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Today: Saturday, 20 July 2019

Michel Goedert receives prestigious Royal Medal from the Royal Society
Published on Thursday, 18 July 2019
Prof. Michel Goedert, member of the University's Board of Governors, has been awarded the Royal Medal for his research on molecular biology in neurodegenerative diseases.
University launches external evaluation of learning and teaching
Published on Friday, 12 July 2019
The University of Luxembourg has embarked on an external evaluation to assess the quality of Learning and Teaching (L&T) in its Bachelor and Master programmes.
National Library and the University sign framework convention
National Library and the University sign framework convention
Published on Wednesday, 10 July 2019
On July 10, 2019, Culture Minister Sam Tanson, the President of the Governing Council of the University of Luxembourg, Yves Elsen, the Director of the National Library (BnL), Monique Kieffer, and the ...
Top Japanese research consolidates ties with Luxembourg
Published on Tuesday, 09 July 2019
The link between Luxembourg and Japanese research has been strengthened: Representatives of the Japanese RIKEN Institute, the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute for Health (LIH) ...
Luxembourg Art Week et l’Université signent nouvelle collaboration
Published on Thursday, 04 July 2019
L’Université du Luxembourg renforce ses liens avec le monde de l’art à travers un partenariat avec la Luxembourg Art Week, qui se déroulera du 8 au 10 novembre 2019 à la Halle Victor Hugo.
Novel computer model supports cancer therapy
Un modèle informatique novateur au service du traitement du cancer
Published on Tuesday, 02 July 2019
Researchers from the Life Sciences Research Unit (LSRU) of the University of Luxembourg have developed a computer model that simulates the metabolism of cancer cells. They used the programme to ...
Proven team mentoring benefits the University’s entrepreneurs
Published on Thursday, 13 June 2019
The Venture Mentoring Service (VMS) of the University of Luxembourg Incubator successfully completed its pilot. More than 20 dedicated mentors, high-level professionals in their fields, have ...
Year in Review: The University’s key moments in 2018
Year in review 2018
Published on Thursday, 06 June 2019
The University of Luxembourg has released its report “2018 – Year in Review”. The document looks back at the University’s development, key events, activities, successes and achievements ...
SnT celebrates 10-year anniversary with Partnership Day
Published on Tuesday, 04 June 2019
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg celebrated its 10-year anniversary at the occasion of its yearly Partnership Day.
SciTeach Center expands activity across country
Published on Wednesday, 29 May 2019
A country-wide resource centre to innovate science classes for the young generation.
University appoints Catherine Léglu vice-rector for academic affairs
Published on Tuesday, 28 May 2019
The recruitment process opened on 31 January 2019 was successfully concluded today, and the Board of Governors, after receiving the opinion of the University Council, appointed Prof. Catherine Léglu ...
Young Innovators pitch their ideas at Falling Walls Lab
Published on Friday, 24 May 2019
Pallavi Sabharwal was awarded the first prize in the “Falling Walls Lab” 2019 at the University of Luxembourg, a pitch competition for young innovators. The jury was impressed by her idea to ...
University grants ArcelorMittal and CERATIZIT access to Supercomputer
Published on Tuesday, 21 May 2019
The University of Luxembourg has entered service agreements with Luxembourg-based  companies ArcelorMittal and CERATIZIT. 
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 showed in an in vitro study that a combination of dietary factors and gut bacteria can inhibit 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
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
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.