Faculty Research Day 2013

On 19 December 2013  the first Research Day of the Faculty of Political and Social Sciences took place.

This event offered an opportunity to present the research of our doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers in order to stimulate knowledge exchange and collaboration between researchers from all disciplines.

The poster session exhibited 28 scientific posters and our poster competition for best poster (prize of the audience) was won by Koen Van der Bracht with his poster on 'The Not-in-my-property-syndrome (NIMPY): ethnic discrimination on the rental housing market'.

Schedule of the Research Day:

12.30-17.30 non-stop

  • Poster exhibition and presentations - Showcase of the work of our researchers
  • Research fair with representatives from Doctoral schools, European research office UGent, UGent Library, Flames & Fire
  • Digital skills exchange for research
  • Meet and greet with colleagues

14.00 Welcome Word by Sami Zemni (research director of the faculty)

Key note lecture by Peter van den BesselaarThe end of the social sciences as we know them

15.30-16.45 Discussion moderated by Prof. dr. Jeroen Huisman
with inter alios Ignace Lemahieu (director research affairs UGent)

17.30 Reception