Annegrethe Ahrenkil
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Researcher: Forcing parents to send their children to nurseries is based on a limited understanding of how language skills develop

The law stating that young children from socially vulnerable areas must spend at least 25 hours at a nursery per week to learn Danish earlier is based on a limited understanding of how language skills develop, says an expert.

Sine Lehn-Christiansen og Mari Holen
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Nurses on the launch pad

Society and the healthcare sector are changing – and the nursing study programme is under pressure. Two researchers from Roskilde University are involved as Rigshospitalet (Denmark’s largest hospital) experiments with how to train future nurses. The expectations for what a newly educated nurse should be capable of are too high, and the traineeship programmes at clinics are under pressure, the researchers point out.

lys Jordan
ARTICLE
Light culture

Light is about much more than being able to see. In Denmark, it is also about relaxing, feeling at home and being part of a community. In other places such as Jordan, light plays a completely different role.

Ph.d.-studerende Camilla Bernild
ARTICLE
Relatives risk being overlooked

Relatives in hospitals have been an overlooked group in society. In a new PhD thesis, Camilla Bernild focuses on the role of relatives in the healthcare system.

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