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See detailDuality of migrant lives: Gendered migration and agricultural production in Red River Delta region, Vietnam
Nguyen Thi, Dien; Nguyen Thi Minh Khué, ULg; Ngo Trung, Thanh et al

Conference (2015, December 10)

This research analyzes the gender dimensions of labor migration and agricultural production among farm households in Red River Delta region of Vietnam. Through surveying 215 households in Bac Ninh ... [more ▼]

This research analyzes the gender dimensions of labor migration and agricultural production among farm households in Red River Delta region of Vietnam. Through surveying 215 households in Bac Ninh province, the paper explores impacts of female and male migration on agricultural production and its implications on rural development. The results show that in comparison to male migration household, the female one tends to focus on agricultural production by taking the opportunities to rent more land (26.3%) and effective use their own allocated land for agricultural production (97.4%). The overall impacts of migration on agricultural production are the aging of farm labor force (49.6 year old in average) and higher female participation in agricultural production. The findings suggest that female migrants have a greater contribution in agriculture production both in term of working time and agricultural capital investment while male migrants enhance household income by accumulating capital outside agriculture. Through the gender lens, this research emphasizes the duality in the nature of migrant lives and the implications of rural labor migration on the fixed categories. [less ▲]

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See detailImpact of shoreline changes on population in Cotonou, Benin
de Longueville, Florence; Hountondji, Yvon Carmen; Gemenne, François ULg et al

Poster (2015, December 10)

The coast of Cotonou (Benin) is affected by an intensive coastal erosion for several decades, mainly due to unsuitable port infrastructures and human activities. In the future, the process will very ... [more ▼]

The coast of Cotonou (Benin) is affected by an intensive coastal erosion for several decades, mainly due to unsuitable port infrastructures and human activities. In the future, the process will very likely be worsen by sea level rise as a consequence of global warming. In this study, we use a combination of very high resolution satellite images from Google Earth recorded in 2002, 2011, 2013 and 2014 and carry out field missions in September 2012, September 2013, July 2014 and February 2015 to assess the retreat of the coastline and to understand the dynamic of population in the risk area. Multi-temporal analyses of satellite images show that nearly 93 hectares of land (including 40 hectares off) were progressively eroded by the sea between 2002 and 2014 on the stretch of the first eight kilometers at the east of the Safiato groyne. This corresponds to an average coastline’s retreat of 115 meters in 13 years, with variations from 38 to 145 meters, depending on the location. Thanks to the comparison between the images of 2002 and 2014, we assess that around 765 houses disappeared by the encroachment of the sea over the distance of 8 km to the East of the Safiato groyne, of which 60 villas and about 705 makeshift houses (informal settlements). Well-off population leave the risk area when their houses are threatened and go inland, fishermen prefer to stay in the risk area to be close to their activities and precarious population have no financial and social capitals to migrate, they are trapped in the risk area. Other precarious population coming from somewhere else settle in the coastal area and grow the at-risk population. The use of intermediate images and the results of field works confirm a rapid process of settlement/destruction of makeshift houses in the coastal area. Poor people carry out simply short displacements in the risk area. There is an urgent need to secure these populations. Update and respect of urban planning regulations, good governance, cooperation with other countries and involvement of local communities are all factors that are expected to reach this objective. [less ▲]

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See detailAnalytical developments to assess the crashworthiness of an offshore wind turbine jacket impacted by a ship
Pire, Timothée ULg; Le Sourne, Hervé; Buldgen, Loïc ULg et al

Poster (2015, December 10)

As the number of offshore wind farms is constantly increasing, impacts between ships and wind turbines is becoming a major concern. Nowadays, design offices use finite elements simulations to assess the ... [more ▼]

As the number of offshore wind farms is constantly increasing, impacts between ships and wind turbines is becoming a major concern. Nowadays, design offices use finite elements simulations to assess the crashworthiness of offshore supporting structures, which give accurate results but is time demanding. There is therefore a need for a faster method, especially during the pre-design stage. The purpose of this research is to develop analytical formulations, based on the so-called continuous elements method in order to compute the resistance of offshore wind turbine jackets when submitted to an impact. [less ▲]

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See detailNitrous oxide fluxes by croplands: Towards a better understanding of emission mechanisms and dynamics
Lognoul, Margaux ULg; Broux, François ULg; SALERNO, Giovanni ULg

Poster (2015, December 10)

Nitrous oxide is a greenhouse gas that can be emitted by crops. Our poster summarizes the emission mechanisms and implied variables and presents preliminary results obtained with eddy covariance on winter ... [more ▼]

Nitrous oxide is a greenhouse gas that can be emitted by crops. Our poster summarizes the emission mechanisms and implied variables and presents preliminary results obtained with eddy covariance on winter wheat and automated dynamic closed chambers on maize. [less ▲]

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See detailDark Vador
Dozo, Björn-Olav ULg

Conference given outside the academic context (2015)

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See detailAssessing Pain and Communication in Disorders of Consciousness
Chatelle, Camille ULg; LAUREYS, Steven ULg

Book published by Psychology Press (2015)

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See detailClimate Change Refugees
Zickgraf, Caroline ULg

Conference given outside the academic context (2015)

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See detailLe droit de rétrocession, une garantie constitutionnelle pour l'exproprié?
Vrancken, Martin ULg; Pâques, Michel ULg

in Administration Publique: Revue du Droit Public et des Sciences Administratives (2015)

Revue de droit public et des sciences administratives

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See detailLaser cooling of iron atoms
Huet, Nicolas ULg

Doctoral thesis (2015)

The work presented in this thesis is dedicated to the development and implementation of a cold atom experiment which handles an atomic species that has not been cooled down so far: iron. The experiment ... [more ▼]

The work presented in this thesis is dedicated to the development and implementation of a cold atom experiment which handles an atomic species that has not been cooled down so far: iron. The experiment requires the use of two UV laser radiations (at 372 and 358 nm) that are frequency stabilized by means of saturation spectroscopy, an iron atomic beam, and a vacuum system, which we contributed to implement and characterize. In addition to this development, several spectroscopic studies were carried out in this thesis. By means of saturation spectroscopy, the hyperfine structure of the molecular-iodine R(90)3-10 transition at 716 nm was first studied following its involvement in the frequency stabilization of the 358-nm radiation. A spectroscopic study of the 358-nm Fe I cooling transition, which was totally unknown prior to this thesis, was also conducted using laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy. With the same technique, a high accuracy measurement of the iron 358-nm transition frequency with respect to the molecular-iodine R(90)3-10 transition was performed. For this measurement, we implemented a particular configuration which allowed for the minimising of an important systematic error. The first laser cooling of iron is also reported. For this purpose, the Zeeman slowing technique was implemented following a particular two-laser scheme. To our knowledge, this Zeeman slower is the first of this kind. Furthermore, the complete characterization of the cold iron atomic beam produced at the output of the Zeeman slower was done, which allowed for an optimized loading of the magneto-optical trap. Finally, the creation of a cold cloud of iron atoms demonstrated the Zeeman slower ability to properly load an iron magneto-optical trap. [less ▲]

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See detailAménités résidentielles et périurbanisation : enseignements de l'approche hédonique appliquée au marché foncier liégeois
Maldague, Hubert ULg; Halleux, Jean-Marie ULg

Conference (2015, December 10)

La présente communication est une réflexion sur la périurbanisation observée dans le bassin d'emploi de Liège sur base des résultats d'un mémoire de master en sciences géographiques (Maldague, 2014). Les ... [more ▼]

La présente communication est une réflexion sur la périurbanisation observée dans le bassin d'emploi de Liège sur base des résultats d'un mémoire de master en sciences géographiques (Maldague, 2014). Les modèles développés montrent en effet une forte opposition entre la vieille agglomération industrielle délaissée et les périphéries plus vertes et agréables. Cette dualité contribue au maintien de l'importe périurbanisation que connait la région de Liège depuis plusieurs décennies. [less ▲]

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See detailPrelimary report of the Programme Committee of World Conference of Humanities
Winand, Jean ULg

Conference (2015, December 09)

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See detailLa traduction de l’humour dans la poésie orale peule du Cameroun
Oumarou Mal Mazou, Rachid ULg

Poster (2015, December 09)

Le poster présente le projet de thèse en cours de finalisation à l'Université de Liège

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See detailProlonger la vie, "Refaire" la société ?
Absil, Gaëtan ULg

Conference given outside the academic context (2015)

Nous vivons de plus en plus vieux. Cette conférence interroge cette vérité sous l’angle de l’anthropologie. Ainsi si nous vivons de plus en vieux, nous devons nous interroger sur le sens de ce « nous » et ... [more ▼]

Nous vivons de plus en plus vieux. Cette conférence interroge cette vérité sous l’angle de l’anthropologie. Ainsi si nous vivons de plus en vieux, nous devons nous interroger sur le sens de ce « nous » et sur le sens de « vieux ». Qui seront les personnes, les groupes sociaux qui vivront les plus vieux ? Que pourrait signifier la vieillesse ? Au coeur de ces questions se situent différents enjeux qui structureront la conférence. Une première série d’enjeux concerne la manière dont l’allongement de la vie, et peut-être l’immortalité promise par le transhumanisme, pourraient inciter à refaire, dans le sens de changer, la société et donc les rapports sociaux. Une deuxième série d’enjeux, connexes aux premiers, interroge les limites de l’allongement de vie sous l’angle d’un « refaire » qui pourrait être un jeu de dupe. [less ▲]

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See detailSexual attraction in lady beetles: fundamentals and applications
Fassotte, Bérénice ULg

Scientific conference (2015, December 09)

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See detailRègles pénitentiaires européennes et position juridique du détenu en Belgique
Seron, Vincent ULg

Conference given outside the academic context (2015)

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See detailLa voix narrative comme problème de traduction
Viehöver, Vera ULg

Scientific conference (2015, December 09)

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