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  • SEK 9.9 million for research about the health and well-being of the elderly

    The Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare, Forte, in its latest call for research to improve care and care for the elderly, has granted funds of approximately SEK 9.9 million to two projects at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University.
  • The importance of place for integration

    A new report from researchers at Jönköping International Business School, Jönköping University, has taken a closer look at career paths among people who have immigrated to Sweden from the EU15 (the countries that made up the European Union before the 2004 enlargement) and East Africa. The report shows, among other things, that around six out of ten immigrants from East Africa and around seven out of ten from the EU15 manage to find employment relatively quickly; either they find a job straight away, or they find a job after studies.
  • Researchers inspire entrepreneurs toward social innovation

    How do you create sustainable businesses? Duncan Levinsohn is a lecturer in business administration at Jönköping International Business School at Jönköping University. With his research, he wants to inspire business leaders and students to take new approaches toward social innovation and spread good examples of how companies can work with sustainability. One company he has followed for several years is Haga Group’s work with social sustainability.
  • App to improve care for people with dementia

    Most people with dementia experience behavioural and psychological symptoms such as delusions, sleep disorders and anxiety. To improve the care they receive and their quality of life , a project is currently underway at the School of Health and Welfare at Jönköping University. The project involves healthcare workers using an app to make daily records of symptoms and care measures for people with dementia.
  • One of the largest oral and dental health surveys in the world

    Our dental and oral health is getting better and better. This is according to the Jönköping survey, one of the world's largest surveys of a population's dental health. But how much better have our mouths and teeth become ? The study has been carried out every ten years since 1973. Together with the Centre for Odontology and Oral Health at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University and the Department of Odontology at the Public Dental Service in Jönköping County, the study is now being conducted again.
  • Unique project will improve care for elderly deaf people

    Elderly deaf people are a vulnerable group in society because few employees in health care know sign language. Therefore, a unique project has now been started. A mobile home care team consisting of people who have learned sign language is visiting elderly deaf people in Jönköping county. The project is being followed by researchers from Jönköping University.