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Liang Dai wins the Best Poster Award at the Belgian Geography Days

(21-11-2017)

At the Belgian Geography Days on the 13th and 14th of November in Liège, Liang Dai from the Social and Economic Geography research group has won the Best Poster Award for her poster ‘Exploring the ev…

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Promising results from pilot project on Mobility as a Service (MaaS)

(14-11-2017)

This unique project, organised by the Social and Economic Geography research group and Touring, provided participants with a mobility/budget tool and analysed what the effects are on their travel beh…

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Workshop strategy Flemish ports with Frank Witlox

(07-11-2017)

On Friday October 20, 2017 a workshop was organised to discuss the strategy of Flemish ports. The four CEOs of the ports of Antwerp, Ghent, Zeebruges and Oostend were present, together with the region…

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Research group Social and Economic Geography (SEG) involved in pilot project on a mobility app

(06-06-2017)

In Ghent, the mobility organisation Touring is – together with the research group Social and Economic Geography – experimenting with an app that integrates all mobility services, and links it with a …

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Dereje Teklemariam Gebremeskel defends his PhD

(04-10-2016)

Op 26 september 2016 heeft Dereje Teklemariam Gebremeskel zijn doctoraat ‘The features of large-scale transnational land deals and their effects on environment and livelihood: evidence from Western E…

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Michiel van Meeteren defends his PhD

(30-05-2016)

On May 13th 2016, Michiel van Meeteren succesfully defended his PhD research ‘From Polycentricity to a Renovated Urban Systems Theory: Explaining Belgian Settlement Geographies’. This PhD was supervis…

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Dr. Veronique Van Acker wins The Fred Burggraf Award 2015

(21-01-2016)

At the 95th annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington D.C. Veronique Van Acker has been given The Fred Burggraf Award. This award was established in 1966 to stimulate and enc…

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SEG team building event

(21-12-2015)

On the 16th and 17th of December 2015, the Social and Economic Geography research unit had a team building event in Ronse . During this event there was room for, among others, laser shooting, a fores…

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Excursion to Amsterdam for City and Population Geography

(06-12-2015)

On the 30th of November an excursion to Amsterdam was organised in the context of the course City and Population Geography, attended by prof. dr. Ben Derudder and doctoral researcher Jorn Koelemaij.

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