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  • Päivi Palojoki is new visiting professor in nutrition science

    [11 Jun 2020] The Finnish researcher Päivi Palojoki has been appointed as visiting professor in home economics and nutrition science as part of the strategic programme for investing in research at the Faculty of Education.

  • Arjen Wals and Peter Grootenboer appointed as Honorary Doctors

    [4 Jun 2020] Arjen Wals and Peter Grootenboer have been appointed as Honorary Doctors by the Faculty of Education. Arjen Wals is a leading scholar in Education for Sustainable Development and Peter Grootenboer is a leading scholar in practice theory and action research. They have both been essential in developing these areas of research at the Faculty of Education.

  • A post-anthropocentric conceptualisation of environmental sustainability

    [16 Apr 2020] A new PhD dissertation at Gothenburg University explores a post-anthropocentric conceptualisation of environmental sustainability in early childhood education.

  • 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.

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