Science, Engineering & Technology news
Photo report: Visit to Leuven Chem&Tech and Leuven NanoCentre
On Friday 20 March, staff and students of the Science, Engineering & Technology Group had the opportunity to visit the new Leuven Chem&Tech and Leuven NanoCentre buildings before about 500 researchers will move in. A lot of people were interested to see these modern research facilities in which different disciplines will work together in order to even better meet the complex challenges of the future.
FameLab aims to discover charismatic, up-and-coming scientists who inspire people to see the world from a new perspective… in just three minutes. If you think you can explain a concept in science, technology, engineering, medecine or mathematics, armed with only your wits and a few props, then FameLab is for you. The competition is open to anyone in Belgium aged between 21 and 40 working in or studying science, technology, engineering, medicine or maths.
Registration is open until 3 April
Over the following weeks, the operation of the Central Purchase of Chemical Products will gradually come to an end. The products you purchased through CASP are now available through the catalogue platform. A limited number of products can still be purchased through CASP while stock still lasts.
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Call: Science Festival Day
Take part in this year's Science Festival Day on Sunday 22 November. Put your research or your research group in the spotlight by developing a workshop, demonstration, exhibition, interactive lecture, ...
Call: Science Festival Day (pdf)
In November Campus Library Arenberg organised a successful first book sale. Fifty percent of the proceeds were donated to three charities. The library also distributed 22 Royal Society of Chemistry voucher codes for gold open access and was able to make a profitable deal with the Nature Publishing Group, which resulted in a substantial number of new titles.
International brochure SET Group
The international brochure of the SET Group is now available. It includes leaflets of the group, the Arenberg Doctoral School, the five faculties and the fourteen departments. In addition, you can find a lot of division leaflets on the website.