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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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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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“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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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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Professor Veronique Van Speybroek in 'Women of Catalysis'

Prof. Van Speybroek highlighted as one of the strong Women of Catalysis

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Three researchers at Ghent University win an ERC Starting Grant

On September 3rd, the European Research Council (ERC) announced the names of the European scientists winning a Starting Grant. Three Ghent University researchers win an ERC Starting Grant.

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Global Campus Commencement and Matriculation Ceremony 2019

On Friday the 23rd of August the yearly Commencement and Matriculation Ceremony was held at Ghent University Global Campus to celebrate both graduating students and freshmen.

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Launch Alumni Chapter in South Korea

Ghent University launched a new alumni chapter in South Korea at the Ghent University Global Campus in Songdo.

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Ghent University gets 16 medals at the European Company Sports Games

Belgium won 32 medals at the European Company Sports Games in Salzburg. Half of this is due to the Ghent University delegation.

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Ghent University Association launches its Internationalisation Award

Have an idea about world citizenship? The Internationalisation Award can help you turn your idea into an actual project.

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CAPTURE has been nominated for the EU REGIOSTARS award

The European Commission have nominated the Centre for Advanced Process Technology for Urban Resource Recovery (CAPTURE) for the EU REGIOSTARS award 2019.

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International Francqui chair Brendan McKay: A scientist's adventure in pseudoscience: the strange case of the Bible Codes

This inaugural lecture on June 4, 2019 is the first in a series of lectures that Prof. McKay will be giving at various Belgian universities.

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Four researchers at Ghent University win an ERC Advanced Grant

Today the European Research Council (ERC) announced the names of the 222 European senior scientists winning an Advanced Grant. With these grants, the EU invests €540 million to boost cutting-edge research.

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Queen Mathilde of Belgium and Ban Ki-moon visit Ghent University Global Campus in South-Korea

On March 27nd, Her Majesty the Queen Mathilde visited the Global Campus of Ghent University as a part of a four-day state visit.

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“My WOW goes to…”

Scientific research changes our lives and view of the world. Ghent University uses Dies Natalis to - in addition to her birthday - also celebrate research. We ask all Ghent University people and Flemish people: Which research do you find important?

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