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Human Rights Week focusses on colonial legacies and processes of decolonization

The interdisciplinary research consortium UGent Human Rights Research Network (HRRN) organizes the Human Rights Week from 7 to 11 December 2020.

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“We need to reflect more on decolonisation, and that includes universities”

According to Annelies Verdoolaege, who coordinates the Africa Platform at Ghent University, we need to observe the African continent from an equality perspective rather than using our western gaze.

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Wanted: the best idea to make our society more sustainable

Are you a student or PhD candidate with a brilliant idea for how science and technology can help making our society more sustainable?

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Six Young Ghent University Researchers Receive ERC Starting Grant From European Commission

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Lost silk road city located by Ghent University researcher

A researcher at Ghent University has identified a lost Silk Road city larger than medieval Ghent, London or Venice.

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Internal election results announced

The results of the internal elections that took place at our university from 27 April to 30 April were announced this afternoon.

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Studying the impact of COVID-19 on students

The coronavirus pandemic has a major impact on all of us, including students. Ghent University researchers are mapping how students experience the psychosocial impact of COVID-19 and how they deal with that challenge.

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Vote in the internal elections

This week internal elections are being organised at Ghent University.

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“It’s much more meaningful to connect people in an open-ended way than to just start communicating about what you’ve found at the end of your research.”

Interview with Julie Carlier, co-ordinator of the interdisciplinary research consortium Ghent Centre for Global Studies.

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Ghent University stimulates research with impact via new interdisciplinary research consortia

... and is therefore looking for 6 new IDC co-ordinators

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Swiss theatre producer Milo Rau to become an honorary doctor at Ghent University

On Dies Natalis, on 20 March this year, Ghent University will award an institutional honorary doctorate to Milo Rau. Furthermore, five honorary titles will be awarded in recognition of scientific achievements.

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People from Ghent University and Van Eyck: archaeometry

Ghent’s focus is on Van Eyck and the Ghent Altarpiece in 2020. Lots of people from Ghent University are also involved in this year of celebration. We have been putting a number of them in the spotlight. This week: Peter Vandenabeele.

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People from Ghent University and Van Eyck: art sciences and social history

In Ghent, it’s all about Van Eyck and the Ghent Altarpiece in 2020. One of the highlights is undoubtedly the return of the restored painting to St. Bavo’s cathedral. Years of research preceded the amazing renovation.

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