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Environment - Earth Sciences - 11.12.2023
Mission to Antarctica: snow to understand the climate
Mission to Antarctica: snow to understand the climate
This December 12, Sibylle Boxho, a doctoral student in geology, leaves on a 2-month mission to Antarctica.

Earth Sciences - Environment - 27.10.2022
VUB professor of hydrology Marijke Huysmans named among InspiringFifty

Environment - Earth Sciences - 21.04.2021
VUB geologist nominated for New Scientist Science Talent 2021

Environment - Earth Sciences - 29.01.2021
VUB PhD candidate wins prize King Baudouin Foundation

Earth Sciences - 05.03.2020
Thomas Wong Hearing awarded with Lyell Fund - Ghent University
Thomas Wong Hearing awarded with Lyell Fund - Ghent University

Earth Sciences - Life Sciences - 09.03.2018
Stolen Dinosaur Skeleton Turns Out To Be Swimming Raptor
A team of scientists has described a new dinosaur species that could both walk and swim. "We always thought dinosaurs were terrestrial, but now it is very clear for the first time that there were also swimming dinosaurs", says palaeontologist Pascal Godefroit of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 16.01.2018
"Trees’ spring awakening is becoming less sensitive to altitude differences"
Introduction: Researcher UAntwerp and his international colleagues conduct research on Swiss Alps forest species. In the Swiss Alps, the time lag between tree leafing at high and low altitudes has shortened dramatically since the 1960s due to climate change. This is the finding of an international study conducted in collaboration with the University of Antwerp, which has just been published in the journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America).

Earth Sciences - Environment - 03.01.2018
Fast the oceans have become hostile to life
A team of German, Belgian, American and Chinese geologists examined climatic cycles in different rock formations to determine the precise timing of the Devonian extinction.

Earth Sciences - 04.07.2017
How can we recover valuable metals from industrial waste?