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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

Computer Science - 21.09.2022
EIC Pathfinder grant for research in AI-driven data visualisation
A team of researchers from the University of Luxembourg, AEGIS IT Research GmbH , Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium), and Telefónica I+D (Spain) has received an EIC Pathfinder Challenge grant of 4 million euros for their research in AI-driven data visualisation systems.

Life Sciences - Health - 20.09.2022
More maths, fewer mice: web tool helps reduce lab animal use
In clinical efficacy trials for medical treatments, mathematical corrections are often used during the course of the study to optimise the number of participating patients.

Social Sciences - 19.09.2022

Health - Life Sciences - 16.09.2022
Ghent University and VIB open new research building with unique BioSafety Level 3 facility for airborne pathogens
Ghent University and VIB open new research building with unique BioSafety Level 3 facility for airborne pathogens
To meet the increasing demand for customized lab infrastructure, VIB (Flanders' leading life sciences institute) and Ghent University have opened a new research building at the Tech Lane Ghent Science Park in Zwijnaarde.

Physics - Astronomy / Space Science - 14.09.2022
50 years of VUB-ULB Interuniversity Institute for High Energies
The VUB-ULB Interuniversity Institute for High Energies (IIHE) is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The institute researches the smallest and largest building blocks of our world. Throughout its 50 years of existence, the IIHE has always been at the forefront of the revolution taking place in contemporary physics and therefore in our understanding of everything from the smallest elements of nature to the very largest structures in the universe.

Environment - Computer Science - 09.09.2022

Campus - Innovation - 07.09.2022

Health - Research Management - 06.09.2022
Ghent University researcher wins ERC Proof of Concept Grant
Ghent University researcher wins ERC Proof of Concept Grant
Ghent University researcher Mo Lamkanfi wins an ERC Proof of Concept Grant. With this grant, he aims to identify new anti-inflammatories that could be used in gout, atherosclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis.