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Circle U. joins ‘European Universities’ initiative

  Circle U., the alliance of UCLouvain, Aarhus University, the University of Belgrade, Humboldt University of Berlin, King’s College London, the University of Oslo, and the University of Paris, has just been selected by the European Commission to be one of the 41 alliances of...
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UCLouvain’s mobile laboratory sent to Piedmont

  The University of Louvain (UCLouvain) and the European Space Agency (ESA) are joining forces to deploy a mobile laboratory capable of testing front-line screening teams: doctors, nurses, volunteers, police, civil protection actors. First destination: Piedmont, Italy, which has...
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Alexia Autenne, new General Administrator of UCLouvain

  On October 1, Professor Alexia Autenne will succeed Dominique Opfergelt as General Administrator of UCLouvain. Alexia Autenne is a Professor at the Faculty of Law and Criminology and a Research Associate at the FNRS. After studying at UCLouvain and the University Cambridge,...
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"Velcro" on cancer cells

  To form metastases, cancer cells must be able to migrate. But cancer cells are connected to each other by ‘Velcro’. University of Louvain (UCLouvain) researchers have discovered that certain cancer cells manage to suppress this ‘Velcro’ effect so that they can migrate more...
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Extreme poverty: the crisis can be an opportunity

  On 1 May, UCLouvain Faculty of Law Professor Olivier De Schutter begins a mandate as United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights. He served two consecutive terms as United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food, spanning from 2008 to 2014. He is...
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