Research Group Sustainable Development KU Leuven
Research is grouped into two research themes within this research group, Global Development and Environmental Policy respectively, which in turn are also split up into priority research lines.
HIVA executes a diverse set of research and evaluation activities related to global development and development cooperation. Its research seeks to inform policy and practice and features the following areas of ...
Law Science Technology and Society Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Since its creation in 2003, the interdisciplinary Research Group on Law, Science, Technology & Society (LSTS) has focused upon the articulations of law, science, technology, ethics and society, taking technological developments and their consequences as a starting point. Although LSTS’s core expertise is legal, it also has a strong track record in legal theory, philosophy (of law, of sciences and of technology) and it notably engages in ...
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 ...
Analytical, Environmental & Geo-Chemistry Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The scientific approach focuses on the holistic use of biogeochemical tracers, such as elemental concentrations (Cd, Pb, PGE etc.) and isotopic ratios (D/H, 18O/16O, 13C/12C, 15N/14N, 87Sr/88Sr...), - in some cases referred to as "proxies" - that are measured on a substrate (e.g. mineral phase, fossil, mussel-shell, teeth, seawater, phytoplankton, ice cores etc.) to infer specific environmental parameters (such as condition of formation, ...
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.
Economics University of Antwerp
Biomaterials - BIOMAT KU Leuven
The BIOMAT research group focuses on diverse kinds of biomaterials with orofacial application, and encompasses fundamental material science and biological cell culture, micro-organism and animal research, as well as applied laboratory and clinical research.
Current major research lines include:
- Biocompatibility and cariogenicity of dental biomaterials
- Dental adhesive ...
Institute for European Studies Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The key elements for the focus of our research are the following: * Role of the EU as a global actor * Interaction between the internal and external dimensions of EU policies This focus can be described in the following terms: Since the early 1970s, in parallel with the ongoing processes of deepening European integration and enlargement, the EU has increasingly asserted its role as a global actor in the broader international arena. ...
Experimental Pharmacology Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The EFAR research group consists of members of three departments within the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (FASC, FARC and MBFA) and was created because of the mutual interest within these groups to study the pharmacological and clinical aspects of bioactive endogenous fragments of the peptide Angiotensin II (Ang II). The renin-angiotensin system (RAS) is widely recognised as the most powerful signalling system for controlling sodium balance, ...