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In conversation with our young researchers: Christopher Morse

In an age when the museum experience is no longer tethered to physical spaces, how might we design for memorable experiences in the digital? Christopher Morse is conducting a doctoral project as a joint member of the Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH) and the Human-Computer Interaction Research Group of the University of Luxembourg. […]

Luxembourg a leader in the EU for internet quality

What’s the digital quality of life like in Luxembourg? Where does the country stand in Europe and globally? The 2021 Digital Quality Life index assesses 110 countries on the quality of a digital well-being. The global research, which covers 90% of the global population, is calculated by looking at the impact of five core pillars: […]

Raising awareness to address 5G fears

What is the impact of 5G on mobility performance compared to other communication technologies? Is it better than other technologies? The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), in collaboration with Luxembourg’s Department of Media, Telecommunications and Digital Policy (SMC), is launching an awareness-raising platform to present and explain the technologies behind 5G, and in […]

Luxembourg rewarded for its translational medicine excellence 

The EATRIS Luxembourg Node, coordinated by Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) and its Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg (IBBL), as well as the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, was rewarded for its achievements in terms of translational research. The award recognised the remarkable efforts of the Luxembourg Node members with regard to […]

In conversation with our young researchers: Dr Chiara Amorino

Why do we need stochastic differential equations? Where are they used? Dr Chiara Amorino is a PostDoc researcher in the Probability and Statistics group at the University of Luxembourg. The mathematician specialises in stochastic differential equations with jumps. Stochastic differential equations to model various phenomena Chiara Amorino mainly focuses on stochastic differential equations with jumps. […]

Research to empower companies’ space ambitions

Luxembourg has given priority to its space strategy. With its new space movement and a supportive institutional framework, the country provides start-ups with a conducive ecosystem. The Computer Vision, Imaging & Machine Intelligence Research Group (CVI2) of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) – a research centre within the University of Luxembourg, aims to […]

Obesity: a new tool to diagnose visceral fat by Research Luxembourg

Accurate measurement of visceral fat remains tricky. Keeping track of your Body Mass Index (BMI) and waist circumference are not the best ways to tell if you are losing visceral fat. The new online tool Visceral Fat Calculator provides an accurate and easy assessment of visceral fat deposits in adults. This innovative tool is the […]

Scientific evidence is not an opinion

Why does scientific evidence make it difficult for researchers, decision-makers, the media and the public at large to manage? What challenges does a pandemic pose for science? How can we all contribute to making scientific evidence widely shared? Even when research is compelling, personal opinion may trump scientific thinking. Case in point: speculation about the […]

In conversation with our young researchers: Daniele Proverbio

Why do certain systems suddenly start functioning in unpredictable and drastically different ways? Daniele Proverbio is a doctoral researcher at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg. His main research lies at the intersection of physics, systems biology and computational sciences. Mathematical methods as a go-between Daniele Proverbio is a […]

The University of Luxembourg reached its highest ever score in research

The University of Luxembourg achieved its highest ever score in the categories of research and industrial income. In terms of international outlook, it scored an astounding 99.5. A research-oriented university With a score of 39.2 in the research category, The University of Luxembourg achieved its best performance ever. In comparison, it is on a par […]

Diabetes: Paving the way for a distinction between depression, distress, and burnout

How are depression in diabetes, diabetes distress, and diabetes burnout characterised? Why is it critical to distinguish one from the other? A new study, led by Dr Gloria Aguayo with the contribution of Dr Guy Fagherazzi from the Luxembourg Institute of Health in cooperation with researchers from the CUNY School of Medicine in New York, […]

In conversation with our young researchers: Dr. Adrian Nieto Castro

How can causal evidence help close existing societal inequalities and address current socio-demographic problems? Dr. Adrian Nieto Castro is a postdoc researcher in the Labour Market Department of the Luxembourg Institute of Socio Economic Research (LISER). His studies aim at providing answers to empirical questions such as gender or educational inequality and socio-demographic issues. An […]