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Field Research Centre

About the Field Research Centre

About the Field Research Centre

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The Field Research Centre

Hasselt University has signed an agreement with RLKM (Regionaal Landschap Kempen en Maasland) to establish a Field Research Centre situated in the National Park Hoge Kempen to perform research regarding climate change and biodiversity-related issues.

The main objectives of the Field Research Centre are threefold:

  • Enable international research to benefit and increase the knowledge of “biodiversity”, whether directly biology-related, geography, environmental law, geology, landscape ecology and development, environmental management, …
  • Enable and facilitate the exchange of expertise and experience regarding biodiversity, nature conservation and management
  • Provide and offer modules for student excursions and training for higher education in several disciplines