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  • Portwing

    The flight of the robotic bird

    Imagine a robotic bird soaring through the sky, not merely as an engineering marvel, but as a gateway to new frontiers in physics. Stefano Stramigioli’s ambitious application of Port-Hamiltonian system theory has brought him closer to realising this…
    Imagine a robotic bird soaring through the sky, not merely as an engineering marvel, but as a gateway to new frontiers in physics. Stefano Stramigioli’s ambitious application of Port…
    Imagine a robotic bird soaring through the sky, not merely as an engineering marvel, but as a gateway to new frontiers in physics. Stefano…
    Imagine a robotic bird soaring through the sky, not merely as an engineering marvel, but as a gateway to new frontiers in physics. Stefano Stramigioli’s ambitious application…
    Imagine a robotic bird soaring through the sky, not merely as an engineering marvel, but as a gateway to new frontiers in…
  • Dennis Rodgers

    Studying gangs from the inside

    From the epic film The Godfather to news stories, everyone has an idea of what makes a gang… and a gangster. But do we really? Dennis Rodgers went to the heart of the matter to challenge common assumptions about gangs, gangsters, and ganglands.
    From the epic film The Godfather to news stories, everyone has an idea of what makes a gang… and a gangster. But do we really? Dennis Rodgers went to the heart of the matter to…
    From the epic film The Godfather to news stories, everyone has an idea of what makes a gang… and a gangster. But do we really? Dennis Rodgers went to…
    From the epic film The Godfather to news stories, everyone has an idea of what makes a gang… and a gangster. But do we really? Dennis Rodgers went to the heart of the matter…
    From the epic film The Godfather to news stories, everyone has an idea of what makes a gang… and a gangster. But do we…
  • In search of Amazon’s ancient hunters

    In search of Amazon’s ancient hunters

    South America holds a unique place in human history as the final continental frontier for early settlers. José Iriarte is researching how these pioneers traversed the Colombian Amazon and left a mark on the region’s cultural fabric.
    South America holds a unique place in human history as the final continental frontier for early settlers. José Iriarte is researching how these pioneers traversed the Colombian Amazon…
    South America holds a unique place in human history as the final continental frontier for early settlers. José Iriarte is researching how these…
    South America holds a unique place in human history as the final continental frontier for early settlers. José Iriarte is researching how these pioneers traversed the…
    South America holds a unique place in human history as the final continental frontier for early settlers. José Iriarte is…
  • Africa’s rising cities

    Africa’s rising cities

    As Africa experiences rapid urbanisation, the continent is set to lead the world’s urban future. Jennifer Robinson stresses the importance of building new knowledge across a diversity of urban contexts to grasp how global forces are shaping African…
    As Africa experiences rapid urbanisation, the continent is set to lead the world’s urban future. Jennifer Robinson stresses the importance of building new knowledge across a diversity…
    As Africa experiences rapid urbanisation, the continent is set to lead the world’s urban future. Jennifer Robinson stresses the importance of…
    As Africa experiences rapid urbanisation, the continent is set to lead the world’s urban future. Jennifer Robinson stresses the importance of building new knowledge across a…
    As Africa experiences rapid urbanisation, the continent is set to lead the world’s urban future. Jennifer Robinson stresses…
  • Curbing the cell stress response

    Curbing the cell stress response

    A common thread in health issues like cancer, obesity and neurodegenerative diseases is chronic inflammation, which worsens these conditions. Seamus Martin is researching pathways to develop targeted interventions to suppress stress-induced…
    A common thread in health issues like cancer, obesity and neurodegenerative diseases is chronic inflammation, which worsens these conditions. Seamus Martin is researching pathways to…
    A common thread in health issues like cancer, obesity and neurodegenerative diseases is chronic inflammation, which worsens these conditions. Seamus…
    A common thread in health issues like cancer, obesity and neurodegenerative diseases is chronic inflammation, which worsens these conditions. Seamus Martin is researching…
    A common thread in health issues like cancer, obesity and neurodegenerative diseases is chronic inflammation, which worsens…
  • Quentin Libois/Orange snow in the Pyrenees, after the Saharan dust deposition events in February 2021

    What we lose if snowfall disappears

    As winter graces the Northern Hemisphere, European capitals are adorned with the serene beauty of falling snow, marking a season of joy. Marie Dumont is researching how snow, beyond its aesthetic appeal, is a key element in the Earth’s climate…
    As winter graces the Northern Hemisphere, European capitals are adorned with the serene beauty of falling snow, marking a season of joy. Marie Dumont is researching how snow, beyond…
    As winter graces the Northern Hemisphere, European capitals are adorned with the serene beauty of falling snow, marking a season of joy. Marie Dumont…
    As winter graces the Northern Hemisphere, European capitals are adorned with the serene beauty of falling snow, marking a season of joy. Marie Dumont is researching how snow,…
    As winter graces the Northern Hemisphere, European capitals are adorned with the serene beauty of falling snow, marking a…
  • When minds diverge

    When minds diverge

    Is neurodevelopment diversity a disorder to be treated or an identity to be respected? ERC grantee Kristien Hens challenges stigma, exploring first-hand experiences for a richer, more nuanced understanding.
    Is neurodevelopment diversity a disorder to be treated or an identity to be respected? ERC grantee Kristien Hens challenges stigma, exploring first-hand experiences for a richer, more…
    Is neurodevelopment diversity a disorder to be treated or an identity to be respected? ERC grantee Kristien Hens challenges stigma, exploring first…
    Is neurodevelopment diversity a disorder to be treated or an identity to be respected? ERC grantee Kristien Hens challenges stigma, exploring first-hand experiences for a…
    Is neurodevelopment diversity a disorder to be treated or an identity to be respected? ERC grantee Kristien Hens challenges…
  • Connectivity in the ancient world

    Connectivity in the ancient world

    The eastern Mediterranean was among the earliest ‘global’ markets in human history. Philipp Stockhammer explores ancient food practices and social connections during the Bronze Age, offering valuable insights for today’s world.
    The eastern Mediterranean was among the earliest ‘global’ markets in human history. Philipp Stockhammer explores ancient food practices and social connections during the Bronze Age,…
    The eastern Mediterranean was among the earliest ‘global’ markets in human history. Philipp Stockhammer explores ancient food practices and social…
    The eastern Mediterranean was among the earliest ‘global’ markets in human history. Philipp Stockhammer explores ancient food practices and social connections during the…
    The eastern Mediterranean was among the earliest ‘global’ markets in human history. Philipp Stockhammer explores ancient…
  • DiCED

    How technology is reshaping political campaigns

    Digital technology is changing the way political parties campaign for power and influence. Rachel Gibson is researching how social media and artificial intelligence bring about shifts in electoral strategies and the consequent reshaping of democracy.
    Digital technology is changing the way political parties campaign for power and influence. Rachel Gibson is researching how social media and artificial intelligence bring about shifts…
    Digital technology is changing the way political parties campaign for power and influence. Rachel Gibson is researching how social media and…
    Digital technology is changing the way political parties campaign for power and influence. Rachel Gibson is researching how social media and artificial intelligence bring…
    Digital technology is changing the way political parties campaign for power and influence. Rachel Gibson is researching how…
  • Helping the heart to heal itself

    Helping the heart to heal itself

    Electrical impulses that occur naturally in the heart could one day be used to detect and repair irregular heartbeats known as arrhythmias. Pioneering research led by Daniël Pijnappels aims to replace more invasive treatments, improve patients’…
    Electrical impulses that occur naturally in the heart could one day be used to detect and repair irregular heartbeats known as arrhythmias. Pioneering research led by Daniël Pijnappels…
    Electrical impulses that occur naturally in the heart could one day be used to detect and repair irregular heartbeats known as arrhythmias…
    Electrical impulses that occur naturally in the heart could one day be used to detect and repair irregular heartbeats known as arrhythmias. Pioneering research led by Daniël…
    Electrical impulses that occur naturally in the heart could one day be used to detect and repair irregular heartbeats known…