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Innovation - Computer Science - 28.11.2022

Research Management - Career - 23.11.2022

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.

Pedagogy - 18.11.2022
Studying educational technology usages in Luxembourg
As a result of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, many scholars and scientists have left the country. More than 30 Ukrainian researchers displaced by the war have temporarily joined the University of Luxembourg mainly as research fellows and in some cases under temporary contracts funded by the FNR.

Economics / Business - Career - 17.11.2022

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.

Campus - Linguistics / Literature - 28.10.2022
Strengthening multicultural cooperation through research
As a result of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, many scholars and scientists have left the country. More than 30 Ukrainian researchers displaced by the war have temporarily joined the University of Luxembourg mainly as research fellows and in some cases under temporary contracts funded by the FNR.

Innovation - Life Sciences - 28.10.2022
Jan Steyaert receives prestigious Gabbay Award for pioneering work on Nanobody technology
Steyaert is the first Belgian scientist to receive the prestigious American award for outstanding science with a translational character Ghent/Brussels, 27 October - Jan Steyaert, director of the VIB

Research Management - Economics / Business - 27.10.2022

Astronomy / Space Science - Research Management - 25.10.2022

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.

Computer Science - 18.10.2022
Disclosing Software Vulnerabilities: An Ethical Perspective
Naturally, we want our software and the services that we use to be secure, and this often requires discovering vulnerabilities and taking actions to fix them. But what is the right way to disclose vulnerabilities to vendors and the public? Many researchers will find themselves in the position of finding and disclosing vulnerabilities, often accidentally.

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.

Economics / Business - 14.10.2022

Interdisciplinary / All Categories - 13.10.2022

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.

Health - 10.10.2022
VUB and UHasselt start major research into treatment of mental and physical pain after breast cancer
October is breast cancer awareness month New treatment tackles sense of injustice The most common complaints after breast cancer are fatigue and pain, which have a major impact on the quality of life of cancer survivors. Persistent complaints after treatment also create a sense of injustice. As mental and physical complaints are often related, negative feelings can even reinforce pain, causing a vicious circle.

Astronomy / Space Science - Economics / Business - 26.09.2022
RHEA Luxembourg leads international partnership with ESA on QKD
RHEA System Luxembourg S.A. POST Luxembourg, HITEC Luxembourg, the University of Luxembourg's Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), evolutionQ Inc.

History / Archeology - Environment - 26.09.2022