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Today: Sunday, 19 May 2019

The University appoints Gilbert Massard Director of Medical Education
Published on Wednesday, 15 May 2019
The Board of Governors of the University of Luxembourg has appointed Professor Gilbert Massard Director of medical education and full professor, with the initial task to launch the new bachelor in ...
University Awards enable students to travel and study abroad
Published on Friday, 10 May 2019
On 8 May, the University of Luxembourg and its International Relations Office honoured the laureates of its international awards for outstanding students, including its Top Student Prize and the U.S. ...
Vening Meinesz Medal awarded to Tonie Van Dam
Prof. Tonie Van Dam received the Vening Meinesz medal
Published on Tuesday, 07 May 2019
Tonie Van Dam, Professor in Physical Geodesy at the University of Luxembourg has recently received the 2019 Vening Meinesz Medal from the European Geosciences Union (EGU). 
HRH the Grand Duke Jean: a symbol of history
Published on Friday, 03 May 2019
The death of His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Jean, who passed away on 23 April 2019 at the age of 98, marks the end of a chapter in the history of Luxembourg and Europe.
Right combination of diet and bacteria limits cancer progression
Life science lab experiment
Published on Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg have discovered a combination of dietary factors and gut bacteria that inhibits the progression of colorectal cancer. 
Smartwielen est disponible pour les élections européennes
Published on Tuesday, 30 April 2019
A partir du 30 avril, les personnes qui voteront aux élections européennes peuvent de nouveau utiliser l’outil en ligne Smartwielen pour évaluer leurs attentes politiques, cette fois-ci avec des ...
The University of Luxembourg pays tribute to HRH the Grand Duke Jean
Published on Tuesday, 23 April 2019
In these days of national mourning, the University of Luxembourg pays tribute to His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Jean. Marked by the experience of the Second World War, he presided over the ...
Professor among the world’s most influential researchers in psychology
Published on Wednesday, 17 April 2019
Associate Prof. Joël Billieux was ranked 4th among the most influential academics in psychology worldwide, according to a performance metric in the 2018 global ranking produced by Elsevier.
New method inverts the self-assembly of liquid crystals
Published on Friday, 12 April 2019
In liquid crystals, molecules automatically arrange themselves in an ordered fashion. Researchers from the University of Luxembourg have discovered a method that allows an anti-ordered state, which ...
University joins Ripple blockchain research on micropayments
Published on Thursday, 11 April 2019
The University of Luxembourg announced its participation in the University Blockchain Research Initiative, a multi-year, multi-million-euro research programme funded by Ripple, a provider of leading ...
First GEM Day: promoting mathematics among girls
GEM Day
Published on Friday, 05 April 2019
On 2 April 2019, the first edition of GEM (Girls Exploring Math) Day was organised at the University of Luxembourg. Twenty-two students from the Lycée Hubert Clément and Lycée des Garçons in Esch ...
Attaque de phishing
Published on Tuesday, 02 April 2019
Un nombre limité de membres du personnel de l’Université ont été victimes d’une attaque de phishing.
First Reputation-based system improves Blockchain security
Published on Friday, 22 March 2019
In June 2014 Bitcoin users were confronted with the unthinkable. A Bitcoin mining pool called Ghash.io had attained control over 51% of the network's total mining power. Bitcoin users, miners and ...
Cooperation with Goodyear on new automotive applications
Published on Thursday, 21 March 2019
The University of Luxembourg and the Goodyear Innovation Center in Luxembourg have launched a new research project that studies the use of Near-Field Communication (NFC) in automotive safety systems.
The University cooperates with ArianeGroup on rocket engine technology
Published on Tuesday, 19 March 2019
The University of Luxembourg and the European rocket manufacturer ArianeGroup have signed a collaboration agreement to advance research in the area of rocket propulsion.
EURCrossBorderAlliance: a step further towards a European University
UniGR
Published on Wednesday, 13 March 2019
In a bid to stimulate cross-border higher education in Europe, the network UniGR (University of the Greater Region) has developed the EURCrossBorderAlliance, a pilot project spanning the European ...
University signs agreement with Université de Montréal
Published on Friday, 08 March 2019
During their recent mission to Québec, a large delegation from the Luxembourg public research sector spent 27 February at the Université de Montréal (UdeM) to discuss potential avenues for ...
Scientists study method for researching magnetic materials
Published on Wednesday, 06 March 2019
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg and their research partners have demonstrated for the first time in a comprehensive study how different magnetic materials can be examined using neutron ...
Scientists rejuvenate stem cells in the aging brain of mice
Published on Thursday, 28 February 2019
Scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg and from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) have been able to rejuvenate stem cells in the ...
Prof. Denis Scuto appointed Vice-director of the C²DH
Denis Scuto Directeur adjoin du C2DH
Published on Thursday, 28 February 2019
Prof. Denis Scuto was appointed Vice-director of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH), interdisciplinary research centre of the University of Luxembourg, by rector Prof. ...
SnT at Heart of Major EU Cybersecurity Push
Published on Tuesday, 26 February 2019
The European Commission announces today the launch of four Cybersecurity Competence Networks -- a new initiative to accelerate cybersecurity research by drawing together Europe’s leading experts.
New book tells history of EMU through previously unpublished sources
Pierre Werner and Europe book Danescu
Published on Friday, 22 February 2019
The prestigious academic publisher Palgrave Macmillan released a new book by Dr Elena Danescu (Research Scientist at the C²DH) entitled “Pierre Werner and Europe. The Family Archives Behind the ...
Vice-Rector of the University in charge of academic affairs
Published on Thursday, 21 February 2019
The closing date for applications is 17th of March.
Email Scam
Published on Thursday, 21 February 2019
It appears that the University of Luxembourg is the victim of an identity theft.
Scientific delegation from Luxembourg embarks on mission to Québec
Published on Thursday, 21 February 2019
The University of Luxembourg, the country’s public research centres, and the Luxembourg National Research Fund will embark on a mission to Quebec on Monday 25 February.
University launches new Interdisciplinary Space Master
Published on Friday, 15 February 2019
The University of Luxembourg announces the launch of a new two-year Interdisciplinary Space Master study course in the fall of 2019. The Master programme aims to provide students with the required ...
Pelican Grant for two PhD students in colorectal cancer
Fondation de Luxembourg
Published on Monday, 11 February 2019
Jessica Karta and Dominik Ternes, two PhD students from the Life Sciences Research Unit (LSRU) at the University of Luxembourg, have recently been awarded the Pelican Grant from the Fondation du ...
University of Luxembourg launches drive to refine digital strategy
Published on Thursday, 07 February 2019
The University of Luxembourg has launched an ambitious initiative with the aim to refine its digital strategy and to enhance the positioning of the University in the context of various national and ...
Second Data Privacy Day at the University of Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 06 February 2019
Inspired by a successful premiere in 2018, the RESTENA Foundation and the University of Luxembourg hosted on 28 January the second edition of dataprivacyday.lu.
1e luxembourgeoise honorée par Université franco-allemande
Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2019
Nathalie Wagner, diplômée du Master en études franco-allemandes: communication et coopération transfrontalières, s’est vu décernée le Prix d’Excellence par l'Université franco-allemande (UFA).
Uni.lu launches new Master of Science in Finance and Economics
Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2019
The University of Luxembourg has redesigned its Master programmes in economics and finance in order to modernise curricula, adapt to a changing job market and encourage interdisciplinary and ...
Première séance du Conseil de gouvernance nouvellement nommé
University of Luxembourg - Maison du Savoir
Published on Monday, 04 February 2019
Le Conseil de gouvernance entrant de l’Université du Luxembourg a siégé pour la première fois les 30 et 31 janvier 2019.
New computational method reduces risk of drug formulation
Published on Thursday, 31 January 2019
One major factor that determines the efficacy of a drug is the structure that its molecules form in a solid state. Changed structures can entail that pills stop functioning properly and are therefore ...
Partnership with NVIDIA Boosts Research in Artificial Intelligence
Published on Thursday, 31 January 2019
Luxembourg’s research community, the Luxembourg Government, and NVIDIA announced today the creation of a joint AI laboratory in Luxembourg. This national AI collaboration, the first with NVIDIA in ...
Book proposes new EU legislation on conflicts of criminal jurisdiction
Published on Tuesday, 22 January 2019
A major comparative study on the prevention and settlement of conflicts of criminal jurisdiction in the EU has come to a close with the publication of a new book, co-edited by the Faculty of Law, ...
Solving Ethical Dilemmas in AI
Published on Monday, 21 January 2019
If the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show taught us one thing, it’s that artificial intelligence is still capturing the public imagination and leading headlines. Continuing developments in fields ...
Access to the leading circle of patient-oriented health research
EIT Health Luxembourg_Rejko Krueger
Published on Friday, 11 January 2019
Through the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB), the University of Luxembourg has become a partner in the health research area of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT ...
Researchers identify genetic mutations causing a childhood disorder
Published on Thursday, 10 January 2019
In a collaborative effort, researchers identified the genetic cause of a severe novel childhood disease. Affected children typically suffered from episodes of neurological regression triggered by ...
Data Privacy Day Event 28 January 2019
data privacy day 2019
Published on Tuesday, 08 January 2019
After a successful start in 2018, the University of Luxembourg and the Restena Foundation will host the second edition of a conference in the context of the Data Privacy Day.
National education report for Luxembourg presented
Published on Friday, 14 December 2018
The University of Luxembourg and the Ministry of Education, Children and Youth presented this week the second national report on education for Luxembourg.