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When the university says goodbye to its international...

One hundred and fifty international students, representing 23 nationalities, were received at the Halles universitaires on Tuesday 5 December. They had been invited by the Pro-Rector for International Affairs Professor Dana Samson and Pro-Rector for Alumni Professor Marc Francaux.  ...
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Syria : rise of air bombardments fatal for children

UCL Research - press release In 2016, one in four civilians killed in the Syrian conflict was a child.  A team of researchers at the UCL Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters analyzed data about more than 140,000 violent deaths between 2011 and 2016 in areas not controlled...
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Digital technology serving humanity

The Louvain Foundation’s end-of-year fundraising campaign, launched on 5 December, supports cancer research. The COALESCENS project proposal, submitted by Professor Daniele Catanzaro (LSM-CORE), was chosen by the foundation’s scientific committee. The project is vital to developing personalised...
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ERC Consolidator: two grants for UCL

Alexandru Vlad (IMCN) and Guido Bommer (de Duve Institute) were each awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant of €2 million over five years in support of their research. The European Research Council offers a range of funding mechanisms including the Consolidator Grant, a very prestigious programme...
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A Nobel Peace Prize laureate in Louvain-la-Neuve

Iranian lawyer Shirin Ebadi, winner of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize, will be in Louvain-la-Neuve on 17-19 November. She will facilitate the second PeaceJam Belgium conference. An inaugural academic session open to all will take place on Friday 17 November at 4:00 pm. Created in the United...
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