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Life Sciences - Physics - 17.04.2024
With the first Solvay Conference for Biology, the International Solvay Institutes are continuing a major and important scientific tradition
With the first Solvay Conference for Biology, the International Solvay Institutes are continuing a major and important scientific tradition

Physics - 06.03.2024
’I see myself as the captain of a boat embarking on uncharted territory’
In the sixth and final video of the "Women in Science 2024" campaign, Aurélia Chenu brings up her fascination for the world of quantum physics, her inspirations and how she perceives her roles as professor, team leader and mother.

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 22.02.2024
James Webb Space Telescope research team, with the cooperation of Vrije Universiteit Brussel, detects radiation from nebula-concealed neutron star in the iconic supernova SN 1987A
James Webb Space Telescope research team, with the cooperation of Vrije Universiteit Brussel, detects radiation from nebula-concealed neutron star in the iconic supernova SN 1987A
Supernovas are the spectacular end result of the collapse of stars with a mass greater than 8-10 times that of the sun.

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 23.11.2023
Researcher picks up international prize for research on gravitational waves
Researcher picks up international prize for research on gravitational waves

Physics - 25.10.2023
ARTEMIS, a new project to develop new quantum sources

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.

Physics - Chemistry - 31.05.2023
Archives of International Solvay Conferences for Physics and Chemistry recognised as Unesco World Heritage

Career - Physics - 22.11.2022
ERC Starting Grants: record number of grants won
ERC Starting Grants: record number of grants won

Physics - Innovation - 04.11.2022
Jorge Iñiguez named 2022 American Physical Society Fellow

Physics - 12.10.2022
Colour-changing fibres for smart clothes

Physics - Astronomy / Space - 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.

Physics - 28.03.2022
VUB professor Peter Baeten to lead SCK CEN nuclear research centre

Astronomy / Space - Physics - 07.12.2021
Research on extraterrestrial life and protection against extreme heat during space travel
Two young VUB scientists have each received a Frank De Winne fellowship from the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO).

Physics - Event - 22.09.2020
Inge Nys wins Facebook Reality Labs Liquid Crystal Research Diamonds Award - Ghent University
Inge Nys wins Facebook Reality Labs Liquid Crystal Research Diamonds Award - Ghent University

Physics - 25.06.2020
Mechanism to obtain metal ’nanoscrews’

Physics - 28.04.2020
How many intensive care beds will a nuclear weapon explosion require?

Physics - 05.04.2020
YUFE alliance emphasises the importance of online education

Physics - 04.02.2020
Dr. Merijn van de Klundert receives 2019 CMS Achievement Award (CERN)

Physics - Astronomy / Space - 18.07.2019
Scientists go underground with Einstein

Chemistry - Physics - 30.10.2018
Scientist secures place in Periodic Table of Younger Chemists

Chemistry - Physics - 30.05.2018
Nobel prize winner Hoffmann to visit VUB for PhD defence
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 — Thijs Stuyver will defend his PhD dissertation on the electrical conductivity of molecules at VUB on Wednesday May 30th at 5:00pm.

Physics - History / Archeology - 09.03.2018
Research team accurately depicts authenticity of stained glass from Ten Duinen abbey
The museum Ten Duinen in Koksijde (Belgium) was looking for scientific evidence concerning a more accurate dating of two stained glass panels from the 14th century.

Physics - Career - 09.03.2018
EUR-ACE international quality label for graduates of European MSc. In Photonics

Physics - Computer Science - 13.02.2018
Professor Calderbank about recent developments in Quantum Computing

Physics - Life Sciences - 19.01.2018
Visit Ghent University at the Light Festival
Not only is light useful, cosy and beautiful, it is also terrifically interesting and full of unexpected applications! But that is something we will let the visitors to the Ghent Light Festival 2018 discover for themselves in the foyer of the Universiteitsforum Building (Ufo). Smack in the middle of all the spectacular light artworks, dozens of enthusiastic light researchers from Ghent University will amaze you with interactive demos.

Physics - Chemistry - 22.12.2017
Quantum sieving of hydrogen isotopes
Inleiding: A team of researchers from the University of Manchester in collaboration with Prof. Peeters from the CMT group at UAntwerpen, have discovered that the naturally occurring gaps betwe

Physics - Politics - 15.12.2017
Crossroads: Why the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Could Become Obsolete

Physics - 09.12.2017
The US Nuclear Posture Review does not carry Trump’s signature