- International Girl‘s Day
From 22nd -26th of April, the international Girl´s Days took place in cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences Ulm and the University of Applied Science Technikum Wien. Aim was to get girls between the age of 15 and 16 interested in technology, introduce them to the basics and support international communication. In Ulm the students constructed the robot ” Kurt”, they not only programmed it to find its way through a maze, but also to dance and spin pirouette.
In return, the students from Ulm visited two workshops at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien. Here, the girls learned on the example of the institute building ENERGYbase, how renewable energies, such as photovoltaic systems cover the power demand and how groundwater energy can be used for heating and cooling. In the laboratory they could try out everything for themselves. During the Banana Piano Workshop even music was involved. With a special input module everyday objects, such as bananas and plasticine, were used to send commands to the computer in order to produce music.
- Gender mainstreaming workshop
On 26 January, a regional workshop with a total of 15 participants of University Ulm, the University of Applied Sciences Ulm , University of Applied Sciences Neu-Ulm and the University of Applied Science Technikum Vienna, took place at UAS Ulm.
Ms. Prof. Dr. Maria-Elena Algorri held an impulse speech . Afterwards the workshop with the presentation of the different activities and best practice examples of the participating universities started. The aim was to give the associates of the different universities a platform to share their experience with the topics of Gender Mainstreaming and equivalent opportunities.