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Today: Friday February 23 2018

Data Privacy Day: Lessons for GDPR compliance and information security
Data Privacy Day
Published on Thursday February 22 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 February 20 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 February 08 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 February 02 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 February 01 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 January 31 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 January 25 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 January 24 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 January 18 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 January 17 2018
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg found a new biomarker for colorectal cancer (CRC) that might improve therapy and survival rates of patients.
The University mourns the passing of Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt
Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt
Published on Tuesday December 19 2017
It is with great sadness that the Board of Governors, the Rectorate and the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education announce the passing of Professor Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt ...
UniGR : création d’un centre européen de recherche sur les frontières
Université de la Grande Région – UniGR
Published on Thursday December 14 2017
Les six universités du réseau 'Université de la Grande Région – UniGR' (Kaiserslautern, Liège, Lorraine, Luxembourg, Sarre et Trèves) lanceront le 1er janvier 2018 un centre de recherche sur ...
Décisions importantes pour l’avenir de l’Université du Luxembourg
Maison du Savoir
Published on Tuesday December 12 2017
Lors de sa séance ordinaire du 9 décembre 2017, le Conseil de gouvernance a pris plusieurs décisions importantes pour l’avenir de l’Université du Luxembourg.
The function of many proteins remains uncertain
Carole Linster
Published on Friday December 01 2017
The DNA of every organism holds the blueprints for building all the proteins it needs for its metabolic processes. While researchers already know what the blueprints look like for most proteins, they ...
On the influence of the research university in the 20th century
Justin Powell
Published on Tuesday November 28 2017
In a new book entitled “The century of science: The global triumph of the research university”, international authors explore global scientific developments through the 20th century, as well as ...
Prof. Stéphane Pallage appointed as President of the University
Prof. Stéphane Pallage appointed as President of the University
Published on Tuesday November 28 2017
HRH the Grand Duke appointed Prof. Stéphane Pallage as the new President of the University of Luxembourg on 9 October 2017. Prof. Pallage will start in his new role on 1. January 2018. Acting Rector ...
Intel joins forces with SnT in securing autonomous cars
Intel s’associe avec le SnT pour sécuriser les voitures autonomes
Published on Thursday November 23 2017
Intel Corporation has signed a Partnership Framework Agreement, joining forces with the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT). As autonomous ...
Grand Prix 2017 of the Institut Grand-ducal
Tonie Van Dam
Published on Monday November 20 2017
The Grand Prix 2017 in Geological Sciences from the Institut Grand-ducal was awarded by an international jury to Tonie Van Dam, Vice-President of the University of Luxembourg and Professor for ...
Vice-President of the University of Luxembourg in charge of research
Published on Wednesday November 15 2017
The University opens the position of Vice-President in charge of research. The closing date for applications is 15 December 2017.
Esch-sur-Alzette wins bid to become European Capital of Culture 2022
Esch-sur-Alzette becomes European Capital of Culture 2022
Published on Friday November 10 2017
Two years of hard work, creativity and dedication have paid off: The southern town, home of the University's main Belval Campus, will become the centre of gravity for cultural activity in 2022.
BICS Challenge: University launches IT contest for high school pupils
BICS Challenge: IT challenge for high school students
Published on Friday November 10 2017
In response to the growing demand for ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) qualified graduates in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the University is giving high school students the ...
Online tool reduces Erasmus+ bureaucracy
Online tool reduces Erasmus+ bureaucracy
Published on Friday October 27 2017
On 26 October 2017, the University of Luxembourg hosted a conference on the digitisation of the Erasmus+ mobility programme. 125 participants from 25 European countries, representing over 100 Higher ...
Research project: Constructing buildings with re-useable components
Constructing buildings with re-useable components
Published on Friday October 27 2017
The Institute for Civil Engineering and Environment (INCEEN) at the University of Luxembourg have signed a "memorandum of understanding" with the Suisse Federal Laboratories of Materials Science and ...
How the financial press influences investor behaviour
Roman Kräussl
Published on Tuesday October 24 2017
Researchers at the University of Luxembourg have found that the financial press can have detrimental or positive effects on the behaviour of investors and their opinion on the economy as a result of ...
10 ans de partenariat en faveur de l’entrepreneuriat
La Chambre de Commerce et l'Université du Luxembourg en partenariat
Published on Friday October 20 2017
À l’occasion du 10e  anniversaire du Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, la Chambre de Commerce et l’Université du Luxembourg sont revenus le jeudi 19 octobre 2017 sur les piliers du ...
Research assesses the impact of armed conflict on electoral behaviour
Christophe Lesschaeve, Josip Glaurdić, Michal Mochtak
Published on Thursday October 19 2017
Prof. Josip Glaurdić of the University of Luxembourg has been awarded a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for the research project ELWar, a five-year venture assessing the ...
Researcher Addresses Gap in Messaging Privacy
Jiangshan Yu
Published on Tuesday October 10 2017
Following Edward Snowden’s revelations about government mass surveillance, end-to-end encryption is now widely available through services such as Facebook’s WhatsApp. The technique ensures that ...
A new bus line at go to Belval
Public transport services are growing to improve mobility.
Published on Wednesday September 27 2017
Public transport services are growing to improve mobility.
Bacterial communities in the gut an indicator for Parkinson’s disease?
Parkinson’s disease might originate outside the brain.
Published on Tuesday September 19 2017
Parkinson’s disease is an insidious disease: by the time it manifests as the typical motor dysfunctions such as tremors or muscle rigidity, portions of the brain have already been irreversibly ...
Welcome Day 2017 : à vos marques, prêts, partez !
Welcome Day 2017 pour s’informer, rire et découvrir
Published on Monday September 18 2017
La rentrée 2017/2018 est arrivée. Faire ses premiers pas dans les couloirs universitaires, trouver son chemin dans les bibliothèques, découvrir les auditoires et ses groupes de travail – le ...
International conference: gathering Life Cycle experts in Luxembourg
LCM2017 Conference in Luxembourg
Published on Friday September 15 2017
The 8th International Conference on Life Cycle Management (LCM) took place from 3 to 6 September 2017 at the European Convention Center in Luxembourg. The three-day conference was organised by the ...
Mathematical processes in the brain influenced by language
Mathematical processes in the brain influenced by language
Published on Thursday September 14 2017
People can intuitively recognise small numbers up to four, however when calculating they are dependent on the assistance of language. In this respect, the fascinating research question ensues: how do ...
THE Rankings 2017-2018: Most international university worldwide
Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, 2018 edition
Published on Tuesday September 05 2017
In the 2018 edition of the “Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings”, the University of Luxembourg has achieved the rank of 179, which it shares with the University of Twente. ...
New FDEF Dean takes office
Katalin Ligeti
Published on Friday September 01 2017
Prof. Katalin Ligeti officially took office as Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (FDEF) on Friday, 1 September 2017, marking a new chapter in both her career and the history of the ...