News

Human Rights Week focusses on colonial legacies and processes of decolonization

The interdisciplinary research consortium UGent Human Rights Research Network (HRRN) organizes the Human Rights Week from 7 to 11 December 2020.

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Wanted: the best idea to make our society more sustainable

Are you a student or PhD candidate with a brilliant idea for how science and technology can help making our society more sustainable?

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Dries Van Thourhout elected Fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA)

The Optical Society of America selected professor Dries Van Thourhout as one of the new Fellow Members for 2021.

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Alec Bagué receives Honorable Mention in the 2020 Mandles Prize

His paper was awarded Honorable Mention ($1,000) in this year's Mandles Prize for Hydrofoil Excellence.

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Two Ghent University researchers have been awarded Proof of Concept grants

Joris Thybaut and Tijl De Bie have been awarded Proof of Concept funding to explore the commercial or societal potential of their research results.

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Internal election results announced

The results of the internal elections that took place at our university from 27 April to 30 April were announced this afternoon.

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Studying the impact of COVID-19 on students

The coronavirus pandemic has a major impact on all of us, including students. Ghent University researchers are mapping how students experience the psychosocial impact of COVID-19 and how they deal with that challenge.

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Vote in the internal elections

This week internal elections are being organised at Ghent University.

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Ghent University stimulates research with impact via new interdisciplinary research consortia

... and is therefore looking for 6 new IDC co-ordinators

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Greet Cardon on GRAY: “We’re going to knock on a lot of doors, to get more funding for research into ageing, ánd to get ageing on the agenda.”

Interview with Greet Cardon and Mrs Jacqueline De Jaeger on the new interdisciplinary research consortium GRAY and 'ageing young'.

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People from Ghent University and Van Eyck: engineering

Ghent’s 2020 focus is on Van Eyck and the Ghent Altarpiece. Lots of people from Ghent University are involved in this year of celebration. Over the coming weeks we put them in the spotlight. This week: Aleksandra Pizurica and Arnold Janssens

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