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april 2014

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    UAntwerp develops novel drugs against parasitic diseases

    A new international consortium is joining forces to develop novel drugs against parasites. The 4-year EU-funded project is called 'PDE4NPD': PhosphoDiEsterase inhibitors for Neglected Parasitic Diseases.
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    MD Consult cancelled

    The medical database MD Consult is cancelled by the publisher.
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    "With the right medication we can travel to Mars"

    Aurélie Weerts (University of Antwerp) went in search of a medication for space sickness together with ESA and NASA.
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    Analysis and Experimentation on Ecosystems

    The research group PLECO (UAntwerp) is heavily implicated in AnaEE (Analysis and Experimentation on Ecosystems), a major European research infrastructure project on the ESFRI roadmap.
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    Eye on Palestine

    Diana Allan, anthropologist and filmmaker, will give a keynote lecture on the Nakba Archive. The Nakba Archive is an oral history collective established in Lebanon in 2002. This lecture is part of the arts and film festival, Eye on Palestine.

maart 2014

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    Announcing CityLAB II

    OASeS and CSG co-organise the second edition of CityLAB, the Urban Studies Summer School, 16-20 June 2014, in partnership with TPR and the faculty of Design Sciences.
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    Rwanda, twenty years after the genocide

    Prof Filip Reyntjens writes about twenty years after the genocide in Rwanda.
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    Trial Danteweb

    From 24 March until 24 April 2014 the Library runs a trial access to Dantweb.
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    Official Launch of Research Platform in Uganda

    On 20 February 2014 the two VLIR-UOS research platforms in Uganda were officially launched at the Uganda Christian University in Mukono.
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    NEPS MEDAL for the best publication in Peace Science

    Prof Marijke Verpoorten (Institute for Development Policy and Management IOB and University of Antwerp Political Geography) wins publication award with 'Detecting hidden violence: The spatial distribution of excess mortality in Rwanda'.
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    New: Jstor Arts & Sciences XI Collection

    The Library of the University of Antwerp participates in the Jstor Arts & Sciences XI Collection.
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    Opportunistic medicine

    Dr Christine Manyando and Professor Jean-Pierre Van geertruyden (International Health Unit) discuss the developments that have seen cotrimoxazole evolve from an effective antibiotic for HIV-infected individuals into a potential weapon in the fight against malaria in sub-Saharan Africa. (On: researchmedia.eu)
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    Antwerp researchers identify autism gene

    A 25-year-old PhD student Céline Helsmoortel (UAntwerp) has stumbled upon a gene that can cause autism in the case of mutations. (In: Flanders Today)
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    EBQ Course

    International Course in Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Qualitative Research Methods (EBQ) organized from 20 October until 28 November 2014. Registrations are open now.
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    "Some countries use four times more antibiotics than other countries"

    First data on antibiotic use in non-EU countries of WHO European region should stimulate development of national action plans.