Health - Jun 13
Successful pilot project to tackle discrimination . 13 June is International Albinism Awareness Day One in 1,400 people in Tanzania has albinism. These people are often socially excluded, heavily discriminated against and sometimes even have to fear for their lives. Dr Tjitske de Groot of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel set up a pilot project for her doctoral research and investigated what actions and means could be used to reduce the stigma of albinism - as well as other stigma - and actively contributed to this on site.
Environment - Jun 10

New climate reconstruction method provides precise picture of climate 78 million years ago . Palaeoclimatologists study climate of the geological past. Using an innovative technique, new research by an international research team led by Niels de Winter (VUB-AMGC & Utrecht University) shows for the first time that dinosaurs had to deal with greater seasonal differences than previously thought.

Media - Jun 3
Media

Research results show that news diversity in Flanders is decreasing. The cause, according to his research, is the concentration of media organisations in the Flemish news landscape. In recent years, Flemish newspapers belonging to the same media group have systematically shared more articles, reducing people's access to different sources and opinions.

Health - Jun 9

In brief: A research team from University of Louvain (UCLouvain) has discovered a new bacterium

Transport - May 30

VUB and ULB research into traffic preferences shows divide between respondents in centre and periphery .

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