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25 Ghent University researchers are 'Highly Cited Researcher 2020'

This year, Ghent University has no less than 25 researchers with Highly Cited status. This is another fine recognition of the quality of its publications and their scientific impact.

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New Start-up Animab Secures 3.4 M€ Seed Investment to Improve Health and Performance of Livestock Animals

Animab develops monoclonal antibodies to ensure intestinal health of livestock. The initial focus is on improving the resilience of piglets during the fragile post-weaning period.

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Seagrass beds for coastal protection and mitigation of climate change impact

UGent and the Portuguese maritime institute CCMAR receive a VLAIO Baekeland grant for research into the sustainable protection of vulnerable coastal areas.

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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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Watch the start of the academic year at the Ghent University Global Campus

On 28 August, the annual Commencement and Matriculation Ceremony took place at the Ghent University Global Campus in South Korea.

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ExeVir Bio to Accelerate Development of New Treatment Conferring Broad Protection Against Covid-19

ExeVir Bio, a technology platform with potential to generate robust antiviral therapies.

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Alain Goossens elected as EMBO member

Ghent University and VIB scientist Alain Goossens elected as EMBO Member

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Single-cell software supported by a Chan Zuckerberg Initiative grant

Software for the analysis and visualization of single-cell data is one of the projects that will receive funding as part of CZI’s Essential Open Source Software for Science (EOSS) program.

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X-ray analysis of armour from the Mary Rose offers new insights

Ghent University participated in X-ray analysis of three copper alloy artefacts recovered from the wreck of the Mary Rose.

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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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Thomas Wong Hearing awarded with Lyell Fund

Thomas Wong Hearing receives this early-career award by The Geological Society for excellent contributions to 'soft-rock' geoscience research.

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The first Cell Atlas for the human Thymus

Scientists have composed a complete map of the cells in the developing human thymus. They identified more than 50 different cell states in the human thymus which dynamically change in abundance during life.

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Join us for the opening of the Pimp your Campus garden on 10/03/2020!

On Tuesday, March 10, the start-up of the new garden between S4 and S5 at Campus Sterre is planned.

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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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Greet Cardon on GRAY: “We’re going to knock on a lot of doors, to get more funding for research into ageing, ánd to get ageing on the agenda.”

Interview with Greet Cardon and Mrs Jacqueline De Jaeger on the new interdisciplinary research consortium GRAY and 'ageing young'.

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Professor Frank Witlox was conferred an honorary doctorate at the University of Odessa

On February 5 2020 professor Frank Witlox was awarded an honorary doctor degree (dr.h.c.) from the Odessa National Polytechnic University in Ukraine.

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The Department of Geography makes preparations for Geopark Tembien in Ethiopia

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Marine biologist Anna-Maria Vafeiadou was awarded the Paul Van Oye price

Every 2 years the Royal Belgian Academy of Sciences and Arts (KVAB) in Brussels awards innovative research on general biology in Flanders.

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23 Ghent University researchers are 'Highly Cited Researcher 2019'

This year, Ghent University has 23 researchers with Highly Cited status. Two more than last year, and no less than half of all frequently quoted scientists associated with Flemish universities.

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