[1 Mar 2017] Children in Sweden and the US experience their daily life as highly structured and regulated. But while US children state that homework and long schooldays are what makes everyday life difficult, Swedish children point to the continuous nagging and stress that occur in relation to daily routines. These are some key findings of a new study from the University of Gothenburg.
[11 Jan 2017] Today's top-class football is characterised by more short sprints than in the past. In English Premier League, high-intensity running has increased by 50% in the last 10 years, presenting new challenges to the players in terms of fatigue resistance and ability to recover quickly. The change has also resulted in greater variation in the tempo of matches, and this new pattern calls for revised training routines. This is the conclusion of new research from the University of Gothenburg.
[30 Sep 2016] Tell us what you think about your experience at the University of Gothenburg and get the chance to win 11 000 SEK by participating in the International Student Barometer Survey (ISB)
[16 Mar 2016] A new study from the University of Gothenburg show that adolescents like to present foods that are high in calories but low in nutrients in social media.
[11 Dec 2015] Today's media and policy debates tend to homogenise gender when attempting to explain differences in academic performance between girls and boys. This is what Elisabeth Öhrn, Professor at theDepartment of Education and Special Education, argued in a lecture in early December as part of the series One hour at Campus Pedagogen.
[25 Nov 2015] Professor Susanne Garvis of the Department of Education, Communication and Learning received funding from the Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NOS-HS) to establish a new interdisciplinary research group, the Nordic Early Childhood Systems Approach Research Group (NECA).
[18 Nov 2015] A research team led by Professor Stefan Grau at the Department of Food and Nutrition and Sport Science (IKI) has received a grant of SEK 3.5 million from the Sten A Olsson Foundation for Research and Culture in order to develop exercise and training programmes to guard against repetitive strain injury in recreational joggers and to validate these programmes among individual joggers over the next three years.
[16 Nov 2015] There is an inexplicable and excessive optimism regarding what digital tools should be able to accomplish in terms of learning in Sweden¿s schools. That is the opinion of Catarina Player-Koro, associate professor at the Department of Pedagogical, Curricular and Professional Studies (IDPP), whose research examines the expectations of digital tools in relation to what is actually happening in the schools.
[6 Nov 2015] As a way to generate additional collaborative partnerships with educational programmes, sports movements, and the health sector, an event entitled "Research in Progress" was organised at Campus Pedagogen during the autumn break week in November. The conference primarily attracted teachers and school leaders, and it will become an annual event.
[29 Oct 2015] The Swedish Research Council has taken decision on applications in this year's Open Call for proposals within Educational sciences. Almost 15 million goes to research projects at the University of Gothenburg.