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Good luck to our athletes at the Olympics!

On 5 August, the 2016 Summer Olympics begin in Rio de Janeiro. This year, four Ghent University athletes participate.

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Gerard Gonzales wins International Nutrition Student Research Championship

PhD student Gerard Gonzales has won the International Student Research Championship with his research on the Brassica waste stream.

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Seawater becomes drinking water of the future

At Ghent University, a new technology has been developed to desalinate seawater and simultaneously generate energy. That's a first: so far, seawater desalination consumed a lot of energy.

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