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New agreement with Chinese Scholarship Council conforms with increasing amount of Chinese PhD students at Ghent University

(04-07-2018) On Friday 1 June, a new agreement for co-funding between Ghent University and the Chinese Scholarship Council was signed. Next academic year 85 Chinese PhD students will stay at Ghent University with a CSC-funding. That's a new record.

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U4 and Tartu prepare for European University application

(21-06-2018) The U4 universities (Ghent, Göttingen, Groningen and Uppsala) have joined forces with the University of Tartu (Estonia) to prepare an application for the European University project announced by the EU to strengthen Erasmus+ activities.

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14 A-scores for Ghent University in worldwide U-Multirank

(08-06-2018) Compared with the average higher education institution Ghent University received an A score for 14 indicators in the U-Multirank; these are two more than last year, showing our strengths within the different domains.

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Ghent University reduces number of air flights

(06-06-2018) Ghent University takes first steps in a sustainable travel policy. For years, it has considered sustainability to be a high priority.

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CAPTURE researchers recognized with Belgian-IWA Awards

(30-05-2018) CAPTURE researchers from the water pipeline have won 2 awards at the yearly nocturnal event of the Belgian Committee of the International Water Association (BIWA).

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Professor Vanreusel receives Vietnam’s Medal of Friendship

(28-05-2018) Professor Vanreusel receives Vietnam’s Medal of Friendship on the occasion of the celebration of the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources (IEBR), Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST).

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PhD Community and GP2R: Who are they? What are they doing?

(15-05-2018) The launch event of the PhD Community takes place on 23 May. With the support of Ghent University and the Ghent Pre and Postdoc Board (GP2R), it focuses on the togetherness among PhD students.

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IUPAC-Solvay International Award for Young Chemists for Dr. Bolea-Fernandez

(03-05-2018) The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry and Solvay announced the winners of the 2018 IUPAC-Solvay International Award for Young Chemists, presented for the best Ph.D. theses in the chemical sciences.

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First successful ablation of a cardiac arrhythmia in a horse at Ghent University

(27-04-2018) The Equine Cardioteam, led by Prof Gunther van Loon, has treated a Norwegian showjumper stallion with a cardiac arrhythmia by ablation. The horse had been successfully treated by electroshock therapy several times but showed recurrence each time.

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Deans elected in all faculties

(22-04-2018) Recently all faculties held their dean election. The last election has finished. The mandate of the elected deans starts at 1 October 2018 and continues for four years.

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