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Today: Monday, 18 June 2018

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 ...
Luxembourg joins the prestigious European network PRACE
The University of Luxembourg HPC Team
Published on Monday, 26 February 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, 22 February 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, 20 February 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, 08 February 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, 02 February 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, 01 February 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, 31 January 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, 25 January 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, 24 January 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, 18 January 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, 17 January 2018
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg found a new biomarker for colorectal cancer (CRC) that might improve therapy and survival rates of patients.