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Last weekend, I did something a bit different from my usual science-ing: I got invited to give a workshop at ‘TADA‘, an organisation that gives ‘workshops for the future’, a Saturday school for economically disadvantaged children in the city of … Continue reading

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Smart bud(die)s

Smart bud(die)s, or Knappe k(n)oppen in Dutch, is a citizen science project initiated by our research group at the University of Antwerp (together with ReaGent). It is tailored towards high schools, and aims to provide them with a fun and … Continue reading

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It is that time of year again: the course on plant stress for our master students at the University of Antwerp (as I also wrote about previous years). This year, the practical part got a long-anticipated upgrade. It is now … Continue reading

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An important tool in the toolbox

Last week, I had the opportunity to teach the students of our third Bachelor in Biology a little lesson about vegetation surveys. It was a half a day course in the framework of their course on Good Field Practices, in … Continue reading

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Spring rehearsal

  This weekend brought me the first real rehearsal for the course I will assist in at the end of this month. As we did last year, we will take the students of biology of our university to the beautiful Hallerbos, … Continue reading

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For the next year, I will have four master thesis students joining in on my projects, so I will definitely be chilling day in day out (and this cute cat is happy to teach me how to do that). No, I am … Continue reading

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A suspicious amount of green tea

That I seemed to love tea, the cashier of my local supermarket noticed. A fairly unusual conversation starter, where it not that he could impossibly ignore the obvious fact: I had a cart with only green tea, 140 tea bags … Continue reading

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