The Digitalization Initiative

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The Digitalization Initiative (in Swedish, Digitaliseringsuppdraget) studies what incentives and needs Malmö University’s staff have in relation to working digitally, both regarding digital tools and processes. The aim is to create a strategy for how digitalization can improve the quality of education, research, collaboration and internationalization, in accordance with Malmö University’s Strategy 2022. The initiative is headed by Andreas Jacobsson, Dean of Malmö University's Faculty of Technology of Society.[1]

Advisory Board for Digitalization

The Advisory Board for Digitalization ...

Related regional, national and international initiatives

  • Det digitala Malmö | City of Malmö's digitalization program, running 2017–2022, which aims, for example, to strengthen democracy and citizen participation, and more efficient public services.

Select activities

In 2018, the Digitalization Initiative took part in arranging lectures and seminars on the theme of digitalization.

25 April 2018 | Digital parenting: How social media helps push the boundaries of being normal, with Pille Pruulmann-Vengerfeldt. Part of the Inside the Mind of a Professor lecture series.

18 May 2018 | Digitaliseringens transformerande kraft, with Jan “Gulan” Gulliksen. Including the panel discussion Om digital kompetens och universitetens roll i det digitaliserade samhället.

23 May 2018 | Intimitetens digitalisering: Om sexuella normer, delaktighet och dejting på nätet, with Charlotta Löfgren-Mårtenson. Part of the Inside the Mind of a Professor lecture series.

30 May 2018 | Digitaliseringen: Leder den till ett bättre samhälle? with Paul Davidsson. Part of the Inside the Mind of a Professor lecture series.

8 June 2018 | Reflections on Responsible Digital Societies, with José van Dijck. Part of the Knowledge for Change lecture series. Also read van Dijck’s essay Reflections on Creating Responsible Digital Societies in Europe

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  1. Digitaliseringsuppdraget description on Malmö University's website