LEUVEN INSTITUTE FOR
ADVANCED STUDY

The Leuven Institute for Advanced Study (LIAS) gathers scientific insights related to major societal challenges on the basis of interdisciplinary consultation between leading international researchers. Play this video below on this page.

NEWS

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Book launch: Dementia & Society
Dementia is increasingly being recognised as a public health priority and one of the greatest challenges we face as a society. This book brings together international experts from different disciplines, including medicine, social psychology, nursing, economics and literary studies. They work together to develop integrative policies focusing on social inclusion and quality of life.

ABOUT LIAS

More about the mission, operations and history of the Leuven Institute for Advanced Study, located at Holland College.

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Mission
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Holland College
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History

PROJECTS

The following subjects are currently being discussed at LIAS:

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Societal Aspects of Climate Change
Spring 2022
How do various experts from countries outside Europe look at major challenges related to climate change?

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Reporting and Artificial Intelligence
Fall 2022
Artificial Intelligence facilitates the provision of tailor-made information. However, how transparent and correct is this information?
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New living arrangements for the boomer generation
Spring 2023
With age, the health and social needs of older adults become more complex. The way in which living arrangements and care are currently organised needs to be reviewed.
Recent projects

RECENT PROJECTS

Discover LIAS’ most recent projects:

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Democracy and Civil Society
Spring 2019
At the moment, it feels as if democracy were in crisis. What are the causes and what are the possible solutions?
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Societal Aspects of Dementia
Spring 2018
Approximately 35 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer's and dementia. This figure will almost double in the next 20 years.
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For complex challenges an interdisciplinary synthesis can be more important and more relevant than technical and disciplinary expertise. Global problems require an international synthesis.

Joost Van Meerbeeck

Co-Chair LIAS/LIAS Foundation
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