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Today: Wednesday, 20 February 2019

University launches new Interdisciplinary Space Master
Published on Friday, 15 February 2019
The University of Luxembourg announces the launch of a new two-year Interdisciplinary Space Master study course in the fall of 2019. The Master programme aims to provide students with the required ...
Pelican Grant for two PhD students in colorectal cancer
Fondation de Luxembourg
Published on Monday, 11 February 2019
Jessica Karta and Dominik Ternes, two PhD students from the Life Sciences Research Unit (LSRU) at the University of Luxembourg, have recently been awarded the Pelican Grant from the Fondation du ...
University of Luxembourg launches drive to refine digital strategy
Published on Thursday, 07 February 2019
The University of Luxembourg has launched an ambitious initiative with the aim to refine its digital strategy and to enhance the positioning of the University in the context of various national and ...
Second Data Privacy Day at the University of Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 06 February 2019
Inspired by a successful premiere in 2018, the RESTENA Foundation and the University of Luxembourg hosted on 28 January the second edition of dataprivacyday.lu.
1e luxembourgeoise honorée par Université franco-allemande
Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2019
Nathalie Wagner, diplômée du Master en études franco-allemandes: communication et coopération transfrontalières, s’est vu décernée le Prix d’Excellence par l'Université franco-allemande (UFA).
Uni.lu launches new Master of Science in Finance and Economics
Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2019
The University of Luxembourg has redesigned its Master programmes in economics and finance in order to modernise curricula, adapt to a changing job market and encourage interdisciplinary and ...
Première séance du Conseil de gouvernance nouvellement nommé
University of Luxembourg - Maison du Savoir
Published on Monday, 04 February 2019
Le Conseil de gouvernance entrant de l’Université du Luxembourg a siégé pour la première fois les 30 et 31 janvier 2019.
New computational method reduces risk of drug formulation
Published on Thursday, 31 January 2019
One major factor that determines the efficacy of a drug is the structure that its molecules form in a solid state. Changed structures can entail that pills stop functioning properly and are therefore ...
Partnership with NVIDIA Boosts Research in Artificial Intelligence
Published on Thursday, 31 January 2019
Luxembourg’s research community, the Luxembourg Government, and NVIDIA announced today the creation of a joint AI laboratory in Luxembourg. This national AI collaboration, the first with NVIDIA in ...
Book proposes new EU legislation on conflicts of criminal jurisdiction
Published on Tuesday, 22 January 2019
A major comparative study on the prevention and settlement of conflicts of criminal jurisdiction in the EU has come to a close with the publication of a new book, co-edited by the Faculty of Law, ...
Solving Ethical Dilemmas in AI
Published on Monday, 21 January 2019
If the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show taught us one thing, it’s that artificial intelligence is still capturing the public imagination and leading headlines. Continuing developments in fields ...
Access to the leading circle of patient-oriented health research
EIT Health Luxembourg_Rejko Krueger
Published on Friday, 11 January 2019
Through the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB), the University of Luxembourg has become a partner in the health research area of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT ...
Researchers identify genetic mutations causing a childhood disorder
Published on Thursday, 10 January 2019
In a collaborative effort, researchers identified the genetic cause of a severe novel childhood disease. Affected children typically suffered from episodes of neurological regression triggered by ...
Data Privacy Day Event 28 January 2019
data privacy day 2019
Published on Tuesday, 08 January 2019
After a successful start in 2018, the University of Luxembourg and the Restena Foundation will host the second edition of a conference in the context of the Data Privacy Day.
National education report for Luxembourg presented
Published on Friday, 14 December 2018
The University of Luxembourg and the Ministry of Education, Children and Youth presented this week the second national report on education for Luxembourg.
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”.