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Fewer heart attacks in early lockdown
During the lockdown, 26% fewer patients were admitted to Belgian hospitals following a heart attack.
Christine Van Broeckhoven receives Khalid Iqbal Lifetime Achievement Award
The Khalid Iqbal Lifetime Achievement Award USA is presented to Professor Christine Van Broeckhoven in recognition of a distinguished career in Alzheimer's disease research.
Jump-start for the Young Universities for the Future of Europe
Despite the COVID-19 restrictions, YUFE is off to a flying start with a range of online academic programmes starting from the 2020/21 academic year, allowing you to still study abroad!
Sports hall and more student housing for a vibrant campus
UAntwerp to give parts of Campus Drie Eiken to LIFE on long-term lease.
Deltaray enables zero-defect product manufacturing
Deltaray, a spin-off of Antwerp University and imec is taking quality control to the next level with the introduction of its 'Accelerated 3D XRAY' technology.
Product development and FFP2 masks: from emergency production for UZA to the industrial scale
UAntwerp lays foundations for producing specialised face masks in Belgium.
Consortium starts with the production of high-quality respirators for the healthcare sector, 100% Made in Belgium
This August, Medimundi start the production of FFP2 and FFP3 respirators. Medimundi is a spin-off company of Cartamundi and Antwerp University.
With Shavatar, you always order the right size
New imec and UAntwerp spin-off could be a game changer for online clothes shopping.
Belgium invests in contained facility and laboratories for testing vaccines
UAntwerp and ULB collaborating in unique project to accelerate vaccine development
Hurricanes twist evolution in island lizards
Hold that thought: a good grip can mean the difference between life and death for lizards in a hurricane — and as a result, populations hit more frequently by hurricanes have larger toepads.
Animal sex pheromones evolve rapidly and predictably
Lizards develop a more attractive smell when competition is high and the chance of predation low.
YUFE empowers its virtual campus
Rather than mainly focusing on the time after Covid-19 - when physical mobility will be possible again - the Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) Alliance emphasises the importance of online education.
"Spanish and Dutch systems already under intense pressure"
Antwerp researchers launch website to compare coronavirus impact per country.
UAntwerp leads COVID-19 taskforce
The University of Antwerp has launched Rapid European COVID-19 Emergency Research response (RECOVER), in collaboration with 9 international partners.
Junk food has negative effects on the gut microbiota of urban birds
The specificities of life in cities can induce a number of modifications in urban-dwelling animal populations, which include changes in body size, physiology and behaviour.
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