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28 October 2021 | UNamur research day

Research day 2021

This year, the Research Council and the Vice-Rector in charge of Research, Carine Michiels have decided to honour the research projects in collaboration with the South, theme of the 2021 Research Day.

The event will take place on October 28, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bourse (Namur).

Poster session

A poster session is planned during the event. Each interested institute is asked to send a list of PhD and post-doctoral students from the South, with their name, the name of their promoter and the title of the poster they would like to present. 

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Deadline: 10 September 2021

PRovisional prOGRAMME

08:30 - Welcome Breakfast
08:45 - Welcome speech by Carine Michiels
08:55 - Introduction of the day by Patrick Kestemont
09:10 - Sabine Henry: Environmental migrations : how to introduce environment in a migration model?
09:25 - Isabelle Parmentier: Environmental History in RDC: research and educational tools
09:40 - 3 teasers by UNamur PhD students
10:10 - Coffee break
10:30 - Philippe Lambin: From artisanal mining of coltan in Congo to high-tech applications of tantalum
10:45 - Laurent Ravez: Strengthening Capacities in Bioethics and Justice in Health
11:00 - Romain Houssa: Development from a macro perspective : Value chains and small producers access to markets: the case of cashew nuts, shrimps, rice, cotton and vegetables.
11:15 - Patrick Kestemont: Sustainable aquaculture in South-East Asia - searching for alternatives to antibiotics and chemicals in Asian striped catfish aquaculture<
11:30 - 3 teasers by UNamur PhD students
12:00 - Lunch break offered by the Vice-Rector to Research
13:00 - Catherine Linard: Spatial Inequalities of Health Risks in Dakar, Senegal
13:15 - Johan Yans: Characterization of supergene ore deposits in Africa
13:30 - Jean-Marie Baland: Research at work in developing countries: field surveys, quantitative  approaches, theoretical analysis
13:50 - 3 teasers by UNamur PhD students
14:10 - Vincent Hallet: Groundwater resources assessment and protection along coastal areas in the Philippines
14:25 - Nathalie Kirschvink: Ecchinococcus granulosus control in Middle Atlas in Morocco by considering intermediate and definitive hosts
14:40 - Stéphane Leyens: Distributive Justice and the Politics of Recognition in Andean Quechua Communities
14:55 -  3 teasers by UNamur PhD students
15:10  Guilhem Cassan: Caste, political representation and the role of medias in India 
15:25 - Conclusions


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