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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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200 years Ghent University: alumni authors return to the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy

(05-10-2017) Starting on 8 October 2017, a series of lectures will take place in the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, presented by alumni authors who attended courses in the faculty.

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Humanities 20.0 on 17 October 2017

(05-10-2017) In 2017, the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy will be celebrating its 200th birthday, as one of Ghent University’s four founding faculties.

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Ghent University at Ghent Film Festival

(05-10-2017) Science at the film festival? It’s possible!

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Make Ghent University even more Fair Trade minded!

(05-10-2017) Share your fair trade idea for Ghent University using the video booth during Fair Trade week (9-13 October 2017).

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Register now for the Internationalisation Day at Ghent University

(05-10-2017) All Ghent University staff members are cordially invited to the first Internationalisation Day of Ghent University on Tuesday 24th October in Het Pand.

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10 reasons to go to ‘Everyone Ghent University!'

(05-10-2017) This Sunday, 8 October, it is time for the climax of Ghent University’s 200th anniversary celebrations: the free and exciting city festival ‘Everyone Ghent University!’

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Fact check: does student employment slow down one's study progress?

(02-10-2017) For many students, a new academic year coincides with picking up a student job. But doesn’t student employment slow down their study progress? Researchers at Ghent University reviewed the academic literature on this topic.

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