Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark

Overcoming barriers to improving OHS among SMEs in Myanmar

Research project In the wake of the Rana Plaza accident the recent years have witnessed increased interests among scholars, global brands, policy-makers and NGOs in occupational health and safety (OHS) among companies in developing countries (Huq et al 2016). However ...
Period: 2020-02-1 to 2023-03-31 Countries: Myanmar Lead institution: University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Faculty of Engineering, Dept. of Technology and Innovation Partner institutions: Yangon Technological University (YTU), Myanmar Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Project code: 19-M08-SDU Total grant: 4,999,946 DKK
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Safety and health and audit practices in Bangladesh

Research project The fast industrial development from a low income to a middle-income country such as Bangladesh carries a risk for safety and health of the workers, which may also jeopardise the economic development. Occupational safety and health (OSH) is therefore ...
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Environmental sustainability of hotels on Zanzibar

Research project Tourism is one of world’s largest economic sectors, generating 9.8% of global GDP and 284 million jobs to the global economy in 2015. However, the sector has also been criticized for operating in an unsustainable manner, impacting natural resources a ... First-year report With the increased international and national attention to the importance of the UN Sustainable Development Goals for future economy, environment, livelihoods and health, the implementation of the EnSuZa project is considered v ...
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Green and Flexible District Heating/Cooling in Turkey

Research project This project will lay the foundation for a future bottom-up energy system based on renewables, communities (from building-level up to cities and beyond), and flexibility providing better user motivation/engagement, stability, and transition to sustai ... First year report: The key results and outputs are as follows: - High-resolution building-level energy demand determination. - Identifying strategies for flexible and green thermal energy at the building-level. - District energy demand determi ...
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Building Stronger Universities III – KNUST

Research project Thematic focus areas: 1. Climate-Smart Agriculture and Environmental Management
2. Innovation and Entrepreneurship
3. Health Delivery Systems
4. University-wide Research Support Services and Facilities
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Innovation and Renewable Electrification in Kenya (IREK)

Research project As the global climate change regime moves ahead towards 2020, there will be increasing investments related to climate change mitigation and adaptation in poor countries. Ensuring that the most adequate technologies are selected and that they are diff ... Midterm report: Progress has been made regarding publishing of working papers, articles and the joint book project for which a contract has been signed with Routledge (See Annex 2c). All three PhD students are nearing completion. Emerging resear ...
Period: 2015-01-1 to 2020-12-31 Countries: Kenya Lead institution: Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Aalborg University (AAU), Department of Business and Management, Denmark Partner institutions: Moi University, Kenya African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS), Kenya Project code: 14-09AAU Total grant: 9,966,333 DKK
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Health, safety and productivity in garment in Bangladesh

Research project The project creates new and exploratory knowledge about sustainable co-development between occupational health and safety (OHS) and productivity in the readymade garment (RMG) industry in Bangladesh. The objective will be reached by studying the cha ... Midterm report 2018: Outputs achieved:
- Baseline study for 51 garment companies completed and most follow up visits completed.
- Intervention in 12 companies completed
- The PhDs have presented papers at five scientific ...
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