The research unit School Psychology and Child and Adolescent Development is dedicated to the study of child and adolescent development within schools and other social contexts, that is, family and peer systems. Our main aim is to gain more insight into developmental processes and the factors affecting them by conducting longitudinal research, intervention research, and experimental studies. In most of the studies conducted, a longitudinal ...
Epidemiology and Control of HIV/STD Institute of Tropical Medicine
Unit of Epidemiology and Control of HIV/STD
The unit was established in 2005 and works very closely together with the HIV/AIDS Policy Unit led by Professor Marie Laga. The unit is led by Professor Anne Buvé.
The main research topic of the unit is the vulnerability to HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among young women in sub-Saharan Africa. This includes the role of the vaginal environment and behavioural and ...
The Leuven School for Mass Communication Research studies the use of mass media, social media and ICT, and how these media may harm or enhance an individual’s wellbeing. In our research, we describe the relationship between exposure to information and entertainment media and various components of individuals’ wellbeing, and develop theoretical insight into the underlying mechanisms of these media effects. Our work draws on, and strives to ...
Clinical Psychology KU Leuven
The research group of Clinical Psychology investigates: (a) processes in the development and course of psychological problems and psychopathology, and (b) the development of assessment and intervention methods.
The research group consists of the following researchers (in alphabetical order):
Clinical Psychology, option (young) adults
Her research is situated in the domain of (a) clinical assessment of ...
Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology Ghent University
Department of Uro-gynaecology Ghent University
Cardiovascular Developmental Biology KU Leuven
Correlations between echocardiographic, angiocardiographic and anatomical data in children with congenital heart malformations. Exercice tolerance studies in children before and after surgery for congenital heart malformations (gas exchange, determination of the ventilatory anaerobic threshold). (in collaboration with Dr. T. Reybrouck).
Collaborative Antwerp Psychiatric Research Institute (CAPRI) University of Antwerp
Faculty of Political and Social Sciences Ghent University
Faculty of Social Sciences KU Leuven
The research undertaken at the Faculty of Social Sciences covers a wide variety of topics, ranging from international relations and peace research over the effect of the media on society to the impact of intercultural contact and migration. Researchers at the Faculty of Social Sciences conduct innovative research in four disciplines: anthropology, communication studies, political science and sociology.