Awarded by the Swedish Council for Higher Education, the funding sits at 1.8 million sek and means that Dalarna University will be involved in a pilot project that will develop long-term structures for the assessment of prior learning and validation of undocumented foreign studies.
On the 18th to 22nd June, midwives from some 130 countries gathered in Toronto, Canada, to take part in the 31st Congress that was being held by the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM). Representing Dalarna University were Mari-Cristin Malm, Fatumo Osman and Kerstin Erlandsson.
On June 15 to 20, researchers from Australia, England and Canada came to visit the research centre KIPS (Kunskapsimplementering och patientsäkerhet), which is part of the University's research profile Health and Welfare.
On Thursday, researchers working within the profile Intercultural Studies had two minutes to present their research to colleagues. The multi-faceted research that is being conducted within the profile involves some 75 researchers.
Pro-Vice-Chancellor Marie Allvin-Klingberg formed part of the delegation that along with the Minister for Higher Education and Research, Helene Hellmark Knutsson, is travelling to China to promote Sweden as a nation for education and research.
Studentexpo 2017 was held on Thursday, June 1 at Campus Borlänge and gave students the chance to put their degree projects on display. At the same time, Dalarna University held its Open House to mark its forty-year anniversary.
On Thursday, June 1, the winning vehicles Eximus 1 and 2 will be on display at Campus Borlänge. Their creators - engineering students - will be in attendance to receive a stipend for their efforts entering this year's Delsbo Electric competition.