Innovation and Economics - Career

Career - Jan 26

Tourists with Moroccan names are more likely to be refused a reservation. Tourists with Moroccan-sounding names experience structural discrimination on Airbnb. This is the result uncovered by a new study conducted by Professor Pieter-Paul Verhaeghe and his team at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. For their research, the sociologists conducted 1,043 mail tests on Airbnb during the summer of 2021.

Career - Mar 7

The University launches a mentoring programme to support researchers in their career development and to promote gender equality. The ADVANCE programme will match early career researchers with more experienced scientists.

Research Management - Jan 31

Six Ghent researchers win an ERC Consolidator Grant. This important European research grant enables them to continue their groundbreaking research.