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Engineering Management University of Antwerp

Research is carried out in the following areas: applied technology, environmental and tech¬nology management, safety/security management, risk management, production management and operations management.- Applied technology: this research is focused on biorobotics and biomimetic sensors for robots with the aim of expanding the extent of the solution space explored by human engineers by taking inspiration from natural organisms designed by ...

Management University of Antwerp

The research is situated in the domain of organisation studies and strategic management, with a focus on understanding the functioning and effectiveness of organisations. All this is being analysed from different perspectives: strategy and organisation theory, human resource management, organisational psychology, organizational ecology, industrial organization, communication sciences, and more. Both in terms of theories applied and people ...

Forest Ecology and - Management Research Institute for Nature and Forest

The team Forest Ecology and Management studies natural processes and interactions in forest ecosystems, and the effects of forest management hereupon. Emphasis is on long-term research and monitoring. Also scientific advisory work on forest policy and management (e.g. on conservation status and management of Natura2000 forest habitats) makes up an important part of the task.

Main topics of the long-term research are: ...

Landscape Ecology and Nature Management Research Institute for Nature and Forest

The Landscape Ecology and Nature Management team looks at the functioning of ecosystems as parts of larger entities, at the level of the landscape. Landscape ecological insights support the area-based nature policy, vision formation processes, management planning and nature assessments. The basic motivation of this team is to contribute to the sustainable conservation and restoration of biodiversity by means of policy-supporting landscape ...

Wildlife Management and Invasive Species Research Institute for Nature and Forest

Wildlife management in relation to humans and biodiversity is central to the Wildlife Management and Alien Species team. Damage management is the first important area of focus. The team seeks, among other things, management tools and strategies to reduce the negative impact of both indigenous and exotic species. Another important area of focus is the sustainable use of indigenous populations: what are the prospects and preconditions for the ...

General Botany and Nature Management Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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The APNA unit covers fiveresearch domains: 1. vegetation research and spatio-temporal vegetation analysis - target vegetation types: mangroves, temperate deciduous forests, cork oak forests, vegetation of seepage zones (including types of wetlands); - methods: classical Braun-Blanquet relevés, PCQM transects, airborne and spaceborne remote sensing, GIS, application of hydrological modelling, wood anatomy and environmental stress, ...

Management Informatics Vrije Universiteit Brussel

The main research topic of BEIF is Management information Systems. Research is conducted on the following issues: 1. Interactive decision support systems with multiple criteria; 2. Personnel selection decision support systems; 3. Expert systems for macro-economic policy; 4. Computer-aided industrial location; 5. Information systems in the public sector; 6. Electronic commerce; 7. Knowledge management; 8. Information economics; 9. IT-auditing; ...

Management Information Systems (MIS) University of Antwerp

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Software ArchitecturesThis group has focused on identifying principles, patterns and other methodological elements for building software architectures for enterprise systems. The principles define the rules according to which software architectures have to be built so that there are no combinatorial explosions in the impacts of pre-defined basic changes to the system. Systems that comply with the principles are called normalized systems. The ...

Research Centre Archives and Records Management Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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The research unit Archives and Records Management is an inter-university group (K.U.Leuven, U.Gent, V.U.Brussels). Research is done by and under the supervision of the staff, with the help of Ph.D. students and graduates which have a job in the field. Research is done in records management (all kind of topics).Two more specific research areas are:1. Historical and contemporary analysis of the institutional and administrative structures of ...