Warm up

  • Guest lecture Sammy Mahdi “Refugees as geopolitical weapon”

    22/03 - 22/03/2022
    From 18:00 Until 20:00

    On March 22nd, State Secretary Sammy Mahdi will give a guest lecture in the context of our VUB public affairs activities on the theme “Refugees as geopolitical weapon”.

    The guest lecture with be in Dutch and is open for VUB students.

    28/03

  • City of the Future – Ontwerpatelier Buurtpark

    28/03 - 28/03/2022
    From 11:00 Until 14:00

    During this project, students of EhB design a local park in Jette. Analysis, synthesis, moodboard, vision and concepts lay down the groundwork for a cohesive and well founded design. This activity is open to the public. For more info, contact the organiser.

    Atelier Horteco
    Steven Goossens
  • Science Bar Brussels: Save the planet with what you eat

    28/03 - 28/03/2022
    From 17:30 Until 19:00

    Free science bar about the impact and feasibility of an ecologically responsible diet. Come and listen to the fascinating conversation of our experts over a drink and a snack. on mom. On March 28, Lise Vermeersch (Ecoterian, VUB), Evelien Mertens (Nutrition and Dietetics, EhB) and Steven De Hertog (Climatologist, VUB) will discuss sustainable food.

    The debate will be held in Dutch.

    RITCS Café
    Sammy Leurs
  • Unflattening European History through Transmedia Storytelling

    28/03 - 28/03/2022
    From 19:00 Until 21:00

    In 2021/2022, the VUB Centre for Literary and Intermedial Crossings (CLIC) welcomes Andreas Fickers as CLIC Lorand Chair in Intermediality Studies. Andreas Fickers is Professor for Contemporary and Digital History and founding Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH) at the University of Luxembourg. The inaugural lecture is a collaboration between the Stripmuseum Brussels and the Centre for Literary and Intermedial Crossings and takes place as part of VUB’s Bachelor Taal- en Letterkunde. The museum also opens exclusively for participants in the evening.

    The lecture will be held in English. Registration is mandatory via email.

    Brussels Comics Art Museum
    Mathias Meert
  • Podcasts « Au Grand Air » about the challenges of preserving biodiversity.

    28/03 - 01/04/2022

    Discover 4 podcasts addressing the challenges of preserving biodiversity from different angles in the company of experts, associations and ULB professors.

    The podcast is in French.

    29/03

  • Photo of Jean Drèze

    Guest lecture Jean Drèze for European Social and Population issues

    29/03 - 29/03/2022
    From 14:00 Until 16:00

    For the course European social and population issues we’re collaborating with P&V Foundation to invite economist Jean Drèze for a lecture on inequality and inclusion in educational systems. This frames within the Interface Demography webinar series in which different social & population issues will be addressed by (inter)national scholars.

    The guest lecture is open to anyone who wants to join. Registration is mandatory.

  • Racial bias in tech

    29/03 - 29/03/2022
    From 19:00 Until 21:00

    Technology, like algorithms and AI, take part in our daily lives. Most of the time we’re not aware of it and don’t realise they have such an impact. We perceive them as neutral, while they are manmade and therefore subjective. During this accessible event we want to share examples that show a prolongation of colonialism in different practices.

  • Podcasts « Au Grand Air » about the challenges of preserving biodiversity.

    28/03 - 01/04/2022

    Discover 4 podcasts addressing the challenges of preserving biodiversity from different angles in the company of experts, associations and ULB professors.

    The podcast is in French.

    30/03

  • Sciensano Webinar

    30/03 - 30/03/2022
    From 13:00 Until 15:00

    Dr. Birgit Mertens and Dr. Eric Deconinck, both VUB alumni Pharmaceutical sciences, will be giving a presentation on their tasks and responsibilities within Sciensano for the master students Pharmaceutical sciences.

    The activity is exclusively for students enrolled in the course.

    Online
    Mathieu Vinken
  • Podcasts « Au Grand Air » about the challenges of preserving biodiversity.

    28/03 - 01/04/2022

    Discover 4 podcasts addressing the challenges of preserving biodiversity from different angles in the company of experts, associations and ULB professors.

    The podcast is in French.

    31/03

  • Podcasts « Au Grand Air » about the challenges of preserving biodiversity.

    28/03 - 01/04/2022

    Discover 4 podcasts addressing the challenges of preserving biodiversity from different angles in the company of experts, associations and ULB professors.

    The podcast is in French.

    01/04

  • Podcasts « Au Grand Air » about the challenges of preserving biodiversity.

    28/03 - 01/04/2022

    Discover 4 podcasts addressing the challenges of preserving biodiversity from different angles in the company of experts, associations and ULB professors.

    The podcast is in French.

  • ULB-VUB Energy sufficiency workshop

    01/04 - 01/04/2022
    From 09:00 Until 12:00

    This workshop will gather students, researchers and academics from ULB and VUB. It aims identifying current problems around energy (e.g. fuel poverty among students), presenting what we already do in the field of energy,focusing on sufficiency, and developing common projects.

  • Search for medicinal plants in the Botanic Garden Meise

    01/04 - 01/04/2022
    From 10:00 Until 16:30

    Students (in groups of 4) go in search of plant species with medicinal applications, on site at Meise. On the basis of a proposed bundle, students will use indirect references of the plant species. These contain: occurrence, application, descriptive name (principle of the “Da Vinci Code”).

    The activity is exclusively for students enrolled in the course.

    Plantentuin Meise
    Kristiaan Demeyer
  • Visit VAD and brOes

    01/04 - 01/04/2022
    From 10:00 Until 16:00

    Interns get to know 2 centers of expertise: Vlaams Expertisecentrum voor Alcohol en Drugs (VAD) and Brussels Expertisecentrum Dementie (brOes). They will get familiar with their projects and the important role that the pharmacist plays in this.

    Auditorium 4, campus Jette
    Niels Vercaigne
  • FARI: Preventing Biases and Discrimination in Artificial Intelligence

    01/04 - 01/04/2022
    From 16:00 Until 17:30

    In recent years, media, researchers and governments became increasingly aware of the fact that Artificial Intelligence can lead to discrimination (e.g. of minorities) or reinforce biases (e.g. based on gender). Come listen to FARI’s panel of experts to learn what could be done to prevent them, with a special focus on the Belgian context.

    Online
    Renault Laurence