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Ph.D. Student granted research money

Published Sep 26, 2013

Karin Ehrnberger, Ph.D. Student in design and gender at the Design Faculty from the department of Machine Design, has been granted funding from Vinnova for the "Origo design - as an actor for gender conscious change and innovation" as MMK, by Karin Ehrnberger, has been co-applicant in conjunction with the main applicant Halmstad University. She will work 40% with this project for 18 months starting from 1 October.

The call was for "Oriented research for greater equality" and the decision reasoning was:

"The application describes a project with an exciting combination of gender and design. The project focuses on process which is unusual. With an interdisciplinary team of researchers who managed to draw attention to the issue of gender equality in a whole new way with the conceptual prototype, the project is expected to have good potential to contribute to the call destination. "

Karin is now invited to the Research Forum at the Book Fair in Gothenburg, together with Emma Börjesson from Halmstad University, to tell more about the above Vinnova-funded research project Androstolen-a gynstol for men? . The program for the fair can be found here .