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  • New research project to combat digital crime

    How can people get sufficient knowledge about cybersecurity in order to avoid being a victim of digital crime? This is what Joakim Kävrestad, Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the School of Engineering (JTH), Jönköping University (JU), is investigating in a research project funded by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB).
  • What kind of places do older people avoid during heat waves?

    This spring, about ten 65+ year olds participated in a study circle at the Senior University in Jönköping. The aim is to provide the research project HEAT with older people's perceptions of places they go to or avoid in warmer climates.
  • The Role of Entrepreneurship in the Development of Micropolitan Regions

    A new research project at Jönköping International Business School (JIBS), Jönköping University, aims to focus on the growth and entrepreneurship in Swedish micropolitan regions. Despite being an important link between larger cities and rural areas, these regions have received limited attention in research and policymaking. By studying smaller municipalities in Jönköping County and across the country, the project seeks to answer how entrepreneurship affects growth in these areas.
  • "One of the best conferences so far"

    On May 14-15, Jönköping University (JU) hosted the 18th edition of the international SAM conference on the connection between society and materials. It was a complete hit.“This has been one of the best conferences to date,” says organiser Jean-Pierre Birat from France who was the founder of the SAM conferences in 2004.
  • Guardians have a high level of trust in pre-school

    Guardians would like to be involved in the preschool but would prefer not to be involved in making any decisions. This is despite the fact that the preschool curriculum mentions teaching and that guardians should be involved in preschool education in various ways. This is the result of a study from the School of Education and Communication (HLK) at Jönköping University (JU).