Eva Hultin, the Graduate School's Deputy Research Director, and Mark Dougherty, Research Director, were delighted to introduce the new doctoral students.
Dalarna University is investing 50 million kronor in Next Generation Learning. Its premiss is new technology and pedagogy, and comprises a number of projects and an investment in a field of research that is unique within Sweden. The theme for the research is "Technology-Mediated Knowledge Processes". Recently, the 11 doctoral students met up. Together, they will be part of the graduate school that Dalarna University and Örebro University run collaboratively. Over the next five years, they will be involved in various research projects.
From left, top row: Professor Mark Dougherty, Head of the Graduate School, and Doctoral Students Charlotta Borelius, Megan Case, Veronica De Majo, Eva-Lena Erixon, Sören Högberg, Anna Annerberg and Senior Lecturer Eva Hultin, Deputy Head.
From left, front row: Doctoral Students Shani Zubair Khan, Giulia Messina, Olga Viberg, Anna Teledahl and Edgar N. Asiimwe
The 11 doctoral students at Dalarna University have diverse research projects that span a number of fields – languages, health care of the elderly, politics, teaching and learning of mathematics. Also, their backgrounds are diverse in that many are from other parts of the world than just Sweden: Australia, Pakistan, Uganda, Argentina, USA, Russia and Italy.
Read more about the doctoral students (PDF) Note, Swedish text
Translation based on the original text by Laila Edholm.
Photographs: Anna Hägglund.