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UNA, citizens and civil society engagement towards a more inclusive and successful circular economy (CE). KU Leuven
Cities are complex systems which still rely on linear economic models. Given their importance in shaping the global
economy, they are key in the transition to a circular economy (CE). To monitor and support such transition at urban
level, a decisive move beyond the state-of-the-art of techno-economic indicators and data is required. In particular,
the involvement of citizens in supporting and advancing the transition to a CE is ...
ÉMIGRÉ EUROPE. Civil Engagement Transfers between Eastern Europe and the Low Countries, 1933-1989 KU Leuven
The research project investigates Polish, Czech, Slovak and Hungarian émigré communities in the Low Countries from the 1930s to 1989. The focus of research concerns cross-cultural impacts among the communities involved and exchanges with the host civil societies. Based on archival and desk research that maps the diversity and size of migrant communities (from political exiles to labour migrants), and identifies their institutions, ...
Rethinking International Investment Law and Regional Human Rights Adjudication: A New Frontier for Transnational Judicial Engagement Ghent University
The research aims to identify, map, and understand in depth the new interactions and tensions that have emerged between the regional human rights courts on the one hand (i.e., the European Court of Human Rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights and African Court of Human and Peoples' Rights) and international investment adjudication bodies on the other hand, in order to provide a methodological tool to foster constructive judicial ...
Nurturing cognitive talent: Understanding the role of classroom social experiences in high-ability students’ academic engagement KU Leuven
Investigating water and climate-related conflicts and migration towards engagement and equity focused solutions for adaptation, human security and policy integration in Africa. Ghent University
The project aims to enhance our knowledge on water- and climate-related conflicts and migration in some of the most vulnerable countries in Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and Senegal. Using a comparative context approach, it will propose engagement and equity-oriented
solutions to outline a policy and decision framework for regional integration of migration and human development in these regions.
Promoting girls’ engagement and performance in blended STEM courses KU Leuven
Sometimes fake news is more real than real news. A study of television news satire as an alternative form of journalism and a resource of public engagement. University of Antwerp
Enhancing engagement in digital physical activity interventions: a test of the effectiveness of online social interaction and gamification Ghent University
Healthy adults aged 18 to 64 should do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity (PA) per week. In Flanders, a significant proportion of the population fails to meet this requirement. This puts a significant proportion of the population at risk of lifestyle related health
conditions. Interventions targeting sedentary behavior attempt to incite people to be more physically active and increasingly, digital behavior ...
Current Affairs Platform to Involve Adolescents Through Engagement KU Leuven
The overall goal and vision of CAPTIVATE is on the one hand to support late adolescents and emerging adults to access balanced news and current affairs in an engaging way, increase their media literacy and offer them a voice in the debate; and on the other hand enable broadcasters and news publishers to re-establish trust with this target audience through simple and efficient tools that allow editors to connect and interact with a younger ...