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Ghent University maintains strong position in Shanghai ranking

Ghent University maintains its strong position in the recently published Shanghai ranking and now takes place 71. As in the previous years, Ghent University has the highest score of all Belgian universities in this world ranking of universities.

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Ghent University Global Campus begins second year

Vice rector Freddy Mortier and professor Jozef Vercruysse officially opened the second academic year at Ghent University Global Campus.

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Soil carbon storage controlled by interactions between geochemistry and climate

In a large-scale study across Chile and the Antarctic Peninsula, scientists show that the role of precipitation and temperature in controlling carbon dynamics in soils is less than currently considered in Global Ecosystem Models.

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