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Amnesty International Chair for Dr. Shirin Ebadi

(06-02-2018) Ghent University will award the Amnesty International Chair to the internationally acclaimed lawyer and human rights activist Dr. Shirin Ebadi on 8 March 2018.

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Giant earthquakes: not as random as thought

(06-02-2018) Scientists discovered that giant earthquakes reoccur with relatively regular intervals. When also taking into account smaller earthquakes, the repeat interval becomes increasingly more irregular to a level where earthquakes happen randomly in time.

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Call on the EU: strengthen research social sciences & humanities

(05-02-2018) A group of universities from leading countries in Social Science & Humanities research and innovation, calls on the EU to create better opportunities for SSH research in the 9th EU Framework Programme for Research & Innovation (FP9).

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Community magazine 'Dare to Think': on the biology of love

(04-02-2018) Valentine's Day is turning February into pink red again. But prehistoric reflexes are hidden underneath the romanticism...

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Human Rights' Policy at Ghent University

(27-01-2018) Human rights are a vital cornerstone of Ghent University’s social and international engagement.

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Scientists discover how treating eczema could also alleviate asthma

(22-01-2018) The findings are an important next step in understanding the relationship between the two inflammatory diseases and to developing effective therapies.

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Visit Ghent University at the Light Festival

(19-01-2018) Not only is light useful, cosy and beautiful, it is also terrifically interesting and full of unexpected applications!

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$4.9 million for global Buddhist academic network

(15-01-2018) An international network of universities will advance the study of Buddhism and East Asian cultures, thanks to a $4.9-million donation from the China-based Liuzu Temple of Chan Buddhism.

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To a new Learning Management System for Ghent University (replacement of Minerva)

(15-01-2018) At Ghent University we have started a project that will lead to the implementation of a new Learning Management system (LMS) to replace Minerva.

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New research projects on carbon capture and utilization

(15-01-2018) Ghent university coordinates the CATCO2RE and CO2PERATE project, recently financed by the Flemish Government.

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Address Campus UZ Gent changes into Corneel Heymanslaan 10

(10-01-2018) As from now on we use the contact and postal address Corneel Heymanslaan 10 to address the Campus UZ Gent. The address 'De Pintelaan 185' will no longer be used.

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Meet the colleagues of our Global Campus on 17 January

(10-01-2018) Some of our staff and researchers working at GUGC in South Korea will be in Belgium in January.

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New: toolbox for supervisors at Ghent University

(10-01-2018) The Department of Personnel and Organisation maximally supports the supervisors within our university and has come up with a toolbox for supervisors.

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Magazine 'Durf Denken': talks about new year’s resolutions, dead languages, and the Light Festival

(10-01-2018) The new edition of Tournée Minérale starts in February. It’s a good initiative, but does it achieve anything? Surprisingly enough, yes, says the Ghent University’s Department of Public Health.

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Lighting the way to switch chemical reaction pathways

(05-01-2018) Could the manufacture of the integrated circuits and chips for our everyday electronic devices be made simpler, safer and cheaper simply by being able to switch coloured light on and off?

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