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New insights in the formation of skin tumors

Wounding predisposes tissues to tumor formation. VIB-Ghent University researchers shed new insights in the involvement of cells needed for wound healing, in this process.

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ERC Advanced Grant for Filip Du Prez

This year, Filip Du Prez (faculty of Sciences) is the only Ghent University researcher to receive an ERC Advanced Grant. He aims to bring intrinsically non-recyclable plastics such as thermosets and rubbers into a circular economy.

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NEMEDUSSA: new project on nematodes in Sub-Sahara Africa

The project will develop the research and educational capacity in Sub-Sahara Africa in the field of nematology, the study of roundworms.

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Assessing the Impacts of Nodule Mining on the Deep-Sea Environment

Scientists of the project “MiningImpact” are embarking on a 6-week expedition to the Pacific. Their goal is to carry out independent scientific monitoring of the test of a pre-prototype nodule collector machine.

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Methusalem funding expands researchers' horizons

Supporting ground-breaking and impactful research that will make a profound difference to society. That is the guiding principle of the Methusalem programme.

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Research CMM great leap forwards in uncovering atomic geometry next-gen materials

CMM’s research at Ghent University uses quantum mechanical calculations in the design of next-generation materials, which is an enormous breakthrough in the field of atomic structure choice for modular materials.

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Ghent University and VIB to build a global network on plant biotechnology and breeding

The network will unite at least 29 international partners from 15 countries, and advance scientific knowledge and responsible agricultural production.

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20 of 2020: Pieter learned the art of giving online lessons

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: Yanis found love, thanks to corona

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

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Dirk Inzé appointed to the ERC Scientific Council

The European Commission has appointed five new members to the European Research Council's (ERC) governing body.

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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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