This research group comprises five broad lines of research (1) Poverty and social integration, (2) Housing (3) Economy and welfare state (4) Organization of care and welfare (5) Accessibility, quality and effectiveness of aid and services The theme of migration and integration is cross-group.
The Research Unit Hypertension and Cardiovascular Epidemiology (HCVE) coordinated influential clinical trials, published in top-ranking journals, such as the Systolic Hypertension in Europe Trial (Syst-Eur), the Ambulatory blood Pressure monitoring and Treatment of Hypertension trial (APTH) and the Treatment of hypertension based on Home or Office blood Pressure trial (THOP). HCVE led the Data Safety and Monitoring Board of large clinical ...
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 ...
This Research centre consists of the Liturgical Studies Institute and the Academic Centre for Practical Theology.
PASTORAL THEOLOGY - Religion in Contemporary Society - New Religious Movements and Trends - Contemporary Church Life - Catholic Church Personnel - Christian Witness and Communication of Faith - Pastoral Supervision - Training of Pastoral Workers in Parishes, Schools, Health care organizations etc... Catholic School: achieved ...
The central research area of the research group ‘human movement biomechanics’ is to investigate the mechanics of musculoskeletal function during gross motor functions (varying from activities of daily living, vocational activities to sports activities) and how the musculoskeletal function is reorganized and adapts to cope with these functions.
General Epidemiology and Disease Control Institute of Tropical Medicine
Department of Crop protection Ghent University
Department of Public Health, Management Institute of Tropical Medicine
The scientific research, the capacity building programs and the educational activities are supported by administrative staff of the department. The staff is headed by the manager of the department.
Scientific staff can call upon the management unit for a wide range of support functions :
- Pre- and post-award support for funding proposals: budget preparation, budget follow up, preparation of financial audits
- General ...
Environment and Health KU Leuven
ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH (E&H)
The Centre for Environment and Health (E&H) includes the following closely linked areas of research: (a) Occupational and Environmental Exposure and Toxicological Assessment; (b) Occupational and Environmental medicine; (c) Insurance medicine; (d) Youth Health Care; (e) Infection Prevention and Control; (f) Nutrition. The interaction between environment and health in different age groups and settings ...
Fundaments of Economic Thinking : Economic and Social History Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The Centre for Contemporary Social History, that has been incorporated in EDSG, is currently conducting research in two distinct veins. The first line of research belongs to the well-established tradition, especially at the VUB, of "structuralist" research in social and economic history. Exploiting in particular sources that lend themselves to quantitative analysis, the focus is on the inequality of personal wealth in Belgium in the 19th ...