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Hannah Hook succesfully defended her PhD

(29-11-2022)

Wednesday 23 November 2022, Hannah Hook successfully defended her PhD “The Happy Traveler. Connecting undirected trips to travel satisfaction, positive utility and subjective well-being”. Supervisors …

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European researchers in Ghent as part of EX-TRA project

(19-10-2022)

Last Monday and Tuesday, the bi-annual meeting of the EX-TRA project took place in Ghent. On Monday morning, Eldermen Filip Watteeuw told us more about the circulation plan, after which the role of li…

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Emeritus celebration Prof. Jan Nyssen

(27-09-2022)

Jan Nyssen has worked at the Department of Geography of Ghent University since 2007. Driven by passion for Ethiopian culture, he has established himself as a worldwide reference regarding the regional…

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Sarah Meire succesfully defended her PhD

(27-09-2022)

On Monday 19 September, 2022, Sarah Meire successfully defended her PhD titled “Virtual interlining in the European airport network and the quest for new datasets in air transport geography”. She obta…

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Melaku Bogale Fitawok succesfully defended his PhD

(30-08-2022)

On Friday 26 August, Melaku Bogale Fitawok successfully defended his PhD thesis ‘The impact of urbanization on land-use change and farmers’ livelihood in Ethiopia’. This research was supervised by Pro…

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Hanne Hendrickx succesfully defended her PhD

(09-08-2022)

Monday 20 June, 2022, Hanne Hendrickx successfully defended her PhD “Capturing geomorphic change in high mountain environments using close-range sensing techniques ”. This work was supervised by Prof.…

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Haiyang Shi successfully defended his PhD

(14-06-2022)

On 25 May 2022, Haiyang SHI successfully defended his double doctorate Doctor of Science: Geography and Doctorate of Science: Cartography and Geographic Information System . De title of his research…

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“Touring scientific award for geography 2020-2021” for Caroline Beckers

(18-05-2022)

At the solemn proclamation on April 24, 2022, Caroline Beckers was presented with the "Touring scientific award for geography 2020-2021" for her merit of being the "highest graded geography student" i…

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“Touring scientific award for geography 2019-2020” voor Dries De Leeuw

(18-05-2022)

At the solemn proclamation on April 24, 2022, student Dries De Leeuw was presented with the 'Touring scientific award for geography 2019-2020' for his merit of being the 'highest graded geography stud…

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Kunbo Shi successfully defended his PhD

(03-05-2022)

On April 20, 2022, Kunbo Shi successfully defended his PhD "Online purchases, travel behavior, and the built environment: A focus of tangible goods and intangible services". He obtained the degree of …

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Amna Qayyum defended successfully her PhD

(03-05-2022)

On 20 April 2022, Amna Qayyum successfully defended her PhD entitled "A qualitative representation of moving point configurations with illustrations in micro traffic analysis". She obtained the degree…

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Virginia Carter Gamberini defended successfully her PhD

(30-03-2022)

On March 14, 2022, Virgina Carter Gamberini successfully defended her PhD "New perspectives on biophilic urbanism: an analysis of its opportunities and challenges in Chile". She obtained the degree of…

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Job opportunity as full-time lecturer/researcher in Climate Modelling for RMI/UGent Geography

(26-01-2022)

There is a vacancy for a full-time lecturer/researcher in Climate Modelling for RMI/UGent Geography Department, in the framework of BELSPO’s Fed-Twin programme.

Deadline for application is 24 Februa…

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Friendship Award for em. prof. Philippe De Maeyer

(18-01-2022)

In September 2021 the Chinese Government Friendship Award was presented to em. professor Philippe De Maeyer. The Friendship Award is the highest award to commend foreign experts who have made outstand…

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Job opportunity as assistant professor tenure track (100%) in the Department of Geography

(04-01-2022)

A job opportunity as assistant professor tenure track for the Department of Geography has been announced.

The candidate will develop research in the field of geomorphology, with an emphasis on the …

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