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History of the European Commission, 1986-2000

An ambitious research project on the history of the European Commission, led by Professor Vincent Dujardin, is gradually coming to an end. UCL is the only Belgian university involved. Led by Professor Vincent Dujardin with the help of two assistants at UCL and one at the University of...
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New: Louvain4Space and Louvain4Migration

Space and migration: two strategic issues around which UCL researchers are combining their strengths and expertise by creating Louvain4Space and Louvain4Migration. Louvain4Space Space research at UCL is based on scientific expertise and abilities in many fields such as planetology,...
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International Francqui Professor: a boost for materials...

From January to July 2018, Professor Clément Sanchez (Collège de France, Paris) will hold an International Francqui Professor Chair, allowing him to reside in Belgium to collaborate with our researchers and deliver public lectures. During this semester, researchers at three host universities...
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UCL tests new molecule to prevent cancer metastasis in mice

Three years ago, Pierre Sonveaux, a researcher at the UCL Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research, and his team discovered that when the mitochondria (the power plants) of tumour cells are impaired, they promote the formation of metastases. Subsequently, the researchers verified a...
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Two new ERC Starting Grants

At the start of this academic year, Profs David Alsteens and Patricia Luis Alconero each landed an ERC Starting Grant. The former is a researcher at the Life Sciences Institute and the latter is a researcher at the Institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering (iMMC). F.R.S.-FNRS...
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