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Environment - Jun 12
A new study finds that climate has affected the risk of armed conflict. Though other drivers of violence were found to be substantially more influential, as global temperatures continue to rise, the changing climate is expected to further amplify the risk of conflict. Can a changing climate trigger organised armed conflict, such as civil war, or make it more severe?
Pharmacology - Jun 12

A team of researchers led by KU Leuven virologist Johan Neyts have discovered a new feature of so-called picornaviruses that may allow for the development of new antiviral medications for the common cold, polio, and other illnesses.

- Jun 5

The Lancet reports on a unique polio studio by the University of Antwerp Findings from the first-in-human study of a new polio vaccine - novel oral polio vaccine, or nOPV - reported in The Lancet this week are promising.

Life Sciences - Jun 11

Predicting what someone's face looks like based on a DNA sample remains a hard nut to crack for science. It is, however, getting easier to use such a sample to filter the right face from a face database, as an international team led by KU Leuven has shown.

Life Sciences - Jun 3

A collaborative study between the University of Antwerp and McGill University allows PET scanning on animals without the use of anesthesia. Have you ever spent half an hour trying to take the best photo of your pets but they won't stay still in the perfect angle? This is also true for small animal imaging research using positron emission tomography (PET).


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Social Sciences - 13.06.2019

Life Sciences - 12.06.2019
New science museum in Ghent set to open its doors next year
New science museum in Ghent set to open its doors next year
In 2020, Ghent will be able to add another museum to an already impressive list. The brand-new Ghent University Museum (GUM) is located at the centre of the Ghent Botanical Garden, right around the corner from MSK Gent and S.M.A.K.

- 28.05.2019

History / Archeology - 27.05.2019

Administration - 26.05.2019

Health - 23.05.2019

Linguistics / Literature - 21.05.2019

Law / Forensics - 14.05.2019

Social Sciences - Business / Economics - 13.05.2019
Francqui Prize 2019 goes to KU Leuven research into the impact of family decisions on individual well-being
This year's Francqui Prize, often dubbed 'the Belgian Nobel Prize', has been awarded to three KU Leuven economists: Laurens Cherchye, Bram De Rock, and Frederic Vermeulen.

Event - 09.05.2019

Linguistics / Literature - 03.05.2019

Life Sciences - 03.05.2019

Environment - 30.04.2019

Career - Administration - 28.03.2019

History / Archeology - 26.03.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - 18.03.2019

Health - 17.03.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - 12.03.2019

Career - 08.03.2019
Striving together towards a super-divers Ghent University
Striving together towards a super-divers Ghent University
On 1 March the Ghent University Board of Governors approved the diversity plan for the period 2019-2023.

Innovation / Technology - History / Archeology - 07.03.2019
Time Machine Launch imminent
UAntwerp, UGent and the City of Antwerp join forces for a prestigious European project? Europe sees merit in the prestigious Time Machine project.