Tag Archives: Antwerp

SoilTemp meeting I

The beginning of June saw a gathering of great minds in the city center of Antwerp. Thanks to support of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), we could invite over 30 ecologists and microclimate specialists to our beloved city, to have … Continue reading

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Passing milestones

Today was a day of big numbers, for me and the SoilTemp-project we are working on: our database passed two fantastic milestones. We now have over 5000 loggers from more than 40 countries in the database, which I am currently … Continue reading

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Study day

This week, we gathered in the beautiful city center of Antwerp for the PLECO Research Day, a yearly event that brings together all members of our research group for a day of discussions. As our group is steadily growing (over … Continue reading

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Biology Research Day

The study of biology at the University of Antwerp is surprisingly diverse. With research groups covering all scales, from the smallest cell to the largest ecosystem, and all aspects of biology, from behavioral ecology till molecular physiology, the department can … Continue reading

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Science Day

Tomorrow is ‘science day’ in Flanders, a day in which scientists and the public are brought together (at least, that one day this is done in a much more spectacular way than usual). A day in which young and old can … Continue reading

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From DNA to the world

Biology is a discipline as wide as the world. Studying all species, from elephants to worms, from trees to bacteria, and digging into all aspects of their life, behaviour, body, evolution or ecology. And biology might not sound as the … Continue reading

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A fifteen minutes city trip

I am on a roll with my computerwork! With fieldwork being on hold till summer is back, I can thoroughly work on all the data analyses, and that is going very smooth. With all that working inside, I feared however … Continue reading

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