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One master programme, many paths: archeology

Caroline Landsheere

Three alumni look back at their time in education and the road they eventually chose. In effect, even though they started on the same path, it took them to different places. Caroline Landsheere, Anja Goethals and Bas Bogaerts all studied archaeology. The passion for the past is still there, even though it doesn’t play as big a role as before for each of them.

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The GUM opens its doors: the day before


The GUM — Ghent University Museum — finally opened its doors to the general public on Saturday 3rd October. Finally! After seven long months of waiting. But don’t think that the employees have been idle all this time. On the contrary, there was a lot to still do in the run-up to the opening.

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Antibiotic resistance as a new pandemic? Can a virus save us?


We live in the post-antibiotic era. At least that’s what the World Health Organization (WHO) says. And not without foundation — it suggests some ten million people will die annually from antibiotic-resistant bacteria by 2050 if we don’t act now. Furthermore, there are more cancers than now. And so it is a feverish search for alternatives. Ghent University researchers have already come up with a promising breakthrough.

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