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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: https://www.instagram.com/uni.lu/
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...
Science Comic LUX:plorations Vol. 2 out now
Published on Friday, 05 November 2021
The University of Luxembourg just published Volume 2 of LUX:plorations, an award-nominated science comic. Local scientists and artists have teamed up to create eight short stories about science and...
Exhibition Science Comic LUX:plorations Vol. 2 @MSA
Event date: Friday, 05 November 2021
Hour:  8:00 27-12 | 18:00
Place:  Maison du Savoir Auditoires
Science Festival 2021: researchers share their passion for science
Science Festival
Published on Thursday, 18 November 2021
On the occasion of the Science Festival Luxembourg which took place on 11-14 November 2021 at Neumünster Abbey, researchers from the University of Luxembourg interacted with the general public to e...
Learning how to develop science workshops
Published on Wednesday, 01 December 2021
Scientists learned how to develop hands-on and brains-on science workshops for lay audiences in a training offered by the Luxembourg Science Center.
University publishes a pocket guide about science communication
Published on Thursday, 13 January 2022
Interested scientists, researchers and science communicators can find theoretical knowledge as well as practical tips on science communication in this new publication of the University of Luxembourg.
Exhibition Science Comic LUX:plorations Vol. 2 @Luxembourg Science Center
Event date: Tuesday, 25 January 2022
Hour:  12:00 24-02 | 17:00
Place:  Luxembourg Science Center 1 Rue John Ernest Dolibois L-4573 Differdange
How to become the world record holder for solving the Rubik's cube
Sebastiano
Published on Monday, 31 January 2022
Sebastiano Tronto, doctoral student in Mathematics at the University of Luxembourg and 2021 World record holder for solving the Rubik's cube in the least amount of moves shares his passion about th...
LUX:plorations science comics at the Comic Con Brussels
Event date: Saturday, 05 March 2022
Hour:  10:00 06-03 | 17:00
Exhibition LUX:plorations Vol. 2 @Luxembourg Learning Centre
Event date: Tuesday, 08 March 2022
Hour:  8:00 05-04 | 22:00
Place:  Luxembourg Learning Centre 7, Ënnert den Héichiewen L-4362 Esch-sur-Alzette
The Rubik Show
Event date: Monday, 14 March 2022
Hour:  17:00 18:00
Place:  Online (via Zoom)
Evade the Machines
Event date: Tuesday, 22 March 2022
Hour:  10:00 26-03 | 17:00
Place:  Luxembourg Learning Centre (Belval)
Escape game about machine learning
Published on Friday, 08 April 2022
More than 40 visitors played the escape game “Evade the Machines” from 22 – 26 March 2022 at the Luxembourg Learning Centre.
LUX:plorations at the LuxCon 2022
Event date: Friday, 08 April 2022
Hour:  10:00 10-04 | 18:00
Place:  Centre culturel régional “opderschmelz” 1a, rue du Centenaire L-3475 Dudelange
Science Workshops at the Nuit de la Culture 2022
Event date: Saturday, 14 May 2022
Hour:  18:30 21:30
Place:  Centre Omnisports Henri Schmitz Hall 2 34 Bd Hubert Clément L-4064 Esch-sur-Alzette