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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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  • Sneak-peek into the backstage of TEDxGhent Celebration

    Has a TED talk ever made you want to know more about the speaker who is giving it? Given that this year’s TEDxGhent speakers are an impressive bunch of people, we thought we’d do you a favor and ask the questions you’ve always wanted to ask before you even see them on stage!   Jean-Luc Doumont is the right person

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  • Full line-up!

    We have several things to share with you: one bad, and three very good. Traditionally, we will start with the bad one: Hansjorg Scherberger will not make it to TEDxGhent this year, but, and here comes the good news … Lieven Standaert and David Troch will present their talks on our main stage on June 13th.   Lieven Standaert is

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  • Three new speakers at TEDxGhent #5

    We have a few more secrets revealed, and are happy to announce our next presenters… Writer, historian and urbanist, Leo Hollis believes that cities are constructed from people rather than buildings, and in this talk he will explore the future of the city and the need for what he calls “Social Urbanism.” Using examples from across the world, he suggests

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  • When PhDs get the stage…

    There was an unusual buzz going on at UGent campus of Bio-Science Engineering late in the evening on March 26th. People were discussing cable bacteria that invisibly surround us and neutrinos that can reveal the secrets of the Universe, combatting parasites with fruit and preventing suicides with computers, improving our home environment with smart coating, and many other fascinating ideas.

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