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The Faculty of Sciences and Bioeengineering Sciences organises the research and study programmes in Biology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Physics and Astronomy, Geography and Mathematics at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

For more information go to the faculty website.

ENGLISH-TAUGHT PROGRAMMES

Below you will find an overview of our English-taught programmes. On each programme website, you will find more information on the programme (course overview), the language requirements and curriculum requirements.

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Events

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Monday 30 November, 12:00 - 14:00 U

Kick-off: 'Conflict & Consent'

This session will address the challenges of obtaining informed consent in highly sensitive situations. Two researchers will discuss their experiences of working in conflict zones and working with people who have been involved in conflicts.   Speakers: Ellen Vermeulen & Kevin Smets

This session will address the challenges of obtaining informed consent in highly sensitive situat...

Tuesday 1 December, 12:00 - 14:00 U

Ethics Lunch Session (Etterbeek): Data & Ethics

This session will address the importance of metadata for ensuring the reproducibility of scientific research. Speaker: Niek Van Wettere

This session will address the importance of metadata for ensuring the reproducibility of scientif...

Tuesday 1 December, 12:00 - 14:00 U

Student Lunch Session 1 (Jette): Gerontology and Ethics

Master’s students from the programme in gerontology will organise a session about ethics issues from their research. Speakers: TBC

Master’s students from the programme in gerontology will organise a session about ethics issues...

Wednesday 2 December, 12:00 - 14:00 U

Ethics Lunch Session (Jette): Animal Experiments

This session will discuss current policy issues relating to animal experiments. Speakers: Professor Karin Breeckpot & Professor Eline Menu

This session will discuss current policy issues relating to animal experiments. Speakers: Profess...

Wednesday 2 December, 13:30 - 14:30 U

Reinvestment of VUB Human Rights Monument

This event will not take place. The VUB will install a monument to the victims of the Tiananmen Square Massacre and other victims of human rights violations. Speakers: VUB Rector Caroline Pauwels

This event will not take place. The VUB will install a monument to the victims of the Tiananmen S...

Wednesday 2 December, 18:00

#BLACKLIVESMATTER IN EUROPE. A TRANSNATIONAL MOVEMENT INFLUENCING POLICY AGENDAS? CO-ORGANIZERS: BIRMM (VUB), IES-VUB AND HUMANITY IN ACTION E.V.

The killing of the African American George Floyd by the police in the United States sparked protests that quickly developed into a global phenomenon. In Europe, people protested on an unprecedented scope in several cities like Berlin, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam or Vienna to express...

The killing of the African American George Floyd by the police in the United States sparked prote...

Faculty of Sciences and Bioengineering Sciences
Building F - 4th floor
Room 4.F.107b
Pleinlaan 2
Brussel

Contact

Secretariat Sciences and Bioengineering Sciences
+32 (0) 26 29 12 95
facwe@vub.be