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Big data: cartography the pulsations of a territory

2019 Fellow Award of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI), Isabelle Thomas reflects on her unconventional journey. ‘What fascinates me? Using geo-localised data to understand the space in which we live. I like to observe the regularities and especially the spatial...
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The complex market for green energy

Prof. Anthony Papavasiliou, a specialist in energy algorithms, just received an ERC Starting Grant. His research project, ICEBERG, aims to find ways to integrate the individual consumer into the complex green energy market. About 80% of global energy production is of non-renewable...
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Does everyone benefit from sharing platforms?

Prosecco is the Italian sparkling white wine. PROSEco is a research programme that tries to establish whether the economic model of Airbnb and Uber sharing platforms is sustainable for all stakeholders. The second could be as sparkling as the first! Paul Belleflamme is a professor of...
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What will work be like tomorrow?

Co-working, telecommuting, robotisation, digitisation, individualisation – the world of work is changing. Convinced that these changes and their effects in terms of health, work and space are worthy of study, six UCLouvain researchers have created Louvain4Work, a transdisciplinary research...
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Science and health

Paediatric palliative care: which quality of life?

Paediatric palliative care aims to improve the quality of life of critically ill children, often at the end of their lives. Preventing or relieving physical pain, treatment-related symptoms, or psychological suffering are clear goals. But does this care really improve children’s quality of...
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