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Today: Monday, 26 June 2017

Modelling the brain with “Lego bricks”
Stéphane Bordas
Published on Thursday, 15 June 2017
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg, in cooperation with the University of Strasbourg, have developed a computational method that could be used to guide surgeons during brain surgery.
1,7 million Swiss francs for a new C²DH project
Published on Thursday, 08 June 2017
C²DH receives funding for a project on critical text mining in historical newspapers.
The art market bubble has burst
Roman Kräussl
Published on Tuesday, 06 June 2017
The most comprehensive global art market index, compiled by Prof. Roman Kräussl at the Luxembourg School of Finance at the University of Luxembourg, shows that the price for post-war and ...
Open and transparent access to legal data
Legilux, Journal officiel du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 31 May 2017
The Ministry of State’s Service central de législation (SCL) has partnered up with the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg to develop ...
University to appoint new President
Maison du Savoir, Belval Campus
Published on Tuesday, 30 May 2017
The University of Luxembourg intends to appoint a new President. This person will be committed to its mission, an accomplished strategic thinker and communicator, and an infectious optimist about the ...
Bundestagspräsident Norbert Lammert diskutierte mit Studenten
Bundestagspräsident Norbert Lammert diskutierte mit Studenten
Published on Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Welche Zukunft für Europa? Macht eine EU verschiedener Geschwindigkeiten Sinn? Und welche Rolle spielen nationale Parlamente in der EU? Über diese und andere Fragen rund um Europa haben die ...
University and ILNAS invest in Smart ICT
Fostering the collaboration between research and standardization in the field of ICT in Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 18 May 2017
The University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Standardisation, Accreditation, Safety and Quality of Products and Services (ILNAS) strengthen their collaboration in the field of Smart ...
Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance elects new Dean
Katalin Ligeti
Published on Friday, 12 May 2017
The University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance elected on 26 April a new Dean, Prof. Katalin Ligeti, who will take office with the start of the 2017-2018 academic year ...
Batty Weber's “Abreißkalender” column now available online
battyweber.uni.lu
Published on Thursday, 11 May 2017
Author and publisher Batty Weber (1860-1940) is a major figure in Luxembourg's cultural history. The collected manuscripts of his "Abreißkalender" series are now available for the first time in an ...
Resignation of the Rector of the University of Luxembourg
Maison du Savoir
Published on Tuesday, 02 May 2017
The Rector of the University of Luxembourg Rainer Klump announced his resignation today. Rainer Klump has served as Rector since January 2015.
Luxembourg School of Finance students celebrate graduation
Valedictorian Oscar Samayoa, Banking and Finance, 2016
Published on Thursday, 27 April 2017
A group of 76 students from the Luxembourg School of Finance (LSF) of the University of Luxembourg celebrated the successful completion of their studies on Wednesday evening, graduating with degrees ...
Research underlines positive impact of press freedom on stock markets
Positive impact of press freedom on stock markets
Published on Thursday, 20 April 2017
In one of the first studies to assess the relationship between a country’s Press Freedom Index and its stock market characteristics, researchers at the University of Luxembourg have highlighted how ...
Brain tissue from a petri dish
Tissu cérébral dans une boîte de Petri
Published on Thursday, 13 April 2017
The most complex organ in humans is the brain. Due to its complexity and, of course, for ethical reasons, it is extremely difficult to do scientific experiments on it – ones that could help us to ...
Taking the next step in 3D body modelling
3D body modelling
Published on Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Scientists at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) are working on the next breakthrough in 3D scanning technology, and they need ...
The University invites you to its Open Day on Saturday 1 April 2017
Open Day 2017 at the University of Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 23 March 2017
The University of Luxembourg is getting ready to welcome students, parents, teachers and all interested residents to the annual Open Day at the Belval Campus on Saturday, 1  April (from 9.00 to ...
Luxembourg researchers decipher how the body controls stem cells
Alexander Skupin
Published on Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Stem cells are unspecialised cells that can develop into any type of cell in the human body. So far, however, scientists only partially understand how the body controls the fate of these ...
Promising cross-border projects for the Greater Region
Interreg logo
Published on Thursday, 09 March 2017
From safer drinking water to human-robot interaction: the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) will provide 1.6 million euros to four innovative research projects in which the Faculty of ...
New Chair in Digital Financial Services to be established
Xavier Bettel & Véronique Hoffeld
Published on Thursday, 09 March 2017
PayPal (Europe), the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) and the University of Luxembourg have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a FNR PEARL Chair in Digital Financial Services ...
Research into Innovative FinTech Applications
Rainer Klump, Kik Schneider & Björn Ottersten
Published on Tuesday, 07 March 2017
The Alphonse Weicker Foundation, powered by BGL BNP Paribas, and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) have launched a major long-term ...
Better understanding and predicting snow behaviour
Bernhard Peters
Published on Wednesday, 01 March 2017
Engineers from the University of Luxembourg are working together with scientists from the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF in Switzerland to better analyse mechanical properties of ...
Third external evaluation of the University of Luxembourg
Third external evaluation
Published on Monday, 27 February 2017
External evaluators have awarded the University of Luxembourg excellent marks for its research and for the institution's development phase. The four-year-cycle procedure stipulated in university ...
Grande conférence : excursion dans les mathématiques de l’incertitude
Giovanni Peccati
Published on Friday, 24 February 2017
Un coup de dés jamais n’abolira le hasard ! Venez découvrir les probabilités autrement avec Giovanni Peccati le mardi, 28 février 2017 à 17h30 sur le Campus de Limpertsberg, auditoire BS 1.03.
Researchers discover stable genetic markers in Ötzi
Stephanie Kreis
Published on Thursday, 16 February 2017
In a recent study, researchers at the University of Luxembourg, the Saarland University, and the EURAC Research center in Bozen managed to isolate and identify stable microRNA biomarkers in the ...
New Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Published on Thursday, 16 February 2017
Registration is open for the new Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management offered by the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with ...
Biological experiments become transparent – anywhere, any time
Paul Wilmes
Published on Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Biological experiments are generating increasingly large and complex sets of data. This has made it difficult to reproduce experiments at other research laboratories in order to confirm – or refute ...
Towards equal access to digital coins
Alex Biryukov
Published on Wednesday, 08 February 2017
Scientists at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg have developed an important mathematical algorithm called “Equihash”. Equihash ...
Lifelong learning: new inclusive finance programme
Dirk Zetzsche
Published on Friday, 27 January 2017
The University of Luxembourg and Appui au Développement Autonome (ADA), in cooperation with the European Investment Bank (EIB), in January launched a new lifelong learning programme, the Certificate ...
Fondation Cancer supports research on breast cancer
Elisabeth Schaffner-Reckinger
Published on Monday, 23 January 2017
On 18 January 2017, Dr Elisabeth Schaffner-Reckinger, Research scientist at the University of Luxembourg, received a cheque of €250 000 from the Fondation Cancer. This grant will finance a research ...
New: Erasmus+ master degree loans for international students
European Investment Fund
Published on Friday, 20 January 2017
The European Investment Fund (EIF) is working with the University of Luxembourg to launch a new pilot scheme, allowing students to defer tuition fees and student accommodation rent payments for two ...
Researchers find a potential target for anti-Alzheimer treatments
Enrico Glaab
Published on Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Scientists at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have identified a gene that may provide a new starting point for developing treatments for ...
Computational Sciences conclude a flourishing year
Stephane
Published on Wednesday, 11 January 2017
The year 2016 was marked by many activities in computational sciences at the University of Luxembourg such as the organisation of 14 computational seminars and the publication of 96 research papers. ...
Benny Mantin appointed Director of the LCL
Benny Mantin
Published on Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Prof. Benny Mantin has been appointed Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL), founded in December 2015 to establish Luxembourg as a world-class research and ...
Laura Zaccaria Testimonial, student of the Trinational Master
Published on Monday, 09 January 2017
Interview with Laura Zaccaria, student of the Trinational Master in Literary, Cultural and Language History of German-Speaking Regions at the universities of Luxembourg, Saarland and Lorraine