Customs officers or smugglers? the mediating role of intercultural actors within Belgium and between Belgium and France (1850-1930). KU Leuven
An international comparison of active and interactive listening in secondary school foreign language classrooms in Belgium and Turkey KU Leuven
"It is not an exam, it is just listening!"
An international comparison of active and interactive listening in secondary school foreign language classrooms in Belgium and Turkey
Research by Hatice Nur Ozcelik
Promoter: Kris Van den Branden
Keywords: FL listening, peer interaction, self-regulation
Rationale of the research
While central to language learning, listening comprehension is the least understood and ...
Inequality and poverty remain high on the agenda. The IMF has labelled inequality as the ‘defining challenge’ of our time because it signals a lack of income mobility and opportunity, and because it has important consequences for growth and macroeconomic stability, and carries a risk of concentrating decision making in the hands of a few. In the last fifteen years also the OECD has gathered ‘a significant body of evidence on the ...
Giving meaning to migration. Polish migrants in Belgium and their relatives and friends who stayed in or returned to Poland, 1945-2008. KU Leuven
Biological medicines (biologicals) represent a growing share of all medicines worldwide. Biologicals are complex molecules produced out of cultures of living cells. Biologicals are becoming increasingly important in the treatment of diverse complex, life-threatening disorders, and chronic illnesses. However, due to the complex and costly manufacturing process, biologicals are in general very expensive. The success of biological therapies has ...
Next-generation sequencing (NGS) as a tool in virus diagnostics: a case study for the identification of new harmful plant viruses in Belgium Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
What are the viruses infecting food, ornamental and wild Solanaceae in Belgium ? This project aims to characterize the viruses infecting food, ornamental and wild Solanaceae plants in Belgium.
Do the identified viruses pose a phytosanitary risk for Belgium ? After identifying a virus and recovering its whole genome, the first questions to answer are: is it already described? Is it widely present in ...
Sedimentological and geochemical study of Namurian black shales in Belgium and southern Netherlands KU Leuven
The Namurian shales in Middle Carboniferous are of peculiar interest since they correspond to marine, organic matter-rich shales, especially the Upper Alum Shale. Time-equivalent strata to the Upper Alum Shale Formation include the Souvré and Chokier Formations of Belgium and the Epen Formation with the Geverik Member in the southern Netherlands. The Namurian Chokier Formation has been studied in two shallow boreholes which addresses to some ...
The aim of the BESOCIAL project is to develop a sustainable social media archiving strategy for Belgium. Corpora of archived social media content hold huge research potential for social and political scientists, historians, experts in communication studies, linguists etc. However, social media content is very ephemeral and is often not archived thereby creating serious challenges for (digital) scholars who want to use archived social media ...