Transport and infrastructure

Integrative Green Infrastructure Planning – GRIP

Research project The project ‘Integrative Green Infrastructure Planning (GRIP)’ aims to complement an existing collaboration on sustainable cities between City of Aarhus and City of Tshwane (Pretoria) in South Africa by adding a strong research component. In close co ...
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Climate change resilience in urban mobility

Research project The objective of the project is to identify research-based strategies for increasing climate change resilience within urban mobility, accessibility and transport in Accra, Ghana. Mobility within the urban areas is a basic need for urban residents bec ... First-year report: Within the first year of the project the inception workshop and the initial interviews in selected neighborhoods corroborated the relevance of the projects and its interdisciplinary approach. The comprehensive study of both: 1) ...
Period: 2018-03-1 to 2022-12-31 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Ghana University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 17-01-KU Total grant: 9,816,193 DKK
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Addressing Maritime Insecurity (AMARIS)

Research project High levels of maritime insecurity significantly affect a country’s prospects for trade, sustainable development, environmental protection, as well as the welfare of coastal populations. Piracy, for instance, threatens the transport industry and unde ... First Year Report The project is now well in its phase 2: Data Collection. We have very successfully completed phase 1 which was centered on literature review, refinement of the research strategy and the discussion of our key theoretical framewo ...
Period: 2020-03-1 to 2022-08-31 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark Partner institutions: Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC), Ghana Centre for Maritime Law and Security (CEMLAWS), Ghana University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 19-M07-KU Total grant: 4,999,986 DKK
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Clean Shipping on Green Fuel

Research project This pilot project will be a big move towards the use of Dimethyl ether (DME) as a competitive and clean fuel alternative for the marine sector. Upcoming regulation of SOx, NOx, CO2 and the focus on soot emissions from the marine fleet is a challenge ... First year report A predictive model to predict stress on piston rings by DME combustion has been developed and is being evaluated. An optical accessible combustion chamber is being modified for DME injection. Sophisticated impeller design tools ...
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