Sciences

Pharmacology - Feb 19
Chloroquine, an antimalarial medicine that has been on the international market since 1934, proves to be active against the novel SARS coronavirus type 2 (COVID-19). The antiviral activity of chloroquine was already discovered in 2004 by a team of virologists at KU Leuven.
Environment - Feb 13
Environment

An interdisciplinary team of bio-engineers and economists from KU Leuven has mapped out how wood could replace petroleum in the chemical industry.

History - Feb 9
History

Ghent's focus is on Van Eyck and the Ghent Altarpiece in 2020. Lots of people from Ghent University are also involved in this year of celebration.

Pharmacology - Feb 10

The lab of professor Xavier Saelens (VIB-Ghent University) is quickly mobilizing to try to find a treatment for the viral infection caused by the corona virus. Since the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak was reported by China in December 2019, the number of confirmed cases of the virus is increasing rapidly, with cases now reported in 28 countries.

Life Sciences - Feb 5
Life Sciences

Insect-based fat is a sustainable and healthy alternative to butter. When in bakery products less than half of the butter is replaced by insect fat, one can hardly taste the difference, according to research at Ghent University in Belgium.


Selected Jobs
Earth Sciences - 11.02
Associate Professor in Urban Regeneration (m/f) University of Luxembourg
Life Sciences - 20.02
PhD Candidate, Bio-informatician in computational protein modeling Universiteit Antwerpen
Business/Economics - 20.02
PhD research position Economics of Higher Education Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Business/Economics - 20.02
PhD research position PhD-position on the influence of management practices on school district performance Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Business/Economics - 19.02
PhD-position in Business Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)
Materials Science - 19.02
Voltijds praktijkassistent Industriële Ingenieurswetenschappen - Materiaalkunde Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (KU Leuven)

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