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Again no two-thirds majority in elections for rector and vice-rector

(22-06-2017) Today 22 June at 8 am the second voting round in the second cycle of the elections for a new rector and vice-rector at our university ended.

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Aphea.Bio aims at leading position in next generation agricultural biologicals

(21-06-2017) Ghent University, VIB and KU Leuven have launched a new spin-off: Aphea.Bio. This new company will develop sustainable agricultural products based on natural microorganisms to increase crop yields and to protect them against diseases.

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Second cycle of voting at Ghent University: towards a second round

(20-06-2017) In the first round of the second voting cyle of the rector and vice-rector elections at Ghent University, the candidate duo did not achieve the required two-thirds majority.

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Princess Astrid visits Global Campus in South Korea

(15-06-2017) On Thursday 15 June 2017, Princess Astrid of Belgium visited Ghent University Global Campus during an economic mission to Korea.

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Derrick Gosselin receives prestigious RSA Fellowship

(14-06-2017) Professor Derrick Gosselin becomes a new Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA).

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Elections: seven crucial questions for the candidates

(12-06-2017) The second cycle of voting is approaching. Campaigning is for the candidates themselves; in the interview in this newsletter we present the candidates with some questions that are on the tip of the tongues of many at Ghent University.

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Show the award-winning image film of Ghent University during your presentations or at your events

(12-06-2017) During the Spring of 2016 the corporate movie 'Ghent University yesterday, today en tomorrow' and the image film 'Ghent University, a knowledge love story' was made at Ghent University.

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For personnel members of Ghent University: buy a ticket for Gent Jazz at a discount

(12-06-2017) From 7 to 16 July, the music festival Gent Jazz welcomes several renowned artists such as Trixie Whitley, Herbie Hancock, Kamasi Washington, Wayne Shorter Quartet en Einstürzende Neubauten.

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Ghent University ranked 19th among 'Europe's Most Innovative Universities'

(09-06-2017) Rector Anne De Paepe received the Reuters Trophy for Ghent University's prominent position in 'Reuters Top 100: Europe's Most Innovative Universities'.

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New Centre for Bioassay Development and Screening launched

(06-06-2017) New infrastructure migth provide a boost to multidisciplinary cancer research in Ghent.

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Honorary doctorate for Bernard De Baets

(02-06-2017) On 26 May 2017, Finland's University of Turku conferred an honorary doctorate on Professor Bernard De Baets (Faculty of Bioscience Engineering).

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Scientists give tumor-fighting cells a boost in battling bone marrow cancer

(01-06-2017) Researchers from VIB-Ghent University and the VUB uncovered a new way to enhance the function of a specific type of immune cell that destroys tumors in multiple myeloma, a form of bone marrow cancer considered incurable.

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Rik Van de Walle and Mieke Van Herreweghe candidates in second cycle of voting

(31-05-2017) Rik Van De Walle and Mieke Van Herreweghe present themselves as candidates in the second cycle of voting of the rector and vice-rector elections.

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Official change of name: 'Campus UZ Gent' and 'Faculty of Law and Criminology’

(30-05-2017) From today the name 'Campus UZ' changes into 'Campus UZ Gent', in Dutch as well as in English.

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400th Exploot on 9 June: join us for a run around Watersportbaan

(30-05-2017) Ghent University has always been a pioneer when it comes to company sports.

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