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  • Jönköping International Business School ranked among Europe's best business schools by the Financial Times


    On Monday, 6 December, the Financial Times (FT) published its European Business Schools Ranking 2021, featuring the top 95 Business Schools in Europe. For the first time, Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) at Jönköping University appears on the list.
  • JU students developed new support function for IKEA armchair


    In early November, IKEA launched an armchair with a completely new function, which makes it easier to sit down and stand up. The function is based on a concept that was developed by students in the master programme Industrial Design at the School of Engineering, Jönköping University (JU).
  • International collaboration on racism in healthcare


    Picture of a digital meeting with frames of persons A collaborative project on the topic of racism in healthcare is currently being carried out between the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University (JU), Uppsala University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). Through online seminars, specialist nursing students are reflecting on both their own and others’ experiences of racism within healthcare and discussing how the issue can be addressed. The collaboration also forms part of a separate research project.
  • Student association JUSTICE E-sports competed during Dreamhack


    Fyra män framför en dator, en sitter ner och spelar, de andra hejar på. Between 25–28 November, Dremhack Winter 2021 took place at Elmia in Jönköping and the student association JUSTICE E-sports from Jönköping University successfully competed in several of the tournaments during the festival.
  • Communications Day JKPG gathered industry experts


    The project group for the Communications Day JKPG On November 17, the Communications Day JKPG was broadcasted from the TV studio at the School of Education and Communication (HLK) at Jönköping University. This year’s, event attracted 110 participants who got to listen to seven lecturers with different perspectives on communication.
  • The domestic violence highlighted during Orange Day


    Bild som fylls i från grått till orange med texten #Orangetheworld Orange Day is an initiative by the UN, also called the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and is highlighted annually on 25 November, during this week the national initiative “A week free from violence” (En vecka fri från våld) has also been going on. Through education and research, Jönköping University (JU) contributes to increasing the knowledge of domestic violence and preventive measures.
  • Grassroots esports – more than just gaming


    Brian McCauley stands holding a gaming console and looks off to his left. Jönköping has a thriving esports scene and research from Jönköping University has shown that, here in the city of Dreamhack, it’s the local esports activists that have played a big part in making this so. Dr. Brian McCauley, an esports researcher at Jönköping International Business School, has studied esports at the grassroots level and can see that the local actors are serious players in this growing industry.
  • Great success for career day at School of Engineering


    The career day at the School of Engineering, Jönköping University. Around 100 companies and 1,500 students participated in the career day Karriärum on 17 November at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University. Many appreciated that it was a physical fair after last year's digital event.
  • Jönköping University at Elmia Subcontractor


    Master's students from the School of Engineering at Elmia Subcontractor. Jönköping University (JU) participated in several activities at Elmia Subcontractor, 9-12 November. Annika Engström, Assistant Professor Work Organisation, at the School of Engineering (JTH), led a panel discussion on her research project Innovate and 17 JTH students participated in a workshop on sustainable production with several companies.
  • "It was a dark and stormy night"


    Halloween-smyckade pumpor Why are we fascinated by horror stories? How has it changed throughout history? Has the pandemic affected how we view horror? Together with Mattias Fyhr, associate professor and horror researcher at the University of Education and Communication, Jönköping University, we dive into the multifaceted world of horror.