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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 UTC

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”.

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 UTC

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.

​The Swedish Research Council supports a unique project

​The Swedish Research Council supports a unique project

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2017 12:00 UTC

A unique collaboration between leading Swedish researchers aims to generate knowledge that can contribute to improved life opportunities and increased participation in society for people whose functionality varies and where gender and ethnicity are also in focus.

​Professor at Jönköping University contributes to "Encyclopaedia of Language and Education"

​Professor at Jönköping University contributes to "Encyclopaedia of Language and Education"

Press Releases   •   Dec 15, 2016 12:50 UTC

Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta, Professor at the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University, has contributed to the new edition of "Encyclopaedia of Language and Education". On the theme "Signed Languages in Bilingual Education", Sangeeta Bagga-Gupta presents an expose over the past and current research landscape and front lines.

​Swedish universities need to improve their equity work

​Swedish universities need to improve their equity work

Press Releases   •   Nov 23, 2016 09:49 UTC

Swedish universities do not meet the requirements for equity and inclusion. This is the conclusion of a new study published in a special issue on higher education of the international research journal “Informatics”.

​New research project on preschool’s outdoor surroundings

​New research project on preschool’s outdoor surroundings

Press Releases   •   Aug 18, 2016 09:37 UTC

How can multifunctional urban outdoor spaces be designed to strengthen ecosystem services promoting health and well-being? Region Jönköping County has started a project to improve preschools’ outdoor surroundings, and researchers from Jönköping University will follow the results.

​Trust the teachers

​Trust the teachers

Press Releases   •   Jun 20, 2016 07:41 UTC

Swedish schools have great potential for educational development work, but teachers need to be able to organise their time differently. These are some of the conclusions of Helen Avery, a new PhD at the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University. The study examines conditions for intercultural school development.

Early intervention strengthens children's mental health

Early intervention strengthens children's mental health

Press Releases   •   Mar 23, 2016 11:14 UTC

​Is it possible to detect behavioural disorders at an early age and what efforts can then be made? On behalf of the National Board of Health and Welfare, the research group CHILD at Jönköping University has studied this in the project "Early detection - early intervention."

CHILD-project granted 560 000 SEK from STINT

CHILD-project granted 560 000 SEK from STINT

Press Releases   •   Jan 14, 2016 12:55 UTC

​The Swedish researcher Karina Huus at Jönköping University and the South African researcher Shakila Dada from the South African partner University of Pretoria, both received an equal amount for the joint project Participation for children with disability.

​Terrorist acts increase prejudice and hate crimes against Muslims

​Terrorist acts increase prejudice and hate crimes against Muslims

Press Releases   •   Nov 19, 2015 10:36 UTC

Anti-Muslim prejudice and hate crimes increase in Europe and the USA as a consequence of Islamist terrorist attacks, a new study in the journal Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations reveals. But high-profile hate crimes against Muslims have paradoxical effects.

​Insufficient knowledge on how psychological stress affects the health of children and youth

​Insufficient knowledge on how psychological stress affects the health of children and youth

Press Releases   •   Jun 23, 2015 13:30 UTC

A limited number of studies have attempted to show if and how psychological stress can lead to common diseases, such as juvenile diabetes and celiac disease, in children and adolescents. This according to Professor Maria Faresjö at the School of Health Sciences, Jönköping University, who has written a review article published today in the renowned American journal Critical Reviews in Immunology.