ULiège combines basic research with applied research to facilitate interdisciplinarity and contacts between scientists. ULiège has an active policy to encourage the development of spin-offs.
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From fundamental research to applied research, the University of Liège is at the forefront in many fields.
At the University of Liège, the management of research activities is entrusted to the 55 Research Units which gather researchers around specific and promising themes, in a dynamic of pooling of resources.
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Natacha Delrez, a PhD student in veterinary medicine at ULiège, won the international final of the Ma thèse en 180 secondes (My Thesis in 180 seconds) competition with her presentation "Once upon a time there was the eel, the virus and the firefly". The young researcher, now an FNRS graduate in her third year of her thesis, is interested in the infection and spread of a herpesvirus in European eels (anguilla anguilla).
Olivier Absil, astronomer and frs-FNRS Research Associate with the STAR Institute, has been awarded a second research grant - an ERC Consolidator Grant - by the European Research Council, for his EPIC (Earth-like Planet Imaging with Cognitive computing) project.
Professor Damien Ernst will receive the Blondel Medal awarded each year in France by the Société de l’Électricité, de l’Électronique et des Technologies de l’information et de la communication (SEE) in recognition of outstanding research work in the field of science and the electrical industry in the broad sense (telecommunications, electronics, electrical networks, etc.).
Geologists of ULiège
Jean-Marc Marion, Frédéric Boulvain, Laurent Barchy, Bernard Mottequin and Pauline Lamberty, geologists from the University of Liège (Eddy Lab / Faculty of Science) are among the co-recipients of the Van den Broeck medal awarded this year to all the geologists who have worked for 30 years on mapping the subsoil of Wallonia.
Michaël Gillon, F.R.S.-FNRS Senior Research associate (Faculty of Sciences) has just been awarded the "NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal" for his work with the Spitzer space telescope, which led to the discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 system.
The SPECULOOS project - Search for habitable Planets EClipsing ULtra-cOOl Stars) aims to detect telluric planets eclipsing some of the smallest and coldest stars in the solar neighbourhood.
The forums offer a permanent programme of conferences-meetings bringing together the research, business and cultural sectors in order to stimulate creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.