After successfully obtaining his Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Seyed started his doctoral programme in maritime transportation at the University of Antwerp. During his research, he faced many educational and research related challenges but in the end, those challenges helped him become a better version of himself and overcome difficulties in real life.
In her PhD, Lissa Melis focused on answering the following research question: how can we organize public bus transport in a more sustainable, flexible and efficient way? She introduced the concept of ‘on-demand bus transport’. Curious about how that would work and what the difference would be with, say, Uber taxis? Read more in this month’s research column.
Bijna iedereen leest wel eens reviews op het internet. Die reacties (en de manier waarop een onderneming er al dan niet op reageert) hebben wel degelijk invloed op de consument, blijkt uit het doctoraatsonderzoek van Ana Isabel Lopes (UAntwerpen).
During the past four years, Loïc De Weerdt pursued a PhD in Environmental Economics. From day one, as a member of the “EnvEcon” research group, he was immersed in a close-knit group of international researchers. Overall, enrolling in the PhD programme has been one of his best decisions.
Ilse Daelman is Managing Director at the Antwerp Management School (AMS) and one of the first graduates of the Executive PhD programme, which is offered by AMS together with the University of Antwerp. She successfully defended her doctoral thesis on understanding entrepreneurial motives in March this year.
Loren Pauwels recently wrapped up her PhD journey after 7,5 years. In her own words, she shares her research experiences at the Faculty of Business and Economics.
The University of Antwerp is proud to announce Arnaud Adam and Joris Beckers as the winners of the triennial Mercator-Ortelius Prize 202. With their thesis, both authors make an original contribution of high scientific quality to a relevant social and economic theme.
Yanou Ramon won this year’s “Best Paper Award” for her paper on “Metafeatures-based explanations for prediction models on big behavior data”. The Award Committee selected her paper during the first virtual edition of the Doctoral Day.
Danny Sandra obtained his PhD at the Faculty of Business and Economics (UAntwerp). In one minute, he explains why entrainment is relevant for organisations and how the model of spiritual leadership can influence this process.
Walter Van Andel was finishing his PhD when the pandemic hit. It taught him valuable lessons about the content of his dissertation, and the value of being able to realign your perspective in the light of unexpected changes.
When Bram Roosens started his PhD back in 2014, he had no clue that he would end up where he is today. He decided to write a little piece on how cultivating a curious, serendipitous mindset has helped him throughout his PhD.
PhD student Aman Srivastava gives 5 tips for a succesful PhD.