NOTES - RESEARCH

MATILDA ARVIDSSON RECEIVED SCHOLARSHIP

Matilda Arvidsson, postdoc at the Department of Law, was awarded SEK 125,000 by the Royal Swedish Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities as part of the Bernadotte programme for her project ‘Homo + Ludens: A new human and its creation of new legal norms in warfare systems and combat wargame training’.


“It is extremely encouraging, as a junior researcher, to know that senior researchers have faith not only in the project, but also in me as a person,” says Matilda Arvidsson.

THOMAS STERNER RECEIVED MEDAL FROM THE SCHOOL

Thomas Sterner, professor of Environmental Economics, is the 2019 recipient of the ‘Pro Studio et Scientia – for commitment and science’ award, with the citation: For having – with clear academic ideals, curiosity and a strong social commitment – established and developed environmental economic research and thereby contributed to the School’s development as a strong international centre of academic excellence, with high social relevance.

RESEARCH COLLABORATION WITH MOZAMBIQUE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

THE SCHOOL CLIMBS IN INTERNATIONAL RANKING

The School is placed in the top 100 in a ranking of international research institutions. In the new Tilburg University Economics Rankings for the period 2014–2018, the Department of Economics is placed 92nd in the world and 34th among European universities.

NEW FEMININE IDEAL BEING CREATED BY FEMALE INFLUENCERS AND BLOGGERS

OLA BERGSTRÖM APPOINTED AS GOVERNMENT EXPERT

The Swedish Government has commissioned an inquiry into how labour law can be modernised, and Ola Bergström, professor of Management and Organisation, is one of the experts chosen to take part.


“It is an honour and I look forward to contributing experience from our research into the transformation of the labour market in Sweden and other European countries,” says Ola Bergström.

NEW BOOK ON EU LAW

HOW DO BUSINESS LEADERS WORK TO CREATE GROWTH?

SWEDEN’S FIRST PROFESSOR OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Stefan Tengblad is the first professor of Human Resource Management (HRM) to be appointed in Sweden. The new professor works at the Centre for Global HRM – a multidisciplinary centre with a national mission at the University of Gothenburg.