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22 October 2021

ClimApp was presented by Chuansi Gao at the Asia Pacific Climate Service Workshop 2021 (APCSW 2021) organized by Taiwan Central Weather Bureau. More information about the workshop and its agenda can be downloaded in PDF file here.

2 September 2021

Dutch National Symposium on Heat was taken place on the 2nd of September 2021. Boris Kingma gave a presentation about the Biophysical models, incl. ClimApp: "more than just a weather forecast". 

22 June 2021

Jakob Petersson’smidterm seminar of doctoral studies in work environment/ergonomics was held on 22 June, Tuesday, 14.00 - 15.45 on zoom. The discussion leader is Adjunct Professor, Dr. Virgílio Monteiro de Oliveira from Coimbra Polytechnic, Portugal.

Title of midterm report:
ClimApp - Evaluating and validating the concept of integrating weather forecast data and personal factors into human thermal models.

21 June 2021

ClimApp is included in the European Climate Change Adaptation Conference e-library: ECCA 2021 - 5th European Climate Change Adaptation Conference | Marketplace (ecca21.eu)

26 March 2021

4th Consortium Meeting was held via Zoom.

March 2021

In the newsletter of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences ClimApp testing is advertised. 

Here you can read the Newsletter.

15 December 2020

ClimApp has been awarded by The WMO International Weather Apps Awards (WIWAA 2020) as follows:

Category 1 - Awards for innovation and promotion of the use of weather and climate information for development

  • Honorable mention in Sub-category 2 - Award for Originality and Innovation

The competition was launched in August 2020 and received 118 entries from all over the world.

This is a great Christmas present from the World Meteorological Organization to ClimApp consortium partners, ERA4CS, collaborators, stakeholders, users and funding organizations! 

24 September 2020

Welcome to the ClimApp Virtual Conference!

The conference will take pace on the 24th of September 2020 between 9:00am - 10:30am (CET), via Microsoft Teams. Please visit the website of the conference where you can find more details about the program and the presentations.

13 February 2020

Interview with Boris Kingma who got the award of "Young Excellent Researcher 2019" from the Netherlands Organisation for applied scientific research TNO.

Read the interview with Boris Kingma.

 

14 November 2019

Theme Day events in Lund. Topic: ClimApp projekt. Visit the Theme Day's page which is in Swedish.

20 August 2019

Read ERA4CS News about ClimApp prototype is openly available published den 20 August:

ClimApp prototype is openly available for

7 - 12 July 2019

A ClimApp partner meeting was held in Amsterdam, 8 July 2019, in connection with the International Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE ).

28 January 2019

3rd Consortium Meeting was held at Lund University, Sweden.

28 December 2018

Interview with Chuansi Gao about the project ClimApp in LTH-Nytt / Nr 1 2019. Title is: En personlig rådgivare i extremväder.
Read the interview in Swedish (side 16).

22 December 2018

Professor Tord Kjellström is appointed honorary doctor for prominent research and dedicated knowledge dissemination in areas that affect climate, environment and global health.

“Kjellström has worked for WHO, Sida and other organizations in matters of fair health. His pioneering work on the health effects of heavy metals has been translated into global recommendations and national health and safety legislation. Kjellström's ongoing research concerns climate change from a public health and socio-economic perspective, through studies of how working conditions, health risks and productivity are affected by increased heat exposure. ”
Read the article on the appointment in Swedish. 

29 October 2018

Theme Day events (Assessment of climate impact on work and life) in Lund.

8 October 2018

ClimApp meeting focusing on WP1 deliverables with a small group of partners while they were participating in PPTR conference in Crotia.

7 October 2018

Web based heat stress alert system in EU H2020 Heat-Shield project.

15 and 27 September 2018

The prototype of the app was demonstrated to industries, the public, researchers, local communities and policy makers at Culture Night (in Lund, 15th of September) and MetaLund (27th of September). 

26 July 2018

Interview with Kalev Kuklane in the newspaper "Sydsvenskan". The article was published in Swedish and the title was: Lösa plagg och solhatt recept mot rekordhettan

The article in PDF form (390 KB, in Swedish, new tab)

 

26 April 2018

2nd Consortium Meeting was held at University of Copenhagen.

March 2018

The project welcomes two new members: Sara Egli, who is a master student and Jakob Petersson, who is a PhD student both at the Lund University. 

23 February 2018

Weclcome to Karin Lundgren Kownacki's defense of doctoral thesis!

The public defense of the doctoral thesis will take place on Friday February 23, 2018 at 9.00 am in Stora hörsalen, Ingvar Kamprad Designcentrum (IKDC), Sölvegatan 26, Lund, University, Faculty of Engineering, LTH.
Language: English

30 November 2017

European Research Area for Climate Services (ERA4CS) published news about kick-off meeting in Brussels. After the meeting a fact sheet was uploaded on the ERA4CS's webpage (PDF, 762kB, new tab)

26 September 2017

Kick-off meeting in Lund (Sweden) with all partners where we discussed the first steps.