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Successful first edition of the Science Comics
Published on Friday, 08 May 2020
More than 8000 copies of the science comics “Through the looking glass” have been distributed so far in Luxembourg and the Greater Region. Due to the wide interest in those short stories about rese...
Doctoral candidates learn how to produce science comics
Published on Friday, 26 June 2020
The University of Luxembourg starts a new series of science comics in order to highlight science and research in Luxembourg. The comics are produced within the framework of the Doctoral Education i...
Call for participation in Indiana Jos Tour
Published on Tuesday, 25 August 2020
The University of Luxembourg is looking for scientists and researchers willing to offer a science workshop for children in 2021. This outreach activity is linked to a science communication training...
Luxembourgish science comics at the WissKon2020
Published on Wednesday, 16 September 2020
During the yearly conference for communicating scientists in Germany – WissKon – Veronika Mischitz presented why scientists should consider comics when communicating. Her presentation also features...
Call for Researchers: Cancer Quiz & SciCom Training
Published on Wednesday, 02 September 2020
Are you a scientist that wants to improve public knowledge about cancer as well as your own science communication skills?
DESCOM supports the Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Published on Friday, 16 October 2020
The DESCOM team supports the breast cancer awareness month by participating in the virtual challenge of the “Broschtkriibslaf” organised by Europa Donna Luxembourg. But running to fight against can...
Science Comic Exhibition Luxembourg Science Center
Event date: Monday, 19 October 2020
Hour:  9:00 22-02 | 18:00
Place:  Luxembourg Science Center 50, rue Emile Mark 4620 Differdange
Release of science comic LUX:plorations Vol. 1
Different kinds of people and a luxembourgish flag in a magnifying glass
Event date: Thursday, 28 January 2021
Hour:  17:00 18:00
Place:  Instagram live stream:
LUX:plorations: New science comics made in Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 29 January 2021
Scientists in Luxembourg have teamed up with local comic artists to produce a new series of science comics. Led by the University of Luxembourg, the comic project combines science and art made in L...
Cancer Quiz: Test your knowledge!
Quiz written above cells
Published on Thursday, 04 February 2021
For the World Cancer Day (4 February), an interdisciplinary team of scientists in Luxembourg publishes a quiz about cancer on Kahoot. The quiz contains several questions about the causes of cancer,...
Internships in science communication in Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 25 March 2021

The University of Luxembourg is collaborating with 13 different partners in order to offer a variety of hands-on science communication internships for doctoral candidates i...

Live Cancer Quiz (EN, FR & DE)
Event date: Friday, 23 April 2021
Hour:  19:00 21:00
Place:  Online (Zoom)
An informative quiz night about cancer
Published on Thursday, 29 April 2021
On 23-25 April 2021, an interdisciplinary team of scientists in Luxembourg invited the public to participate in three interactive online quizzes around the topic of cancer. Participants learned mor...
LUX:plorations Vol. 1 Science Comic Exhibition @Luxembourg Science Center
Event date: Wednesday, 02 June 2021
Hour:  9:00 30-09 | 18:00
Place:  Luxembourg Science Center 50, rue Emile Mark 4620 Differdange
Science Writing Competition
Science writing competition: Pen writing research is everywhere
Published on Thursday, 10 June 2021
Research is everywhere and it is for everyone! All scientists and researchers in Luxembourg are asked to prove this by participating in this popular science writing competition. Articles about scie...
LUX:plorations science comic nominated for GINCO Award 2021
Published on Wednesday, 18 August 2021
The science comic "LUX:plorations - A Universe of Research Volume 1" is nominated for the GINCO Award 2021. The collection of short stories is on the shortlist for the “Best Shortform Com...
Winners of Science Writing Competition
Published on Thursday, 16 September 2021
Following the launch of the first Science Writing Competition by the University of Luxembourg in June 2021, the Jury congratulates the five winners for their excellent writing: Daniele Proverbio, L...