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ParTICLe proton therapy centre: technological prowess

The Leuven Particle Therapy Interuniversity Center (ParTICLe), Belgium’s first proton therapy centre, is being built on UZ Leuven’s Gasthuisberg Health Sciences Campus. Proton therapy is an innovative form of radiotherapy that inflicts less damage on healthy tissue. Two underground bunkers,...
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University of Louvain supports CEU

The Rector of the University of Louvain expresses great concern over the possible closure of the Central European University (CEU) as a result of the new Hungarian legislation and he would like to express his solidarity with CEU members. The CEU is not only recognized worldwide for research...
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Mission to Mars 2017: UCL Crew 178 en route to Mars via...

Mission to Mars Crew 178 is composed of seven UCL students and mentored by Frank De Winne, a Belgian astronaut and the first European commander of the International Space Station. This is the ninth UCL crew to take part in the adventure, which for them will entail 15 days of simulated life on...
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Unique in French-speaking Belgium: UCL master’s degree...

Beginning in September 2017, UCL will be the only Belgian francophone university that offers a master’s degree in sign language interpretation. In preparation, the Louvain School of Translation and Interpreting has recently acquired high-tech interpretation booths, cameras and touch screens,...
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When academic freedom is threatened

To defend academic freedom, UCL joined the Scholars at Risk network. ‘In the eyes of power thinkers are by definition suspect’, says Amnesty International. UCL joins Scholars at risk UCL wants to take clear action in defence of academic freedom – the freedom to teach, to research...
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