KU Leuven presents 7 reports that scrutinise various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic. What are the socio-economic and psychological consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and the measures to control it? What lessons can we draw from this crisis, especially with regard to policy, governance, the organisation of health care and inclusion? To answer these questions, an interdisciplinary approach is necessary.
On Thursday, the long-awaited court case against Deliveroo starts in Brussels. The central question is whether the e-commerce company allows its couriers to work as self-employed workers unjustly, which means they have hardly any access to social rights. Research by VUB researcher Elief Vandevenne has shown that in many cases, working conditions are precarious and uncertain. In the context of her doctoral study she examined the degree of precariousness and the relationship with well-being among 170 Brussels food couriers.
VUB leads global team to launch personal climate projection website #MyClimateFuture. Young generations are severely threatened by climate change. This intergenerational inequality was highlighted by an international research team led by VUB climate scientist Professor Wim Thiery in Science.
VUB-researchers identify for the first time interglobular dentine in cremated human teeth. The cremation process destroys a lot of information that can usually be obtained from the human skeleton.
PhD Candidate - Department of Languages and Cultures University of Ghent
PhD Candidate - Department of Telecommunications and Information Processing University of Ghent
Professor (open rank) Marketing (tenure-track or tenured academic staff) Universiteit Antwerpen
Postdoctoral fellow Department of European, Public and International Law University of Ghent
Doctoral scholarship holder Electrocatalysis Universiteit Antwerpen
Doctoral scholarship holder, Nudging and persuasive communication Universiteit Antwerpen
Doctoral scholarship holder, FLASH radiotherapy and radiobiology Universiteit Antwerpen
Doctoral scholarship holder Plasma catalysis - materials property-performance correlation Universiteit Antwerpen