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Today: Thursday, 13 December 2018

Altered microbiome post caesarean section impacts baby’s immune system
Published on Friday, 30 November 2018
Together with colleagues from Sweden and Luxembourg, scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have observed that, during a natural vaginal ...
“Orange Week” at the University
Published on Thursday, 29 November 2018
The University joined the national “Orange Week” campaign, from 19 to 23 November, to support the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and to raise awareness of one of ...
GR-Atlas 2.0 – a new mapping for the atlas of the Greater Region
Published on Wednesday, 28 November 2018
The renewed atlas of the Greater Region (GR-Atlas) is a collection of interactive thematic maps for the SaarLorLux Greater Region and a web geographic information system (WebGIS), which benefits ...
SnT Partners with VNX to Create Secure Marketplace for Digital Assets
Published on Friday, 23 November 2018
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) today announced their partnership with VNX Exchange, the trading platform for tokenized venture ...
“Grand Prix 2018 en sciences biologiques” awarded to Paul Wilmes
Published on Monday, 19 November 2018
The Grand Prix 2018 in biological sciences of the Institut Grand-Ducal, sponsored by the company Cactus, has been awarded to Associate Professor Paul Wilmes by an international jury consisting of ...
University co-authors major financial inclusion report
Dirk Zetzsche, Alfred Hannig, Chee Soo Yuen (COO, AFI), Laura Foschi (Executive Director, ADA), Douglas Arner, Ilya Sverdlov (Head of Donor Relations & Global Partnerships, ADA)
Published on Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Prof. Dirk Zetzsche of the University of Luxembourg has co-authored an international report on the use of FinTech for financial inclusion, which was presented at the 3rd annual Uni.lu Inclusive and ...
Hunting and gathering metabolic data
Published on Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Open database encapsulates worldwide knowledge of human metabolism
Launch of “Ranke.2” – a teaching platform on digital sources criticism
Ranke2 - plateforme interactive pour une utilisation critique des sources numériques
Published on Thursday, 08 November 2018
The website ranke2.uni.lu offers any person working in the area of humanities interactive learning tools to reflect on and question digital historical sources available on the web.
Future of Airport Security Field-tested in Luxembourg
FLYSEC in situ test
Published on Tuesday, 06 November 2018
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), together with lux-Airport, has field-tested a hi-tech airport security system, paving the way for ...
University signs cooperation agreement with Maastricht University
Published on Wednesday, 31 October 2018
On 31 October, the University entered a cooperation agreement with Maastricht University. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by University Rector Stéphane Pallage and the President of ...
Jean-Paul Hoffmann new Head of Communications at the University
Jean-Paul Hoffmann Head of Communications
Published on Friday, 26 October 2018
The University of Luxembourg welcomes Mr Jean-Paul Hoffmann as its new Head of Communications as from 15 December 2018.
Launch of a new European project on data-driven simulation
H2020 DRIVEN
Published on Friday, 26 October 2018
The University of Luxembourg is the coordinator and main beneficiary of a 1 million euro project which aims to boost its scientific excellence and innovation capacity in data-driven simulation. ...
Grenzraumforschung: Auftaktkonferenz für wissenschaftliches Netzwerk
Published on Thursday, 25 October 2018
Am Mittwoch, den 24. Oktober 2018 haben sechs Universitäten der Großregion ihr Projekt „UniGR-Center for Border Studies“ öffentlich vorgestellt. Die Auftaktkonferenz stand unter dem Titel ...
What is the link between cancer and pesticides?
Let's Go Gold
Published on Wednesday, 24 October 2018
During the first Lëtz Go Gold charity run, researchers from the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) have received 264,000 euros from the Kriibskrank Kanner ...
Jean-Marc Schlenker becomes the new FSTC Dean
Published on Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Prof. Jean-Marc Schlenker was elected as the new Dean of the Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC) at the University of Luxembourg. He takes over from Prof. Paul Heuschling who ...
Approbation du budget 2019 et nominations importantes
Published on Monday, 22 October 2018
Le Conseil de gouvernance sortant de l’Université du Luxembourg a siégé pour la dernière fois le 20 octobre 2018 dans sa composition actuelle. Des décisions importantes pour l’Université ...
Researchers study interactions in molecules using AI
Published on Thursday, 18 October 2018
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg, Technische Universität Berlin, and  the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society have combined machine learning and quantum mechanics to ...
Promoting research and training in the field of sustainable finance
Signature d'une lettre d'intention pour promouvoir la recherche et la formation dans le domaine de la finance durable (Pierre Gramegna, Yves Elsen et Stéphane Pallage)
Published on Thursday, 11 October 2018
The Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna, the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the University of Luxembourg, Yves Elsen, and the Rector of the University of Luxembourg, Stéphane Pallage signed ...
Training high level data researchers of tomorrow in Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 04 October 2018
The University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the public research centres LIST and LISER have recently launched the Doctoral Training Unit (DTU) on Data-driven Computational Modelling and ...
University of Luxembourg & Linklaters Develop Legal Tech Tool
Published on Monday, 01 October 2018
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) will collaborate with law firm Linklaters to develop automated Legal Tech. In a first of its kind ...
How swarms of nanomachines could improve the efficiency of any machine
Published on Thursday, 27 September 2018
The research team of Prof. Massimiliano Esposito of the University of Luxembourg studied the thermodynamics of small nanomachines.
New ranking results: strong competition among world-class universities
Published on Wednesday, 26 September 2018
University of Luxembourg part of “Rising Stars” ranking by Nature - Slight decline in Times Higher Education Ranking
New International Master in Biomedicine
Published on Thursday, 20 September 2018
The University of Luxembourg together with the University of Strasbourg and the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz have developed a joint international study programme in Biomedicine. The ...
Lancement de smartwielen.lu, une plateforme de matching politique
Published on Wednesday, 19 September 2018
L’Université du Luxembourg, en collaboration avec la Fondation Zentrum fir politesch Bildung et le Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER), a lancé le portail smartwielen.lu en ...
Bridge test in Luxembourg: identify potential damage at early stage
Bridge
Published on Monday, 17 September 2018
The University of Luxembourg, in collaboration with the Administration des Ponts et Chaussées, carried out a large test bridge on 13 September 2018 in Altrier, Luxembourg. By taking pictures along ...
Welcome, new students!
Welcome Day 2018
Published on Friday, 14 September 2018
For new students, starting life on the campus is at the same time exciting and intimidating. The Welcome Day helps them find their way, get the information they need and meet their peers.
Better understanding of how colon cancer develops and progresses
MDM (Molecular Disease Mechanisms) team
Published on Tuesday, 11 September 2018
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg have discovered a molecular mechanism that is responsible for the spread of cancer cells in the body and the development of metastases in patients with ...
First “TEDx University of Luxembourg” to take place in October
Published on Thursday, 06 September 2018
The University of Luxembourg will host the first “TEDx University of Luxembourg” event on Friday 26 October on Belval campus. The umbrella theme for this event is “Ideas 4.0”.
Mise en œuvre de la nouvelle loi de l’Université
Conseil de gouvernance: loi de l'Université mise en oeuvre
Published on Thursday, 23 August 2018
Le Conseil de gouvernance de l’Université du Luxembourg a siégé les 20 et 21 juillet 2018 ainsi que le 22 août 2018 afin de prendre plusieurs décisions importantes pour l’Université du Luxembourg.
„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 ...