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A publication in Nature

Large-scale genomic analysis highlights risk factors for COVID-19

An international collaboration - involving the University of Liege, the University Hospital of Liege and the CHC Mont Légia - has identified several genetic markers associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 severity.

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A publication in Brain Communications

Near-death experiences, a survival strategy that originates in thanatosis, common in the animal kingdom ?

A study lead by Danish and Belgian (GIGA/ULiège) researchers attributes for the first time a biological purpose to near-death experiences (NDEs)

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Institution

Les rectrice et recteurs des universités francophones prennent position face à la situation des sans-papiers grévistes de la faim

Le CReF demande aux autorités politiques compétentes d’user de tous les moyens légaux en leur pouvoir pour trouver des solutions.

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Interview

Les personnes âgées connaissent les mêmes types de violences sexuelles que les personnes plus jeunes

L’équipe de la Care ESPRIst a participé à la première étude à grande échelle sur les violences sexuelles en Belgique. Interview d’Adina Inescu.

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Communiqué de presse

Two third of the Belgian population is sexually victimised during their lifetime

The Care ESPRIst team participated in this large-scale survey in Belgium, which also looked for the first time at sexual violence experienced by older populations.

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Communiqué de presse

Benjamin Chiêm (UCLouvain) lauréat de la finale belge du concours Ma Thèse en 180 secondes

Le jury, présidé par l’astrophysicien Michaël Gillon (Prix Francqui 2021), a octroyé le premier prix à Benjamin Chiêm. Il représentera la Belgique à la finale internationale francophone, le 30 septembre à Paris.

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More than €18 million for the extension of the CSL (Centre Spatial de Liège)

The CSL presented the project to extend its infrastructure and testing capabilities, an investment of more than €18 million, during the visit of Minister Willy Borsus and State Secretary Thomas Dermine.

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A publication in Nature

Unexpected discovery of heavy metal vapours in solar system's comets

Researchers at ULiège have demonstrated for the first time the presence of free iron and nickel atoms in the very cold atmospheres of comets.

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Scientific prize

The prestigious Francqui Prize 2021 awarded to Michaël Gillon for his revolutionary discoveries in astronomy

The prize is awarded for his pioneering research in exoplanetology and astrobiology, including the discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 exoplanetary system.

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PRESS RELEASE

ULiège has developed a demonstrator for recovering phosphorus from our wastewater

In Europe, we have no phosphorus... but we have projects to recover it!

The University of Liège has presented the PULSE demonstrator, a pre-industrial pilot device that enables phosphorus to be recovered from dried sludge directly from wastewater treatment.

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A publication in The Astrophysical Journal

12 new Einstein quasars discovered using artificial intelligence techniques

University of Liège astronomers Ludovic Delchambre, Dominique Sluse and Jean Surdej (STAR Research Institute / Faculty of Sciences) are part of the international team that announced the discovery of these new multiple quasars.

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A publication in Astrophysical Journal

A gravitational wave detector on the Moon?

An international team of scientists and engineers is proposing a revolutionary concept to detect gravitational waves on the Moon.

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