Emiel De Meyer

Emiel De Meyer

Status: PhD researcher

Emiel De Meyer obtained a Bachelor's degree in Biology in 2015, and a Master's degree in Bioscience engineering (with a focus on tropical agriculture) in 2018. Since 2018, he has been working as a teaching assistant and PhD student at the Department of Plants and Crops, Faculty of Bio-Science engineering.  

For his PhD, he conducts ethnobotanical research on medicinal plant use by the Congolese community in Belgium combining plant sciences and social sciences. Besides, he investigates the impact of urbanization on traditional medicinal practices and healthcare choices in Belgium and the Democratic Republic of Congo.