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Stories

Every day professors, researchers, students and employees try to realise our motto 'sharing minds, changing lives'. Who are they? What do they do? And why?

Philippe Meers

Working together with so many disciplines requires a great deal of coordination. But the enthusiasm of the Cubans is remarkable despite the sometimes very difficult circumstances they have to work in.

Philippe Meers
President of the Department of Communication Sciences of the University of Antwerp
Professor Karen Vancampenhout

‘The plant Enset is very important for food security, especially for women and children who rely heavily on it. The plant can keep producing during long droughts, provides animal fodder in the dry season and protects the soil.´

Professor Karen Vancampenhout
Bioengineer at KU Leuven and Flemish project coordinator
Rose Baudoncq

‘It has enriched me hugely, not only academically but personally too’

Rose Baudoncq
Travel grant student, Uganda