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Environment - 31.05.2023
Calculations show that the thermal energy stored by land masses has increased significantly
There are many effects of climate change. Perhaps the most broadly known is global warming, which is caused by heat building up in various parts of the Earth system, such as the atmosphere, the ocean, the cryosphere and the land.

Innovation - Computer Science - 15.05.2023

Innovation - 11.05.2023
Zortify: Pioneering next-generation AI for the European HR sector
Luxembourg-based HR tech company Zortify and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg are pioneering next-generation artificial intelligence (AI) for the European context in the domain of Human Resource management. The two organisations are collaborating to pioneer the ethical use of AI and trust in a European context.

Research Management - Career - 05.05.2023

Criminology / Forensics - 05.05.2023
VUB confirms ongoing internal procedure against Prof Van Hoof
The Vrije Universiteit Brussel reacts to press reports in relation to professor Elke Van Hoof. The Vrije Universiteit Brussel confirms that a disciplinary investigation is ongoing against professor Elke Van Hoof.

Media - 02.05.2023

Health - 28.04.2023
New advanced ankle-foot prosthesis from VUB spinoff also works properly with flat battery
VUB spin-off Axiles Bionics has received a European subsidy of ¤2.5 million from the EIC Accelerator Programme to develop a new generation of bionic feet.

Health - Pharmacology - 27.04.2023
Clinnova to Launch Precision Medicine Initiative Across Europe
Inaugurating a new initiative to foster AI-driven precision medicine via data federation, standardisation, and interoperability.

Innovation - 26.04.2023
First survey results on experiences with digital services at banks released
VUB and BNP Paribas Fortis collaborate on digital inclusion research via academic chair Wednesday 26 April 2023 - Citizens prefer mobile banking applications to get an overview of their balances and to make transfers.

Social Sciences - 26.04.2023
No place for fake news and alternative facts in the abortion debate
Opinional piece Vrije Universiteit Brussel (em.

Health - 17.04.2023
VUB professor to follow final year of 280 people for better understanding of end of life
VUB professor Lara Pivodic has been awarded a prestigious European Research Council Starting Grant for a five-year project that will study how the health and wellbeing of older people changes as they approach the end of their lives.

Health - Career - 06.04.2023
Presscuff: new spin-off from VUB and UZ Brussel develops tube to reduce pneumonia risk during prolonged artificial ventilation
During artificial ventilation in intensive care, a ventilation tube is inserted into the patient's throat, taking air directly to the lungs.

Career - Health - 30.03.2023

Computer Science - Campus - 27.03.2023

Innovation - 25.03.2023
Belgian royals visit CoLab in South Africa
On Saturday 25 March 2023, His Majesty King Filip and Queen Mathilde visited the CoLab on e-inclusion and social innovation in South Africa.

Campus - 23.03.2023
VUB report identifies paternalism and self-interest in development cooperation
An international team of scholars has completed a reportfor Belgium's Directorate-General for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid on what needs to be done to decolonise the development sector.

Campus - 23.03.2023
Ghent University's Institutional Review is a Resounding Success
Ghent University’s Institutional Review is a Resounding Success
Right before our Dies Natalis, the good news has reached us that NVAO (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders) will issue Ghent University a positive report.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 21.03.2023

Civil Engineering - Materials Science - 15.03.2023
Forget iron reinforcement: VUB engineers create wafer-thin concrete using textile mesh
Researchers and engineers at the VUB research group Mechanics of Materials and Constructions (MeMC) are experimenting extensively with textile reinforced concrete.

Research Management - Politics - 14.03.2023

Civil Engineering - Chemistry - 13.03.2023
VUB professor joins forces to recycle war debris in Ukraine
VUB professor joins forces to recycle war debris in Ukraine
Hubert Rahier, professor of physical chemistry at the VUB Materials & Chemistry research group, has been asked by the Ukrainian company Sheldor to help recycle concrete from buildings destroyed by the Russians.

Economics - 13.03.2023
Consumer protection in spotlight as Week of the Consumer opens at VUB
Ahead of International Day of the Consumer on 15 March, secretary of state for consumer protection Alexia Bertrand kicked off a week of events at VUB highlighting consumer rights.