How can we avoid that older persons are hospitalised unnecessarily? And what drives many older persons to seek hospital treatment although they have access to home care? These are some of the questions, to which Jenny Hallgren seeks answers in her doctoral thesis in gerontology.
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 that Helen Avery, a new PhD at the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University, reaches in her thesis.
At the World Foundry Organisation’s congress in May, professor Attila Diószegi from Jönköping University received the Best technical paper award . In the paper, new knowledge about the casting process was presented, which may result in improved quality and thereby decreased costs.
On 7 June, Torsten Sjögren held his docent lecture Seeing is believing - Using digital image correlation in applied research .
A major focus in nursing education lies on the judgement of clinical
performance. This is a complex process due to the diverse nature of
nursing practice. Difficulties in the development of valid and reliable
assessment measures in nursing competency continue to pose a challenge in nursing education.
Collaborations create value - but what challenges may we encounter and
what methods should be used? These issues will be discussed during a
conference on participatory action research on 7-8 June at Jönköping