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  • International symposium about inclusive education

    [10 Feb 2020] The University of Gothenburg will host an international symposium about inclusive and equitable education for people with disabilities. The symposium will gather researchers from around the world and the aim is to create networks.

  • New professor in Sport Science is specialized in cross-country skiing and sports for health

    [29 Jan 2020] Stefan Lindinger has been appointed as a new professor in Sport Science at the University of Gothenburg. His research has been focused on winter sports and he has worked with several national ski associations. Recently, he has also focused on the emerging research field sports for health.

  • Body ideal determines men and women's use of doping agents

    [27 Jan 2020] Fitness doping is still common despite well-known risks. Researchers at the University of Gothenburg and Linnaeus University have made an ethnographic study to understand the processes by which a person becomes or unbecomes a ¿fitness doper¿.

  • Sharp fall in young people's physical activity

    [11 Dec 2018] Between 2000 and 2017, physical activity, measured in steps per day, fell by 24 per cent for 14-year-old girls and 30 per cent for boys of the same age. This emerges from a University of Gothenburg study comparing everyday physical activity among older children and adolescents in a few municipalities in south-east Sweden.

  • Well-attended research conference for teachers

    [12 Nov 2018] At the end of October some 200 teachers, school heads and education developers took the opportunity to catch up with the latest Faculty of Education research at the Forskning pågår! conference, held for the fourth consecutive year, at Campus Pedagogen.

  • Establishing Ethiopia¿s doctoral education

    [31 Oct 2018] In a project funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), researchers at the Department of Education and Special Education (IPS) are assisting in supervision of 17 Ethiopian doctoral students, as part of Sida¿s support for developing and building an African hub for comparative studies in Addis Ababa.

  • Swedish pre-school practice attractive

    [2 Oct 2018] At the end of September, the first of several groups of school managers from Amersfoort in the Netherlands visited Campus Pedagogen for a three-day course on the theme of play, learning and leadership. Swedish research knowhow about combining play and learning in pre-school was the attraction.

  • Up to Children in Rainbow Families to Explain Their Background

    [19 Sep 2018] Schools and other institutions such as churches and children's sport clubs have limited know-how about how to deal with children growing up in rainbow families. According to a new doctoral thesis from the University of Gothenburg, the task of informing about and explaining non-normative sexuality, transgender identity and queer family ties is instead left up to the children themselves.

  • New doctoral students at Graduate Research School in Educational Sciences

    [12 Sep 2018] Since the start in 2005, 71 doctoral students have gained their PhDs at the Graduate Research School in Educational Sciences at the University of Gothenburg. In late August the 13 new doctoral students admitted, selected from 83 applicants, began their studies and took up residence.

  • Introducing the year's international students

    [12 Sep 2018] An introduction by Dean Åke Ingerman of some of the students¿ prospective course directors and the International Student Office at Campus Pedagogen (ISOP) and a classic Swedish coffee break were offered to the roughly 200 new international students at the Faculty of Education for the autumn semester¿s course and programme starts.

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Page Manager: Lisbeth Dahlén|Last update: 2/27/2020
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