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Ghent University Global Campus organizes Belgian Cultural Festival

Ghent University Global Campus (GUGC) in South Korea is for the second time organizing a Belgian festival.

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Ghent University challenges excelling students to participate in educational innovation

Some students need an extra challenge. Ghent University differentiates itself by offering these students an interesting challenge in addition to their regular curriculum through various Honours programmes.

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Academic year started at Ghent University Global Campus in South Korea

On 27 August the annual Commencement and Matriculation Ceremony took place at the Ghent University Global Campus in Songdo, South Korea.

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Campuses Sterre and Ledeganck from a bird's eye view

End of April 2021, drone pilot and photographer Jonas Vandecasteele made aerial photos of Campuses Sterre and Ledeganck of the faculty of Sciences, as well as of Campuses Boekentoren and Ufo.

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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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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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