Brussel Paleis der Academien
30/07/2018 - 08:00

AMGC organizes the Cyclostratigraphy Intercomparison Project 2018 Workshop in Brussels

From July 30 till August 01, 2018 the AMGC research group will organize the Cyclostratigraphy Intercomparison Project 2018 Workshop in the ‘Paleis de Academiën” in Brussels.

The main goal of this 3-day workshop is to test reproducibility, standardization of results and uncertainties in the field of cyclostratigraphy by studying three case studies in detail...

14/12/2017 - 16:00

AMGC Seminar Thursday 14 December 2017 – 16.00 h


By Pim Kaskes, MSc, PhD Researcher AMGC VUB

Drones ‘n Dinosaurs: An integrated 3D model of the Naturalis’ Triceratops Bonebed in Wyoming

Since 2013, the National Natural History Museum of the Netherlands, Naturalis Biodiversity Center, is unearthing the largest bonebed of the horned dinosaur Triceratops discovered so far. At least six individuals of Triceratops are identified...

Zenne Anderlecht
06/12/2017 - 16:00

AMGC Seminar Wednesday 6 December 2017 – 16.00 h


By Natacha Brion,  AMGC VUB

Since historical times, riversides are preferential settlement places for human life and activities, ultimately leading to the development of Cities. Available water resources are not only essential to ensure human’s vital functions, they are also used for the production of food, goods, and energy, as transport routes and as evacuation ways for domestic and industrial waste products...

13/10/2017 - 08:30

On October 13 2017, during the 29th General Assembly of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) in São Paulo, Brazil, Alexander Sevrin has been reelected as member for a second term. He will be serving  on the committee “Mathematical Physics” (C18).

09/10/2017 - 13:00

On October 9 2017 Stijn Van Onsem obtained the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Ponds in the human landscape - Biomonitoring, drivers and reproductive ecology of macrophytes in a peri-urban setting
Promotor: Prof. Dr. Ludwig Triest

06/10/2017 - 16:00

On October 6 2017 Sara Contreras Martos obtained the academic degree of Doctor of Bioengineering Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Structural and functional characterization of two intrinsically disordered regions of the multi-domain transcriptional co-activator CREB-binding protein (CBP)
Promotor: Prof. Dr. Peter Tompa

06/10/2017 - 09:00

The contact forum is organized by The Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and The Arts, and the research groups Incidence Geometry (Ghent University), COSIC (KU LEUVEN), and DIMA (VUB).

04/10/2017 - 16:00

On October 4 2017 Aymere Awoke Assayie obtained the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Development of monitoring tools for short and long-term changes of ecological water quality of Ethiopian rivers
promotors: Prof. Dr. Ludwig Triest, Prof. Dr. Peter Goethals and Dr. Abebe Beyene

01/10/2017 - 11:30

KVAB De Jaarprijzen wetenschapscommunicatie

Filip Meysman (VUB) en Huib Huyse (KUL) worden onderscheiden voor hun uitmuntend Citizen Science project met een zeer grote betrokkenheid van de lokale bevolking: inwoners van Antwerpen zelf laten ontdekken hoe het gesteld is met de luchtkwaliteit in hun straat en hen op die manier zelf ambassadeur laten worden van maatregelen voor een gezondere lucht...



26/09/2017 - 17:00

On September 26 2017 Chloé Abels obtained the academic degree of Doctor of Bio-engineering Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Unraveling the role of liver-associated myeloid cells in sterile inflammation and infection
Promotoren: Prof. Dr. ir. Jo Van Ginderachter, Prof. Dr. Em. Patrick De Baetselier & Dr. Alain Beschin