Jönköping University will co-host when Europe’s largest higher education conference comes to Sweden
In September 2021, Sweden will host EAIE (the European Association for International Education), Europe's largest, and the world’s second largest international conference in higher education. Around 6,000 people from higher education institutions from over 95 countries are expected to attend the conference in Gothenburg.
Scale to assess Covid-19 fears could help save lives
A scale that assesses fear of Covid-19 among the general population has been developed by an international team of researchers led by Amir Pakpour, affiliated researcher at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University. The scale is now being used in research in over 30 countries worldwide and hopes to identify the need for education and support for those affected by the pandemic.
Marie Ernsth Bravell new dean at the School of Health and Welfare
Marie Ernsth Bravell, associate professor of gerontology, has been appointed dean and Managing Director of the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University. She will start on 1 July 2020.
New collaboration between Jönköping University and North Park University
Jönköping University Enterprise (JUE) and North Park University (NPU), Chicago, USA, have entered into a collaboration agreement regarding Pathway Programmes. JUE will provide Pathway Programmes at Campus Gränna for prospective NPU students. Students will receive a conditional offer to NPU and upon successful completion of the programme, they will be admitted into a pre-selected programme at NPU.
Deficiencies in healthcare a contributing factor to suicide
A new study from researchers at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University and Lund University have investigated suicide cases reported to the Swedish Health and Social Care Inspectorate (Inspektionen för vård och omsorg) in 2015. The results show that healthcare deficiencies have contributed to these deaths by suicide in 55% of cases.
The academic ceremony concluded Jönköping University's 25th anniversary
Oct 12, Jönköping University's Academic Ceremony was held with the inauguration of full professors and the conferment of PhDs at the culture hall, Spira. It was a stately and ceremonial event with nearly 400 guests, dressed in ball gowns and formal attire, speeches and live music. During the ceremony, four new professors was inaugurated, three honorary doctors and 29 new doctors were honored.
Sustainability goals in focus at international conference
From September 30 to October 3, Jönköping International Business School at Jönköping University will host the sixth edition of the RMER - Responsible Management Education Research - Conference. Global Research and Business sectors will meet and join forces to identify stakeholders and engage in sustainable leadership issues. All with a focus on the UN Sustainable Development Goals in Agenda 2030.
Universities gather to strengthen Swedish industry
New knowledge, inspiration and innovation is needed to keep abreast of developments when digitalisation changes the conditions and possibilities of the industry. Now, five universities are gathering around a new national industry research school in the field of Smart Industry.
Three new honorary doctors at Jönköping University
On the 7th of May, the decision was made by the President to award three new Honorary Doctorates at Jönköping University. The three honorary doctors are Professor Emerita Dale Clark Farran, Professor Emerita Gwen Sherwood and Professor Andrés Rodríguez-Pose. The awarding will take place at the Academic Ceremony on the 12th of October.
Family Enterprise team win invaluable experience from global competition
Last week, the JIBS master's student team formed by Kristina Baumgartner, Steven Lau and Rita Stefanuto, coached by Assistant Professor Massimo Baù, participated in the Family Enterprise Case Competition 2019 at the Grossman School of Business, University of Vermont, in Burlington, USA.
JU and Naturskolan collaborate to promote outdoor education
In a new collaboration, Jönköping University and Naturskolan at Upptech will combine research and practice within the field of outdoor educational science. During the upcoming spring, a pilot project will start with the aim of developing the skills of teachers within the field of Theory of Outdoor Education, through research and practical teaching activities.
21. 9 million SEK awarded child and adolescent mental health research at Jönköping University
The Swedish Research Council has granted the research unit CHILD at Jönköping University 21.9 million SEK for the research program “Mental health and participation in habilitation services for children and youth with disability”.