Researcher Stories

"My work feels like home": a post dog study

"World Animal Day today; Just in case for those who leave home for work: stroke your dog again," said radio voice Xavier Taveirne at around…

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Laureates BiR&D Cross-Disciplinary PhD Award 2021

Each year, on the initiative of BiR&D, the FWO and the FNRS organise the BiR&D Cross-Disciplinary PhD Thesis Awards, in recognition…

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Former [PEGASUS]²-researchers speak out

Five years, and 48 completed fellowships later, the [PEGASUS]² programme has come to an end. To finish on a high note, 2 (former) FWO [PEGASUS]² Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellows will take the floor and share their experiences in a blog.

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May plastic-free

This month we participate in the Flemish initiative mei plasticvrij (May plastic-free). By using less single-use plastic for a month, more awareness is created about the plastic problem.

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New Flanders’ wolves cubs and renewed motivation to find solutions to protect livestock and benefit sheep-wolf coexistence!

The Flemish Nature and Forest agency, recently captured important pictures of Noëlla, a she-wolf established with the male August in Limburg, informs De Morgen last Tuesday. From her suddenly finer belly, it seems that she gave birth to cubs this year again!

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Looking back through time at the evolution of horse feet

From the unicorn and Pegasus of hallowed antiquity, to Ponyta, Epona and My Little Pony of modern popular culture, horses have long been a s…

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Understanding mirror invariance inhibition

Writing can be considered one of the greatest inventions of Homo Sapiens, allowing humans to “communicate their thoughts” throw visual suppo…

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the incredible progress of telecommunication technology in all its forms

Today it is possible to be connected with anyone anywhere in the world, using nothing more than a compact device in your pocket. This is only possible thanks to the incredible progress of telecommunication technology in all its forms.

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Atomic-scale design of new superconductors

Superconductivity is arguably one of the most intriguing and also widely applicable quantum phenomena. When a normal metal (e.g., copper) conducts electricity, part of the electrical energy is always lost due to the resistance of the metal.

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Research in times of Corona

These last months have been challenging for all aspects of life, world-wide alarm, lock-downs, challenges to most systems and believes we…

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