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One of the world's most powerful supercomputers, LUMI, will take Flemish research and competitiveness to a next level

21/10/2020 11:43

EuroHPC is bundling European resources to develop high-quality exascale supercomputers for processing large amounts of data. One of the pan-…

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Belgian scientists find link between climate change and the emergence of new pathogens

22/09/2020 16:44

While all eyes are on COVID-19, a virus that only reached humans some 18 months ago, microbes thousands of years old are lying dormant around the world. These are at least as harmful and at least as difficult to combat - and leishmaniasis is one of them.

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Laureates FWO-Excellence prizes

24/06/2020 15:22

The Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) has today announced the five laureates of the FWO Excellence Awards. Every five years, an international jury awards a prize worth €100,000 to eminent scientists in recognition of their research careers. The prizes are also known as the ‘Flemish Nobel Prizes’. The Excellence Award in Exact Sciences has a female laureate for the first time. 

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The FWO allocates 322,000 euros to research in ALS thanks to bequest

21/06/2020 07:59

Today, on World ALS Day, the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO) has allocated 322,000 euros to research aimed at improving the understanding and treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The money comes from a bequest left to the FWO by Mr. Van Eyck, who had explicitly requested that the money be spent on research into this neurological disease.

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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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