University of Antwerpen

University of Antwerpen
Prinsstraat 13, 2000 Antwerpen
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Social Sciences - Oct 19
Interview with Vivi Touloumidi - PhD at ARIA 'I care about understanding the human condition better. Finding ways of application. Articulate better questions and throw new questions to the already existing cultural production to distill new readings.' - Vivi Touloumidi Vivi Touloumidi was born and studied in Athens before continuing her jewelry education in Germany and Canada.
Chemistry - Oct 13

KU Leuven and the University of Antwerp join forces for sustainable ammonia synthesis. The production of ammonia - a very important chemical building block as part of synthetic fertilisers, among other things - is one of the main sources of CO2 emissions.

Astronomy - Oct 7

Three Laureates share this year's Nobel Prize in Physics for their discoveries about one of the most exotic phenomena in the universe, the black hole. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics 2020 to Roger Penrose, University of Oxford, UK, Reinhard Genzel, Max Planck Institute for Extraterrestrial Physics, Garching, Germany and University of California, Berkeley, USA, and Andrea Ghez, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.

Administration - Oct 1

Professor Bursens (UAntwerp) explains the current Belgian situation and challenges in Euronews. A new article in euronews focusses on the new federal government. Peter Bursens explains the lack of credibility, the apathy of voters, the linguistic cleavage and possible reforms of the state.

Economics - Sep 29

PhD Sven Buyle (UAntwerp) On 29 September 2020 at 5pm, Sven Buyle succesfully defended his PhD at the University of Antwerp, on the topic of 'Evolution of AIr Navigation Service Provider Business Models within the Single European Sky', Supervisors: Hilde Meersman, Wouter Dewulf & dr. Evy Onghena.

Computer Science - Oct 13

His research focuses on possible improvements of topic modeling with neural embeddings. Before joining us, Andriy received a Master's degree in Artificial Intelligence from KU Leuven with a specialty in Speech and Language Technologies.

Linguistics - Oct 7

Our member Stéphan Tulkens successfully defended his PhD on 'Dynamic Reading: the processing of orthographic features by dynamical systems'. As a result, he has been officially granted the degree of Doctor of Linguistics by the University of Antwerp.

Transport - Sep 30

PhD Thomas Van Asch (UAntwerp). On 28 September 2020 at 5pm, Thomas Van Asch succesfully defended his PhD at the University of Antwerp, on the topic of 'Air Cargo Competitiveness and European Airports: Markets and Strategy', Supervisors: Eddy Van de Voorde, Wouter Dewulf & dr. Franziska Kupfer.

Health - Sep 25

River blindness is the root cause, and nodding disease can easily be controlled by administering an anti-parasitic drug and exterminating the blackfly. For several years now, researchers from the University of Antwerp have been collaborating with African scientists to investigate the causes of 'nodding disease', a mysterious form of epilepsy that only affects children on the African continent.

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