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21. 9 million SEK awarded child and adolescent mental health research at Jönköping University

Press Releases   •   Nov 21, 2018 13:26 GMT

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”.

Marie Öhman blir ny vd för Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

Marie Öhman blir ny vd för Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation

Press Releases   •   Jun 14, 2018 14:38 GMT

​Marie Öhman, docent i litteraturvetenskap, är utsedd till ny vd för Högskolan för lärande och kommunikation, Jönköping University. Hon tillträder tjänsten den 1 november 2018.

Making sense of advisory boards in family firms

Making sense of advisory boards in family firms

Press Releases   •   Mar 12, 2018 08:00 GMT

Family firms are a closed system. Owner families are often reluctant to bring in outsiders, but those who want to grow do well to bring in external advisors, especially via a team approach. In a new PhD thesis, Judith van Helvert-Beugels has studied how family firms can work with their advisory boards.

Teenagers prefer drinking at home

Teenagers prefer drinking at home

Press Releases   •   Feb 26, 2018 07:57 GMT

Teenagers prefer home parties to drinking in outdoor places. In a new PhD thesis, Birgitta Ander explores the arenas of adolescent drunkenness. – Drinking in a home arena allows the teenagers to have increased control, over their own drunkenness and with whom they drink, says Birgitta Ander.

Knowledge and location – success factors for new firms

Knowledge and location – success factors for new firms

Press Releases   •   Jan 22, 2018 09:00 GMT

In a new PhD thesis from Jönköping International Business School at Jönköping University, Mark Bagley has studied the ICT business in Stockholm to draw conclusions about the role of knowledge networks in the emergence and persistence of industrial clusters.

Global discussion about IT in tourism

Global discussion about IT in tourism

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2018 08:00 GMT

83 PhD students from 24 countries will gather at Jönköping International Business School on 23 January for a workshop on eTourism. The workshop is held in connection to the 25th annual ENTER conference, taking place in Jönköping on 24-26 January.

Sharing design knowledge

Sharing design knowledge

Press Releases   •   Dec 19, 2017 10:00 GMT

To adapt a product according to new customer needs, it is necessary to understand the reasons behind the design decisions that were made for the original product. In a new PhD thesis from School of Engineering, Jönköping University, Morteza Poorkiany presents methods to capture, structure and share design rationale during the product development process.

A step forward for the light metal of the future

A step forward for the light metal of the future

Press Releases   •   Dec 13, 2017 11:00 GMT

Magnesium is an emerging light metal, but there are still challenges to be solved to make the metal useful in a broader spectrum of applications. With her doctoral thesis about one of the most common magnesium alloys, Hoda Dini at the School of Engineering, Jönköping University, takes the magnesium research one step further.

Patient accessible health records – divergent views

Patient accessible health records – divergent views

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2017 09:03 GMT

Sweden aims to be number one in the world in eHealth in 2025, according to the Vision for eHealth 2025 from the Swedish government. In a new PhD thesis from Jönköping International Business School, Sofie Wass describes how patients and healthcare professionals experience eHealth, and prerequisites to realize eHealth innovations.

Under the Microscope: News Commenting and News Sharing Through Social Media

Under the Microscope: News Commenting and News Sharing Through Social Media

Press Releases   •   Nov 27, 2017 08:16 GMT

New technology has given us new opportunities to participate in the media landscape. In a PhD thesis from the School of Education and Communication at Jönköping University, Susanne Almgren has studied the relationship between users and news producers online.

Organizations under pressure synergize to survive

Organizations under pressure synergize to survive

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2017 13:46 GMT

What happens to the integrity and core values of an organization when it is under pressure? In a new thesis from Jönköping University, Sara Ekberg investigates how organizations within the newspaper industry respond to challenges and opportunities.

World-class research in Jönköping

World-class research in Jönköping

Press Releases   •   Oct 06, 2017 06:39 GMT

​A new independent report shows that Jönköping International Business School ranks first in Europe and second worldwide in entrepreneurship research.

Towards a future where machines understand us

Towards a future where machines understand us

Press Releases   •   Oct 02, 2017 07:30 GMT

In most respects, the web and its possibilities have evolved far beyond what most people thought was possible. In other respects, we have only just scratched the surface. In a new PhD thesis, Karl Hammar is finding models that can take the internet to the next step.

New knowledge can provide improved recycled aluminium

New knowledge can provide improved recycled aluminium

Press Releases   •   Sep 18, 2017 07:27 GMT

Recycling cast aluminium saves a lot of energy. But there is potential for increased reliability and strength. In a new PhD thesis from School of Engineering at Jönköping University, Anton Bjurenstedt has found some of the missing puzzle pieces.

Improving the properties of ductile iron components

Improving the properties of ductile iron components

Press Releases   •   Sep 11, 2017 09:00 GMT

In a new PhD thesis from the School of Engineering, Jönköping University, Keivan Amiri Kasvayee investigates the effect of microstructural variation on the mechanical properties and deformation behaviour of ductile iron. ”Understanding this process is crucial for designing and manufacturing more durable products.”

Cutting-edge research on cast materials and components

Cutting-edge research on cast materials and components

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2017 09:00 GMT

Jönköping University is amongst the world’s top research institutions for cast materials and foundry technology, and now the university starts a new project in collaboration with several global companies in the region of Jönköping. The participating companies are Volvo, Husqvarna Group, Fagerhult, Kongsberg, Comptech, Fueltech, Stena Aluminium and Ahlins i Habo.

Making road freight transport industry more sustainable

Making road freight transport industry more sustainable

Press Releases   •   Jun 20, 2017 07:00 GMT

The importance of the road freight transport industry for economic growth and sustainability is undeniable. As awareness of sustainability is growing, a new doctoral thesis from Jönköping International Business School at Jönköping University addresses the issues of a sustainable supply chain business model for the industry.

The internationalization of Sweden requires new models for occupational adaptation

The internationalization of Sweden requires new models for occupational adaptation

Press Releases   •   Jun 19, 2017 08:54 GMT

Exposed social groups with international background require new models for occupational adaptation. In a thesis from The School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, occupational therapist Ann Johansson explores how persons in vulnerable life situations can adapt to meet new challenges.

Leif Melin receives lifetime achievement award

Leif Melin receives lifetime achievement award

Press Releases   •   Jun 08, 2017 06:00 GMT

The Family Enterprise Research Conference starts today, and during the conference Leif Melin, Professor at Jönköping International Business School, will receive the FERC Lifetime Influence and Impact Award for his immense work in family business research.

Relationships crucial for external CEOs’ success in family firms

Relationships crucial for external CEOs’ success in family firms

Press Releases   •   Jun 02, 2017 06:49 GMT

In a family firm, why is it that in some cases external CEOs leave after a short time, while in other cases they stay for decades? In a paper published yesterday in the Human Resource Management Review, Matthias Waldkirch, Mattias Nordqvist and Leif Melin, Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University, Sweden, present a new approach for answering this question.