Now the film from the registry research seminar on January 19 “Regression against the mean and other statistical pitfalls” is posted on the web. The film can be seen by everyone in GU Play until February 2. It can then be viewed by logging in with x-id. All info and links can be found on the website: https://www.gu.se/medicin/seminarieserie-om-registerforskning
Biobank Väst currently has 26 employees with varying backgrounds and tasks. As unit manager, you are the biobank responsible for the Västra Götaland region’s samples and ensure that the Biobank Act and other laws and regulations for biobank samples are followed. You lead and develop the unit by following up on the business’s set goals.
Here you can read the announcement for Biobank Väst (in Swedish).
As head of the Evaluation Unit, you lead and develop the HTA center where 11 employees from different professions work. You work
also together with the unit manager of Medical Libraries SU. You will have a collaborative function with different networks within
You can read the announcement for the HTA center here (in Swedish).
You do know that the Biomedical Library has a digital information desk in Zoom? The zoom desk is open Monday – Friday at 9:00-16:00 and from the spring semester also on Saturday at 10:00-14:00. Here you can find it: https://www.ub.gu.se/sv/kontakta-oss/kontakta-oss-via-zoom
On weekdays, you can also chat with staff at the Biomedical Library. Regular opening hours can be found at www.ub.gu.se
All employees within the University of Gothenburg received an email on Thursday January 19th, inviting them to participate in the ARK survey, which is the university’s work environment survey.
- Please note that the sender’s address for the email is: Arbeidsmiljø- og klimautsøkseser (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- In the subject field it says: Arbetsmiljöundersökning vid Göteborgs Universitet / Work Environment Survey at University of Gothenburg
The survey is anonymous, and takes about 15-20 minutes to answer. In the next few weeks, doctoral students will also have to answer a short complementary survey with questions about your PhD education – but it is important that you, who are employed at the University of Gothenburg, answer both questionnaires.
You can read more at www.gu.se/ark or contact your manager for more information.
January 25 is the premiere of the TV series “Studio 65” from UR. Famous and unknown 65+ people talk about their experiences and thoughts about life as an elderly person. Gripping life stories are mixed with advice, research and inspiration. Among the guests we meet Leif GW Persson, Krister Henriksson, Lasse Åberg, Amelia Adamo and some of Sweden’s leading experts on elderly issues. Hosts are Kattis Ahlström and Anders Palmgren. Ingmar Skoog, one of Sweden’s and the world’s most prominent elderly researchers, participates as an expert and observer.
The Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences annually publishes a “100 list” to draw attention to contemporary research, in the technical and economic sciences, which has the potential to create actual benefit within the foreseeable future. Now the application round opens for 2023. For the list for 2023, IVA is particularly interested in research projects in climate change, energy supply, welfare technology, cyber security and crisis preparedness. IVA’s 100 list is aimed at researchers and research teams who are looking for contact with business and society for collaboration around innovation, continued development, application and utilization of their research.
More information (in Swedish):
- https://www.iva.se/projekt/research2business/ivas-100-lista-2022/ (Last year’s list – with four projects from Gothenburg University)
On Thursday, January 26, at 13:00-14:15, Forte will inform about upcoming announcements and future plans. The seminar is organized by the Research and Innovation Office (FIK), and is held in the Torgny Segerstedt hall in the university’s main building in Vasaparken. Researchers with funding from Forte will share their experiences with the funder. There is time for discussion and questions. The target group for the seminar is researchers within Forte’s operational areas, health, working life and welfare, as well as research advisors and other research support staff.
Registration is required, no later than Friday 20 January: https://forms.office.com/e/xu85AG3wgm
Akademiliv congratulates Ewa-Lena Bratt on the professorship in nursing. She leads the research group “Health care transition research group“, which studies, develops and evaluates both new and existing care models in order to improve care during transitions between different healthcare providers. The purpose of the research is to map the consequences for the patients regarding, for example, medical outcomes and psychosocial aspects in the event of deficiencies in the transition from pediatric to adult healthcare. Initially, the research group’s starting point is the target group of young people with long-term conditions. Ewa-Lena Bratt teaches at all levels at the Institute of Health and Care Sciences, and is also employed as a nurse at the children’s heart center at Queen Silvia’s Children’s Hospital.
From January 1st normal rates for parking in the university’s parking areas were reintroduced. The normal rate for parking at the university’s parking spaces is SEK 10 per hour and SEK 60 per full day. At the parking area Medicinareberget, the rate is SEK 7 per hour and SEK 40 per full day. There has also been a change in the Easypark app. You now need to choose “Korttidsparkering” (Short-term parking) to pay per hour and “Långtidsparkering” (Long-term parking) to pay the daily rate. The rate was temporarily lowered during the pandemic, to make it easier for employees who needed to get to work to avoid public transport.
The University of Gothenburg has been a partner of West Pride for several years. The university is currently planning its program for the next pride festival in Gothenburg, which will take place 7-11 June 2023. Researchers within GU can contribute freely: lectures, workshops, film screenings or other creative elements. Responsible communications officer for GU’s program is Jonas Martinsson, who is happy to brainstorm ideas and help with advice and input on how to participate in GU’s festival-related programs.
The deadline for registration is February 28.