Category Archives: references

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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07Aug/15

mobi.senior.a – Tablet und Smartphone: senior citizens in the mobile and digital world

mobi.senior.A – Tablet and Smartphone: senior citizens in the mobile and digital world

The project mobi.senior.A engages in exploring gender specifics of internet use with tablets and
smartphones in the target group of senior citizens. www.mobiseniora.atThe main aspects are requirements, motivations, strategies of appropriation, obstacles, access, applications, etc. for the elderly users.

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07Aug/15

Mobility4Job – Gender-appropriate mobility solutions for better working opportunities in rural areas

Mobility4Job – Gender-appropriate mobility solutions for better working opportunities in rural areas

Within the project “Mobility4Job – (c)Andreas Hermsdorf - pixelio.deGender-appropriate mobility solutions for better working opportunities in rural areas” (commissioned by the Austrian Research Agency and the Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology, 2012-14)
the goal of the project was to identify obstacles within the mobility system which hinder people from obtaining gainful employment.

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07Aug/15

Gender Screening

Gender Screening

Communication follows specific patterns which originate from social structures. These rules and patterns also apply to the field of technology and engineering. In traditionally male-dominated fields the risk of communicating stereotypes or under-representing women tends to be high. Images and texts as means of communication deliver more messages – conscious and unconscious – than one supposes.

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