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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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Are you looking for accommodation for an international PhD-student, guest or staff member?

(20-12-2017) The Housing Office still has a limited number of single studios available, starting 18 December 2017.

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Service exemption on 2 January 2018 (afternoon) - holiday calendar 2018 is available

(14-12-2017) The holiday calendar for 2018 is now available and you can register leave for 2018 via Apollo.

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Tips for under the Christmas tree

(14-12-2017) For those still looking for a nice gift for the festive season: the historical book and a photobook about “200 years of Ghent University” are being offered at a great discount.

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Take part in the World Company Sport Games 2018 in La Baule: subscribe now!

(14-12-2017) After the success of the European Company Sport Games in Ghent, Ghent University staff members will have the opportunity to participate in the 2nd World Company Sports Games in the French seaside resort of La Baule between 23 and 27 May 2018.

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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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