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Influenza: more protective vaccinations

(25-04-2017) Ghent University scientists have taken an important step towards more efficient flu vaccinations.

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Elections of rector and vice-rector: towards a second round

(21-04-2017) The first voting round in the elections of rector and vice-rector did not produce a winner. The next round takes place from Wednesday 26 to Friday 28 April 2017. The duo which achieves a two-thirds majority of votes is elected.

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The demise of the fire salamander and the European response

(20-04-2017) A killer fungus threatens European salamanders with extinction and there are currently very few options to prevent this from happening, scientists have warned. Time for Europe to take action.

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A new Durf Denken edition: covering the revival of vinyl, scientific myths and the 'Uni Ducenti' jubilee concert

(19-04-2017) Vinyl records are suddenly hip again. You see people in coffee shops scribbling in stylish notebooks and taking lots of Polaroid photos again.

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Ghent University’s movies win a gold and silver award at the World Media Festival in Hamburg

(19-04-2017) Ghent University’s image and corporate movies have been successful in winning a gold and silver award at the World Media Festival in Hamburg.

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Looking for accommodation for participants in conferences or summer courses?

(19-04-2017) Are you looking for accommodation for participants in conferences or summer courses? From 18 July until 31 August 2017, we still have a number of living units (rooms plus, with private bathroom) available on the site Kantienberg.

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Represent Ghent University in the annual Ghent City Run

(19-04-2017) The annual Ghent City Run will take place on Sunday 21 May 2017. This event is a unique opportunity to explore Ghent in a sporty way.

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Visit Ghent University on Heritage Day

(19-04-2017) The public will be welcome in Ghent University’s Aula in the Voldersstraat on Heritage Day, this Sunday, 23 April 2017. Many activities have also been planned in the Botanical Garden and Het Pand.

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Scientists to develop cancer biomarker technology

(10-04-2017) Scientists from Ghent University and MDxHealth ink licensing and collaboration agreements to develop a cancer biomarker visualization technology.

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Elections for rector and vice-rector: first round

(10-04-2017) Two teams are up for election: Rik Van de Walle & Mieke Van Herreweghe, and Guido Van Huylenbroeck & Sarah De Saeger. The first round starts on 19 April and ends on 21 April.

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Brexit 1.0: Britain's geological departure from Europe

(06-04-2017) Britain’s separation from mainland Europe happened in a two-stage process. That is the conclusion of geologists and geophysicists from Ghent University and the Royal Observatory of Belgium, in collaboration with British and French colleagues.

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International Rowing Regatta for 200 years Ghent University

(06-04-2017) On 7 April 2017 the Ghent University International Rowing Regatta takes place, a sports event to celebrate the first 200 years of our University.

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The rise of recyclable plastics

(06-04-2017) An international team of researchers, led by professors Filip Du Prez, Johan Winne (Ghent University) and Ludwik Leibler (Paris, EPSCI), made a unique contribution to the field of sustainable and recyclable plastics.

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Sports Day at Ghent University: buy the hooded sweater, T-shirt and dopper at a promotion price

(05-04-2017) At Friday 7 April 2017 Ghent University's Sport Day takes place. At the shop you can buy some of your favourite articles at a promotion price!

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New Communications and Marketing Department

(05-04-2017) Twenty-eight enthusiastic Ghent University employees from the ‘old’ office of Communications and the External Relations Office will become part of this new department.

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