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Prof. Frank Witlox is Honorary Doctor of Geography at the University of Tartu, Estland

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22 Ghent University researchers are awarded the prestigious title of Highly Cited Researcher

Of the 66 scientists in Belgium who made the list of most cited researchers this year, 22 are affiliated with Ghent University.

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A USB stick? In the distant future, a little powder should suffice

Whether you think about bank accounts, YouTube videos or QR codes, everything is saved as zeros and ones, or data, on a computer. The storage equipment available might not be capable of holding all that information much longer.

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Rectoral speech opening academic year 2018-2019

Speech by rector Rik Van de Walle at the Aula Academica on 21 september 2018.

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Ghent University features 14 disciplines in top 100 of World University Ranking

Ghent University features amongst the top 50 in 5 of the 48 subjects in this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject: Veterinary Sciences, Sport Sciences, Psychology, Agriculture and Archaeology.

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Scientists discover how to increase both sugar yield and biomass production in the model plant Arabidopsis

To ease the industrial processing of plant biomass into energy, plants are engineered to contain less lignin. Unfortunately, this intervention typically leads to reduced yield. Researchers have now discovered a way to overcome this problem.

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