A set of Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellows from various universities in Belgium participated in a radio programme of BXFM Radio, "The Sound of Europe" with 85 000 daily listeners.


In the framework of a voluntary collaboration between the European Commission and the radio station the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions fellows speak about their careers, their research, the impact of their research on people's lives.


This collaboration is a pilot project, which could be extended to other radio stations. The interviews were done so far in French. The initial interview was with Sophie Beernaerts, Head of the European Commission's Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Unit.


So far, the following MSCA fellows have taken part:


  • Federica Bressan, DaphNet project, University of Ghent, on the conservation of digital cultural heritage and the opportunities the MSCA programme offers



  • Temmy Sunyoto and Vera Kühne, EUROLEISH-NET, Institute of Tropical Medicine of Antwerp, on access to treatment to leishmaniasis and new diagnostic tests to detect the disease



  • Thomas Haas, AWESCO ITN project, KU Leuven University, on a new technology based on kite surfs as an alternative to windmills to generate energy



  • Mathieu Bourguignon, DysTrack project, Université Libre de Bruxelles, on the impact of noise on children affected of dyslexia



  • Jessica BridouxPET3D project, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, on ways to help doctors to select the most adapted treatments for patients suffering from cancer



  • Mouna AbdesselemMICROS project, KU Leuven University, on solutions for arrhythmia after a heart attack



  • Matthieu Bourguignon,   DysTrack project, Université Libre de Bruxelles, on children affected by reading problems and dyslexia



  • Gwendolyn Bailey, Demeter project, KU Leuven University, on sustainable batteries for electric vehicles



  • Whitney Bader, ISOMET project, Université de Liège, on the level of methane in the atmosphere and its effects on climate change



  • Camille Chatelle, ADOC project, Université de Liège, on the best ways to treat patients with disorders of consciousness due to coma, etc.



This page will be updated each time a new interview is published.


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