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On November 17th 2016, Prof. Dr. Sarah Verhulst received the ‘Der Preis für Nachwuchswissenschaftlerinnen und –wissenschaftler’ for her work on the development on diagnostic methods for research on hearing functions at Carls von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg. Since October 2016, Prof. Verhulst joined the WAVES research group at Ghent University. More information.


FWO-Flanders grants [PEGASUS]² Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship to dr. Arno Thielens for research into body-centric wireless communication in a network of smart bandages at Ghent University and UC Berkeley.


  • COST Action IRACON names dr. Margot Deruyck as Early Career Investigator representative and newsletter editor. The September issue of the newsletter is now available.
  • MoniCow project featured in May 2016 issue of Veeteelt digital magazine.
  • Paper Enhanced Indoor Location Tracking Through Body Shadowing Compensation by Jens Trogh et al. recognized as one of most downloaded articles in IEEE Sensors journal.
  • New job opening for research on human exposure to future wireless networks.
  • Dr. Annelies Bockstael interviewed in June/July issue of UGent community magazine Durf Denken on hearing protection at Summer concerts.
  • New job opening for research on indoor localization using wireless IoT technology.
  • Pre-announcement for PhD/Post-Doc positions in hearing-impaired sound processing.
  • Valorization of research: Dr. Annelies Bockstael contributes to the evaluation of the Flemish legislation for music sound levels – 3 years after its implementation organized by the Government Department Leefmilieu, Natuur en Energie. Her message "Onderzoek UGent: oordopjes beschermen niet voldoende" is picked up by the national newspapers De Standaard, De Morgen and others.

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