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  • Dries Seuntjens: Rethinking the water cycle

    Belgium is a world leading country in recycling: only 3% of the produced waste ends up on the garbage belt. This results in a sustainable cyclic recovery of valuable products from waste. Compared with waste recycling, recycling of water is still far away from reality, creating an opportunity to...

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  • Vanessa Potter: The Art of your Mind

    “Let me introduce myself, I am Patient H69.” When Vanessa Potter woke up one morning in 2012 her life was never to be the same again. A life changing illness prompted her to turn scientific sleuth in order to unravel what had happened inside her own brain. Vanessa’s talk...

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  • Antonius van Rooij: Does video gaming ruin people’s lives?

    League of Legends, World of Warcraft and Counter Strike are only three video games among hundreds but they all have one thing in  common: once you get hooked it is hard to stop playing. But when does gaming behavior become a serious problem? Does gaming „eat“ the soul of...

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  • Veerle Provoost: The name of the father?

    Veerle Provoost talks about families of children conceived with donor sperm and their views about what a family really is. These alternative families teach us what matters most in the decisions we all make for our children, whether or not they are genetically related to us. The parents and...

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  • The creation of #bitsoflove…

    Julius Caesar once said: “Of all Gauls, the Belgae are the bravest”. No matter what, Belgians keep communicating a cheerful message towards the future. For our TEDxGhent team, it inspired a tagline for the main event envisioning the perfect dose of love & tech, and voilá: #bitsoflove was born....

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