News 2019

Multidisciplinary consortium: Next Generation Animal Tracking - Deciphering the ecological code

(13-06-2019)

In recent years, large-scale scientific initiatives have spurred the development of affordable lightweight tracking devices such that movement data are now collected in unprecedented quantities for a …

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Min Luo, Yunqian Wang and Hao Guo successfully defended their double PhD

(05-06-2019)

On May 24th, Min Luo, Yunqian Wang and Hao Guo successfully defended their double PhDs at the Xinjiang Institute of Ecology and Geography, Chinese Academy of Sciences . Min Luo defended a thesis ent…

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Permafrost researcher Hanne Hendrickx on CanvasTV

(28-05-2019)

Our graduate assistant and PhD student Hanne Hendrickx has been interviewed by Belgian television about the consequences of permafrost thawing. See the 5-minutes video :

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Excursion of the Institutional University Cooperation with Bahir Dar University (Ethiopia)

(02-04-2019)

In the framework of the steering committee meeting of the IUC programme with Bahir Dar University, a two-day excursion was held. Among others, the participants visited the western edge of the Ethiopia…

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Honouring of young scientists at the Royal Palace

(06-03-2019)

"Their Majesties the King and the Queen of Belgium honoured young academics and scientists on the occasion of the Spring Concert of February 28, 2019. With their creativity, their dynamism and their i…

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UGent signed a MoU with National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) (Mexico)

(26-02-2019)

On October 19th, a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Culture of the United Mexican States and Ghent University was signed by Diego Prieto Hern├índez, general director of the National …

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UGent geographers work with landless farmers in Ethiopia to obtain carbon credits

(21-01-2019)

Since the signing of the Paris Agreement the climate policy landscape is changing rapidly. New international finance mechanisms may help communities in the global South to manage their natural resourc…

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