTC

“First-Line Managers are completely dependent on the support and the possibilities they get from above. This is easily forgotten when you discuss the individual manager,” says researcher Heidi Hagerman from the University of Gävle.

Flexible work – heaven or hell?

Flexible work – heaven or hell?

Press releases   •   Jun 20, 2019 14:37 UTC

A research group headed by Gunnar Bergström, professor in occupational health science at the University of Gävle, will for six years study the opportunities and challenges of flexible work. Researchers know that workers employed through a staffing agency find it harder to become integrated in the workplace, that their health is poorer and that there is an excess risk of occupational injuries.

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