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18.01.2016 - 31.08.2016

Professor-Researcher Recruitment for 2016

Pierre and Marie Curie University is recruiting qualified associate professors and full professors.All full-time university positions that start on 1 September, 2016. Click here for more information on ...
17.04.2015

Jean Chambaz Elected to the EUA Board

Thursday, April 16th in Antwerp, Belgium: Jean Chambaz, president of UPMC, was elected to the board of the European University Association (EUA) for a four-year term. Four other rectors and presidents ...
25.07.2014

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04.11.2009 - 04.01.2010

European Museum Display Design Contest

Registration opens November 4, 2009 Submissions accepted until midnight (CET), January 4, 2010The Oceanological Observatory of Banyuls-sur-mer – Arago Laboratory, French center for marine research, is ...
24.03.2009

UPMC cooperates with Ifremer

Ifremer is a public institution of industrial and commercial character, under the triple supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and the ...

The Roscoff station is expanding

The Biology Station of Roscoff needs space! Recognised at a European and international level as a research and teaching centre of reference for marine biology and oceanology (the site notably runs a network ...

RESEARCH

21.04.2016

The Climate: from the Past to the Future

More than 2,000 researchers, faculty, administrative staff and students at UPMC and Sorbonne University are working every day to understand and explain the issues of climate change to enable citizens to take over these issues. ...
31.03.2016

Professor Barghava Presents the Mysterious Ramanujan at UPMC

On Monday, April 4, 2016, on UPMC's Jussieu campus, the Indo-Canadian-American mathematician Manjul Barghava will moderate the opening session of the UNESCO International Conference on Zero. Professor ...
25.03.2016

Camille Risi Awarded the CNRS Bronze Medal

Camille Risi, a researcher at the Dynamic Meteorology Laboratory (LMD*), has won the 2016 CNRS** bronze medal. A member of the LMD since 2011, Camille Risi evaluates the realism of the models used for ...
11.03.2016

Gravitational Waves, a new way to explore the Universe

On 14 September 2015, gravitational wave detectors from the LIGO/VIRGO collaboration observed a signal from the coalescence of two black holes with masses of 36 and 29 solar masses at a distance of about ...
05.02.2016

Will the globetrotting Zika virus arrive in Europe soon?

We know about chikungunya and dengue fevers, but now there’s another virus transmitted by mosquitos: Zika. This usually benign virus could cause severe birth defects. The World Health Organization predicts ...
26.11.2015

#demainleclimat, Sorbonne University’s year of mobilization for climate study

2000 men and women work daily at UPMC and Sorbonne University studying the environment and the climate. Researchers, professors, administrative staff, students... everyone has been mobilized in 2015 to ...
06.11.2015

Get Involved! Participate in a Study of the Oceans

An in-depth study of the polar sea waters is crucial to understanding the mechanisms of climate change: the exchanges of heat and CO2 between the atmosphere and the ocean, the CO2 sequestration in the ...
10.07.2015

Climate: Decisive Feedback on our Future

Luc Abbadie, UPMC professor and director of the Paris Institute of Ecology and Environmental Science (IEES[1]) presents the focus of his research and issues of the conference Our Common Future Under Climate ...
10.07.2015

Climate: Decisive Feedback on our Future

Luc Abbadie, UPMC professor and director of the Paris Institute of Ecology and Environmental Science (IEES[1]) presents the focus of his research and issues of the conference Our Common Future Under Climate ...
03.06.2015

UPMC Robotics on the Cover of Nature magazine

Researchers at the Intelligent Systems and Robotics Institute (ISIR, a joint UPMC/CNRS structure) and colleagues from the University of Lorraine* are the cover story in Nature. Their work, published in ...
05.03.2015

A UPMC doctorate has won the International Daniel Jouvance Award

The Daniel Jouvance International Award 2014 has been attributed to Marine Landa. The scientist conducted her thesis at the Microbial Oceanography Laboratory (LOMIC) joint research unit UPMC/CNRS, part ...
31.01.2014

The UPMC Foundation and AXA Insurance Launch a Chair for Alzheimer’s Research

The UPMC Foundation and the AXA insurance company have officially launched the Chair for research on Alzheimer's Disease on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014.The Chair holder is Professor Harald Hampel, ...
22.01.2014

Water Vapor Discovered for the First Time Around an Asteroid

An international team, including researchers from CNRS and the Paris Observatory at LESIA1 (Observatoire de Paris/CNRS/UPMC/Université Paris-Diderot) and at IMCEE2 (Observatoire de Paris/CNRS/UniversUPMC/Université ...
20.12.2013

The Vision Institute and Langevin Institute Receive a Synergy Grant from the European Research Council

On December 18, 2013, the European Research Council (ERC) announced  the names of the thirteen projects selected from nearly 450 applicants who received a Synergy grant and who will share a total of €150 million. ...
18.12.2013

Véronique Perdereau, awarded a Stars of Europe trophy

Professor at the Institute of Intelligent Systems and Robotics ( ISIR-UPMC/CNRS ) and coordinator of the HANDLE project, Véronique Perdereau was awarded the Star of Europe during the launching ceremony ...
13.12.2013

Cédric Villani, new member of the French Academy of Sciences

Director of the Institut Henri Poincaré (CNRS/UPMC) and professor of mathematics at the University of Lyon 1, Cédric Villani was elected member of the French Academy of Sciences on December 10, 2013. ...
13.12.2013

Laure Saint-Raymond, youngest elected to the Academy of Science

38-year-old Laure Saint-Raymond became the youngest member elected to the French Academy of Sciences in the section of mechanical and computer science on December 10, 2013. She is a professor of mathematics ...
12.12.2013

A Revolutionary Method for Gluing Gels and Biological Tissues

Researchers have discovered an efficient and easy-to-use method for bonding together gels and biological tissues. A team headed by Ludwik Leibler, involving researchers from the Laboratory of Soft Matter ...
12.12.2013

When Will the Earth Lose Its Oceans?

 When the Earth does lose its oceans? Under the effect of the naturally growing luminosity of the Sun—a very slow phenomenon unrelated to the current global warming—the Earth's temperature is expected ...
09.12.2013

Lamia Braci receives the France Quality Performance Award, Student Category

A doctoral candidate in process and high-technology engineering, Lamia Braci won the France Quality Performance Prize, in the Student category on 28 novembre 2013. This award recognizes her professional ...
22.11.2013

The Vision Institute Inaugurates StreetLab Platform

On Tuesday, November 26, 2013, the Vision Institute, a partnership of UPMC, CNRS and Inserm, inaugurated its first artificial street.The StreetLab platform enables researchers to design and develop ...
18.11.2013

Typhoon Haiyan: a recurring phenomenon?

 Philipe Drobinski is research director at the CNRS laboratory in dynamic meteorology of the Pierre-Simon Laplace Institute (IPSL, CNRS/UPMC/UVSQ/CEA/IRD/CNES/Polytechnic/ENS) and assistant professor at ...
12.07.2013

Benjamin Rotenberg awarded the Young Researcher and the Michel Gouilloud-Schlumberger Prizes

A CNRS researcher in the laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Electrolytes, Colloids and Analytical Sciences (PECSA, UPMC/CNRS/ESPCI ParisTech), Benjamin Rotenberg received the Young Researcher Award in ...
12.07.2013

Ludovic Jullien, Winner of the Teaching and Education Division of the French Chemical Society

The Teaching and Education Division Award from the French Chemical Society went to Ludovic Jullien, chemistry professor and director of the UPMC laboratory "Selective Activation Process by Uni-electronic ...
12.07.2013

Julia Contreras-Garcia, awarded the European High Pressure Research Group (EHPRG) Prize

Julia Contreras-Garcia, CNRS researcher and member of the Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory (LCT, UPMC/CNRS) has received the Young Scientist Award from the European High Pressure Research Group (EHPRG) ...
12.07.2013

Anny Jutand, Grand Prix Achille Le Bel

The Board of Directors of French Chemical Society has awarded the Joseph-Achille Le Bel Prize to Anny Jutand, CNRS Research Director at the PASTEUR Laboratory (Selective Activation Process by Electronic ...
11.07.2013

Sylvia Serfaty awarded again, this time with the Mergier-Bourdeix Grand Prize from the Academy of Sciences

Sylvia Serfaty, professor-researcher in the applied mathematics laboratory Jacques-Louis Lions (CNRS/UPMC), was given the Mergier-Bourdeix Award from the French Academy of Sciences. This award is given ...
11.07.2013

Guy Pujolle, Awarded Telecom Prize from the Academy of Sciences

Guy Pujolle, a professor-researcher in computer science at LIP6 (UPMC/CNRS), has received the France Telecom Award from the Academy of Sciences. This award recognizes researchers or engineers in France ...
14.06.2013

Former UPMC doctoral student awarded scholarship

Philippe Esling, a former doctoral student at UPMC, is winner of the General Council of Val-de-Marne from 2012 to 2013.Established for 30 years, this award recognizes students from the Val-de-Marne, but ...
22.05.2013

Arnaud Basdevant, UPMC Professor obesity specialist, becomes member of the French Academy of Medicine

Arnaud Basdevant, Professor at the Pierre and Marie Curie Faculty of Medicine, has been newly elected as to the French Academy of Medicine in the first division of medicine and medical specialties.He is head of the Nutrition department and of the "Endocrinology-Diabetology-Nutrition-Prevention" division at the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital. ...
15.04.2013

Guillaume Fiquet, deputy director of the IMPMC (UPMC/CNRS/IRD), awarded for his work in geochemistry

Guillaume Fiquet, CNRS Research Director and Deputy Director of the Institute of Mineralogy and Condensed Matter Physics, has been elected a 2013 Geochemical Fellow at the Geochemical Society and the ...
02.04.2013

UPMC Inaugurates a Pan-European Doctoral Program on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Jean Chambaz, president of UPMC, has launched the creation of the doctoral program in the field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), part of the Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) ...
09.10.2012

Serge Haroche Receives the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics

On Tuesday, October 9th, the Swedish Academy awarded the Nobel Prize for physics jointly to Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland. The two physicists were rewarded "for ground-breaking experimental methods ...
21.09.2012

Alessandra Carbone, Grammaticakis-Neuman Prize winner

A full professor at UPMC’s Department of Computer Science and director of the Genomics of Microorganisms Laboratory (CNRS/UPMC), Alessandra Carbone received the Grammaticakis-Neuman Prize, given by the ...
31.08.2012

Sylvia Serfaty, Henri Poincaré Prize winner

Sylvia Serfaty, a full professor at Pierre and Marie Curie University since 2007 and member of the Jacques-Louis Lions Laboratory, received the Henri Poincaré Prize on August 6th during the 17th International ...
06.07.2012

CERN observes new particle consistent with long-sought Higgs boson

 “We have reached a milestone in our understanding of nature”  At a seminar held at CERN on July 4th as a curtain raiser to the year’s major particle physics conference, ICHEP2012 in Melbourne, the ATLAS ...
01.07.2012

SATT LUTECH Transfer Starts Up

Combined Forces Will Maximize the Innovative Potential in its Regions SATT LUTECH has launched its business operations, bringing a new level of technology transfer capabilities to the Ile de France and ...
06.09.2011

Senior executives visit UPMC

On July 13th, senior executives from some of the largest international industrial companies spent the morning visiting UPMC. After seeing demonstrations at four UPMC laboratories—the ISIR, LOCEAN, L2E
24.09.2009

International Year of Astronomy - Galilean Nights

On 22-24 October 2009, the International Year of Astronomy 2009 Cornerstone Project, Galilean Nights, will see amateur and professional astronomers, enthusiasts and the public taking to the streets all ...
26.03.2009

Mikhaïl Gromov, winner of the 2009 Abel Prize

Mikhaïl Gromov, French mathematician of Russian origin and ex-UPMC professor, well known for his remarkable contributions in different fields of geometry, has been awarded the 2009 Abel Prize.This prestigious ...
24.03.2009

UPMC cooperates with Ifremer

Ifremer is a public institution of industrial and commercial character, under the triple supervision of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research, the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and the ...
05.03.2009 - 03.04.2009

Anisotropic magnetization relaxation in diluted magnetic semiconductor films

Diluted magnetic semiconductors, such as Mn boosted GaAs, couple the advantages of semiconductors with the magnetic properties necessary for the development of spin electronics. Researchers from the Nanosciences ...
24.02.2009

Georges Calas Elected Fellow of the Geochemical Society

Georges Calas, professor at UPMC and at the University Institute of France and researcher at the Institut de Minéralogie et de physique des milieux condensés (CNRS-UPMC), has been elected Fellow of the ...
20.02.2009

Long Live the Charles Foix Institute of Longevity!

The first stone of the Charles Foix Institute of Longevity was laid on Thursday, February 17, at the Charles Foix hospital, in the presence of: Jean Mariani, Scientific Director, Jean-Paul Huchon, President ...
01.03.2008

The Vision Institute, the First European Research Centre Dedicated to Eye Diseases

Diseases of the retina are the primary causes of blindness in Western countries. Currently, there are more than one million people in France affected by vision problems, 77 000 of whom are blind. That ...

The Brain and spinal cord Institute

"The ICM will enable brain and spinal cord disorders to be prevented, treated and cured.  It is a world-unique institute that will bring together 800 researchers to develop new treatments quickly as urgent ...

Research horizon : when the nanomaterials write our future...

In the "materials" family, I'd like the "nanos". Nanomaterials have made a spectacular breakthrough into the public square since the beginning of this century. In the United States, according to the "Emerging Nanotechnologies Project"1, ...

Research horizon: the bugs in cell communication

Speaking, listening, understanding, interpreting, answering...certain rules govern communication between human beings. A discussion can become a cacophony in no time if the rules are not respected. It's ...

A double helix that is more than lifelike

Research scientists from the “Colloid and divided materials” group of the LI2C laboratory, “Ionic liquids and charged interfaces” (UMR 7612 UPMC, CNRS, ESPCI) in Paris, and their colleagues at New York’s ...

When will we be finished with AIDS?

On World AIDS Day, Dominique Costagliola, research director of the UPMC-INSERM U720 unit (clinical epidemiology and treatment of HIV infection) spoke of the promising work going on in this field and of ...

Philippe Colomban, a light wizard in the service of art and history

His research interests lie at the crossroads of science, art and history. Director of UPMC’s LADIR (laboratory of dynamics, interactions and reactivity - 50 people) and research director at the CNRS, Philippe Colomban is working on the development of tools able to make materials “talk”, ...

INTERNATIONAL

17.02.2016

AUTOMICS: When the Chips are Down

Integrated circuits are the building blocks of all electronic devices, but they’re also found throughout today’s cars—in anti-locking brakes, airbags, air conditioning, and to control and monitor the engine. ...
15.11.2015 - 20.01.2016

2016-2017 Applications for first year of the bachelor’s degree or first-year medical studies (PAES) for foreign students from outside the European area and with no exchange program

You have obtained or will obtain a French baccalauréat (High School certification exam): Applicants residing abroad, who are holders and future holders of a French baccalauréat must connect to the portal ...
16.12.2015

ERC Science Delivers

Two innovative projects to promote the results of ERC-funded research have just been launched. ERC=Science² and ERCcOMICS will carry out a range of activities combining traditional and new communication ...
19.10.2015 - 22.11.2015

Mitacs funding for research in France/Canada

Mitacs funding for collaborative international research in France and CanadaMitacs is now accepting applications for competitive international research opportunities, including student travel to Canada ...
29.10.2015 - 20.01.2016

Chateaubriand Fellowship

The Chateaubriand Fellowshipcall for applications is now open: http://www.chateaubriand-fellowship.orgComplete applications must be submitted by January 20, 2016.  The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. ...
19.10.2015 - 15.03.2016

France-Stanford Center 2016-2017 Call for Proposals/Applications

The France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies is pleased to announce the following call for proposals/applications for 2016-2017: FSCIS Collaborative Projects Deadline for applications:
19.10.2015 - 22.11.2015

Call for Charpak exchange Program

The Embassy of France in India launches The January intake of the Charpak Exchange program The program is open to Indian students of bachelor’s and master’s degree courses willing to do an exchange program ...
16.03.2015 - 20.10.2016

International Scholarship for master's

International scholarships for Master Scholarship for 2015-2016The scholarship period is from Sept 2015 to July 2016 and courses are given at the University Pierre et Marie Curie.The enrollment will ...
09.03.2015 - 30.09.2015

Plas@Par summer school

  From the laboratory to the distant universe : the world of plasmas Annoucement for the The 3rd Plas@Par summer school  Date and place: 23-29 August 2015, in Roscoff (Brittany) The application are open until May 31st , ...
11.12.2014

Healthy Living and Active Aging: the KIC EIT Health (Innolife) has won the EIT Tender

The Innolife consortium of 144 European companies, research institutes and universities has won EU backing to promote healthy living and active aging. The group has been selected as a new Knowledge and ...

Tohoku University Engineering Summer Program 2015-Robotics

  Tohoku University Engineering Summer Program 2015-Robotics  July-August -About Tohoku University  Since its founding in 1907, Tohoku University has engaged in world-class education and research activities. ...

Tohoku University Engineering Summer Program 2015-Robotics

  Tohoku University Engineering Summer Program 2015-Robotics  July-August -About Tohoku University  Since its founding in 1907, Tohoku University has engaged in world-class education and research activities. ...

SUGI FROM GATE PROGRAM

Introduction GATE (knowledGe mAnagement Technology transfer and Education programme) is an Erasmus Mundus mobility project funded by the European Commission (2012 - 2016). It has provided 103 scholarships ...
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INTERNATIONAL MASTER EIT Digital

 LOOKING FOR AN INNOVATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL MASTER THAT OPENS THE WAY TO CHALLENGING PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES?In partnership with 20 leading European technical universities, UPMC offers an international ...
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INTERNATIONAL MASTER EIT Digital

 LOOKING FOR AN INNOVATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL MASTER THAT OPENS THE WAY TO CHALLENGING PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES?In partnership with 20 leading European technical universities, UPMC offers an international ...

CAMPUS LIFE

Orientation Week

The transition from high school to university is, for many, a memorable moment, though the memories may not only be fond ones. Adapting to a new way of lifestyle is not easy. To have a good chance of succeeding, ...

Project Rooms for Student Use

UPMC makes project rooms available for students from Monday, 13 October between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m.; Mondays and Tuesdays: rooms J3, J4 and J5 - Patio 44/55Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: rooms J23, ...

Press Office

07.03.2016 - 07.03.2016

Jean Chambaz Re-elected President of Pierre and Marie Curie University

Jean Chambaz has been re-elected president of Pierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC) by the University's Administrative Board on March 7th, 2016.As part of the "Reunis" (United) group, he received 21 ...
16.12.2015

MSDAVENIR and the UPMC Foundation have signed a sponsorship agreement to support the overall development of a “Patient University.”

MSDAVENIR funding to support research and the Pierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC) Foundation today signed a sponsorship agreement to support the overall development of a Patient University. Under ...
12.11.2015

The LightOn Project Goes into Incubation

The LightOn project was developed by six inventors, including two professors from UPMC, in the Kastler-Brossel Laboratory (UPMC/CNRS/ENS/Collège de France) and the Statistical Physics Laboratory (ENS/CNRS/UPMC), ...
16.07.2015

Scientists Uncover the Secrets of Microalgaes Called Diatoms

As part of an international collaboration, a team of French researchers has revealed new aspects of the cellular mechanisms underlying the amazing photosynthesizing capabilities of the tiny single-cell ...
03.07.2015

Oceans 2015 Initiative: analysing the oceans' future and alerting decision makers attending the COP21

The ocean moderates global warming and the climate, but at the cost of a profound alteration of the chemical and physical functioning of its ecosystems and the services they provide to humanity. Grouped ...
30.06.2015

Unesco and UPMC Are Hosting an International Conference on Climate Change

From July 7 to 10, 2015, Unesco and UPMC will host the international scientific conference "Our Common Future under Climate Change" dedicated to the great challenges of climate change. Organized in preparation ...
02.04.2015

Sorbonne University is mobilizing its researchers on climate and the environment and has launched the site www.demainleclimat.fr

The UPMC Jussieu Campus is sporting a new banner on climate change, illustrated by the artist Yak and his famous Elyx character. Sorbonne University’s main focus for the year is to provide the keys to ...
31.03.2015

UNAM and Sorbonne University Sign a Deeper Partnership

Sorbonne University and Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) signed a university cooperation agreement on Monday, March 30, 2015. UNAM, the largest university in Mexico and Latin America, has ...
26.03.2015

Combining magnetism and light to fight cancer

Researchers at the Laboratoire Physicochimie des Electrolytes et Nanosystèmes Interfaciaux (CNRS/UPMC) and the Laboratoire Matière et Systèmes Complexes (CNRS/Université Paris Diderot) achieved complete ...
10.03.2015

Obesity and T2 Diabetes:are there cells at the junction of the microbiota and inflammation?

Scientists at Institut Cochin (CNRS/Inserm/Université Paris Descartes) and ICAN – Institute of Cardiometabolism And Nutrition (Inserm/UPMC/AP-HP) have discovered that a class of inflammatory cells, MAIT ...
16.02.2015

How Are Vertebrates Formed?

A simple physical mechanism, similar to oragami folding, enables the change of an unformed mass of cells to an embryo organized according to the overall plan of vertebrates. This is the main conclusion ...
23.01.2015

Brain and Spatial Attention: Can the left hemisphere compensate for lesions on the right hemisphere?

Dr. Paolo Bartolomeo, Inserm Research Director and Head of the PICNIC LAB team at the Brain and Spinal Cord Institute – the ICM (a joint Inserm-CNRS-UPMC institute), and his collaborators published the ...
11.12.2014

Rosetta: The first results of the ROSINA instrument

First measurements by the Rosetta mission's ROSINA instrument show that the deuterium-to-hydrogen (D/H) ratio of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is highly enriched in deuterium. These results contradict ...
11.12.2014

Healthy Living and Active Aging: the KIC EIT Health (Innolife) has won the EIT Tender

The Innolife consortium of 144 European companies, research institutes and universities has won EU backing to promote healthy living and active aging. The group has been selected as a new Knowledge and ...
13.02.2014

The UPMC Foundation and AXA Insurance Launch Alzheimer's Chair

 Wednesday, February 12th, 2014. The AXA Research Fund and Pierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC) in Paris today announced the launch of a permanent Chair for research into Alzheimer’s disease. With ...
12.02.2014

Essilor and the Vision Institute Join Forces to Study Aging of Vision

Essilor and the Vision Institute (UPMC, Inserm and the CNRS) announce the creation of a joint research laboratory on the theme of “Visual Aging, Action and Autonomy”. Its aim is to evaluate and to gain ...
31.01.2014

Researchers Develop First Single-Molecule LED

The ultimate challenge in the race to miniaturize light emitting diodes (LED) has now been met: a team led by the Institut de Physique et de Chimie des Matériaux de Strasbourg (IPCMS, CNRS/Université de Strasbourg), ...
29.01.2014

Sorbonne University and Its Partners Launch the Quadrivium 1 Seed Fund

At the initiative of the UPMC Foundation, Sorbonne University members are endowed with the Quadrivium 1 seed funds in the amount of €60 million, of which they announced the first closing at €35.5 million ...
29.01.2014

Storing a Twisted Photon in a Quantum Memory

Physicists at the Kastler Brossel Laboratory (LKB, CNRS/UPMC/ENS/CdF) have stored in an ensemble of cold atoms and retrieved on demand quantum bits carried by light pulses at the single-photon level. For the first time, ...
17.01.2014

First Infrared Satellite Monitoring of Peak Pollution

Plumes of several anthropogenic pollutants (especially particulate matter and carbon monoxide) located near ground level over China have for the first time been detected from space. The work was carried ...
05.07.2013

Top European Doctoral Candidates and Business Leaders from Lafarge, L'Oréal, McKinsey, Renault Meet to Discuss Leadership on the UPMC campus in Paris

The 2013 LERU Summer SchoolPierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC) hosted this year’s League of European Research Universities (LERU) Summer School the 8 to 12 July, 2013 on the historic Cordeliers campus ...
28.10.2011

Depression: the links between environment, psychology and genetics become clearer

Disorders such as anxiety or depression have causes both psychological and environmental and a genetic component. However, it is not yet clear how each element affects the brain and generates anxiety and depressive symptoms. ...
31.05.2011

NASA selects the OSORIS-REx Mission

The OSIRIS-REx mission (Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer), in which LESIA is highly involved, has been selected by NASA in the New Frontiers program.
29.01.2011

LERU : "Getting to grips with the competitive challenge"

The League of European Research Universities (LERU) argues for a long term and substantial investment in basic research.The European research base has some of the highest levels of productivity and excellence ...
05.11.2010

Five distant galaxies detected by Herschel

An international team of astronomers, including several French researchers, is to measure the exact distance of five very distant galaxies, thanks to the Herschel Space Observatory, ESA and ground-based ...

European University Centre opened at Peking University

In April a European University Centre opens at Peking University, the highest ranked university in China. The Centre will have its office on the main campus. Apart from Peking University the following ...

Digital simulation: toward an alternative tool in the medical sector

The mathematical modelling of real-life phenomena attempts to identify the main mechanisms that are involved in their happening. This modelling makes it possible in particular to make digital simulations ...

Plasmas: from the Earth to distant galaxies

The plasma state is the fourth state of matter. In our immediate environment, we only encounter it in exceptional situations such as in lightning during storms and neon signs. It is thus less well known ...

When spectroscopy unveils the secrets of art

Antique ceramics, medieval stained glass windows, easel paintings, wall paintings, metal objects – if these all evoke a different time period, what they have in common is the extraordinary fragility of ...

Analytical sciences: very discreet detectives

Whether it is the traceability of genetically modified organisms, the analysis of industrial, urban or agricultural effluents, the identification of criminals or the drug-taking of athletes, analytical ...

UPMC on the SUN (SOLEIL): New spectroscopic methods

Whether it is fundamental or applied science, the border is never very clear. Understanding the intimate properties of matter is today one of the preliminary stages in the development of new technologies. ...

UPMC charts new territory on the East Coast

 November 2008. The president of UPMC - Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Jean-Charles Pomerol, will be visiting US universities on the east coast from November 9th to 18th to discuss possible collaboration ...