Geography Department
City - Society - Earth - Climate - Spatial Modelling

 

14/10/2020 - 14:15

Practical informatoin on the organisation of classes in 1st semester of academic year 2020-2021 and the Covid-19 measures.

07/05/2020 - 14:30

All relevant information regarding the organisation of exams for our faculty. 

20/12/2019 - 11:45

Freke Caset obtained on December 4 2019 the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Planning for Nodes, Places, and People. A Strategic Railway Station Development Tool for Flanders

Joint PhD with The University of Ghent.
Promotors: Prof. dr. Ben Derudder (Ugent Vakgroep Geografie), Prof. Dr. Kobe Boussauw (VUB, DGGF-Cosmopolis), Prof. dr. Frank Witlox (Ugent Vakgroep Geografie)

08/11/2019 - 16:00

Sam Poppe obtained on November 8 2019 the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Magma intrusion and related deformation of the Earth's upper crust in nature and analog experiments.
Promotors: Prof. dr. Matthieu Kervyn de Meerendre & Prof. dr. Eoghan Holohan

22/10/2019 - 15:00

R. Gökçe Sanul obtained on October 22 2019 the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Towards Spaces of Openness: Cultural Infrastructures and New Forms of Publicness in Istanbul
Promotor: Prof. dr. Bas van Heur

19/06/2019 - 16:00

Philip Stessens obtained on June 19 2019 the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Towards an ecological approach for sustainable urban planning: the case of the Brussels-Capital Region
Joint PhD with Université Libre de Bruxelles
Promotors: Prof. dr. Frank Canters & Prof. dr. Ahmed Z. Khan

26/03/2019 - 11:15

Na het grote succes van de voorbije jaren vindt vanaf woensdag 27 maart tot zaterdag 30 maart 2019 opnieuw een nationale Missing Maps Mapathon plaats, georganiseerd door het Nationaal Comité voor Geografie, in samenwerking met OpenStreetMap Belgium. Acht universiteiten in Brussel, Vlaanderen en Wallonië zetten hun deuren open voor enkele uurtjes collectief ‘mappen’. Kom je steentje bijdragen, en mis deze kans niet om Artsen Zonder Grenzen en het Rode Kruis te helpen bij hun werk in crisisgebieden.

Aan de VUB gaat het event door op donderdag 28 maart, van 18.00h tot 21.00h in de computerlokalen in gebouw E, niveau 1. Registreren kan je hier.

15/03/2019 - 17:00

Alessandra Manganelli obtained on March 15 2019 the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Unlocking Socio-Political Dynamics of Alternative Food Networks through a Hybrid Governance Approach: Highlights from the Brussels-Capital Region and Toronto
Joint PhD with KU Leuven
Promotors: Prof. Bas van Heur & Prof. Frank Moulaert

03/12/2018 - 16:00

Sophie Mossoux obtained on December 3 2018 the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Risk assessment around Karthala volcano (Union of the Comoros). Modelling lava flow hazard, population exposure and road access vulnerability, and building resilience against volcanic eruptions
Promotors: Prof. dr. Frank Canters & Prof. dr. Matthieu Kervyn
 

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