The HUMLOG Challenge solutions presented

22.01.2021 Today starts a blog series including 5 articles presenting the results of the science competition organised by the Global Business School Network and the HUMLOG Institute at Hanken School of Economics: The HUMLOG Challenge. Each of the posts will be published in Friday afternoon weekly. Below you find the first post from a team […]

When Staying at Home is No Longer an Option: Forced Displacement Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

22.12.2020 By Russell Harpring, PhD Candidate at the HUMLOG Institute “Quédate en casa”, or “Stay at home”, is the mantra of the information campaign led by the Mexican Government to curb the COVID-19 infection rates. In Mexico, over 1.1 million COVID-19 cases have been confirmed, with an estimated 127,000 deaths as of December 2020. Masks […]

Temperature control matters! Fact sheet to prepare for COVID-19 vaccination programmes

(by the team of the HUMLOG Institute: Ioanna Falagara Sigala, Gyöngyi Kovács, Amin Maghsoudi, Wojciech Piotrowicz, Isabell Storsjö, Diego Vega) As various COVID-19 vaccines are in the making, there is a lot we can do to prepare for their handling including necessary cold chain and ultra-cold chain solutions. Here is a fact sheet with reminders […]

Don’t let the latest emergency make you forget about the other urgent issues

26.10.2020 By Félicia Saïah, PhD Candidate at the HUMLOG Institute “Supply chain,” “health emergency,” and “critical inventories” are some of the terms that have been popularized through the current pandemic. Like no other event, this pandemic spread awareness about the supply chain issues linked to responding to a healthcare emergency. The lack of Personal Protective […]

Towards the Holy Grail: The Frontline Humanitarian Logistics Initiative

30.09.2020 Diego Vega, PhD. Deputy Director, The HUMLOG Institute Supply and Logistics is a critical technology capability that is required for humanitarian emergency operations. Many of the 71 million forcibly displaced people depend on humanitarian response for lifesaving support in post-disaster and conflict environments. Yet, in 2019 much of the humanitarian sector is still dependent […]

Framework for performance evaluation in humanitarian operations from the beneficiary perspective

28.08.2020 By Brenda de Farias Oliveira Cardoso, Honorary mentioned in The HUMLOG Institute’s Best Thesis Award 2020 Supervisor: Adriana Leiras | Co-supervisor: Tharcisio Cotta Fontainha I am a researcher at the HANDs Lab (Humanitarian Assistance and Needs for Disasters) which is a laboratory of the Industrial Engineering Department at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio […]

Renewable energy sources in emergency humanitarian medical cold chain for sustainability enhancing

09.07.2020 By Sonja Saari, Honorary mentioned in The HUMLOG Institute’s Best Thesis Award 2020 I’m Sonja Saari, a recent M.Sc. graduate from Hanken School of Economics with the major subject of Supply Chain Management and Social Responsibility. In particular, I specialized in Humanitarian Logistics. When I was pondering my master’s thesis topic, I realised that […]

Building resilience in disaster management supply networks through cross-sector collaboration

10.06.2020 By Krichelle Medel, Winner of The HUMLOG Institute’s Best Thesis Award 2020 I am Krichelle Medel, this year’s winner of HUMLOG Best Thesis Award. I am an MPhil degree holder from the Institute for Manufacturing in the University of Cambridge under the programme of Industrial Systems, Manufacture and Management. Being an international student from […]