Videos

Jessica
Bridoux
VUB

Tumours, masters in disguise

Jessica Bridoux, researcher at the University of Brussels (VUB), is developing a diagnostic tool to track tumourcells that are trying to hide from our immune system.
Kim
Bosmans
FWO
VUB

Is temporary work workable?

For her PhD Kim Bosmans researched the impact of flexible work on the mental well-being of employees.
Shorok
Abdelhameed
FWO
KU Leuven

Studying protein structure thanks to metal oxides

Did you know that our body contains more than 20.000 different types of proteins? These are crucial for vital functions such as wound healing. But when these proteins mutate, they can lead to diseases such as Alzheimer's. To help fight such protein-based diseases, Shorok Abdelhameed investigates methods to study the very complex structures of proteins.
Sven
Dierickx
FWO
UGent

Green or low-cost? Why not both?

Products with an eco-label are often more expensive than regular products. Bio-engineer Sven Dierickx is determined to change this: he uses yeast from bumblebee honey to make environmentally friendly ánd low-cost detergent 🐝🍽🧽
Isabelle
Step
Arteveldehogeschool

Are you an expert in supporting students?

"Why don't teachers dare use the word 'expert'? Where is that professional pride?" Isabelle Step wants to help change that with her Experto tool.
Ewa
Sieliwonczyk
FWO
UAntwerpen

About fluorescent zebrafish and sudden cardiac death

What do zebrafish have to do with sudden cardiac death? Ewa Sieliwonczyk (UAntwerpen) explains that to you in this video.
Sofie
Michels
Arteveldehogeschool

What does a starting teacher struggle with?

Did you now that one in five starting teachers will leave education within five years. To help them, Sofie Michels and her colleagues developed "Startkracht", a support tool for beginning primary school teachers.
Ana
Escorza
KU Leuven

A cosmic dance: understanding double star systems

Did you know that more than half of the stars you see in the sky are born with a partner? Just like with humans, the presence of a partner can really have an effect on the life and the behavior of a star.
Lotte
Vermeulen
Arteveldehogeschool

Buying (un)packaged food: sustainable decisions in the supermarket

Food packaging generates a lot of waste. Lotte Vermeulen wants to help you reduce your waste: she is developing concrete tools to help consumers to choose the most sustainable packaging in the supermarket
Stefan
L. Smith
UGent

Surviving in dry environments: lessons from the past

As a result of climate change, more and more areas in the world are suffering from drought. Can we draw lessons from the Ancient past, where people learned to adapt to life in arid regions of the Near East and built entire communities there?
Mieke
Meirsschaut
Arteveldehogeschool

Working together and chatting for stronger education

Co- and teamteaching can be a real added value in education. However, this is not always a success: everything depends on good communication between co-teachers. That is what Mieke Meirsschaut tries to foster - in corona-free times- with amongst other her chat cards.
Robin
Bonné
FWO
UHasselt

Can you build a smartphone from bacteria?

Last year, scientists discovered bacteria in the mud of the North Sea that can conduct electricity. Robin Bonné (Hasselt University - FWO) is investigating whether we can use these 'cable bacteria' to create biodegradable electronic wires.