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KU Leuven reinforces partnerships in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is a key partner of KU Leuven on the African continent, says Rector Luc Sels. “With this visit, we want to reinforce existing partnerships and pave the way for further collaboration. Professors Seppe Deckers and Roel Merckx from the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering will be joining us. >>>

 

Constanza Parra: "Climate change is not just about carbon and technology"

For this month's Bright Young Minds interview, we caught up with environmental social scientist Constanza Parra. “To protect the environment, we have to reconcile the needs of ecosystems with human needs.” >>>

 

Worldwide cooperation has many faces

More and more professors and researchers choose to contribute to university development cooperation (UOS). Since this type of engagement is now included in the promotion file, they officially receive recognition for their commitment.  >>>

 

 

Game over for Zika? KU Leuven researchers develop promising vaccine

Scientists at the KU Leuven Rega Institute have developed a new vaccine against the Zika virus. The vaccine should prevent the virus from causing microcephaly and other serious conditions in unborn babies.

 

Students build irrigation field in Ghana

Through the Water4Ghana project, each year a number students travel to the dry northern region of Ghana to provide drinking water. Last summer, two students from De Nayer (Sint-Katelijne-Waver) Campus installed an irrigation field there. 

 

 

DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD ECONOMY, THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS AND HUMAN RIGHTS

The aim of this Interdisciplinary Lecture Series is to explore the interconnection between economic globalization, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and human rights.