Catholic University of Louvain

Catholic University of Louvain
Place de l’Université 1, 1348 Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve
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L’Université catholique de Louvain (en latin Universitas catholica lovaniensis, en néerlandais Katholieke Universiteit Leuven) est une université fondée en 1834 à Malines par les évêques de Belgique, et scindée depuis 1968 (affaire de Louvain) en deux établissements séparés par la frontière linguistique: l’Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), université francophone multisite, qui a des sièges notamment à Louvain-la-Neuve (province du Brabant wallon), à Mons et Tournai (province du Hainaut), et à Woluwe-Saint-Lambert et Saint-Gilles (région de Bruxelles-Capitale) en Belgique ; La Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL), université néerlandophone, dont le siège se trouve à Louvain (province du Brabant flamand) en Belgique.

Health - Jul 16
According to UCLouvain research conducted in collaboration with WHO, Stanford University, and Harvard Medical School, measles vaccination is taking a back seat to the fight against Covid-19 120 million children are at risk of not being vaccinated this year in poor countries, where Covid-19 claims far fewer victims than measles The study was publ
Health - Jul 9

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 European universities that will redraw the lines of European higher education.

Environment - Jun 22
Environment

The first-of-its-kind study by UCLouvain and Stanford researchers reveals that subsidies for the planting of commercially valuable tree plantations in Chile resulted in the loss of biologically valuable natural forests and little, if any, addition

Health - Jun 8

Objective: increase COVID-19 screening capacity throughout Europe via a mobile, fast and flexible method

Social Sciences - Apr 30

On 1 May UCLouvain Professor Olivier De Schutter becomes United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights His priorities: social protection for all; a just transition ; and involving people living in poverty in implementing solutions On 1 May, UCLouvain Professor Olivier De Schutter begins a mandate as United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.

Innovation - Jun 30

University of Louvain (UCLouvain) created , through its technology transfer office Sopartec, a new European university fund of ¤32m, VIVES Inter-University Fund

Life Sciences - Jun 22
Life Sciences

As humanity fights against the coronavirus, the battle against antibiotic resistant bacteria continues Scientists at UCLouvain have succeeded in capturing unique images of protein soldiers that help bacteria resist drugs.

Health - May 13

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 easily. It's a mechanism called endocytosis.

Health - Jan 23

In brief  (18 seconds of reading): Olivier Feron , a UCLouvain researcher, studies how cancer spreads through the body via metastasis His major discovery was that cancer cells multiply by using lipids as food.




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