The ULiège, Factory of Possibilities


Sustainable development, in all its facets, is also thought of within the University. What feeds the thinking of researchers? What is their vision of the future and their role in the transition? Portraits and interviews to discover how these men and women contribute to opening the "field of possibilities". This will allow us to compose new narratives for tomorrow.

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Episode 11

Sophie Trachte: building the transition  

Let's dare the impossible!

At a time when global warming is forcing us to be more sober, Sophie Trachte sees an opportunity to rethink our way of thinking, so that construction and renovation rhyme with eco-responsible management of resources and waste.

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Episode 10

Nicolas Antoine-Moussiaux: caring together  

One health: the health of the planet

One Health: a concept, a philosophy, a worldview that guides Nicolas Antoine-Moussiaux's research and teaching work. This veterinarian by training weaves many links between countries and disciplines.

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Episode 9

Marilaure Grégoire: a blue planet  

Towards true "ocean citizenship

Professor of marine systems modelling, Marilaure Grégoire believes that predictive models are a powerful way of getting people to respect the ocean and commit to protecting it.

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Episode 8

Jean-Louis Doucet: a plea for sustainable forest management  

Raising awareness of best practices

Professor of tropical forestry Jean-Louis Doucet argues that timber harvesting can help to protect biodiversity and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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Episode 7

Virginie Xhauflair: leading the revolution from within  

Meaning and purpose before financial performance

After working for many years on corporate philanthropy, Virginie Xhauflair decided to branch out. Today, she is convinced that she can change companies from the inside, by infusing them with new values.

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Episode 6

Sébastien Brunet : the power of imagination  

The worst is never certain, and the best is always to be built.

In an era at a crossroads, political science professor Sébastien Brunet tries to convince citizens and politicians to embark together on an exercise in imagination, and thus sow the seeds of the future we all find desirable.

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Episode 5

Tamara Dangouloff : with Baby Detect, we're moving the lines!  

His dream? To defeat all rare, serious but treatable genetic diseases that begin in early childhood

A passionate and determined researcher, Tamara Dangouloff has swapped her nurse's coat for an ambitious and hopeful newborn screening project. Her dream? To overcome all the rare, serious but treatable genetic diseases that occur in early childhood.

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Episode 4

Bertrand Cornélusse: an electric world  

Take back control of your energy consumption

The energy transition requires us to turn massively to electricity to power our cars and homes. It's a challenge that power grid specialist Bertrand Cornélusse wants to turn into a tremendous opportunity.

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Episode 3

Stéphane Adam: another look at aging  

Our elders can be actors in managing the transition

In an ageist society where seniors are not valued very much, Stéphane Adam, professor of the psychology of aging, takes every opportunity to spread a message that is rarely heard, yet is full of hope and optimism.

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Episode 2

Catherine Henrist: instilling hope ...  

and raising awareness among the younger generation

Already involved in research focused on energy and the environment, Catherine Henrist decided one day to move up a gear and infuse her sustainable development values in a broader way.

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Florence Caeymaex, eco-feminist philosopher  

Thinking about the world, connecting with it, transforming it

Florence Caeymaex brings together issues of gender, ecology and health ethics. Where to find hope? By leaving an intellectual idea of the world to think about the future through sensitivity and the question of relationships, of attachment.

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ULiège, Factory of possibilities

See you in March to discover the next portrait!  

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