University of Ghent

University of Ghent  
Environment - May 14
On Friday 10 May Queen Mathilde visited Ghent University within the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). During her visit, she addressed students and academic staff. In addition to education and children's rights, likewise the subject of sustainability is one of Queen Mathilde's primary concerns.
Environment - May 7

On Thursday 16 May, Ghent University will award an institutional honorary doctorate to Lord Nicholas Stern. Before the ceremony Lord Stern also participates in a panel discussion with climate experts.

Music - May 3

From 7 to 10 May the spring concerts of the Ghent University Student Ensembles will take place. They will again give the best they have.

Health - Apr 25

Imec, UZ Leuven, KU Leuven, Ghent University, Agilent, Western Digital and BlueBee develop unique hybrid cloud platform for fast and cost-efficient whole genome sequencing and analysis.

Environment - Apr 2

The impacts of climate warming are buffered inside forests due to the thermal insulation of forest canopies. These results are based on an international study led by Ghent University researchers. Temperature difference of 4 degrees - Scientists of eight universities have quantified the temperature difference between sites within forests and outside, for the first time across the globe.

Health - Mar 29

On 27 and 28 April the third edition of Levensloop will take place. Ghent University team also participates in this initiative of the Foundation against Cancer.

Innovation - May 6

Prof. Jˇhanna Bar­dal has been selected for a stay at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NIAS-KNAW).

Life Sciences - May 3
Life Sciences

Cardiologist Julie De Backer has received a research grant worth 450.000 euros for research into hereditary aortic disorders.

Environment - Apr 15

A team of Belgian and French researchers is back from a 6-week mission studying Antarctica on a sailing ship.

Life Sciences - Apr 1

What happens inside a cell when it is activated, changing, or responding to variations in its environment? Researchers from the VIB-Ghent University Center for Inflammation Research have developed a map of how to best model these cellular dynamics.

Administration - Mar 28

Today the European Research Council (ERC) announced the names of the 222 European senior scientists winning an Avanced Grant.

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