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Thomas Van Leeuwen and Frederick Verbruggen receive ERC Consolidator Grant

(04-12-2017) The ERC recently published the results of the ERC Consolidator Grant call of 2017.

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The grand rector duo interview (and much more besides) in the new Dare to Think

(29-11-2017) Rector Rik Van de Walle and vice rector Mieke Van Herreweghe have been heading up our university for some time now. Time for a first look and to discover more about their plans: read about it in the new edition of Dare to Think.

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Range of sports camps on offer in 2018 for staff children

(29-11-2017) Ghent University has selected an extensive range of sporting holiday initiatives exclusively for the children of its staff.

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17 ‘highly cited researchers’ in various life science domains at Ghent University

(28-11-2017) Ghent University has no less than 17 researchers with the Highly Cited status this year. This is a remarkably high number considering that there is a total of 40 Highly Cited researchers in Belgium.

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The Battle of the Scientists

(16-11-2017) Getting a broad audience excited about your research? The Battle of the Scientists will teach you just that, by having you present your research to elementary school kids.

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A musical winter!

(16-11-2017) Treat yourself to one of the concerts performed by Ghent University student ensembles in December – or go to all three!

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Magazine ‘Durf Denken’: will we ever be successful in banishing the flu for good?

(16-11-2017) What is the difference between a cold and the flu? What can you do to prevent the flu? Can you get the flu from a flu vaccination? Is the flu an innocent illness? And how close are scientists to discovering a universal flu vaccination?

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Sunday 26 November: visit Ghent University on Science Day

(16-11-2017) Can cancer be treated with sound? How dangerous is a USB stick found in the street? Can dogs suffer from epilepsy? Where does that fish on your plate come from? How did people party in the Middle Ages?

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Are you feeling down? Don't carry on

(16-11-2017) In the past weeks a lot is said and written on unacceptable behaviour on the workplace. For Ghent University psychosocial welfare for staff members is very important.

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Ghent University scores highly in US News ranking of global universities

(07-11-2017) Ghent University ranks 5th for the subject area Plant and Animal Sciences in the US News ranking of global universities. For Agricultural Sciences Ghent University ranked 6th. In both rankings Ghent University is the second European University.

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Dirk Inzé awarded with World Agriculture Prize

(28-10-2017) Professor Dirk Inzé (Department of Plant Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology) receives the 2017 GCHERA World Agriculture Prize.

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Vote for our Ghent University staff members to get the EOS Public Prize for Scientific Communication

(25-10-2017) No less than three Ghent University staff members have been nominated for the EOS Public Prize for favourite scientific communicator. Go vote for them!

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Dare to Think: Ghent University people on their science hero

(25-10-2017) Many people from Ghent University have a personal icon, a science hero they look up to, who inspires and urges them to explore new paths and directions. Five of them share their science heroes in the newest edition of Dare to Think.

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University for You: debate on the societal role of the university

(25-10-2017) On the occasion of its 200th anniversary, Ghent University wants to carry out a debate concerning its own societal role.

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EnerGhentIC officially launched on 19 October 2017

(18-10-2017) EnerGhentIC is the interdisciplinary community of Ghent University researchers working on the energy challenge.

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