Earth and Environment

Environment - Feb 13
Environment
An interdisciplinary team of bio-engineers and economists from KU Leuven has mapped out how wood could replace petroleum in the chemical industry. They not only looked at the technological requirements, but also whether that scenario would be financially viable.
Environment - Nov 20, 2019

Researchers from KU Leuven have discovered that the presence of yeasts can alter the chemical composition and thus the nutritional value of nectar for pollinators such as bees. The study discovered that yeasts can even boost bee health and colony fitness.

Environment - Aug 8, 2019

32°C. This summer saw the highest temperature ever recorded in southern Alaska.

Environment - Aug 19, 2019

A new study shows that in multiple animal species climate change causes changes in the life cycle, e.g. the timing of the egg hatching, or adaptations in their morphology, e.g. body size.

Environment - Jun 12, 2019

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.

Currently 23 jobs in fields Environment, Earth Sciences, Palaeontology.
Selected Jobs
Civil Engineering - 01.04
Faculty position in Sustainable Civil Engineering EPFL, Lausanne
Environment - 01.04
Faculty Position in Soil System Science EPFL, Sion
Life Sciences - 19.03
Postdoc position: Exploration of gut microbial community dynamics in vitro Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Life Sciences - 04.03
Phd in overcoming reproductive barriers to facilitate hybrid-based breeding in banana (Musa spp.) Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Environment - 03.03
PhD Position on Carbon Pricing Policies: Focus Africa and the Middle East Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Environment - 03.03
PhD Position on Carbon Pricing Policies: Focus Latin America Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Environment - 03.03
PhD Position on Carbon Pricing Policies: Focus Asia Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)

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