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Luxembourg: a leading location for Parkinson’s research

Over the past two decades, Luxembourg has developed into an internationally recognised hub for science. An important driving force behind this development is Parkinson’s research. The Grand Duchy is now one of the leading locations for this field of research. This can be attributed in part to the FNR-sponsored project NCER-PD, the National Centre for […]

Survey about “social distancing”: What is our average daily contact with others?

You would like to help combat the current COVID-19 crisis? Take part in this survey and help researchers to find out how our social interactions and contact patterns change during the pandemic. Why this study? Scientists want to find out how the current pandemic affects our social behavior. Specifically, the aim is to quantify the average number […]

A first inter-institutional research platform for translational research

The University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) have created a first inter-institutional research platform: the Disease Modelling Screening Platform (DMSP), a core facility for translational research. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that conducting strong translational research is key to combating the coronavirus. By leveraging cutting edge laboratory techniques to study patient […]

Big Data that respects privacy

A mathematician develops new algorithms that allow the analysis of encrypted data without ever having to decipher it—a crucial point to ensure their confidentiality. This article was originally published by the Luxembourg National Research Fund The development of contact tracing applications during the COVID-19 epidemic quickly split society in two. Some were willing to sacrifice […]

Better schooling to prevent dementia 70 years later

Anja Leist wants to find out how to resist the decline of our cognitive abilities in old age. Her international research has already achieved a first result: improving education helps prevent problems occurring decades later. This article was originally published by the Luxembourg National Research Fund Old age comes with physical and mental challenges, including […]

Explore. Inspire. Fascinate: FNR Science Image Competition 2021

Spanning four categories, the award-winning works will receive a 1000 EUR prize and will be widely displayed. Luxembourg-based researchers, collaborators of non-profit organisations, as well as foundations engaged in scientific activities in Luxembourg are encouraged to pick up their camera and document the – often unusual – environment in which they work and to share […]

Scientists call for synchronised curbing of COVID infections in Europe

Hundreds of scientists have called on European decision-makers to take steps for a quick, synchronised and efficient reduction in the number of COVID-19 cases across Europe. Hundreds of scientists have called on European decision-makers to take steps for a quick, synchronised and efficient reduction in the number of COVID-19 cases across Europe. The declaration which […]

Give your voice to help COVID-19 research

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is currently conducting a research project on the detection of COVID-19 via cough and voice analysis. Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) currently has many areas of research regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.One intriguing direction of research is the detection of COVID-19 via cough and voice analysis to […]

Research Luxembourg Highlights: five-part series in Delano Magazine

Delano Magazine published in December 2020 a five-part series dedicated to research projects in Luxembourg. Changing the property market through blockchain “We don’t have time to waste”: solving plastic pollution Paving the way for the future of mobility Researchers provide hope in solving opioid crisis Making the case for Human Rights due diligence Changing the […]

War as an electoral weapon

Politicians and voters in the countries of Ex-Yugoslavia are still referring to conflicts which happened two decades ago. A political scientist wants to understand why and how to let go of the past. This article was originally published by the Luxembourg National Research Fund When French president Emmanuel Macron addressed the Coronavirus epidemic on 16 […]

Luxembourg researchers receive prestigious international award

Dr Andy Chevigné and Dr Martyna Szpakowska from the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) were awarded the prestigious 2019 Galien Prize for their outstanding contribution to molecular pharmacology. Dr Andy Chevigné and Dr Martyna Szpakowska from the LIH Department of Infection and Immunity (DII) were rewarded for their outstanding contribution to molecular pharmacology during a virtual ceremony […]