News - Faculty of Design Sciences
Plastics in Modern Movement Interiors Conservation and (re-)design of plastic Finishes, Furniture and Products
The programme will feature amongst others architectural historians, interior and heritage specialists, designers, material scientists, art conservators, consultants and practitioners.
Arnon reduces waste to a single bag of biomass
Kathleen Vinck (UAntwerpen) designs Arnon, a machine for sorting waste in the catering industry.
New measuring campaign at the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History
AIRCHECQ (UAntwerp) recently launched a research measuring campaign at the Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History in Brussels.
3D measurements to improve the fit of cycling helmets
A cycling helmet that doesn't fit your head properly or an item of clothing marked 'one size fits all' that doesn't actually fit: we've all been there. Modern 3D measuring techniques can make a big difference here.
IIC 2015 Student & Emerging Conservator Conference
The third IIC Student & Emerging Conservator Conference will be held in Warsaw on 15th & 16th October 2015.
First large measuring campaign in Belgian museums
The AIRCHECQ research measuring campaign has been started at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium.
The Faculty of Design Sciences takes part in a joint research seminar in New York
Streetscape Territories: Common Streetscapes, The Low Countries & New York (6-7-8 november)
Novosanis and UAntwerp receive James Dyson Award for the VAX-ID device
Novosanis, a spin-off company from the University of Antwerp, has received the James Dyson Award for its VAX-ID device. The device allows for injection in the dermal layer of the skin, which provides a better immune response because of the presence of dendritic cells in the skin.
Emotions influence people's decision to buy an electric car
Personal transport accounts for the biggest portion of a family's energy use, and is therefore also the biggest obstacle to securing a more sustainable future. Electric cars could be the solution, but what do families really think about them? Ingrid Moons (University of Antwerp, Faculty of Design Sciences) is investigating.
Announcing CityLAB II
OASeS and CSG co-organise the second edition of CityLAB, the Urban Studies Summer School, 16-20 June 2014, in partnership with TPR and the faculty of Design Sciences.