Feeling good in your body with type 2 diabetes

Let people with type 2 diabetes enjoy life to the fullest. That is the mission of Annelien Callens and her colleagues. They investigate whether group sessions with peers can help diabetes patients.
Health
Annelien Callens
Arteveldehogeschool

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Annelore
Deprez
Arteveldehogeschool

Recognizing fake news: not as simple as you think

Social media have become the most important source of information for many young people. But at the same time, a lot of fake news is circulating on these platforms. Time to better arm young people to recognize and debunk fake news, according to Annelore Deprez.
Zoê
De Corte
KBIN

What beetles can tell us about evolution

It’s always thought that evolution happens by slow and gradual changes. But can evolution also happen fast? Oh, yes - as Zoë de Corte's research on beetles shows.
Joyce
Stroobant
UGent

How reliable is dr. Google?

We used to go to the doctor when feeling ill. Now we all first pay a visit to Doctor Google. But how reliable is online health information? Joyce Stroobant (University of Ghent) has three tips for you to assess the trustworthiness of online health info.
Delphine
Franco
UGent

How can we teach student-teachers to deal with aggressive behavior in class?

"You're a bad teacher and your class is absolute bullsh*t!". Novice teachers often do not know how to deal with this type of verbal-aggressive behavior, partly because it is not yet sufficiently addressed in their training. To tackle this, Delphine Franco is working on a solution.
Fien
Gysens
UGent

How do we give people with asthma their breath back?

Worldwide, some 235 million people suffer from asthma. Drugs such as a quick-relief inhaler can help to suppress their symptoms. But they can't cure asthma. Fien Gysens hopes that her research will contribute to finding a cure for asthma!
Giorgio
Russo
VIB
VUB

Using the glue of geckos during surgery

A gecko, a post-it and a tube. Let these 3 things stick into your mind for just one minute. Giorgio Russo (VIB - VUB - Vrije Universiteit Brussel) explains how a gecko could potentially help to heal wounds after surgery. 🦎👩‍⚕️

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