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Doctoral candidates produce comics to promote science in Luxembourg
Comics
Published on Friday, 22 March 2019
In the last couple of months, 22 doctoral candidates from the Doctoral School in Science and Engineering (DSSE) have produced seven comics about various research topics in Luxembourg. The stories t...
Doctoral candidates develop their skills in science communication
Published on Tuesday, 16 April 2019
How do scientists communicate the right way? To develop awareness and understanding of the strategic importance of communicating science, the University of Luxembourg has recently launched a new co...
Read a comic about science in Luxembourg at LLC
Comic
Event date: Monday, 27 May 2019
Hour:  9:00 29-06 | 17:00
Place:  Welcome Zone Luxembourg Learning Centre 7, Ënnert den Héichiewen L-4362 Esch-Belval
International Comic Festival Contern: learn more about science
Festival BD 2019
Event date: Saturday, 20 July 2019
Hour:  10:00 21-07 | 19:00
Place:  4, place de la Mairie L-5310 Contern
BD Festival in Contern: the University presents its science comics
Comic festival
Published on Monday, 29 July 2019
For the first time, the University of Luxembourg participated in the International Festival of Comic Books in Contern, taking place on 20-21 July 2019. Seven young scientists presented the science...
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
Indiana
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
Wisskon
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: 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,...