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Spin-off Hysopt raises 1.9 million euros in capital increase
Hysopt, an Antwerp start-up and spin-off of the University of Antwerp, has strengthened its capital position.
World's first animals caused global warming
The evolution of Earth's first animals more than 500 million years ago caused global warming, new research from UAntwerp and other universities shows.
Soil contains one of the keys to climate agreement
Million-year old soils prove their impact on a successful climate agreement
IOB welcomes 2 new FWO aspirants
The Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) has granted two new fellowships for PhD students at the Institute of Development Policy (IOB). We are very proud to welcome Eliane Giezendanner and Fergus Simpson into the IOB family starting October 1st 2018.
Global Change Ecology Centre welcomes 4 new FWO-fellows
Last week it was announced which new fellows will initiate a FWO-funded PhD or postdoc in the next year.
New model of storm surge mitigation by coastal wetlands in 11 major river deltas
A study by Rebecca Van Coppenolle shows that, among others, the Niger and Mississippi delta benefit strongly from 'nature-based' protection of land and people.
Wouter Van Dooren (UAntwerp) discusses the administrative reforms of the Flemish local authorities
The latest edition of 'BinnenBand' focusses on Decentralisation and the increase of policy freedom for local authorities.
Artificial intelligence reveals authors of anonymous 19th-century texts on evolution
With the help of modern AI software, Koen Tanghe (UGent) and Mike Kestemont (UAntwerpen) have revealed the authors of two early papers on evolution.
New publication with Routledge: Moons' monograph on the right to housing
Dr Moons (UAntwerp) , who was co-supervised by Wouter Vandenhole of the Law and Development Research Group, has just published his monograph on the right to housing in law and society.
Body armour guards against dehydration, not just predators
Research by Chris Broeckhoven (UAntwerp) reveals function of lizards' scales.
Vandenhole member of PhD jury European University Institute
On 12 June 2018, Wouter Vandenhole (UAntwerp) was one of the two external jury members for a PhD on corporate human rights responsibility at the European University Institute in Florence.
Cities alter body size of animal communities
A large and international team of ecologists reports in the renowned journal Nature that urbanization is driving body-size shifts in animal communities.
Personalities of men and women in leadership roles barely differ
UAntwerp and Hudson researched the personality profiles of more than 500 leaders.
Cohabitees more likely to separate
UAntwerp scientists carried out in-depth study of 'invisible wave of separations' and conclude: couples who do not marry tend to split up much more quickly.
GPs more cautious when prescribing antibiotics
New reimbursement rules make GPs more cautious when prescribing antibiotics. UAntwerp's iCAREdata project shows immediate impact of stricter conditions.
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