The activities of the Centre for Bio-Medical Ethics and Law (part of the Faculty of medicine, but with an interdisciplinary structure), are - besides teaching and documentation - mainly directed towards research.The expertise of the Centre spans a wide variety of disciplines including ethics, law, philosophy and theology and close links are maintained with various medical and care disciplines. The staff is composed of senior academic ...
Consumer Competition & Market KU Leuven
Education and research concern consumer affairs, economic competition and market policy.
Clinical Trials Unit Institute of Tropical Medicine
The Clinical Trials Unit (CTU) belongs to the Clinical Sciences Department at ITM. It is mandated to manage and support non-commercial clinical trials (except phase I) and intervention researches carried out overseas and addressing health problems of developing countries. It has been fully operational since the start of 2007, and it is supported by the Department of Economy, Science and Innovation of the Flemish Government.
The CTU ...
Studies in Media, Innovation and Technology Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The research centre for Studies on Media, Information and Telecommunication was set up in 1990 by Prof. Dr. Jean-Claude Burgelman at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, within the department of Communication Studies. In 2000, Prof. Dr. Caroline Pauwels became director of the centre. SMIT research focuses on socio-economic and policy aspects of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and underlying infrastructures. It combines both ...
Informatics Section KU Leuven
- Study of declarative programming languages (logic & functional) and their applications. - Efficient implementation of declarative programming languages. - Development tools for declarative programming languages, incl. tools for program analysis, verification and transformation & tools based on abstract interpretation. - Knowledge representation & reasoning in logic programming, representation of open knowledge domains, ...
Communication Sciences Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The department for Communication Sciences (SCOM) consists of three research units: - Centre for Media Sociology (CeMeSo) - Studies on Media Information and Telecommunication (SMIT) - Centre for Marketing Communication Research (MACO) Those research centres are covering five different, but interrelated research angles:
- Media sociology (CeMeSo);
- Persuasion and Communication (MACO);
- Media- and multimedia policy ...
The KU Leuven Centre for IT & IP Law has a solid track record as a law and ethics partner of large international and interdisciplinary research projects. It is internationally renowned for its expertise in the areas of data privacy and information security law, new media and communications law, information rights management, intellectual property rights, and legal dimensions of ehealth.
Our researchers focus on the fundamental ...
Biomedical Statistics and Informatics Vrije Universiteit Brussel
In the area of statistics research is done concerning multivariate statistical methods, in particular cluster analysis, which is the discipline studying methods for finding groups in data. The work done in this study group consists of the development, computer implementation, and application of clustering methods. The study group is also active in collaborative research with other groups of the School of Medicine in the application of ...
Institute for Media Studies KU Leuven
The Institute for Media Studies (IMS) strives for international excellence in the research fields of both media and communication. The IMS produces innovative and critical scientific research with a focus on four domains:
- Journalism & News
- Strategic Communication
- Human-Computer Interaction
- Media Culture
In addition, the IMS employs its research expertise to provide quality education, to ...