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Environment - 28.07.2021
Shift in favour of transition from nuclear energy
Social scientist studies evolution in public discourse and reaction to nuclear accidents The role of nuclear power in the Belgian energy system has caused controversy for nearly five decades.

Health - Pharmacology - 26.07.2021
Majority favour Covid vaccination
Flemish are more positive about vaccine than Walloons; half of non-vaccinated people do not want to be vaccinated The Vrije Universiteit Brussel and VUB spin-off iCense conducted a survey among Belgians to find out people's reasons for choosing to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or not.

Environment - Campus - 02.07.2021
Art embraces Nature
Two new discovery tours on the VUB campus: Humanistic Sculpture Park & Living Campus Walk This summer, the main campus of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel boasts two more trails.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.06.2021
ETheRNA and VUB expand strategic collaboration to engineer next generation mRNA therapeutics with TetraMix
Extension to proven TriMix adjuvant technology intended to boost dendritic cell activation eTheRNA immunotherapies NV ('eTheRNA', Niel, Belgium ), a clinical-stage company developing mRNA-based immun

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 20.06.2021
Young refugees clash with structures
VUB research exposes difficulties for young newcomers in Belgium June 20 is World Refugee Day For his doctoral research, Minne Huysman, of the VUB's adult educational sciences department, followed 122 young newcomers who sought protection in Belgium in the summer of 2015.

Architecture - Innovation - 14.06.2021
VUB Architectural Engineering publishes circular school design guide
'Schools for the future' offers sustainable answer to education capacity issues With the increasing population, the education sector is facing a shortage of school buildings.

Life Sciences - 08.06.2021
Coral larvae dispersal determines the best place for marine reserves
VUB research on coral reefs aims to protect ocean rainforests 8 June is World Oceans Day Coral reefs are threatened worldwide and research is needed to protect these ocean rainforests.

Environment - 31.05.2021
AI controls wind farms
AI controls wind farms
Monday, May 31, 2021 — Wind energy is an important renewable energy source, but the maintenance of wind farms is a very complex and expensive process.

Campus - Social Sciences - 26.05.2021

Campus - Environment - 19.05.2021

Innovation - 17.05.2021
Belgians more and more in favour of digital payments
Monday, May 17, 2021 — Digital payments have been on the rise for years, and the current pandemic has only reinforced this trend.

Materials Science - Innovation - 10.05.2021
VIPCOAT platform launched to make coating industry innovative, sustainable and green
Monday, May 10, 2021 — Vrije Universiteit Brussel is one of 12 partners in seven countries involved in the new VIPCOAT project, which was launched on 1 May under the coordination of Germany's Helmholtz Center Hereon.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 21.04.2021

Linguistics / Literature - Pedagogy - 09.04.2021

Environment - Social Sciences - 05.04.2021
EU citizens ready to become energy producers
VUB project RENAISSANCE shows that energy transition can be done locally with good guidance Monday, April 5, 2021 — Researchers from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in cooperation with research

Campus - Social Sciences - 28.03.2021

Environment - 25.03.2021
New SMEs in Cureghem contribute to gentrification
Space for SMEs in the city is a hot topic for groups interested in urban and economic transformation.

Career - 24.03.2021
VUB puts in 2.6 million extra for research
Injection of funds to counteract coronavirus effects The Vrije Universiteit Brussel is providing an extra injection of 2.6 million in research funding to partially offset the negative effects of the coronavirus measures.

Campus - Health - 23.03.2021
EMOTION: Erasmus students at UNamur for a borderless training
They come from Albania, Bangladesh, Spain, Indonesia or Guatemala and have chosen UNamur to specialize in clinical research as part of the EMOTION Master.

Campus - Environment - 17.03.2021

Computer Science - Environment - 15.03.2021

Health - 10.03.2021
Studies impact of second lockdown on sleep
Fourfold increase in insomnia complaints - Skin hunger and Corona fatigue increase risk of complaints An international survey on sleep by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Brugmann Sleep Laborat

Campus - Economics / Business - 08.03.2021

Environment - 03.03.2021
Researcher wins North Sea Award 2020
Award presentation at VLIZ Marine Science Day - Wednesday 3 March 2021 - 9:00 a.m. Camille Gaulier, joint-PhD from the AMGC Research Department at VUB and the University of Lille is the winner of the VLIZ North Sea Award 2020.

Sport - Computer Science - 23.02.2021
Brand new virtual reality box for pioneering research into virtual sports
Innovations will make sports in virtual world possible Research into sports in virtual reality (VR) will soon start at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Campus - Psychology - 16.02.2021
VUB calls all its students to monitor their well-being
Personal contact with more than 16,000 students The corona crisis is weighing heavily on students' well-being.

Politics - Social Sciences - 05.02.2021

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 02.02.2021
Scientist Mathieu Vinken coordinates prestigious European research into animal-free methods for testing chemical substances
Mathieu Vinken, pharmacist-toxicologist affiliated with the Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences of the VUB, will be responsible for the general coordination of the "ONTOX? project for a period of 5 years from 1 May 2021 onwards.