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Preview: 30-hours workweek experiment

30-hours workweek experiment

VUB-study shows less work-life balance stress

Corona increases rental discrimination against Moroccan Belgians

Corona increases rental discrimination against Moroccan Belgians

Rental discrimination against Moroccan-Belgian candidate tenants almost doubled since lockdown

ES
Particulate matter turns out to be a multiple-headed beast

Particulate matter turns out to be a multiple-headed beast

VUB research shows that air pollution is difficult to avoid

WE, ES
New VUB spin-off iCense studies people’s authentic emotions

New VUB spin-off iCense studies people’s authentic emotions

ES
Four VUB researchers receive prestigious ERC Starting Grants

Four VUB researchers receive prestigious ERC Starting Grants

European Commission awards €6.3 mil. to research focused on human rights and ecology, imaginary borders in film, photonics and bioarcheology

WE, LW, IR, ES, 2 more…
Free choice of school? Not for everyone

Free choice of school? Not for everyone

VUB research shows ethnic minorities and parents from a lower social class are less likely to get their child into their school of choice

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VUB and partners in Italy, Germany, France and the Netherlands receive €6.5 million of EU support to develop new generation of ergonomic robots

VUB and partners in Italy, Germany, France and the Netherlands receive €6.5 million of EU support to develop new generation of ergonomic robots

AI for the common good: international research project SOPHIA uses robotics to make workplaces healthier

IR, ES, LK, CO
New VUB research measures parents’ childcare expectations in post-corona era

New VUB research measures parents’ childcare expectations in post-corona era

Results used for development of citizen childcare network and app

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Lower educated read more than higher educated

Lower educated read more than higher educated

VUB time study shows people spend up to two hours more a week reading during lockdown

ES
Mobility after Covid-19 crisis

Mobility after Covid-19 crisis

Less commuting, more outdoor exercise and more space for cyclists

IR, ES
New results of VUB time-use study during Covid-19 crisis

New results of VUB time-use study during Covid-19 crisis

Over-70s embrace video chatting

ES
Quarantine reinforces gender inequality

Quarantine reinforces gender inequality

VUB releases initial findings of time study and renews call for participation

ES
Excess mortality correctly attributed to Covid-19

Excess mortality correctly attributed to Covid-19

VUB study on additional coronavirus deaths in Belgium shows April 2020 was the deadliest April since World War II - But lower mortality among young people

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