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Art to reveal the secrets of algae, their friends and foes!

Added on: 2017-01-17
VLIZ did it before: bring together scientists and artists. And we do it again within the frame of the European research project ALFF (‘Algae microbiomes: Friends or Foes?’) that focuses on innovative research on algae. Fifteen PhD students from all over Europe are investigating how algae co-exist with bacteria, other microbes and algae. Young art students – from the BSc Multimedia & Communication Technology of the Karel de Grote Hogeschool Antwerp as well as textile designers from the high school Sint-Lucas in Ghent – are challenged to incorporate the newly achieved knowledge about algae in a set of creative products. ...

VLIZ recruits: 8 new vacancies!

Added on: 2016-12-20
From 1st January 2017 onwards the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) has a renewed mission and expanded strategic objectives. Under its expanded mission, VLIZ will take on additional responsibilities in research and in the provision of policy advice, underpinned by its strong competences in data and research infrastructure. ...

CALL: VLIZ Communication Award 2017

Added on: 2016-12-16
The VLIZ Communication Award was launched in 2015 in order to assist young marine scientists or engineers in communicating their work. The selected laureate benefits from assistance by the VLIZ Communication department in the course of the following year. Take your chance by sending us your motivation letter prior to 31 January 2017!

Aristotle's marine scientific contributions still relevant to current research

Added on: 2016-12-16
Although many people are not aware of this, Aristotle has made many contributions to the field of marine biology. Within the frame of the UNESCO Year of Aristotle 2016 we are featuring 5 stories linking Aristotle's scientific contributions to taxonomy, ecology and species distributions to current day initiatives. ...

VLIZ Marine Science Day: save the date & call for abstracts

Added on: 2016-11-22
Calling all - junior and senior - marine scientists in Flanders and the wider region: block 3 March 2017 in your diary for the 17th VLIZ Marine Science Day in Bruges! Do not let this opportunity pass to show your own research to your peers from other institutions and disciplines, and submit an abstract for a presentation or demo. Final deadline for submission is January 15, 2017. Make sure you're there! ...

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