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Today a major topic of concern is the use of antibiotics in food animals and itslink with the development of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in humans. Public health agencies across the globe frame the ‘misuse and overuse’ of antibiotics in agriculture as major human driver to the development of AMR in animals, humans and the environment. This research reconsiders the progress claimed by the UK veterinary antibiotic surveillance and sales ...
The archeology of the Oil Industry. Identifying the bitumen industry in Antiquity and the development fo a GCxGC and an LCxLC toolset for the geochemical sourcing of bitumen. Ghent University
The "Archeology of the Petroleum Industry" will lay bare the root of what currently can be considered as the biggest commerce in the world: the petroleum industry. Although what may seem as a 20th century commodity, actually started in Antiquity with trade in bitumen; a petroleum-related product which surfaces naturally. The import of Iranian bitumen into the Persian Gulf during the late third- and second millennium B.C. may be considered as ...
CyberSecurity4.0 : Strategic and case-specific Cyber-Security - for Industry 4.0 in SMEs Sirris, the collective centre for the technological industry
A Digitalized Present and Future in Modern Service Industry: The Impacts of AI and Service Robots on Consumer Behavior and Service Quality KU Leuven
Artificial intelligence (AI) plays a significant role in the marketing and service fields. Robots are increasingly employed in different service scenarios and begin to take over human beings’ work. This study aims to explore what the customers’ needs are and how to improve the design of the service robot. The research discusses about the impacts of AI and service robots on service quality. I proposed three research projects to answer the ...
Decarbonization of Europe’s Energy Supply and Energy-Intensive Industry: Development of Technology-Driven Models for Policy Support KU Leuven
Climate change demands a rapid reduction of CO2 emissions. This poses an immense technological challenge, which may lead to the deployment of emerging technologies such as Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) or Utilization (CCU). To guide cost-efficient decarbonization, the European Union (EU) instated the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS). ETS obliges large CO2 producers to submit an Emission Allowance per ton of CO2 emitted. This research ...
Collective representation of professional & managerial staff in companies within the metal and technology industry: an investigation into practices in companies and regulations KU Leuven
The study tries to find out what the actual situation is of collective representation for professional and managerial staff via trade union and non-trade union structures. This is done by questioning the management, representatives and the staff themselves. In addition, there is an international section whereby through a literature study and interviews the situation in France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Italy is being reviewed.
Stabilising an unstable industry: The role of agency in interconnecting international financial centres Ghent University
The objective of this research project is to advance our understanding of the duality of dynamism/stability in the system of international financial centres, and this by means of a mixed-method analysis of several transnational layers in this system: networks of financial centres, networks of financial firms and their products, and networks of leading financial professionals.