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Sport - 22.02.2024
Researchers investigate need for infrastructure at basketball and volleyball clubs
While the Belgian Cats women's basketball team have qualified gloriously for the Olympics in Paris this summer, Flemish clubs are having difficulty training new talent.

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 22.02.2024
James Webb Space Telescope research team, with the cooperation of Vrije Universiteit Brussel, detects radiation from nebula-concealed neutron star in the iconic supernova SN 1987A
James Webb Space Telescope research team, with the cooperation of Vrije Universiteit Brussel, detects radiation from nebula-concealed neutron star in the iconic supernova SN 1987A
Supernovas are the spectacular end result of the collapse of stars with a mass greater than 8-10 times that of the sun.

Linguistics / Literature - Pedagogy - 20.02.2024
VUB and EhB sign charter for Multilingualism and Linguistic Diversity

Politics - 20.02.2024
Signing of the Agreement between the University of Luxembourg and the European Commission for the funding of the ’Europe Direct at the University of Luxembourg’ project (2021-2025)

Materials Science - 16.02.2024
Thermoelectrics make electricity from your daily (hot) coffee
So-called thermoelectric generators ('thermoelectrics') convert ambient heat into electricity. They can be used to power a broad range of applications, from wearables and sensors to remote electronic systems like satellites.

Environment - Event - 15.02.2024
International research centre inaugurated at Usquare.brussels: VUB and ULB expand with renovated former barracks

Environment - Life Sciences - 14.02.2024
Nature-loving volunteers plant 485 trees at VUB
Students and staff of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) joined forces with a group of their neighbours on Valentine's Day to plant 485 trees and shrubs along Nieuwelaan in Elsene.

Politics - Environment - 14.02.2024
Make science, not war: let science triumph
Make science, not war: let science triumph
As a scientist, on this Valentine's Day, I call on fellow scientists around the world: let us join forces and use science as a powerful tool for peace and cooperation.

Environment - Health - 14.02.2024
Climate change contributes to rise of West Nile virus in Europe
Climate change contributes to rise of West Nile virus in Europe
A team of researchers from the Spatial Epidemiology Lab ( SpELL ) of the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and the bclimate group of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) demonstrate in a new publication the contribution of climate change to the geographical expansion of West Nile virus in Europe.

Environment - Event - 13.02.2024
VUB climate scientists honoured for research
VUB climate scientists honoured for research

Campus - Career - 12.02.2024
Committed to a path towards diversity and equal opportunities

Environment - 11.02.2024
Working towards an inclusive research landscape 

History / Archeology - Campus - 11.02.2024
VUB launches new research chair: Traces of the Resistance

Life Sciences - Health - 09.02.2024
VUB professor discovers genetic cause of low birth weight among children conceived after fertility treatment
VUB professor discovers genetic cause of low birth weight among children conceived after fertility treatment
VUB professor Claudia Spits, of the Reproduction and Genetics research group, has identified a genetic cause for the increased risk of low birth weight in babies born following assisted reproductive technologies such as IVF.

Economics - 09.02.2024
Never alone with WeConnect  
At 22 years old, they're already wearing two hats: students and entrepreneurs. In May 2023, Clémentine Offner and Ivo Silva founded WeConnect , a societal impact company that puts students looking for accommodation in touch with private individuals willing to host them in their homes.

Campus - Computer Science - 08.02.2024
Women and Girls in Science : Portraits of the Organizing Committee

Life Sciences - 08.02.2024
In plant genetics and microbiology Joske Ruytinx from the Department of Bio-Engineering at the VUB has received a grant from the US Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute (JGI). She will investigate the effect of radionuclides (radioactive particles) on ectomycorrhiza, a symbiosis between a fungus and a plant, in this case pines. Ruytinx is receiving support from the JGI on sophisticated research infrastructure to sequence RNA and DNA from a variety of fungal samples
In plant genetics and microbiology Joske Ruytinx from the Department of Bio-Engineering at the VUB has received a grant from the US Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute (JGI). She will investigate the effect of radionuclides (radioactive particles) on ectomycorrhiza, a symbiosis between a fungus and a plant, in this case pines. Ruytinx is receiving support from the JGI on sophisticated research infrastructure to sequence RNA and DNA from a variety of fungal samples
Professor in plant genetics and microbiology Joske Ruytinx from the Department of Bio-Engineering at the VUB has received a grant from the US Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute (JGI).

Environment - 08.02.2024
VUB hosts exclusive lecture and debate with leading American scientist Jan Golinski

Economics - Innovation - 07.02.2024
King Philippe talked to student entrepreneurs and the DO! team
King Philippe talked to student entrepreneurs and the DO! team

Innovation - Economics - 02.02.2024
VUB programme lifts AI start-ups and new entrepreneurs to the next level

Campus - 01.02.2024
Registrations open for 2024-2025

Campus - History / Archeology - 01.02.2024
University launches new unique Master in Digital and Public History

Health - Pharmacology - 01.02.2024
VUB to lead international consortium on palliative care for chronic lung disease

Pedagogy - Campus - 23.01.2024
Teachers address education questions of tomorrow

Pedagogy - Psychology - 23.01.2024
Cédric Vanhoolandt wins the Prix Philippe Maystadt
Cédric Vanhoolandt wins the Prix Philippe Maystadt
Under the principal supervision of Jim Plumat, Professor of Physics Didactics at UNamur, Cédric Vanhoolandt's thesis, which straddles cognitive psychology and disciplinary didactics, has as its main hypothesis that inhibitory control training could be transferred to teaching disciplines in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation (science, mathematics, spelling.

Astronomy / Space - Innovation - 19.01.2024
ESA visits the University

Campus - 18.01.2024
Weather conditions January 2024

Research Management - Innovation - 18.01.2024
Piet Demeester receives ERC Proof of Concept Grant
Piet Demeester receives ERC Proof of Concept Grant

Health - Pharmacology - 17.01.2024
GLIOMATCH: Pioneering hope for malignant glioma, a deadly brain cancer
The World Health Organization reveals a sombre reality: cancer ranks as the world's second-leading cause of death.

Career - Politics - 17.01.2024
How the Postdoc Community is helping our postdocs flourish
How the Postdoc Community is helping our postdocs flourish

Linguistics / Literature - 12.01.2024
VUB ALEF programme awarded EU Language Label

Campus - Economics - 10.01.2024
VUB sports management postgrad course scores in international ranking

Microtechnics - 10.01.2024
AugmentX lab to improve ergonomics of exoskeletons
AugmentX lab to improve ergonomics of exoskeletons

History / Archeology - 22.12.2023
Message of solidarity with Charles University

Campus - 21.12.2023
Winter break: what’s open, what’s closed?

Innovation - Environment - 21.12.2023
VUB and FARI launch pioneering AI postgrad course
VUB and FARI launch pioneering AI postgrad course

Health - Campus - 21.12.2023
2024, a new milestone year at the University

Art and Design - 20.12.2023
Karin Vanderkerken and David Gullentops selected as members of Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts
Karin Vanderkerken and David Gullentops selected as members of Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts

Environment - Innovation - 20.12.2023
Durable suction cup technology, developed by VUB-imec, wins Belgium Builds Back Circular funding

Environment - Career - 19.12.2023
VUB professor wants to map impact of climate change throughout human life
VUB climate scientist Wim Thiery is analysing how climate change affects people throughout their lives.

Environment - Economics - 19.12.2023
Unmasking Greenwashing: The 6 Sins of Deceptive Sustainability Marketing
Environmental concerns have gained significant attention, leading various entities to adopt a "green" label in their communications to attract conscientious consumers.

Campus - 19.12.2023
Interview with Emmanuel Tschitschmann
Can you introduce yourself for our readers who don't know you? My name is Emmanuel Tschitschmann, I'm an archivist by profession and a historian by training, currently working as a service provider for the University.

Paleontology - 18.12.2023
VUB makes research on dinosaurs accessible

Environment - 18.12.2023
Between liveability and accessibility in the Bois de la Cambre
Any changes to public space generate debate, whether it is the creation of a pedestrianised area, a tunnel or a new road.

Social Sciences - Environment - 18.12.2023
VUB expands into Flanders with scientific public programme
VUB expands into Flanders with scientific public programme

Environment - Electroengineering - 18.12.2023
VUB invests ¤2 million in combined heat and power on campus Etterbeek

Art and Design - Computer Science - 15.12.2023
VUB spin-off instrumental in digitalisation of Flemish primitive artist Hans Memling
VUB spin-off instrumental in digitalisation of Flemish primitive artist Hans Memling

Campus - Event - 15.12.2023
Graduation Week: The first medical graduates receive their diplomas

Economics - Campus - 14.12.2023
VUB sends master’s students on international trade mission

Event - Mathematics - 13.12.2023
Press event: Exhibition 40 Years AI Lab at VUB 
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