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Today: Saturday, 20 October 2018

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 ...
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 ...