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The University of Gothenburg coordinates network for threatened scholars

Illustration Kicki Edgren

The University of Gothenburg is the first Swedish higher education institution to host scholars within the framework of the Scholars at Risk network. The scholars arrived in September and will spend one year in Gothenburg. The University of Gothenburg is also since March 2016 the coordinator of the Swedish Scholars at Risk network.

Read more about the University's work with Scholars at Risk


Research News

  • Music is used as a political tool in Islamic organisations

    [5 Jul 2017] Anashid is a genre of music used by Lebanese Hezbollah and Palestinian Hamas to, among other things, stir emotions, send messages and create unity. Membership of these organisations is not a role that one can step into and out of, meaning that the same type of music is also prevalent in personal contexts and thus becomes a part of the individual¿s identity. These are the findings of a thesis from the University of Gothenburg.

  • Participation in healthcare in jeopardy for people with speech and language disorders

    [5 Jul 2017] Patients with speech and language disorders risk losing out on their right to have a say in their care. Research at Sahlgrenska Academy is now highlighting the need for uninterrupted communication with healthcare staff, clear strategies from the care provider¿s side and individual communication plans for elderly residents in long term care facilities.

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