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  • PhD Contest – as we saw it: insights and winners

    Last week, 24 March, TEDxGhent presented the annual PhD contest which is a pleasant gathering of bright minds, brave ideas and a curious audience – in unmissable TED style. Those who could not join us, before we reveal the winning researchers, have a look at the memorable takeaways of the evening! Kicking off with a hot topic, brain tricks, Jan

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  • Join IRCP (UGENT) for a Panel Discussion with Zak Ebrahim, Author Of “Son of a Terrorist”.

    “Ibn abut,” they said.
    “Like father, like son..”

    “They thought they saw in me the same destruction my father was capable of. Those men would eventually be convicted of placing a van filled with 1,500 pounds of explosives into the sub-level parking lot of the World Trade Center’s North Tower, causing an explosion that killed six people and injured over 1,000 others.”

    What choices would you have made as the son to an Egyptian engineer and a loving American grade school teacher in rural Long Island, having to hide your identity out of fear to be targeted as “the son…

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  • Would you take a pill to adjust your memories and create a spotless mind?

    “How happy is the blameless vestal’s lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each pray’r accepted, and each wish resign’d?” “Eloisa to Abelard” – Alexander Pope In the countdown to our TEDxCERN live streaming at Ghent, we contacted Professor S. Matthew Liao, who is the Director of the Bioethics Program at New York

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  • 9 October – TEDxCERN @ TEDxGHENT!

    What: TEDxGhent live streaming of TEDxCERN Where: MIRY Concertzaal, Biezekapelstraat 9, 9000 Ghent When: Friday, 9 October 2015 at 19h30. Doors open at 19h00. How: Learn it here In the shadow of the Jura, on the outskirts of the vibrant city of Geneva, a little municipality named “Meyrin” used to be known for little more than – well, probably – it’s cheese.

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  • Where we have been and where we are going…

    Autumn is the time of the year that our TEDxGhent team likes the most: we have had a fresh start after a productive year in preparation for our annual event, which always brings us lots of motivation and encourages us for new achievements. We feel content and rewarded as we had the opportunity to share our work with you, our

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  • Celebration of inspiration at TEDxGhent #5

    Last Saturday, June 13th, granted us not only sunny weather but also an incredible amount of inspiration. TEDxGhent’s fifth edition offered TEDx talks and spices which took us from hidden mysteries of Ghent to those of Central Africa, from discovering the strengths and weaknesses of the human body to showing us creative approaches to using technology and making this world

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