• A special Issue on "Participation and Well Being Among Children and Youth with Childhood Onset Disabilities"
    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) has published a special issue “Participation and Well Being Among Children and Youth with Childhood Onset Disabilities”, of which professor Mats Granlund from Jönköping University and associate professor Dana Anaby from McGill University are guest editors.
  • New Professor within CHILD: Karina Huus
    Karina Huus has been promoted to Professor in Nursing Science with focus on children and adolescents since 1 January, 2021.
  • CHILD 10 years at JU

    The Research Unit CHILD celebrates 10 years at Jönköping University. We celebrate this by giving a day conference on research trends. Join us for this anniversary on November 10, 2016!
  • Early intervention strengthens children's mental health
    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 on a trip to China

    In September CHILD-researchers Karin Enskär and Karina Huus together with a group from the School of Health and Welfare, went on a trip to China looking for collaborative partnerships. They visited 5 universities, whereof two already are partners to our School and 3 possible new collaborative partners.

  • Traditional nailing ceremony within disability research

    PhD-student Lena Olsson literally nails her doctoral thesis "Children with mild intellectual disability and their families - needs for support, service utilization and experiences of support" to the wall at the School of Health and Welfare on March 18. All are welcome!

  • Podcast on Participation Research
    Participation concerning children with disabilities and interventions is the theme of a paper that is being discussed in a podcast by the journal Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. CHILD-professor Mats Granlund is one of the authors of the paper.
  • Are you up to date with CHILD's research projects?
    At present , CHILD's researchers are running more than 30 research projects. Now we have updated this web site with information in English about our projects.
  • CHILD-project granted 560 000 SEK from STINT
    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.
  • How health is promoted in children with experience of cancer treatment
    On January 28, 2016, PhD-student Eva-Lena Einberg will publicly defend her doctoral thesis about promotion of health in young children with experience of cancer treatment. All are welcome!