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20/12/2022 - 09:00

With great sadness we received the news in December last year that Jacques Tits passed away.

To honour one of the most influential mathematicians from Belgium, a conference is organized in his memory, in collaboration with Belgian Mathematical Society.

The event "Algebras, Geometries, and Groups" will take place on December 20 and 21, in the Royal Academy of Belgium, Rue Ducale 1 in Bruxelles.

Attendance is open to everyone, but registration is compulsory.

Speakers are

- Jean-Pierre BOURGUIGNON (IHES)

- Michel BROUE (Paris)

- Bernhard MÜHLHERR (Gießen)

- Anne PARREAU (Grenoble)

- Guy ROUSSEAU (Nancy)

- Katrin TENT (Münster)

- Donna TESTERMAN (Lausanne)

- Jean-Pierre TIGNOL (Louvain-La-Neuve)

- Richard WEISS (Tufts).

More information and the registration form can be found on the conference website which will be regularly updated:

http://dwispc8.vub.ac.be/nieuwBMS/index.php?id=agg

Attendance is free for PhD students and 30 EUR per person per day for non-PhD students for registrations before October 15. From October 16 onwards, attendance is 30 EUR per day for PhD students and 50 EUR per person per day for non-PhD students. The registration fee covers lunches and coffee breaks.

Hope to see you there!

http://dwispc8.vub.ac.be/nieuwBMS/index.php?id=agg&fbclid=IwAR0WsNgeViBz3bWhlzMdDCHT1JgOPr3dfWDMbCeX1pfv-LjqRkwd_uMzEXs

20/12/2022 - 00:00

With great sadness we received the news in December last year that Jacques Tits passed away.

To honour one of the most influential mathematicians from Belgium, a conference is organized in his memory, in collaboration with Belgian Mathematical Society.

The event "Algebras, Geometries, and Groups" will take place on December 20 and 21, in the Royal Academy of Belgium, Rue Ducale 1 in Bruxelles.

Attendance is open to everyone, but registration is compulsory.

Speakers are

- Jean-Pierre BOURGUIGNON (IHES)

- Michel BROUE (Paris)

- Bernhard MÜHLHERR (Gießen)

- Anne PARREAU (Grenoble)

- Guy ROUSSEAU (Nancy)

- Katrin TENT (Münster)

- Donna TESTERMAN (Lausanne)

- Jean-Pierre TIGNOL (Louvain-La-Neuve)

- Richard WEISS (Tufts).

More information and the registration form can be found on the conference website which will be regularly updated:

http://dwispc8.vub.ac.be/nieuwBMS/index.php?id=agg

Attendance is free for PhD students and 30 EUR per person per day for non-PhD students for registrations before October 15. From October 16 onwards, attendance is 30 EUR per day for PhD students and 50 EUR per person per day for non-PhD students. The registration fee covers lunches and coffee breaks.

Hope to see you there!

31/10/2022 - 17:00

Evelien Deboelpaep behaalde op 31 oktober 2022 de academische graad van DOCTOR IN DE WETENSCHAPPEN met de volgende doctorale thesis: 'Connectivity of migration landscapes: from suitable wetland habitats to suitable networks for migratory waterbirds'

Evelien Deboelpaep obtained on October 31, 2022 the academic degree of DOCTOR OF SCIENCES with the following doctoral thesis: 'Connectivity of migration landscapes: from suitable wetland habitats to suitable networks for migratory waterbirds'

Promotors: Prof. dr. Nico Koedam, Prof. dr. Bram Vanschoenwinkel

19/10/2022 - 17:00

Jens Nevens behaalde op 19 oktober 2022 de academische graad van DOCTOR IN DE WETENSCHAPPEN met de volgende doctorale thesis: 'Representeren en leren van linguïstische structuren op het conceptuele, morfosyntactische en semantische niveau'

Jens Nevens obtained on October 19, 2022 the academic degree of DOCTOR OF SCIENCES with the following doctoral thesis: 'Representing and learning linguistic structures on the conceptual, morpho-syntactic and semantic level'

Promotors: Prof. dr. Ann Nowé, Prof. dr. Katrien Beuls, Dr. Paul Van Eecke

07/10/2022 - 15:00

Lana Ramaekers behaalde op 7 oktober 2022 de academische graad van DOCTOR IN DE WETENSCHAPPEN met de volgende doctorale thesis: 'Freshwater zooplankton under elevated pCO2: from individual to community effects'

Lana Ramaekers obtained on October 7, 2022 the academic degree of DOCTOR OF SCIENCES with the following doctoral thesis: 'Freshwater zooplankton under elevated pCO2: from individual to community effects'

Promotor: Prof. dr. Bram Vanschoenwinkel

Co-promotors: Prof. dr. Luc Brendonck, Dr. Tom Pinceel

Gezamenlijk doctoraat met KU Leuven

Joint PhD with KU Leuven

09/09/2022 - 16:00

Pablo Correa Camiroaga behaalde op 9 september 2022 de academische graad van DOCTOR IN DE WETENSCHAPPEN met de volgende doctorale thesis: 'Merging High-Energy Neutrino Astronomy with the Extreme Infrared Sky: A Search for Cosmic Neutrinos from Ultra-Luminous Infrared Galaxies with the IceCube Observatory'

Pablo Correa Camiroaga obtained on September 9, 2022 the academic degree of DOCTOR OF SCIENCES with the following doctoral thesis: 'Merging High-Energy Neutrino Astronomy with the Extreme Infrared Sky: A Search for Cosmic Neutrinos from Ultra-Luminous Infrared Galaxies with the IceCube Observatory'

Promotor: Prof. dr. Nick van Eijndhoven

Co-promotor: Prof. dr. Krijn de Vries

07/09/2022 - 16:00

Jonas Van Breedam behaalde op 7 september 2022 de academische graad van DOCTOR IN DE WETENSCHAPPEN met de volgende doctorale thesis: 'Modelling the early Cenozoic Antarctic ice sheet history'

Jonas Van Breedam obtained on September 7, 2022 the academic degree of DOCTOR OF SCIENCES with the following doctoral thesis: 'Modelling the early Cenozoic Antarctic ice sheet history'

Promotor: Prof. dr. Philippe Huybrechts

Co-promotor: Prof. dr. Michel Crucifix

02/09/2022 - 15:00

Trung Nghĩa Võ behaalde op 2 september 2022 de academische graad van DOCTOR IN DE BIO-INGENIEURSWETENSCHAPPEN met de volgende doctorale thesis: 'How peroxiredoxin 1 interacts with ASK1 and protects macrophages from oxidative stress'

Trung Nghĩa Võ obtained on September 2, 2022 the academic degree of DOCTOR OF BIOENGINEERING SCIENCES with the following doctoral thesis: 'How peroxiredoxin 1 interacts with ASK1 and protects macrophages from oxidative stress'

Promotor: Prof. dr. Joris Messens, Dr. Daria Ezerina

19/08/2022 - 15:00

Laura Deruytter behaalde op 19 augustus 2022 de academische graad van DOCTOR IN DE WETENSCHAPPEN met de volgende doctorale thesis: 'The repurposing of utility companies in Flanders: Institutional bricolage by the local state under budgetary restraint and financialized capitalism'

Laura Deruytter obtained on August 19, 2022 the academic degree of DOCTOR OF SCIENCES with the following doctoral thesis: 'The repurposing of utility companies in Flanders: Institutional bricolage by the local state under budgetary restraint and financialized capitalism'

Promotor: Prof. dr. David Bassens

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