We are looking for a highly motivated PhD candidate to work in our research project on 'Real-Time Cross-Media Data Exploration and Analysis for Next-Generation Knowledge Workers'! Application deadline: open until filled   Details about the vacancy

A new Strategic Research Programme Growth Funding project (SRP 92) on Real-Time Cross-Media Data Exploration and Analysis for Next Generation Knowledge Workers has recently been granted.

The public PhD defence of Renny Lindberg is going to take place on July 8 at 15:00 in auditorium D.0.08.  The defence can also be followed through a live stream using this link. The title of the thesis is: Design Recommendations for Social Engagement Platforms: Towards Enhanced Technology Adoption by Elderly People and Long-Term Engagement.  

Our research on the eSPACE end-user authoring tool for cross-device and Internet of Things applications has been featured in VUB Today. The eSPACE solution is also applied in our research on the Internet of Things and Smart Environments.

On August 20 (2021) Jan Maushaugen publicly defended his PhD on Mobile Playful Learning Environments. A news article appeared on VUB Today, in Het Nieuwsblad, Het Belang van Limburg, Bruzz, Het Laatste Niews, and different other newssites.

Professor Beat Signer has recently been interviewed for the ACM SIGWEB Newsletter. The complete interview is available at


Are you interested in a Marie Sklodowska Curie PostDoc position in the domain of Dynamic Data Physicalisation, Interactive Paper and Augmented Reality or Personal Cross-Media Information Management?

The public PhD defence of Audrey Sanctorum is going to take place on July 13 at 16:00. Title of the thesis: eSPACE: Conceptual Foundations for End-User Authoring of Cross-Device and Internet of Things Applications



The WISE research group at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Brussels, Belgium) together with Innoty, an expert in innovative solutions for daily tasks, are looking for a highly motivated candidate for an internship and Baekeland PhD scholarship.

Application deadline: July 31, 2020
Expected start date: September 2020 (or as soon as possible)

Details about the vacancy

The Research Group of In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology at the Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is looking for a motivated postdoctoral researcher (m/f) to support its experimental research in the context of a recently granted Interdisciplinary Research Program with the WISE research group and the research group LSTS. WISE will develop new computational approaches to gather and maintain toxicity data; LSTS will deal with the legal and ethical issues of the project.