environment and climate research

Environment - Chemistry - Feb 13
Environment - Chemistry
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 - Life Sciences - 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 discoveredáthat yeasts can even boost bee health and colony fitness.

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 - Politics - 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.

Astronomy - Environment - Oct 22, 2019

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.

Environment - Administration - Aug 8, 2019

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

Environment - Life Sciences - May 13, 2019

WeChangeForLife: 256 researchers, specialists in issues related to environmental degradation, have changed their habits for the planet Why? Scientists have a duty to set an example : they must act according to their knowledge and what they know is right and show that it is possible.


Selected Jobs
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)
Environment - 03.03
PhD Position on Carbon Pricing Policies: Focus Europe Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Environment - 03.03
PhD Position on Carbon Pricing Policies: Focus North America and Oceania Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)

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