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Today: Saturday April 21 2018

Confucius Institute inaugurated at the University of Luxembourg
Published on Friday April 20 2018
On 19 April, a Confucius Institute was inaugurated at the University of Luxembourg in the presence of delegates from Luxembourg and China. The Institute will offer language courses and cultural ...
A digital exhibition about the Great War in Luxembourg
Une exposition digitale sur la « Grande Guerre » au Luxembourg
Published on Thursday April 19 2018
The digital exhibition Éischte Weltkrich: Remembering the Great War in Luxembourg is developed by the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History at the University of Luxembourg (C2 DH), ...
New partnership brings industry 4.0 to Luxembourg
L’industrie 4.0 s’invite au Luxembourg grâce à un nouveau partenariat
Published on Friday April 06 2018
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) has entered a collaborative research partnership with manufacturing firm Cebi.
“LALA” – An early reading programme for Kindergarten
« LALA » - Un programme préscolaire d’initiation à la lecture
Published on Wednesday April 04 2018
Researchers at the University of Luxembourg have developed a reading programme for preschools which aims to prevent learning difficulties in children and give them a better start for their school ...
Natural Language Processing facilitates software development
Published on Thursday March 29 2018
New Natural Language Processing (NLP) technologies to prevent project failures and delays resulting from inadequate software requirements.
Green financing: opportunities and challenges for Luxembourg
Green financing: opportunities and challenges for Luxembourg
Published on Friday March 23 2018
In a new scientific publication, Dr Sabine Dörry from LISER (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research) and Dr Christian Schulz from the University of Luxembourg assess existing and possible ...
ParkinsonNet – Optimal treatment thanks to better networking
ParkinsonNet Luxembourg, parkinsonnet.lu
Published on Friday March 23 2018
Supported by the Ministry of Health, ParkinsonNet Luxembourg will soon commence operations in the Grand Duchy. The aim is to establish a nationwide network of those health professions relating to the ...
Researchers refute 20-year-old assumptions in solar cell production
Solar panels, microscopic view
Published on Thursday March 22 2018
Research led by the University of Luxembourg investigated the manufacturing process of solar cells. The researchers proved that assumptions on chemical processes that were commonplace among ...
A professor from the University appointed at the top of ECRI
Published on Tuesday March 20 2018
Professor Jean-Paul Lehners of the University of Luxembourg has been elected president of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), the human rights body of the Council of Europe ...
Scientific misconduct harms prior collaborators
Prof. Katrin Hussinger
Published on Friday March 16 2018
Scientists should choose their associates carefully, researchers at the University of Luxembourg and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, recommend, as future misconduct by ...
“That’s great, but...” Study on the well-being of children published
Insights into the reality of children’s lives in Germany
Published on Thursday March 08 2018
On Thursday 15 February, the 4th World Vision Children Study was presented in Berlin, showing results of a direct survey with 2,550 children on several aspects of child development. For the first ...
Cisco Networking Academy opens at the University of Luxembourg
Students from all fields will have the opportunity to take e-learning courses.
Published on Wednesday March 07 2018
The University of Luxembourg and technology company Cisco announced the launch of a Cisco Networking Academy. Students from all fields will have the opportunity to take e-learning courses on topics ...
Brain Prize 2018 : le Prof. Michel Goedert parmi les lauréats
Michel Goedert
Published on Tuesday March 06 2018
La Lundbeck Foundation au Danemark annonce que quatre chercheurs en neurosciences travaillant au Royaume-Uni, en Belgique et en Allemagne ont reçu ce mardi, 6 mars 2018 le plus prestigieux prix de ...
Partnership with ACL to offer mobility management training
Mobility management training with the University of Luxembourg
Published on Thursday March 01 2018
The University of Luxembourg and the Automobile Club du Luxembourg (ACL) have joined forces to offer a three-day course in mobility management for companies based in Luxembourg. This pilot project ...
Luxembourg joins the prestigious European network PRACE
The University of Luxembourg HPC Team
Published on Monday February 26 2018
Following the successful application of Luxembourg to become a member of the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) in October 2017, Robert Kerger, advisor at the Ministry for Higher ...
Data Privacy Day: Lessons for GDPR compliance and information security
Data Privacy Day
Published on Thursday February 22 2018
On Monday 29 January 2018, a Data Privacy Day information session was held at the University of Luxembourg. It was attended by more than 100 visitors, who originated not only from the University and ...
Metabolic modelling becomes three-dimensional
Recon3D is available at vmh.live, Virtual Metabolic Human database.
Published on Tuesday February 20 2018
An international research consortium has developed, with significant involvement of Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) scientists, the first computer model to include 3D in the ...
New four-year plan for the University approved
Maison du Savoir
Published on Thursday February 08 2018
At its meeting on 27 January 2018, the Board of Governors approved the new four-year plan for the University of Luxembourg.
Project of LCSB and Ministry of Health aims to reduce dementia
Projekt von LCSB und Gesundheitsministerium will Demenz vorbeugen
Published on Friday February 02 2018
In collaboration with the Luxembourg Center for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, the Luxembourg Ministry of Health took measures to help people efficiently reduce their ...
New partnership explores potential of AI & Natural Language Processing
Lionel Briand
Published on Thursday February 01 2018
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg has entered a collaborative research partnership with financial firm Clearstream, part of ...
The history of justice in Luxembourg from 1815 to the present day
Andreas Fickers
Published on Wednesday January 31 2018
On Monday 29 January 2018, the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) and the Luxembourg Ministry of Justice signed an agreement to launch a research project that will explore ...
Création d’un réseau de centres de langues dans la Grande Région
Centres de langues de la Grande Région avec UniGR
Published on Thursday January 25 2018
L’Université du Luxembourg a coordonné la mise en place d’un réseau commun d’apprentissage de langues en ligne - un nouveau projet réunissant les Centres de langues des six universités de ...
Popkult60: A closer look at popular culture in Europe across the 1960s
Andreas Fickers
Published on Wednesday January 24 2018
A new interdisciplinary research group composed of members of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH), the Institute for History at the University of Luxembourg and ...
Une nouvelle bourse pour soutenir quatre étudiants méritants
Mehri Baniasadi, Alexandra Da Silva et Erna Hennicot-Schoepges
Published on Thursday January 18 2018
En ce début d’année, la fondation Luis Portabella y Conte Lacoste et l’association Amis de l'Université du Luxembourg ont remis pour la première fois une nouvelle bourse à quatre étudiants ...
New biomarkers for colorectal cancer
Serge Haan
Published on Wednesday January 17 2018
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg found a new biomarker for colorectal cancer (CRC) that might improve therapy and survival rates of patients.
The University mourns the passing of Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt
Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt
Published on Tuesday December 19 2017
It is with great sadness that the Board of Governors, the Rectorate and the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education announce the passing of Professor Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt ...
UniGR : création d’un centre européen de recherche sur les frontières
Université de la Grande Région – UniGR
Published on Thursday December 14 2017
Les six universités du réseau 'Université de la Grande Région – UniGR' (Kaiserslautern, Liège, Lorraine, Luxembourg, Sarre et Trèves) lanceront le 1er janvier 2018 un centre de recherche sur ...
Décisions importantes pour l’avenir de l’Université du Luxembourg
Maison du Savoir
Published on Tuesday December 12 2017
Lors de sa séance ordinaire du 9 décembre 2017, le Conseil de gouvernance a pris plusieurs décisions importantes pour l’avenir de l’Université du Luxembourg.
The function of many proteins remains uncertain
Carole Linster
Published on Friday December 01 2017
The DNA of every organism holds the blueprints for building all the proteins it needs for its metabolic processes. While researchers already know what the blueprints look like for most proteins, they ...
On the influence of the research university in the 20th century
Justin Powell
Published on Tuesday November 28 2017
In a new book entitled “The century of science: The global triumph of the research university”, international authors explore global scientific developments through the 20th century, as well as ...
Prof. Stéphane Pallage appointed as President of the University
Prof. Stéphane Pallage appointed as President of the University
Published on Tuesday November 28 2017
HRH the Grand Duke appointed Prof. Stéphane Pallage as the new President of the University of Luxembourg on 9 October 2017. Prof. Pallage will start in his new role on 1. January 2018. Acting Rector ...
Intel joins forces with SnT in securing autonomous cars
Intel s’associe avec le SnT pour sécuriser les voitures autonomes
Published on Thursday November 23 2017
Intel Corporation has signed a Partnership Framework Agreement, joining forces with the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT). As autonomous ...
Grand Prix 2017 of the Institut Grand-ducal
Tonie Van Dam
Published on Monday November 20 2017
The Grand Prix 2017 in Geological Sciences from the Institut Grand-ducal was awarded by an international jury to Tonie Van Dam, Vice-President of the University of Luxembourg and Professor for ...
Vice-President of the University of Luxembourg in charge of research
Published on Wednesday November 15 2017
The University opens the position of Vice-President in charge of research. The closing date for applications is 15 December 2017.
Esch-sur-Alzette wins bid to become European Capital of Culture 2022
Esch-sur-Alzette becomes European Capital of Culture 2022
Published on Friday November 10 2017
Two years of hard work, creativity and dedication have paid off: The southern town, home of the University's main Belval Campus, will become the centre of gravity for cultural activity in 2022.
BICS Challenge: University launches IT contest for high school pupils
BICS Challenge: IT challenge for high school students
Published on Friday November 10 2017
In response to the growing demand for ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) qualified graduates in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the University is giving high school students the ...