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HEOS - Higher Education Organization Studies

  • New report out - Crisis and catalyst by Dr Ruth Graham

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    Published Oct 27, 2022

    Dr Graham brings 20 years of professional experience in academic research and higher education reform, working with universities, professional bodies, industry and governments from across the world. H...

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  • Science books for everyone everywhere at the Forskartorget

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    Published Sep 28, 2022

    On Friday 23 September, Lars Geschwind participated in Forskartorget and talked about scientific books.

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  • HEOS researchers present at the The European Higher Education Society (EAIR)

    Published Sep 13, 2022

    HEOS group members Lars Geschwind, Per Fargell, Kieve Saling and Khayala Ismayilova presented at: The European Higher Education Society (EAIR) 44th annual form hosted by Malta College of Arts, Science...

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  • Comparing public policies in Higher Ed to bring women to the board

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    Published May 10, 2022

    The purpose of this study is to compare academic leadership prospects for women in four countries: Germany, Poland, Norway, and Sweden.

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  • The university as Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft
    Published May 04, 2022

    The authors use Tönnies' twin concepts of Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft to analyze what early career academics (ECAs) gone through when they were recruited as assistant professors to gain tenure.

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  • Internationalisation of Higher Education Institutions in Mozambique

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    Published Apr 26, 2022

    University curriculums have undergone major reform with international content, branch campuses have been established, cross-border collaborations have been formed and programmes for international stud...

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  • Nordic researchers do not suffer from the law of Jante

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    Published Apr 11, 2022

    How do Nordic academics assess their own performance in teaching and research when compared to their peers? What does that assessment tell us about the changing culture of the academic profession in...

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  • Job satisfaction findings for Swedish faculty

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    Published Apr 07, 2022

    The project Academic Profession in the Knowledge Society (APIKS) held a conference in Aveiro, Portugal. The Swedish APIKS team, Khayala Ismayilova, Anders Broström and Lars Geschwind from HEOS were...

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  • More space technology at KTH

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    Published Mar 24, 2022

    Space technology is literally speeding ahead in the world and it is important for Swedish schools to keep up with developments. KTH wants to support teachers in keeping up with developments and can de...

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  • Do you want to become a VFU supervisor?

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    Published Feb 24, 2022

    The university and the municipalities / districts have a joint task to collaborate on teacher students' VFU (work-based education) and to develop teacher education.

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  • Crossfire of interests in the recruitment of academic staff

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    Published Feb 15, 2022

    Malin Henningson and Lars Geschwind publish an article in the magazine Universitetsläraren about the employment process in universities.

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  • Peer review in an Era of Evaluation

    Peer review in an Era of Evaluation
    Published Jan 10, 2022

    Over the past few decades, peer review has become an object of great professional and managerial interest (Oancea, 2019) and, increasingly, academic scrutiny (Bornmann, 2011; Grimaldo et al., 2018). N...

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  • Organizational Persistence in Highly Institutionalized Environments:

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    Published Dec 16, 2021

    Lars Geschwind, Rómulo Pinheiro, and Bjørn Stensaker have written a chapter in the book Towards Resilient organizations and societies

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  • Department of Learning Hybrid Pilot tests future of Hybrid teaching

    Published Nov 29, 2021

    A Hybrid pilot study was done at KTH (Royal Institute of Technology), which included teachers, educational developers, and technicians who in several ways supported, followed and evaluated the pilot p...

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  • Publication: Recruitment of academic staff

    Published Nov 15, 2021

    Recruitment of academic staff is a central aspect of university life, a vital instrument for university management and a pertinent issue in research on higher education. This study focuses on recruitm...

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  • Exploring tuition fees as a policy instrument of internationalisation in a welfare state

    Published Nov 12, 2021

    This article sheds light on some challenges that internationalisation raises for policymakers regarding public funding of higher education in a welfare state by examining policy logics for introducing...

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  • To be or not to be a technical university

    Published Oct 20, 2021

    The technical university category in the national context of Sweden involves two dominant actors, both founded in the early nineteenth century: KTH and Chalmers University of Technology.

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  • Universities in the Knowledge Society has just been released

    Published Oct 19, 2021

    Lars Geschwind and Industrial doctoral student Stefan Lundborg have contributed a chapter on the Swedish higher education system in this volume.

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  • Meet our new colleagues at Learning in STEM

    Published Sep 02, 2021

    We have three new colleagues at the Department of Learning/Learning in STEM who will be part of the research group HEOS (Higher Education Organization Studies). Here is an overview of their talents. W...

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  • Who can operate and manage smart buildings?

    Published Jun 08, 2021

    New study aims to map the engineering skills that will be required for planning, construction, and management of the smart and sustainable buildings of the future.

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