Melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica could raise sea levels by an additional 44 cm by 2100

Melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica could raise sea levels by an additional 44 cm by 2100

VUB ice sheet models contributed to large-scale NASA study

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Tailwind for Suriname’s power generation

Tailwind for Suriname’s power generation

Up to 80% renewable electricity possible according to new VUB-study

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Artificial Intelligence for a broader public

Artificial Intelligence for a broader public

The Artificial Intelligence Lab of the VUB strengthens its focus on lifelong learning with its “AI Lifelong Learning Program”

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Establishment of the non-profit organisation BEL Center to continue the work of physicists

Establishment of the non-profit organisation BEL Center to continue the work of physicists

Robert Brout, François Englert and Georges Lemaître

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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

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Engineering protein nanopores to improve DNA sequencing

Engineering protein nanopores to improve DNA sequencing

VUB-research makes reading DNA faster and more accurate

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Invisible light made tangible for the first time

Invisible light made tangible for the first time

Science publishes ground-breaking VUB/Harvard research

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Mathematicians of Vrije Universiteit Brussel design unique maths costume for Manneken Pis

Mathematicians of Vrije Universiteit Brussel design unique maths costume for Manneken Pis

“Manneken Pisthagoras” is a tribute to both maths and Brussels

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More green space in cities should be a priority

More green space in cities should be a priority

Results of international survey show attitudes towards urban green space during Covid-19 quarantine

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VUB research into nanoscale vibrations is pioneering for detection of living organisms, from fungi and bacteria to unknown lifeforms in space

VUB research into nanoscale vibrations is pioneering for detection of living organisms, from fungi and bacteria to unknown lifeforms in space

Optical nanomotion detection method published in Science Advances

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