Donau-Universität Krems

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  1. Creative work, innovation and digitalization relevant in law
    Creative, artistic and innovative achievements are the basic layers of a culture and knowledge oriented society. The effective protection by the legal system is both significant and challenging in the age of digitalization and networking. Prof. Clemens Appl heads the recently founded Center for Intellectual Property, Media and Innovation Law, which addresses intellectual property law and complementary fields of law against the backdrop of requirements constantly changing. Interlinking foundation and application the Center focuses on legal research, extending specialized continuing education programs, and various outreach activities to support legal policy discourse with scientifically sound foundations.
  2. Project "Einsatz Demenz" (in use for dementia) receives eAward
    The eAward 2019 was presented in Vienna on 31 January 2019. Out of seven categories innovative IT projects were awarded. The cooperation project of Danube University Krems with the “MAS Alzheimerhilfe” and the “Sicherheitsakademie (SIAK)” received an eAward for interactive online training in which police officers acquire competences in dealing with dementia.
  3. Research Summit: What does make research excellent?
    Danube University Krems’ second event of the Research Summit Series lays the focus on medical research excellence. On 14 February 2019 University Prof Dr Hans Lassmann and University Prof Dr Jürg Kesselring will shed light on the Austrian research landscape while discussing what makes research rated as excellent and useful. Afterwards, Prof Harald Ott, M.D., will give insights into the excellence application, in particular on new methods regarding organ regeneration.
  4. Stroke risk rises globally by 25 percent
    The data published in the Global Burden of Disease Study shows an increase in the global risk of stroke in 2016. 24.9 percent of men and 25.1 percent of women are at risk of stroke. In the 1990s, the risk of stroke was 22.9 percent. In order to lower the stroke risk, better information about the risk factors and the expansion of medical care stations is necessary, according to co-author Michael Brainin of Danube University Krems.
  5. Defy climate change as a sidelined settlement
    The settlement areas of India's poor population are particularly affected by climate change. Effective countermeasures require special knowledge. Wherefore the new Erasmus plus project BreUCom targets on postgraduate students and professionals in India to pass the expertise on. Danube University Krems leads the consortium which will set up a special training program accessible to prospective and practicing urban planners.
  6. First Forum on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
    Information about the biodiversity hub’s agenda, networking and interdisciplinary exchange among experts were the focal points at the first Austrian Biodiversity & Ecosystem Services Forum. Approximately 70 people from various backgrounds, including research, administration and NGOs, accepted the biodiversity hub’s invitation at Danube University Krems.
  7. Redefining Regions in Europe
    The third “Krems Annual Conference on European Democracy” is intended to be the kick-off conference to our research project “Regional Parliaments in Europe” – REGIOPARL. We aim to broaden the field of knowledge on definitions of regions on the one side, and on the other to discuss recent challenges and pressing issues regions in Europe face today.


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