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Get to know honorary doctor Mary Beard in Bozar

On Thursday 7 April, Ghent University and Bozar are putting together a unique evening with dame Mary Beard.

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GUM opens exhibition 'Phallus. Norm & Form.'

On March 24th, the exhibition 'Phallus. Norm & Form' opens in GUM, Ghent Univer­sity's Museum. The exhibition will be smashing all sorts of stereotypes on sex, gender, science and norms.

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Virologist Steven Van Gucht is the very first ‘Ghent University alumnus of the year’

He has played an incredibly important role in fighting the corona pandemic and makes regular appearances in the media. And on top of that, Steven Van Gucht can now claim the title of the very first ‘Ghent University alumnus of the year’.

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ERC Starting Grants for Ghent University researchers

Ghent University researchers Kim Calders (left) and Thomas Mertens (right) win an ERC Starting Grant. With this grant they can launch their project, form their team and pursue their best ideas.

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Two Ghent University researchers win a 2021 ERC Starting Grant

Ghent University researchers Paul Michael Kurtz and Alexandra Simonenko win an ERC Starting Grant. With this grant they can launch their project, form their team and pursue their best ideas.

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Young Academy is looking for outstanding scientists

The Young Academy recruits around ten new members every year. They are young top scientists with a vision on science or artists with an affinity for science who want to contribute to the Young Academy.

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20 of 2020: Jelle switched careers and became a dad

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: Sofie chose to return to university to get even better at her job

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

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Corona in context: not the first epidemic to plague us

With the rapid and global spread of the corona virus we forget that infectious diseases were the primary cause of death until 100 years ago.

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