All posts by susanne

01Sep/17

EXCHANGES

EXCHANGES

Freight, logistics and the gender perspective.

Until a product reaches its destination, a range of actors are involved: This includes freight forwarder, hauliers, terminal and infrastructure operators, transport companies as well as drivers. These sectors interact with each other in various ways. However, in all sectors – which also includes accompanying scientific research – women are underrepresented.

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01Jul/17

People with dementia in public transport

People with dementia in public transport

Recommendations for action on the basis of empiric evidences

The objective of the project is to develop practical guidelines for employees of public transport enterprises and transport operators to interact with people with dementing disabilities and the accompanying person adequately. Experiences and stories of people with dementia, their relatives or other accompanying people as well as experiences of employees of public transport enterprises are the main foundation of the guideline.

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01Jun/17

NoWaste@AgrarianSchool

NoWaste@AgrarianSchool

Teaching materials for agricultural and forestry schools (federal, vocational schools and colleges)

The teaching staff of agricultural and forestry schools must fulfil an integrated educational task. In their future professional environment pupils of these schools are going to be in contact with various material cycles which produce waste. Hence, it is very important to draw the pupils´ attention to waste problems and the causes and to impart strategies to prevent waste already in school.

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01Mar/17

Greening Schools!

Greening Schools!

Within the project “Greening Schools!” theoretical as well as practical approaches to implement greenings inside and outside of school buildings are examined. Exemplary, greenings are installed in two newly built schools and will be installed in one school which is in the planning and construction phase. The goal of the project is to develop a guideline which summarises the project findings about green architecture in school buildings.

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01Aug/16

Bio.engineering

Bio.engineering

The project deals with the issue of using living plants as material for technical constructions in the landscape through bioengineering. The topic is prepared for children and adolescents of schools in Vienna and Lower Austria which are involved into the present project.

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01Aug/15

MicroSCHOOLclimate – bioclimatic approaches from bioengineering and vegetation technologies for convenient learning spaces in Vienna and Lower Austria.

MicroSCHOOLclimate

– bioclimatic approaches from bioengineering and vegetation technologies for convenient learning spaces in Vienna and Lower Austria.

The topic of the project “MicroSCHOOLclimate” is future-oriented and deals with the microclimate of learning spaces in urban and in rural areas. The term microclimate describes climatic conditions which effect humans directly.

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01Aug/15

Environmental Professions – Insights into the world of environmental- and technological-oriented R&D-professions

Environmental Professions – Insights into the world of environmental- and technological-oriented R&D-professions

Nowadays it is difficult to motivate and inspire children and adolescents for applied research. Within the project “Environmental Professions” kindergartners and pupils of all school levels are introduced into study programs and possible occupational profiles of the University of Life Sciences Vienna in order to raise their interest in research, technologies and innovation.

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01May/13

Open Spaces in high-volume Residential Buildings in Lower Austria

Open Spaces in high-volume Residential Buildings in Lower Austria

Currently, criteria for open space planning in regard to supported high-volume residential buildings is just partly embedded in Lower Austria: A concept for open spaces within the advisory committee for design and the section process for architecture and planning is requested. Also, criteria for green roofs and gardens are fed into the housing subsidy.
Approaches for semi-public or public green spaces were developed within “nature in the garden”: Communities, nursery schools, schools, institutions with therapy gardens and initiatives which aim to implement community gardens have been consulted.
The present project connects high-volume residential buildings with content of „nature in the garden“.

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