EMPA article awards

Conflicts and wars of crisis zones 2015/2016 (2)

Conflicts and wars of crisis zones 2015/2016 (2)

Posted: 2016-08-01 Category: EMPA article awards

ABSTRACT: The events of 2015 did not bring peace or calm development process any closer in the world: fighting with an increasing number of actors continued in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and Yemen, enmities are permanent in the Middle East, North and Central Africa, a war of brothers goes on between Slavic states in East Ukraine; terrorist acts are carried out all over the world, which sees religious, ethnic, tribal, and territorial wars, uncontrolled mass migration; uncontrolled terror-migration; all these events are further complicated with environmental disasters. What conclusions can be drawn from the events of the year 2015 and what can be expected from 2016 (and the next period of time) in the field of – more – successful conflict and crisis management? These are the questions which the author wishes to answer in his comprehensive analysis.

Conflicts and wars of crisis zones 2015/2016 (1)

Conflicts and wars of crisis zones 2015/2016 (1)

Posted: 2016-08-01 Category: EMPA article awards

ABSTRACT: The events of 2015 did not bring peace or calm development process any closer in the world: fighting with an increasing number of actors continued in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and Yemen, enmities are permanent in the Middle East, North and Central Africa, a “brother war” goes on between Slavic states in East Ukraine; terrorist acts are carried out all over the world, which sees religious, ethnic, tribal, and territorial wars, uncontrolled mass migration; uncontrolled terror-migration; all these events are further complicated with environmental disasters. What conclusions can be drawn from the events of the year 2015 and what can be expected from 2016 (and the next period of time) in the field of – more – successful conflict and crisis management? These are the questions which the author wishes to answer in his comprehensive analysis. 

Combating PTSD with computers

Combating PTSD with computers

Posted: 2016-07-29 Category: EMPA article awards

The experts of the Faculty of Electronic Engineering and Computing of the University of Zagreb have co-operated intensively with renowned international universities related to combat stress, particularly the Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in soldiers/combatants. They have gradually gained new findings in computer technology and its application in treating psychological problems...