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  • The importance of trust when fighting the Coronavirus

    [13 Mar 2020] The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) now has been declared a pandemic, and it is extremely important that accurate information is disseminated. So says social anthropologist Syna Ouattara, at the Gothenburg Research Institute, GRI. Syna Ouattara has done years of research in Ebolaridden areas of West Africa and sees parallels to today's situation.

  • New ideal housewife image being created by social media influencers and bloggers

    [1 Oct 2019] The new generation of successful female bloggers and influencers on social media are changing the identity of the stereotypical "ideal" housewife. This is according to a new study by Magdalena Petersson McIntyre, a researcher at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg.

  • Call for Papers: Organizing Migration and Intergration in Contemporary Societies

    [25 Feb 2019] Gothenburg Research Institute at the School of Business, Economics and Law at the University of Gothenburg and The Centre on Global Migration invites scholars from many disciplines and all parts of the globe to the Organizing Migration and Integration in Contemporary Societies Conference, 6-9 November, 2019, in Gothenburg, Sweden.

  • How can new food distribution platforms promote sustainability?

    [30 Jan 2019] In the path of digitialization new initiatives in food distribution have followed. Food sharing apps, food box schemes, collective purchasing and online markets for locally produced food are some examples. Many of these new initiatives have a sustainability profile. But do they actually contribute to more sustainable food practices in households? If so ¿ how? Researchers in the new project Plateforms are looking for answers.

  • Trust more important than knowledge when people assess the risks of nanotechnology

    [11 Jan 2019] Although knowledge about the risks and benefits of nanotechnology among the general population is low, many have formed an opinion on the matter. And generally people see small risks and great benefits, shows first large study of attitude towards nanotechnology in Sweden.

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