JU invests in local organizations
Jönköping University (JU) is giving its employees the opportunity to sponsor associations in the Jönköping region in a new initiative that is aimed at promoting local clubs’ activities. Staff at JU will be able to nominate different sports and cultural associations.
30 million SEK to SPARK at Jönköping University
The Swedish Knowledge Foundation has awarded just over SEK 30 million to Jönköping University’s (JU) research and education environment SPARK.“This shows that Jönköping University is distinguished in Sweden’s research landscape”, says Mats Jackson, Executive Vice President JU and Programme Manager for SPARK.
Alarmist media coverage of dangers of microplastics in artificial turf
A new study at Jönköping University (JU) shows that the risk of spreading microplastics in aquatic environments is an important starting point when the media reports on artificial turfs. The study also shows that the reporting itself contains alarmist elements, although the environmental risks with artificial turfs are sometimes toned down.
Oral health research project awarded over 3 million SEK
Four researchers at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, together with a researcher at Linnaeus University, have been awarded SEK 3,050,000 from the Swedish National Board of Institutional Care (SiS) for an interdisciplinary research project that aims to clinically examine oral health problems in young people placed in SiS residential homes. They will also study the adolescents' own experiences regarding their oral health.
Students win internship in China
In collaboration with Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), the Värnamo-based manufacturers, Ramo Group AB, has announced the 2019 winners of the annual Ramo Academy Case Competition.Felix Svensson, Elas Jacobsson and Isaias Morales have won a 10-week internship, of which 5 weeks will be spent in China. The aim of the competition is to raise awareness of China as a country and a potential market.
JUSTICE success at DreamHack Winter
The student association JUSTICE (Jönköping University Student Team in Competitive E-sport) participated in DreamHack Winter 2019,which took place between 28 November - 1 December. DreamHack, similarly to Jönköping University, turns 25 this year and has grown from a small LAN-party in 1994 into the worlds largest lifestyle festival for gamers.
Frida Lygnegård in the finale of Researchers’ Grand Prix 2019
Summarising a doctoral thesis in four minutes is not a simple task. Making it easily understandable and inspiring is even harder. Frida Lygnegård, School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University, can do all these things, which she got to show off when she was one of only eight contestants in the finale of the prestigious contest Researchers’ Grand Prix 2019.