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  • New entrepreneurship research granted SEK 12 million


    Two projects at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping University, have been granted almost SEK 12 million by the Kamprad Family Foundation for research aimed at improving the conditions for entrepreneurship, especially for a viable countryside.
  • Everyday experiences important for family history research


    In an era marked by rapid technological advancement and global challenges, the interest in family history research and exploration of the past is more pronounced than ever. A recent dissertation from the School of Education and Communication at Jönköping University delves into three Swedish family history research experiences to understand their pedagogical dimensions and their role as public pedagogical spaces. The findings present a more detailed and multifaceted view of family history research than commonly portrayed.
  • Targeted health dialogues from a socio-economic perspective


    A new doctoral thesis from the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University explores targeted health dialogues and how physical activity and socio-economic status affect health. The results show, among other things, that more knowledge is needed about the relationship between physical activity and health for different socio-economic groups.
  • Young girls' self esteem worse than boys


    Young girls tend to suffer from lower self-esteem and poorer mental well-being than young boys. Research from the School of Education and Communication (HLK) at Jönköping University (JU) shows that society and the outside world's expectations of the two sexes look different and can affect mental health already in the early years of life.
  • More efficient information transfer in the construction industry


    Lighting plays a significant role as the construction industry plans for future sustainable, healthy and energy-efficient buildings. Researchers at the School of Engineering (JTH) at Jönköping University (JU), have found a way to streamline information transfer between manufacturers and their customers.