Funding (2010 - Present)


  • SCIENTIFIC REJUVENATION IN CRATERING AND DINOSAUR EXTINCTION, (Pi) 1 year (2016-2017) Sabbatical leave, Funded by VUB Research Office.
  • CHICXULUB 2016 IODP-ICDP DEEP DRILLING FROM CRATERING TO MASS EXTINCTION, (Pi), Funded by BELSPO Belgian Science Policy Office, 2017 – 2021, (personnel & consumables).
  • DIABASE-DISCLOSING THE ANTARCTIC BASEMENT BY SAMPLING ICE FIELD MORAINES, (Co-Pi), Funded by BELSPO Belgian Science Policy Office, 2017 – 2019, (consumables).
  • UNRAVELLING PARTICLE CHEMISTRY IN DRONNING MAUD LAND : FROM ATMOSPHERE TO SURFACE SNOW, (Co-Pi) Funded by BELSPO Belgian Science Policy Office, 2017 – 2019, (consumables).
  • CHICXULUB IODP-ICDP DEEP DRILLING : FROM CRATERING TO MASS EXTINCTION, (Pi), Funded by : FWO-Research Foundation Flanders 2017-2020, (G0A6517N, personnel & consumables).
  • DEVELOPMENT OF 3D ELEMENTAL, STRUCTURAL AND ISOTOPIC MICROANALYSIS TECHNIQUES FOR THE STUDY OF UNIQUE METEORITIC MATERIALS, (CO-PI), Funded by University Ghent, Special Research Funds – Concerted Research Action 2017 – 2021 (personnel & consumables).
  • OSIRIS II - TRACING METROPOLITAN BRUSSELS WATER ROUTES, (Pi), Funded by : Institute for the encouragement of Scientific Research and Innovation of Brussels (Innoviris), 2016-2018 (personnel & consumables).
  • LIVINWATER : LIVING WATER IN LIVING CITIES : (Pi) Funded by: Institute for the encouragement of Scientific Research and Innovation of Brussels (Innoviris), 2016.
  • PLATFORM FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY ISOTOPIC RESEARCH BY MEANS OF MULTI-COLLECTOR INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA - MASS SPECTROMETRY (MC-ICP-MS) (Co-Pi) Funded by : Research Foundation Flanders (FWO Hercules Large Instruments jointly to Ghent University (Pi Frank Vanhaecke), VUB, and KULeuven, 2016-2019 : (instruments purchase).
  • INFRA-RED ANALYSES FROM MACRO TO NANO SCALES : FROM NOVEL SELF-HEALING MATERIALS TO JURASSIC DINOSAUR BONE CELLS (Co-Pi), Funded by : Research Foundation Flanders (FWO Hercules Medium-size Instruments) to VUB, 2016-2019 (instruments purchase).
  • TOURNESOL - COLLABORATION WITH FRANCE, (Pi) Funded by : FWO-Research Foundation Flanders 2016-2017 (FWO-VS02716N, travel costs for scientific exchanges).
  • AMUNDSEN - ANTARCTIC METEORITES CURATION, DIGITALIZATION AND CONSERVATION, (Co-Pi), Funded by BELSPO Belgian Science Policy, 2015-2017 (personnel & consumables).
  • Re-opening of the Bernissart Iguanodon crime scene, (Co-Pi), Funded by BELSPO Belgian Science Policy, 2015-2018 : (personnel & consumables).
  • The origin of glasses : melts, metals and motive, (Co-Pi), Funded by : FWO-Research Foundation Flanders 2015-2018 : (consumables).
  • OSIRIS - Tracing Metropolitan Brussels water routes, (Pi), Funded by : Institute for the encouragement of Scientific Research and Innovation of Brussels (Innoviris), 2014-2016 : (personnel & consumables).
  • X-ray analytical instrumentation : From the Field to the micro-scale (Co-Pi), Funded by : Hercules Foundation Flanders, 2013-2016 : (instruments purchase).
  • From the forest to the city : services provided by Brussels green spaces to urban hydrogeology, (Pi), Funded by: Institute for the encouragement of Scientific Research and Innovation of Brussels (Innoviris), 2014-2016 : (personnel & consumables).
  • Tracers of Past and Present Global Changes, Internal Funding VUB in framework of Strategic Research Programs, 2013-2017, Pi : Personnel, instrument purchase & consumables.
  • 7Li and ∂11Β: additions to our existing biogeochemical arsenal of tracers in earth & planetary sciences, Pi, Funded by : FWO-Research Foundation Flanders 2013-2016: FWOAL659-G009113N, consumables.
  • Assessing environmental and biotic change before and after asteroid impact at the Cretaceous/Tertiary boundary, (Co-Pi): FWO-Research Foundation Flanders 2013-2016: FWOAL681- G0B8513N, consumables.
  • "PlanetTopers", Planets : tracing the transfer, origin, preservation, and evolution of their reservoirs, Interuniversity Attraction Poles (IAP), phase VII, Funded by BELSPO Belgian Science Policy, 2012-2017, VUB Co-Pi: Personnel, instrument purchase & consumables.
  • The Cretaceous Greenhouse World and its impact on terrestrial ecosystems in China, (co-Pi), Funded by BELSPO Belgian Science Policy Science and Technology Exchange with China, 2013-2014: consumables, travel to China and field work.
  • "BELAM" Belgian Antarctic Meteorites: curation and research, (co-Pi), Funded by BELSPO Belgian Science Policy, 2012-2016: Personnel & consumables.
  • High resolution sector field inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer (HR-SF-ICPMS), (co-Pi) Funded by : Hercules Foundation Flanders, 2012 : Instrument purchase.
  • NARNIA, new archeological research network for integrating approaches to encient material studies, EU Marie Curie training Network, 1 Ph. D student, travel and teaching costs, and consumables, 2011 - 2013.
  • BRUSSELS : the forgotten water fluxes (ground, sewer, river, precipitation, potable etc...) : Isotopic, cartographic and historic approach for a sustainable development at the city scale (Pi), Funded by : Institute for the encouragement of Scientific Research and Innovation of Brussels (Innoviris), 2011 - 2014 : Personnel & consumables.
  • Application of SM-ND and LU-HF isotope systems in geological and archeometric research (Co-Pi), funded by : FWO-Research Fund Flanders, 2011 - 2014 : FWOAL601-G00211N, consumables.
  • Development of sample introduction methods and analytical protocols for high-precision and accurate isotopic analyses via multi-collector ICP-MASS spectrometry for innovative and interdisciplinary applications, (Co-Pi), funded by : FWO-Research Fund Flanders, 2011 - 2014 : FWOAL604-GA07811N, consumables.
  • Stable isotope ratio mass spectrometer for interdisciplinary applications in the Earth and Life Sciences, (Pi), funded by : Hercules Foundation Flanders, 2010 : Instrument purchase
  • VAN DIERENDONCK RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP, (Pi), funding for a 4 years PhD student on the topic of Global Changes and bio-geo-chemical cycles (starts in 2011)
  • SAMBA SEARCH AND STUDY OF ANTARCTICA METEORITES: Belgian contribution, (Pi), funded by : BELSPO Belgian Science Policy, 2010 - 2014 : Personnel & consumables.
  • SEARCH FOR ANTARCTICA METEORITES: Belgium activities, (Pi), funded by : BELSPO Belgian Science Policy, 2009 - 2010 : Field work campaign Antarctica.
  • MICROMETA : antartic micrometeorites as clues to the early solar system and planetary evolution, (Pi), funded by : InBev-Baillet Latour Antarctic Prize, 2010, 2010 - 2013, Personnel & consumables.
  • Ecology and hydrogeology of the Molenbeek valley in the Brussels Capital Region, (Pi), funded by : Brussels Environment IBGE/BIM, 2010 - 2013 : BRGEOZ158, Personnel & consumables
  • Stable isotope methods for the study of biogeochemical processes in aquatic environments and the paleoclimate, (Co-Pi), funded by : FWO-Research Fund Flanders, 2010 - 2013 : FWOAL542, Personnel & consumables.
  • Evolution of the deep-sea ecosystem during early Eocene transient warming events: stable-isotope and foraminiferal evidence, (Co-Pi), funded by : FWO-Research Fund Flanders, 2010 - 2013 : FWOAL544, consumables.