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Faculty of Sciences (WET)


Main organisation:Hasselt University
Lifecycle:1 Oct 1973  →  Today
Organisation profile:The Faculty of Science organizes education, research and services within the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Informatics, Statistics and Mathematics. This is done within the academic context and values of Hasselt University. The faculty strives to train students and young researchers in this context to scientists of the future with clear social responsibility. The faculty aims to create an environment in which students, researchers and staff can develop to a level of excellence through optimal, interdisciplinary collaboration within and outside the faculty and university. Attention is paid to knowledge versus skills both in education and research; Inspiration versus creativity; Regional anchoring versus international context; Fundamental versus applied research (valorization). In addition to theoretical research groups, a number of spearhead domains have been combined in research institutes. This must lead to a high-quality level, which focuses on innovation and sustainability.
Keywords:Biology, Environmental Biology, Geology, Molecular and Physical Plant Physiology, Biodiversity, Toxicology, Zoology, Zoology: Biodiversity and Toxicology, Algebra, Statistiek, Applied and Analytical Chemistry, Biologie, Center of Molecular and Materials Modelling, Chemistry, Computer Sciences, Databases and Theoretical Computer Science, Expertise Centre for Digital Media, Laboratory of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Mathematics, Organic and Bio-polymer Chemistry, Toegepaste en Analytische Chemie, Bio-Physics, Centre for Statistics, Computational mathematics, Dynamical Systems, Materials Physics, Physics, Sciences, Statistics, Theoretical Physics, X-Lab, Informatics
Disciplines:Algebra, Analysis, Applied mathematics in specific fields, History and foundations, Statistics and numerical methods, Artificial intelligence, Computer architecture and networks, Information sciences, Information systems, Scientific computing, Theoretical computer science, Visual computing, Condensed matter physics and nanophysics, Materials physics, Quantum physics, Analytical chemistry, Inorganic chemistry, Macromolecular and materials chemistry, Organic chemistry, Physical chemistry, Animal biology, Biochemistry and metabolism, Ecology, Evolutionary biology , Genetics, Microbiology, Molecular and cell biology, Plant biology, Aquatic sciences, challenges and pollution , Environmental science and management, Materials science and engineering, Polymeric materials, Bioinformatics and computational biology, Public health services, Biophysics