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Campus - 23.03.2023
VUB report identifies paternalism and self-interest in development cooperation
An international team of scholars has completed a reportfor Belgium's Directorate-General for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid on what needs to be done to decolonise the development sector.

Campus - 23.03.2023
Ghent University's Institutional Review is a Resounding Success
Ghent University’s Institutional Review is a Resounding Success
Right before our Dies Natalis, the good news has reached us that NVAO (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders) will issue Ghent University a positive report.

Mathematics - Computer Science - 21.03.2023

Civil Engineering - Materials Science - 15.03.2023
Forget iron reinforcement: VUB engineers create wafer-thin concrete using textile mesh
Researchers and engineers at the VUB research group Mechanics of Materials and Constructions (MeMC) are experimenting extensively with textile reinforced concrete.

Research Management - Politics - 14.03.2023

Civil Engineering - Chemistry - 13.03.2023
VUB professor joins forces to recycle war debris in Ukraine
VUB professor joins forces to recycle war debris in Ukraine
Hubert Rahier, professor of physical chemistry at the VUB Materials & Chemistry research group, has been asked by the Ukrainian company Sheldor to help recycle concrete from buildings destroyed by the Russians.

Economics - 13.03.2023
Consumer protection in spotlight as Week of the Consumer opens at VUB
Ahead of International Day of the Consumer on 15 March, secretary of state for consumer protection Alexia Bertrand kicked off a week of events at VUB highlighting consumer rights.

Campus - Pedagogy - 10.03.2023

Campus - Research Management - 09.03.2023

Life Sciences - Health - 28.02.2023
Rare disease day 2023: Surprises & challenges in rare disease research
On Rare Disease Day 2023, Prof. Carole Linster from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg reflects on her team's work on metabolite repair disorders, a subset of the over 7,000 rare diseases identified to date. Most of these diseases have a genetic background, and an estimated 300 million people globally are affected, including 30,000 in Luxembourg alone.

Psychology - 24.02.2023

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.

Architecture - History / Archeology - 17.02.2023
Brussels housing architecture under the microscope
Gérald Ledent and Alessandro Porotto (UCLouvain Faculty of Architecture LOCI+LAB * ) publish the first comprehensive monograph on Brussels housing architecture.

Social Sciences - 15.02.2023

Computer Science - 09.02.2023
Women in Science: Manel Barkallah, the computer scientist at the heart of the language of robotics
On the occasion of the International Day for Women and Girls in Science proclaimed on February 11 by the United Nations General Assembly, discover the portrait and testimonies of UNamur scientists who conduct cutting-edge research in fields such as physics, chemistry, mathematics and computer science.

Research Management - Career - 31.01.2023
Six Ghent researchers win ERC Consolidator Grant
Six Ghent researchers win ERC Consolidator Grant
Six Ghent researchers win an ERC Consolidator Grant. This important European research grant enables them to continue their groundbreaking research.

Computer Science - Campus - 25.01.2023

Innovation - Astronomy / Space Science - 19.01.2023
Chatzinotas on the IRIS2 Satellite Constellation
The European Infrastructure for Resilience, Interconnectivity and Security by Satellite (IRIS 2 ) promises a powerful new space-based communication infrastructure for the EU.

Research Management - Innovation - 17.01.2023

Sport - Economics - 12.01.2023

Health - 22.12.2022
Alarming rates of burnout among teachers over the long-term following COVID-19 pandemic
A study carried out among 2,167 teachers in Flemish secondary schools has shown that the COVID-19 pandemic has placed additional burden on teaching staff, leading to significantly more stress and anxiety.
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