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  • Research project at JU about obsolete lighting

    The Swedish Energy Agency has given the go-ahead for the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University (JU), to carry out the research project "Discard or recycle" on circular economy and obsolete lighting. The project is led by Annika Jägerbrand and Christoph Merschbrock at the Department of Construction Engineerig and Lighting Science at JTH.
  • New JU project will be serving industry during the Corona crisis

    Due to the corona crisis, the needs for special efforts towards business community are being researched. The KK Foundation has given the go-ahead for Jönköping University to carry out the WEBLEARN project, which looks at lifelong learning for professionals in the metal and polymer industry.“It is with great pleasure that we receive another generous support (3 million SEK) from the KK Foundation,” says Ehsan Ghassemali, project manager for WEBLEARN.
  • Traditions and authenticity - key concepts for marketing Småland glass

    What characterizes the unique properties of Glasriket (the Kingdom of Crystal) and how is this used to market genuine crafts, to an increasingly demanding target group that is constantly challenged by a flow of different messages? Songming Feng at Jönköping International Business School takes a closer look at that in his dissertation.
  • “Adults might need to change their idea of young people’s drinking habits”

    The fact that young people consume alcohol is a known phenomenon, but the image that adults often have of young people’s drinking as something spontaneous and disorganised is not recognised by the youths themselves. In the article “We are not like those who /.../ sit in the woods and drink”: The making of drinking spaces by youth ”, researchers Birgitta Ander and Monika Wilinska at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, analysed interview material where youths share their own stories about how they plan their parties and alcohol consumption.
  • Entrepreneurial experience gives lower wages shows new thesis

    In her dissertation, Post-entrepreneurship productivity, Emma Lappi, Jönköping International Business School, has investigated what happens when entrepreneurs leave their self-employment for a wage employment. Among other things, it turns out that they receive lower wages than their colleagues.
  • New dissertation about labor mobility in Sweden

    Orsa Kekezi, PhD Candidate at Jönköping International Business School, defended her doctoral thesis Labor mobility across jobs and space on June 10.
  • Three licentiate seminars the same week at JTH

    There were three licentiate seminars the same week at the School of Engineering (JTH) at the end of May. All doctoral students successfully defended their licentiate theses.
  • Innovation policy – is transformative change really possible?

    A report produced by researchers from Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University has studied the extent to which Sweden’s Strategic Innovation Programmes (SIP) and similar policy initiatives abroad can be expected to lead to transformative change.“There’s a lot of talk that the Strategic Innovation Programmes (SIP) are helping to bring about disruptive, transformative change to advance sustainability and future green-tech industry, but that’s not what they were originally designed for,” says co-author Christian Sandström.
  • A model of communication contributes to patient safety in elderly care

    A new dissertation from the University West, in collaboration with Jönköping University, highlights how positive healthcare relations are created and established in the meeting between nurse, patient and relatives. The dissertation is based on a medical elderly care unit and clearly shows the nurse's role in creating conditions for a good relationship and joint responsibility.
  • “Docent lecture: Robert Lecusay”

    On Friday 29 May, Robert Lecusay (School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University), held his docent lecture “The formal/informal Relation in Early Childhood Education Insights from Swedish Preschools Educare Research. “My lecture explored questions regarding how we develop and study informal environments, after school and preschools in particular”, says Robert Lecusay.
  • New project about challenges in carer support uptake

    Magnus Jegermalm and Joy Torgé at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, have been granted funding from the Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (FORTE) for a new research project. The project will investigate the gap between the municipalities' carer support and its low uptake among caregivers.