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2019, another year of change for the FWO and its researchers

18/05/2020 10:17

Recent years laid the foundations for the reforms that were launched in 2019. In this publication Chairman Willy Verstraete and Secretary-General Hans Willems review this year of change while looking ahead to what’s to come.

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Large scale research infrastructure in Flanders - Flemish participation in international research infrastructures 2020

15/05/2020 08:51

In Flanders we are convinced that excellent research is only ever possible through excellent, state-of-the-art research infrastructure.

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FWO launches special call for COVID-19 research projects

11/04/2020 08:49

The world is hit hard by the COVID-19 virus. To cope with the consequences of this pandemic for public health, FWO launches a special call for COVID-19 research projects. The budget for this call is 2.5 million euro.

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Measures Coronavirus

25/03/2020 16:14

Following the measures taken by Belgium and many other countries against the spread of the coronavirus, the FWO is also making a number of adjustments.

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Special calls COVID19-research

24/03/2020 08:30

In response to the corona pandemic, various European and other partners have launched special calls for research into this virus, as well as…

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Elephants essential for sustainable management African savanna

17/03/2020 08:09

In African savanna wild herbivores are increasingly displaced by cattle and that is not without consequences.

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Emergency scenario ongoing call postdoctoral applications

19/03/2020 15:15

Confronted with the impact of the Corona crisis, the FWO has developed an emergency scenario for the current postdoc evaluations. The fallb…

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Generet Award for Rare Diseases 2020

17/02/2020 14:29

On the initiative of the “Fund Generet” managed by the King Baudouin Foundation, the Generet Award for Rare Diseases will be granted in 2020 to an internationally established investigator with outstanding scientific achievements to conduct a research project in Belgium in the field of rare diseases.

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ESO Telescope Sees Surface of Dim Betelgeuse

14/02/2020 10:38

Using ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have captured the unprecedented dimming of Betelgeuse, a red supergiant star in the cons…

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Impact Brexit

30/01/2020 15:08

The UK officially leaves the EU on 31 January 2020, followed by a transition period until the end of 2020.

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