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Open Position for a Professor in METAL RECOVERY FROM MINERAL FLOWS

The Science, Engineering & Technology Group of KU Leuven, Faculty of Engineering Technology, Department of Materials Engineering and Department of Chemical Engineering, has a joint, full-time academic vacancy in the area of metal recovery from mineral flows. We are looking for internationally oriented candidates with an excellent research record, a strong affinity with industrial applications, and with educational competence within ...

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CosmiClean receives educational award

CosmiClean game have won a Comenius Edu-Media Seal issued by Gesellschaft für Pädagogik, Information und Medien e.V.(Society for Education, Information and Media) , Berlin 27 June 2019

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New book on the fundamentals of Process Intensification (PI)

In collaboration with Prof. Andrzej Stankiewicz (TU Delft), two SIM² KU Leuven Professors, Tom Van Gerven and Georgios Stefanidis, have co-written a new book. “The Fundamentals of Process Intensification” has just been released by Wiley.

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Writing a PhD Thesis: A Marathon

Although writing a document presenting your work seems the least attractive part of doing research more or less for all researchers, it is maybe the most important part. As long as you present your work, you can have contact with all other researchers, you can contribute to literature and your work becomes valuable. You can present your academic work by ...

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Personal Awareness and Responsibility

Awareness and responsibility are two faces of the same coin, which makes them vulnerable. We are living in a society in which we are responsible for our own action, and in fact, we are well aware of it. As a matter of fact, we don’t want to cross the line awareness and turn this into our responsibility. We have to ...

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How to look at academic networking

The excerpt below is from a an excellent article, “Alliances Through Networking: It Is Not Rocket Science,” by Jaleh Daie. Although written for a science audience, there is very little in it that does not apply to all areas of academia. The full article appears in, The Scientist, Vol:12, #22, p. 13, November 9, 1998, and can be accessed at: ...

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ETN DEMETER in the spotlight…again!

The EU Research Executive Agency selected DEMETER as the Marie Skłodowska Curie project to be featured in the REA 10th anniversary video. Gwen Bailey explains the importance of the DEMETER research for clean mobility in the EU.

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Hobby, Job or Something in Between?

Balancing work life with hobbies is always a challenging task. Especially when you enjoy your work. I would say that a hobby becomes a job if you are able to do it professionally – meaning that you are able to earn a significant income from it. In such scenarios I feel that what you’re doing lies somewhere in between a ...

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Summer School

Science & Engineering Education by Immersive Learning 2-4 October 2019 in Leuven Recent developments in immersive learning technologies are providing exciting new tools for teaching and training programmes, yet they remain underutilised in science & technology education and nowhere is this truer than in the field of chemistry and chemical engineering. The aim of this Summer School is to bring ...

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COSMIC Closing Conference

COSMIC session during the Second Process Intensification Conference (IPIC2) in Leuven was a success!!

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