University of Antwerpen

University of Antwerpen

University of Antwerpen  
Environment - Jun 12
A new study finds that climate has affected the risk of armed conflict. Though other drivers of violence were found to be substantially more influential, as global temperatures continue to rise, the changing climate is expected to further amplify the risk of conflict. Can a changing climate trigger organised armed conflict, such as civil war, or make it more severe?
Health - Jun 7

Under the mentorship of Prof Van Damme (CEV) and Prof Van Geertruyden (Global Health Institute), an Ebola vaccination trial will be run in collaboration with Université de Kinshasa (UNIKIN).

Life Sciences - Jun 3

A collaborative study between the University of Antwerp and McGill University allows PET scanning on animals without the use of anesthesia. Have you ever spent half an hour trying to take the best photo of your pets but they won't stay still in the perfect angle? This is also true for small animal imaging research using positron emission tomography (PET).

History - May 27

American collector donates centuries-old strip of parchment to University of Antwerp. American collector donates centuries-old strip of parchment to University of Antwerp An American collector has donated a fragment of a fourteenth-century manuscript in medieval Dutch to the University of Antwerp.

Life Sciences - May 8

5 Flemish universities reveal innovative state-of-the-art biotech research No less than 25 technologies in drug screening, therapy development, MedTech, digital health and AI will be showcased or pitched by the five Flemish universities at Europe's leading life sciences conference in Ghent.

- Jun 5

The Lancet reports on a unique polio studio by the University of Antwerp Findings from the first-in-human study of a new polio vaccine - novel oral polio vaccine, or nOPV - reported in The Lancet this week are promising.

Career - May 28

Ria Janvier wrote an opinion piece about the self-employed for SamPol (Dutch only) Full article (in Dutch) can be consulted by clicking on the following pdf-link: "Zelfstandigen krijgen (te) veel waar voor hun geld" Link: https://www.sampol.be/2019/05/zelfstandigen-krijgen-te-veel-waar

Law - May 14

The Law and Development Research group hosts Leonardo Villafuerte, Celeste Quiroga Eróstegui (Bolivia) and dr. Adithya Chintapanti (India) in the context of their (post-) doctoral research. The Law and Development Research group hosts Leonardo Villa, Celeste (Bolivia) and dr. Adithya Chintapantu (India) in the context of their (post-) doctoral research.

Linguistics - May 3

Because of capacity problems at the Stadscampus Library, the study areas in this library will be reserved for UAntwerp students and staff, starting 13 May 2019. Between 8.30 a.m. and 5 p.m. you will need to place a valid student or staff ID on the desk with you.