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    • Could you present your work in three minutes, in such a way that even your grandma could understand?

      Ten VUB'ers gave it a shot this year as part of Wetenschap Uitgedokterd. This initiative takes young researchers out of their comfortable lab or office, and puts them in front of the camera with a clear challenge: Tell the big audience about your research in a clear and concise 3-minute pitch!

       Take a look at this multidisciplinary Smörgåsbord, there’s something bound to interest you:

    • The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder and it is raining A LOT!

      Why not give yourself a nice warm, fluffy feeling by registering early for our Ethics Week events?

      We have a great series of lunch and evening sessions on Artificial Intelligence, Gene Editing, Diversity, and Publication Pressure. We also have a special Science Café on agriculture and the banana crisis.

      Feeling hungry? Check out our ethical menus based on the Planetary Health Diet at the Student Restaurant in Etterbeek.

    • The Interfaculty Center for Data processing and Statistics (ICDS) offers statistical and methodological support to all researchers within the Humanities, Life Sciences and Medicine faculties. The ICDS aims to contribute to quantitative research and its communication through consultancy, data analysis and tutoring.

    • From various tests at UZ Brussel with 205 test subjects who suffer from chronic liver diseases, PhD researcher Joeri Lambrecht (who is the winner of our VUB PhD Cup 2019) and Prof. dr.

    • Trainer: Francesco Contino
      Wanneer: 26 juni 2019 van 12:30 tot 14:30 (sandwich lunch included)
      Lokaal: B.011 (Career Center) - campus Etterbeek


      Om onze doctoraathouders extra voor te bereiden op deelname aan de Vlaamse PhD Cup, deelt Prof. Francesco Contino tips & tricks om het populariserend artikel vorm te geven en er uit te springen bij de jury.

      Wat heb je nodig? Een draft van de paper die je gaat indienen en veel enthousiasme

    • There will be a screening of the film “The History of the Pig (within us)” at CINEMA RITCS on the 2nd of July at 5pm (for more info check this link:https://www.docville.be/en/film/the-history-of-the-pig-within-us)

    • On 2 and 3 July 2019 the Flemish universities organize the seventh edition of the summer school on scientific communication and communicative skills in Antwerpen.

    • Explaining in three minutes what your research is about, that’s what is expected from the finalists in the VUB PhD Cup on the 27th of May 2019. To win the 500 euro award, the candidates need to translate their research into a short message that enthuses and can be understood by a wide audience. To get into the finals, the finalists had to struggle through pre-selections in April. Eventually 9 young researchers made it to the finals. Like in a real talent show, both an expert jury and the audience had to vote for the best presentations.

    • Dompel je onder in het klimaatthema!

      Welke rol is er voor organisaties en bedrijven weggelegd in de klimaattransitie? Hoe zet je als organisatie de eerste stap naar klimaatneutraliteit? De Vrije Universiteit Brussel helpt je op weg met een intensief en inspirerend bootcamp.

      Wat houdt het klimaatprobleem juist in en wat kunnen we eraan doen? Welke klimaatoplossingen zijn er en hoe kunnen organisaties en bedrijven deze implementeren?