Preview: Gigantic asteroid collision boosted biodiversity on Earth

Gigantic asteroid collision boosted biodiversity on Earth

VUB researchers connect collision in asteroid belt 470 million years ago with drastic changes of life on Earth

VUB Spin Off Axiles Bionics successfully completes a €2.4M Series A financing round

VUB Spin Off Axiles Bionics successfully completes a €2.4M Series A financing round

Proceeds will be used for the development of AXILES BIONICS’ advanced Robotics & AI prostheses for lower limb amputees

VUB scientist Senne Braem receives €1.47m ERC Starting Grant

VUB scientist Senne Braem receives €1.47m ERC Starting Grant

for research into cognitive flexibility and autism

VUB researchers achieve breakthrough in study of dinosaurs' extinction

VUB researchers achieve breakthrough in study of dinosaurs' extinction

Rocks from Mexican crater give unique insights in first days after meteorite impact

Camel antibodies used to diagnose disease

Camel antibodies used to diagnose disease

VUB researchers developed an innovative test to detect toxocariasis

VUB rector Caroline Pauwels to be guest curator of theatre festival Theater Aan Zee 2020

VUB rector Caroline Pauwels to be guest curator of theatre festival Theater Aan Zee 2020

Sense of wonder will be her theme for TAZ 2020

VUB, University of Cambridge, ESPCI, Empa and SupraPolix receive 3 million Euro in European support for groundbreaking research into self-healing robots

VUB, University of Cambridge, ESPCI, Empa and SupraPolix receive 3 million Euro in European support for groundbreaking research into self-healing robots

This support is provided in the framework of the "Future & Emerging Technologies" programme of the European Union

VUB study reveals details about the origins of Brussels

VUB study reveals details about the origins of Brussels

New method makes it possible to study dark earth layers for the first time

Overfishing and climate change in oceans: VUB biologists develop guidelines for protected areas

Overfishing and climate change in oceans: VUB biologists develop guidelines for protected areas

Area selection and citizen participation crucial for success

VUB launches new postgraduate course ‘School of Thinking’

VUB launches new postgraduate course ‘School of Thinking’

A course focused on the development of improved thinking skills is a first for our country

VUB scientists discover “survival mechanisms” for critically endangered seagrasses

VUB scientists discover “survival mechanisms” for critically endangered seagrasses

Seagrasses can recover in appropriate habitats, but with fewer variants

VUB physicist develops new AI-based methods to investigate elementary particles in CERN

VUB physicist develops new AI-based methods to investigate elementary particles in CERN

EUTOPIA European university alliance awarded €5m by Erasmus+

EUTOPIA European university alliance awarded €5m by Erasmus+

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