University of Antwerpen

University of Antwerpen

University of Antwerpen  
Physics - Jul 18
Consortium presents plans for a high-tech observatory for gravity waves If it's up to a consortium of Belgian, German and Dutch universities and research institutions, the coming years will be marked by intensive construction of the Einstein Telescope in Dutch Limburg, 200-300 metres beneath the earth's crust.
Architecture - Jul 9

The database Building Types Online is temporarily available until 9 August 2019 for evaluation purposes. The database Building Types Online is a resource for the study and practice of architectural design.

Innovation - Jul 3
Innovation

Spin-off Digitrans provides data-driven logistics solution for the transport sector. DigiTrans, the latest spin-off of the University of Antwerp and imec, is operational.

Social Sciences - Jun 26

Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) is chosen to create one of the very first 'European Universities'. Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) is one of 17 alliances of European universities selected by the European Commission to develop and implement the first models for a European University.

Health - Jun 7

Under the mentorship of Prof Van Damme (CEV) and Prof Van Geertruyden (Global Health Institute), an Ebola vaccination trial will be run in collaboration with Université de Kinshasa (UNIKIN).

Health - Jun 5

The Lancet reports on a unique polio studio by the University of Antwerp Findings from the first-in-human study of a new polio vaccine - novel oral polio vaccine, or nOPV - reported in The Lancet this week are promising.

Philosophy - Jul 5

This doctoral dissertation investigates from a philosophical point of view the contemporary crisis in international tax law. In the past decades it has become clear how multinational corporations, and persons of considerable wealth, are organizing and planning their taxes to pay as little as possible.

Law - Jun 28

Daniel Ogunniyi successfully defended his PhD on International Law and Child Labour in Nigeria. On the 27th of June 2019, dr. Daniel Ogunniyi successfully defended his PhD entitled "International Law and Child Labour in Nigeria: Specific Challenges and Alternative Normative Standards".

Environment - Jun 12

A new study finds that climate has affected the risk of armed conflict. Though other drivers of violence were found to be substantially more influential, as global temperatures continue to rise, the changing climate is expected to further amplify the risk of conflict.

- Jun 5

The Lancet reports on a unique polio studio by the University of Antwerp Findings from the first-in-human study of a new polio vaccine - novel oral polio vaccine, or nOPV - reported in The Lancet this week are promising.

Life Sciences - Jun 3

A collaborative study between the University of Antwerp and McGill University allows PET scanning on animals without the use of anesthesia. Have you ever spent half an hour trying to take the best photo of your pets but they won't stay still in the perfect angle? This is also true for small animal imaging research using positron emission tomography (PET).