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Social Sciences - Nov 14
Social Sciences
These days, it's easy to resolve questions about paternity with over-the-counter test kits. Now, KU Leuven researchers have put DNA evidence together with long-term genealogical data to explore similar questions of biological fatherhood on a broad scale among people living in parts of Western Europe over the last 500 years.
Astronomy - Nov 6

On behalf of the ESA, UCLouvain has developed antennas for the LaRa instrument that will go to Mars in 2020 to study the red planet's habitability.

Life Sciences - Oct 29
Life Sciences

For the first time ever, researchers from KU Leuven have carried out tests on human brains in the area that is responsible for our vision.

Astronomy - Nov 6

Exploring the heart (core) of Mars will elucidate the red planet's evolution and thus determine whether life would be possible in the future In 2020 the ExoMars mission will send a platform with the LaRa, a 100% Belgian-made instrument , supervised by UCLouvain researcher Véronique Dehant LaRa's

Astronomy - Oct 22

Bioscience engineers at KU Leuven have developed a method to measure the snow depth in all mountain ranges in the Northern Hemisphere using satellites. This technique makes it possible to study areas that cannot be accessed for local measurements, such as the Himalayas.


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Environment - 30.10.2019

History / Archeology - 23.10.2019

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Law - 21.10.2019

Administration - Career - 11.10.2019
First ERC Synergy Grant for KU Leuven
First ERC Synergy Grant for KU Leuven
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded its Synergy Grants. Neuroscientist Rufin Vogels is the first researcher at KU Leuven to receive one.

Innovation - 08.10.2019
Trial access for Science & Technology journals
Science and Technology journals from publisher Taylor and Francis temporarily available until the end of November In addition to the current, existing access at Taylor & Francis there will be trial access to the journals from the Science & Technology collection until the end of November.

Environment - Life Sciences - 04.10.2019

Law - 27.09.2019
Annual Law and Development Research Network Conference Berlin
Inleiding: Seven members of the Law & Development Research Group presented research on the annual international conference of the Law and Development Research Network in Berlin on the theme of Plurality of Law and Development.

Electroengineering - 11.09.2019
Cable bacteria: Living electrical wires with record conductivity
Scientists UAntwerp, UHasselt and TU Delft discover 'electrified' bacteria Bacteria that power themselves using electricity and are able to send electrical currents over long distances through highly conductive power lines.

Business / Economics - 09.09.2019

Career - Administration - 03.09.2019
Three researchers at Ghent University win an ERC Starting Grant
Today the European Research Council (ERC) announced the names of the European scientists winning a Starting Grant.

Materials Science - Chemistry - 26.08.2019

Life Sciences - 23.08.2019

Life Sciences - 22.08.2019
Shy mice get sick faster
Can animal personality affect infection probability? The more people surrounding you, the more likely you are to get infected with some kind of virus, such as a simple cold or even the flu.

Environment - 20.08.2019
European mega-heatwaves linked to drought
European mega-heatwaves linked to drought
Heatwaves are the deadliest natural disaster in Europe and have become increasingly frequent and intense in recent years.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 18.07.2019

Architecture - 09.07.2019

Philosophy - 05.07.2019
The International Crisis in Taxation: A Critical Analysis
This doctoral dissertation investigates from a philosophical point of view the contemporary crisis in international tax law. In the past decades it has become clear how multinational corporations, and persons of considerable wealth, are organizing and planning their taxes to pay as little as possible.

Innovation - Business / Economics - 03.07.2019
Tailor-made solution paves the way to more cost-efficient transport of cargo
Spin-off Digitrans provides data-driven logistics solution for the transport sector. DigiTrans, the latest spin-off of the University of Antwerp and imec, is operational.

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