Ilse Daelman is Managing Director at the Antwerp Management School (AMS) and one of the first graduates of the Executive PhD programme, which is offered by AMS together with the University of Antwerp. She successfully defended her doctoral thesis on understanding entrepreneurial motives in March this year.
De leerstoel ‘BNP Paribas Fortis Transport, Logistiek en Havens’ verbonden aan de Universiteit Antwerpen, is na meer dan tien jaar nog lang niet uitgepraat. In september wordt feestelijk teruggeblikt op de realisaties van het afgelopen decennium, én volop vooruit gekeken. Duurzaamheid, technologie, de groeiende goederenstroom … Heel wat mooie opportuniteiten voor de verschillende spelers uit de maritieme sector om de komende jaren echt een verschil te maken. De verlenging van de leerstoel tot 30 september 2023 ligt dan ook voor de hand.
Corona leerde en leert ons dat we als samenleving heel snel moeten kunnen schakelen. De experts die zetelden in de Kamercommissie Aanpak COVID-19, pleiten dan ook voor een interfederaal agentschap voor crisisbeheer. Dit opiniestuk werd geschreven voor de bijzondere Kamercommissie Aanpak COVID-19 door Prof. Hugo Marynissen (UAntwerpen) en zijn collega-experten.
Three months after her PhD defense on the topic of decentralized energy systems, Iolanda Saviuc took a moment to reflect on her PhD process. She became curious about the connection that people who did a PhD share and wondered what is behind this connection. In her research column she compares her PhD journey with the the classic divide between ‘hedgehogs’ and ‘foxes’, people knowing one thing and in-depth, and people knowing many things, not in-depth.
The pandemic has a very unequal impact on different industries, companies and individuals. A part of the economy quickly recovers, and sometimes even performs better than ever (big tech firms for example), while other industries do not recover at all (tourism for example). This blog is a summary of the ‘Corona & Onze Economie: Wat Nu?’ lecture, hosted by student association Wikings NSK and alumni organisation Alechia VZW.
Loren Pauwels recently wrapped up her PhD journey after 7,5 years. In her own words, she shares her research experiences at the Faculty of Business and Economics.
Today, there are many innovative projects on logistics, mobility, car use and local commerce organised in governments. But are we really talking about innovations? or are we talking about retro mobility, retro logistics and retro shopping? We are convinced the next decade will be defined by the reintroduction of many customs from the ’50s and ’60s.
Using hospitals as distribution hubs initially seemed a logical choice for storage and distribution of vaccines. However, the increased workload for the hospital staff and an increased risk of losing vaccines must be taken into account. The Think Tank Vaccine Distribution looked into different scenarios.
During Economie Ontcijferd, Prof. Steven Van Passel, talks about the economic implications of climate action and inaction. A brief summary.
In a new research project, professors of the Faculty of Business and Economics work together with the Port of Antwerp to analyze the safety networks with the aim to achieve integrated risk and crisis governance for this critical infrastructure.
For Sven Buyle, starting an academic career was not really his childhood dream As a fourteen-year-old, he dreamed of becoming a pilot. Little did he know that, a decade later, he would start a PhD in air transport economics.
The current problems of the parcel industry were unfortunately clearly written in the stars. The business model of the webshops and distributors has reached its limits. A lot can be learned from the airline industry, but consumers too will have to become more aware of the challenges the e-commerce parcel market faces.