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Social Sciences - Feb 22
Social Sciences
The acclaimed exhibition on Jan Van Eyck, recommendations on drug policy, relevant campaigns on sexual health, etc. are just a few of the many achievements with a broad societal impact to which Ghent University research has contributed.
Pharmacology - Feb 19

Chloroquine, an antimalarial medicine that has been on the international market since 1934, proves to be active against the novel SARS coronavirus type 2 (COVID-19). The antiviral activity of chloroquine was already discovered in 2004 by a team of virologists at KU Leuven.

Pharmacology - Feb 10

The lab of professor Xavier Saelens (VIB-Ghent University) is quickly mobilizing to try to find a treatment for the viral infection caused by the corona virus. Since the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak was reported by China in December 2019, the number of confirmed cases of the virus is increasing rapidly, with cases now reported in 28 countries.

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.

History - Feb 9
History

Ghent's focus is on Van Eyck and the Ghent Altarpiece in 2020. Lots of people from Ghent University are also involved in this year of celebration.


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Politics - 22.02.2020
"It’s much more meaningful to connect people in an open-ended way than to just start communicating about what you’ve found at the end of your research."
Interview with Julie Carlier, co-ordinator of the interdisciplinary research consortium Ghent Centre for Global Studies.

Social Sciences - Law - 14.02.2020
Social Networks and the Right to Education of Rural-Urban Migrant Children in Beijing, China
Shisong Jiang successfully defended his PhD. Shisong Jiang successfully defended his PhD titled Social Networks and the Right to Education of Rural-Urban Migrant Children in Beijing, China.

Administration - 10.02.2020

Linguistics / Literature - 31.01.2020

Law - 30.01.2020

Business / Economics - Environment - 28.01.2020

Chemistry - 16.01.2020

Life Sciences - 09.01.2020

Microtechnics - 07.01.2020

Law - 30.12.2019

Administration - 28.12.2019

Pharmacology - 23.12.2019

Social Sciences - Law - 14.12.2019
Social Networks and the Right to Education of Rural-Urban Migrant Children in Beijing, China
Shisong Jiang successfully defended his PhD. Shisong Jiang successfully defended his PhD titled Social Networks and the Right to Education of Rural-Urban Migrant Children in Beijing, China.

Administration - 14.12.2019

Linguistics / Literature - 10.12.2019
Ghent University block locaties
We made a list with a number of block locations. For those who want to study in silence, but still with other students...

Linguistics / Literature - 10.12.2019
Ghent University study locations
We made a list with a number of study locations. For those who want to study in silence, but still with other students...

Health - Life Sciences - 10.12.2019
ERC Consolidator Grant for cancer researcher Kim De Keersmaecker 
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded its Consolidator Grants. This year's recipients include cancer researcher and geneticist Kim De Keersmaecker from KU Leuven.

Administration - 10.12.2019

Health - 05.12.2019
"Staff shortages lead to more deaths"
UAntwerp research links lower nurse staffing to higher hospital mortality. A new study by researchers from UAntwerp has found that the number of nurses working on a hospital ward affects the mortality rate of the patients in their care.

Linguistics / Literature - 02.12.2019

Civil Engineering - 26.11.2019

Social Sciences - 25.11.2019

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