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Today: Wednesday, 15 August 2018

„Wine and Dine“: Welcoming students at home
„Wine and Dine“: Welcoming students at home
Published on Monday, 06 August 2018
The University of Luxembourg is relaunching its event “Wine and Dine” to welcome newly-arrived students and researchers to the country. On 7 October 2018, Luxembourgish families invite the ...
Un nouveau conseil de gouvernance entrant en fonction le 1er décembre
Published on Sunday, 29 July 2018
Le mercredi 25 juillet 2018, le Gouvernement a procédé à la nomination des neuf premiers membres du nouveau Conseil de gouvernance entrant en fonction le 1er décembre 2018.
LCSB researchers predict cell conversion factors
Une piste intéressante pour la médecine régénérative
Published on Friday, 27 July 2018
Thanks to a newly developed computational method, Luxembourg researchers can accurately predict how one subpopulation of cells can be converted into another.
Prolongation du partenariat avec la Chambre des Députés
Published on Thursday, 26 July 2018
Le partenariat scientifique entre la Chambre des Députés et la Chaire de recherche en études parlementaires de l’Université de Luxembourg sera prolongé jusqu’en 2022. Une convention qui ...
Mathematician Giovanni Peccati named IMS Fellow
IMS Award Giovanni Peccati
Published on Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Giovanni Peccati, Professor in Stochastic Analysis and Finance within the Mathematics Research Unit (RMATH) at the University of Luxembourg, has been named Fellow of the international Institute of ...
New partnership with the European University Institute in Florence
Published on Monday, 16 July 2018
The University of Luxembourg and the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence have just entered into an Agreement on Educational and Scientific Cooperation. Professor Renaud Dehousse, ...
University and the city of Dudelange sign a collaboration agreement
Dan Biancalana signe la convention-cadre avec l'Université du Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 12 July 2018
The city of Dudelange and the University of Luxembourg signed a collaboration agreement on Thursday 12 July 2018, establishing their cooperation on various fields of research and events.
Cryptographer Léo Perrin receives the 2018 Rolf Tarrach Award
Léo Perrin
Published on Tuesday, 10 July 2018
On Thursday, 5 July 2018, the association Amis de l’Université awarded the Rolf Tarrach Prize 2018 to Léo Perrin for his doctoral thesis entitled “Cryptanalysis, Reverse-Engineering and Design ...
The LCSB and Ksilink are exploring new territory together
Developing drugs to treat Parkinson’s disease
Published on Thursday, 28 June 2018
Representatives of the University of Luxembourg and the technology company Ksilink which is developing novel patient-based forms of therapy, signed a collaboration agreement last Friday. The ...
“Game of Jobs” – at this game, there are only winners
Game of Jobs by the Career Centre of the University of Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 28 June 2018
The first "Game of Jobs" workshop series organised at the University of Luxembourg culminated with a final round on Friday, 1 June 2018 at the Maison du Savoir. Three students were awarded for their ...
New University law adopted
Maison du Savoir in Belval
Published on Thursday, 14 June 2018
The draft law providing the framework of Luxembourg’s only public University has been passed on 13 June 2018 and will enter into force on 1 August 2018.
Scientific sleuthing for reproducible results
Contaminated lab kits
Published on Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Researchers found traces of foreign, non-human genetic material in human blood samples. It turned out that it was not a groundbreaking scientific discovery, but mostly the result of contaminated ...
Four young innovators awarded at the Falling Walls Lab Luxembourg 2018
Falling Walls Lab Luxembourg 2018
Published on Friday, 08 June 2018
Dr. Alberto Noronha, Post-doc at the University of Luxembourg, was the winner of the Falling Walls Lab Luxembourg 2018 on Friday, 1 June 2018. He competed successfully against sixteen other ...
The UniGR aims to become one of the first "European universities"
Université de la Grande Région (UniGR), uni-gr.eu
Published on Wednesday, 30 May 2018
The University of the Greater Region (UniGR) announced its intention and potential to become one of the first “European universities”. The network, which reunites the universities of ...
Researchers explore new applications for “Smart” Material
Liquid Crystal shells
Published on Tuesday, 29 May 2018
Research led by scientists from the University of Luxembourg has shown the potential of liquid crystal shells as enabling material for a vast array of future applications, ranging from autonomous ...
Study reveals a new indicator of survival outcome after cardiac arrest
Brain-body communication predicts survival after cardiac arrest.
Published on Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Research carried out by the University of Luxembourg, the National Rescue Services, the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Health has found that brain-body communication ...
New opportunities for IT students
Coopération Université et Bâloise
Published on Tuesday, 24 April 2018
On 23 April 2018, the University of Luxembourg signed an agreement with Bâloise Assurances Luxembourg in order to facilitate exchange in terms of education and recruitment opportunities for master ...
Confucius Institute inaugurated at the University of Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 20 April 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, 19 April 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, 06 April 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, 04 April 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, 29 March 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, 23 March 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, 23 March 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, 22 March 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, 20 March 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, 16 March 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, 08 March 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, 07 March 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, 06 March 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, 01 March 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 ...