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Environment - Innovation - 08.09.2023
VUB EUTOPIA project DurAMat aims to create more sustainable metals via 3D printing
DurAMat receives one of five prestigious Marie Sklodowska-Curie Doctoral Network Grants awarded to VUB Additive manufacturing or 3D printing of metals is a sustainable answer to our product-intensive society.

Environment - Innovation - 05.09.2023
Three VUB students to compete for coveted PhD Cup
Three VUB students to compete for coveted PhD Cup
Three Vrije Universiteit Brussel doctoral students are in the running to win the coveted Flemish PhD Cup on 19 October.

Environment - Physics - 05.09.2023
ERC Starting Grants for five Ghent researchers
ERC Starting Grants for five Ghent researchers
Five Ghent researchers will receive an ERC Starting Grant. This grant will allow them to expand their research group and conduct groundbreaking research.

Environment - 14.07.2023
3D model of 200,000 glaciers to predict their evolution up to 2300
A VUB research project aims to map all the more than 200,000 glaciers in the world in a 3D model.

Environment - 30.06.2023
This was the first BioBlitz at KU Leuven: about 1,500 species counted by 581 volunteers
From 22 May to 30 June, anyone could participate in the first BioBlitz at KU Leuven. The goal was to count as many plant and animal species as possible on the university's various campuses.

Event - Environment - 23.06.2023
Scientists and young people reflect on future of Brussels
From Wednesday 28 June to Sunday 2 July 2023, VUB is organising the second edition of the Brussels2030 Summer Assembly in collaboration with ULB and Brussels2030.

Environment - Social Sciences - 22.06.2023

Environment - 31.05.2023
Calculations show that the thermal energy stored by land masses has increased significantly
There are many effects of climate change. Perhaps the most broadly known is global warming, which is caused by heat building up in various parts of the Earth system, such as the atmosphere, the ocean, the cryosphere and the land.

Environment - 22.02.2023
About sixty volunteers plant 120 trees on VUB campus
Students and staff from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) joined local residents to plant 120 trees on Triomflaan in Elsene.

Career - Environment - 22.11.2022
Four ERC Starting Grants for KU Leuven researchers
Four ERC Starting Grants for KU Leuven researchers
The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded its Starting Grants. Among this year's recipients are literary scholar Núria Codina Solà, engineer Benjamin Gorissen, bioscience engineer Koenraad Van Meerbeek, and chemical engineer Xing Yang.

Social Sciences - Environment - 17.11.2022

Environment - 09.11.2022
COP27: African and Western researchers call for Africa’s energy transition to be studied country by country in relation to climate goals
As the COP27 climate summit begins in Egypt, academics from 50 institutions, including VUB, have called for a change in the way politicians, financiers and researchers think about the transition to clean energy in Africa.

Life Sciences - Environment - 19.10.2022
VUB master's students develop biological water softener using bacteria
VUB master’s students develop biological water softener using bacteria
Hard water and the scale it causes are a scourge for users of appliances that heat water. A group of seven first year master's students from VUB's Bioengineering Sciences programme explored how organisms harvest limescale from the environment and do useful things with it.

Environment - 17.10.2022
The two faces of VUB's new transgressive behaviour policy
The two faces of VUB’s new transgressive behaviour policy
You Are Not Alone policy puts maximum focus on prevention and support to ensure victims don't feel abandoned Monday 17 October - The Vrije Universiteit Brussel is shifting up a gear in tackling transgressive behaviour on and around campus.

Environment - Life Sciences - 11.10.2022
VUB in international pioneering research on living materials
The EU Commission is awarding ¤4 million to FUNGATERIA, a pioneering international research project in which the Vrije Universiteit Brussel is also participating.

History / Archeology - Environment - 26.09.2022

Environment - Computer Science - 09.09.2022

Campus - Environment - 26.06.2022

Life Sciences - Environment - 24.06.2022
Proteins from microbial fermentation get boost with The ProteInn Club
Proteins from microbial fermentation get boost with The ProteInn Club
The new innovation platform 'The ProteInn Club (Ghent University, CAPTURE, ILVO and the Bio Base Europe Pilot Plant (BBEPP) focuses on proteins made via fermentation-based production processes.

Environment - 30.05.2022
Maintaining and enhancing forest biodiversity in Europe
Biodiversity loss has been globally recognised as a major threat to ecological and socio-economic stability.

Environment - Life Sciences - 20.05.2022
Coral reefs and the importance of ecosystem engineers
Friday, May 20, 2022 — Sunday is Biodiversity Day. But what actually is biodiversity and why is it important?

Environment - Event - 17.05.2022

Environment - Career - 16.05.2022

Environment - 27.04.2022
VUB launches podcast on sustainability: Scientists With A Cause
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 — The Vrije Universiteit Brussel is an urban engaged university that values a sustainable society.

Environment - Social Sciences - 14.04.2022
VUB and ULB establish Brussels Institute for Advanced Studies
Radically interdisciplinary, international and socially relevant: First BrIAS series tackles food, climate and sustainability Thursday, April 14, 2022 — The Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Unive

Environment - Social Sciences - 05.04.2022
VUB co-leads a European project to reinforce nature-based climate solutions in schools
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 — VUB researchers from Cosmopolis Centre for Urban Research and Cartography and GIS (CGIS) group will examine the accessibility and equity implications of Nature-Based Cli

Environment - Life Sciences - 30.03.2022

Environment - 18.03.2022

Environment - Innovation - 10.03.2022

Environment - 20.01.2022

Innovation - Environment - 18.11.2021
Smart Village Lab helps accelerate energy transition in Flanders and Europe
Zellik, 18 November 2021 - With a push of the virtual button, Flemish minister of economy and innovation Hilde Crevits today launched the Smart Village Lab.
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