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Two Ghent University researchers win a 2021 ERC Starting Grant

Ghent University researchers Paul Michael Kurtz and Alexandra Simonenko win an ERC Starting Grant. With this grant they can launch their project, form their team and pursue their best ideas.

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Get to know honorary doctor Mary Beard in Bozar

On Monday 13 December, Ghent University and Bozar are putting together a unique evening with dame Mary Beard.

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Young Academy is looking for outstanding scientists

The Young Academy recruits around ten new members every year. They are young top scientists with a vision on science or artists with an affinity for science who want to contribute to the Young Academy.

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Inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, receives honorary doctorate from Ghent University

On Dies Natalis, which will be celebrated on 19 March this year, Ghent University will award an institutional honorary doctorate to Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

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New edition of the popular cultural programme Low Countries Studies starts on 9 February 2021

A course about Flanders, Belgium and the Netherlands for international students and researchers. That is in a nutshell the subject of the English course Low Countries Studies, which is organized for the 26th time as from 9 February 2021.

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20 of 2020: Jelle switched careers and became a dad

We are nearing the end of this strange and special year, 2020. Time to reflect on the status quo.

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20 of 2020: Sofie chose to return to university to get even better at her job

We are nearing the end of this strange and special year, 2020. Time to reflect on the status quo.

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Corona in context: not the first epidemic to plague us

With the rapid and global spread of the corona virus we forget that infectious diseases were the primary cause of death until 100 years ago.

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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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