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Project Testerep studies the evolution of the Flemish seascape (5000 BP – present)

Added on: 2022-04-21
How did the Flemish seascape evolve over the past 5000 years, both on land and at sea? Scientists from Vrije Universiteit Brussel, KU Leuven, HoWest and VLIZ will answer this question in the newly launched project ‘Testerep’. To this end, the interdisciplinary team of researchers focusses on the area of the former Testerep peninsula. Studying the evolution and demise of the peninsula will reveal information on the history of the Flemish seascape and its inhabitants on the one hand, and will offer valuable lessons to tackle current and future challenges such as sealevel rise and coastal management on the other hand. ...

VLIZ’ annual report looks back at 2021

Added on: 2022-04-13
The VLIZ annual report 2021 presents the highlights and focuses on the services VLIZ offered to the marine scientific community, policymakers, the industry, educators and the general public in 2021. Performance indicators (KPIs), numbers and lists all together give a transparent overview of the organization and functioning of the institute. ...

The Sea as a Good Cause awards six Brilliant Marine Research Idea grants

Added on: 2022-03-31
The Sea as a Good Cause – VLIZ's charitable activities – annually awards Brilliant Marine Research Idea grants, each worth 5000 euros. In 2022, no fewer than six young scientists with a brilliant idea were awarded the grant. This was possible thanks to the growing number of VLIZ member contributions, donations and sponsorship from enthusiastic companies and marine research enthusiasts. ...

Student job at VLIZ during summer of 2022?

Added on: 2022-03-29
Every year VLIZ recruits several students working for us in the months July, August or September. For the summer of 2022 we are looking for a number of enthusiastic students for the various departments of the Flanders Marine Institute. Interested students can submit their candidacy via the online form (up to 18 April). In the first week of May you will be contacted by our HR department. ...

VLIZ and ISML enter into a cooperation agreement

Added on: 2022-03-01
On 1 March 2022, VLIZ and the Institut des Sciences de la Mer et du Littoral (ISML) of the French Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale (ULCO) concluded a collaboration agreement. In doing so, they strengthen their exchange in the field of research, training and expertise on marine scientific knowledge and culture in the Channel and the North Sea area. ...

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