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Environment - Life Sciences - 13.02.2018
First scientific expedition to newly exposed Antarctic ecosystem
A international team of scientists heads to Antarctica to investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem that's been hidden beneath an Antarctic ice shelf for up to 120,000 years. Marine biologist Ann Vanreusel (Ghent University) is one of them. The iceberg known as A68, which is four times of London, calved off from the Larsen Ice Shelf in July 2017.

Environment - Life Sciences - 09.02.2018
GCE success in latest round of Marie Sklodowska-Curie applications

Life Sciences - Environment - 05.02.2018
Global Change Ecology hosts two workshops for Studio Stem

Environment - Innovation - 30.01.2018
Official opening new swimming pool Vrije Universiteit Brussel

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).

Environment - Chemistry - 15.01.2018
New research projects on carbon capture and utilization
Ghent university coordinates the CATCO2RE and CO2PERATE project, recently financed by the Flemish Government. Turning waste into a resource The discovery of efficient technologies that enable the use of CO2 as a starting material for chemical synthesis is one of the biggest scientific challenges of our time.

Environment - Life Sciences - 05.01.2018
The ocean is losing its breath
The ocean is losing its breath
The international research group GO2NE, including its co-chair Marilaure Grégoire , a physicist civil engineer, FRS-FNRS Research Director in the FOCUS Research Unit and ocean modelling specialist, w

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.

Environment - 20.12.2017
The State of Environmental Migration 2017. A review of 2016

Life Sciences - Environment - 20.12.2017
Benny Borremans wins Henri Schouteden-price for his PhD-research in Tanzania

Law - Environment - 13.12.2017
UAntwerp to confer honorary degrees on five leading researchers

Environment - Computer Science - 07.12.2017
IOB receives money from BELMONT and NORFACE for research project

Environment - 18.10.2017
EnerGhentIC officially launched on 19 October 2017

Environment - Civil Engineering - 11.09.2017
Climate change will make cities suffer from extreme heat more frequently
From 2040 onwards, Belgian cities such as Brussels and Antwerp will suffer from extreme temperatures more than 17 days per year, KU Leuven research shows.

Environment - 14.07.2017
IN PICTURES: Antarctic marine life before the iceberg