The transport network in Europe is facing severe and frequent disruptions due to the dynamic geo-political situation in the region as well as the aftereffects of climate change. The EU Horizon project ReMuNet (Resilient Multimodal Transport Networks) is focused on improving the resilience of the transport network considering alternate routing options and identifying disruptions and ways to mitigate their effects.
When the humanitarian situation deteriorates for a population that is cut off from the outside world, there are frequently calls for humanitarian aid to be delivered from the air. In 2016, a petition to the UK parliament to air-drop life-saving aid into Syrian cities gained nearly 150,000 signatures. In October 2023, questions have been asked about humanitarian air drops for Gaza to help people cut off from deliveries of food, water, medicines, and other essentials.
Writing a master’s thesis can be an overall experience that demands a major share of the writer’s mental capacity. Then, one beautiful day, the thesis is ready and submitted for grading. This can cause a feeling of emptiness and arouse questions like: what’s next. One possible answer is to share the thesis’ results with an audience. A great way for this is in a scientific conference.
Climate refugees. These are people who are displaced, who have been forced to leave their homes due to the effect of climate change on the environment. I have heard of this term in passing a number of times, but have not thought much about it until lately. I have heard about it a great deal the past few months.
Last week, the HUMLOG Institute Celebrate 15 Years of Bridging Research and Practice. Having engaged with projects, humanitarian organizations, and institutions the world over, this event brought an international presence of researchers, practictioners, and stakeholders to the halls of Hanken for a day discussing the past, present, and future of Humanitarian Logistics.
From uncertainty to security and compassion: people and organisations in the face of ongoing War in Ukraine
Anna Dziuba, Ph.D. Associate postdoctoral researcher at the HUMLOG Institute We started interviews with displaced persons from the Ukraine conflict in the Fall of 2022. The conflict itself has highlighted [...]
Qifeng Yan Doctoral Researcher at HUMLOG Institute The allegedly ground-breaking artificial intelligence Chat GPT has attracted wide attention in the recent months. Many seek to find ways to make the [...]
Sonja Saari Doctoral Researcher at the HUMLOG Institute Cold chain logistics is part of our everyday life. If you buy a frozen pizza from a grocery store, there is cold [...]