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Gynecologists negative to reconstructive surgery after female genital cutting

Gynecologists negative to reconstructive surgery after female genital cutting

Press releases   •   Feb 17, 2021 17:36 CET

​“Gynecologists in Sweden are a very polarized group regarding clitoral reconstruction, and our study is one of very few on the subject,” says Malin Jordal, researcher and senior lecturer in caring sciences at University of Gävle. “Sexuality and sexual health have not been targeted much and we would like to highlight those issues now,”

Cities in Denmark are now both denser and greener to researchers’ surprise

Cities in Denmark are now both denser and greener to researchers’ surprise

Press releases   •   Feb 08, 2021 16:03 CET

​For the first time, researchers from University of Gävle who use satellite images can prove that cities in Denmark have become both denser and greener in the time period 1995-2015. As urban densification and greening tend to be seen as two incompatible goals, results from a major survey in Denmark surprised researchers.

Leasing instead of buying chemicals would make wonders for the environment

Leasing instead of buying chemicals would make wonders for the environment

Press releases   •   Jan 25, 2021 08:00 CET

​“Our concept could reduce chemical emissions in the atmosphere from today’s hundreds of tons to only 10-12 tons per year,” says Rodrigo Lozano, researcher in industrial engineering and management at University of Gävle. Originally, this concept comes from the UN industrial development organisation (Unido). It is a method to reduce trade and dumping of chemicals.

The Union welcomes the University’s research on the new jobs in e-commerce

The Union welcomes the University’s research on the new jobs in e-commerce

Press releases   •   Jan 14, 2021 14:50 CET

The workload is high and there are major psychosocial disorders, so we hope to be able to make a difference. Now, the Union has also reached out to us and asked for help,” Jennie Jackson concludes. This is the first study conducted in Sweden that focus on the new type of central warehouses in which employees pack food ordered online.