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President Grybauskaitė meets with director general of CERN

On 27 October, Tuesday, President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Director General of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) Professor Rolf-Dieter Heuer and President of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences Professor Valdemaras Razumas. The meeting discussed the contribution of Lithuanian scientists to the most significant discoveries and experiments in the world as well as further cooperation between Lithuanian scientists and CERN. […]


Technology and innovation centre opening in Vilnius

The Sunrise Valley Centre for Technology and Innovation is officially opening in the Lithuanian capital on Wednesday. […]

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Lithuanian universities launch Health Informatics program

With the rapid progress of science and technology, and the increasing demands of top employers for specialists with knowledge in a range of fields, traditional degree programs are being expanded and diversified. It is with this in mind that Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) and the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) have announced the launch of Lithuania’s first ever Health Informatics degree program. […]

Arūnas Lukoševičius. Photo courtesy of KTU

KTU Santaka Valley gives hope of early diagnosis of Parkinson’s

Rapidly ageing society means higher prevalence of age-related diseases, such as Parkinson’s. Although there is no treatment for Parkinson’s, early accurate diagnosis can stop its progression, says Arūnas Lukoševičius, head of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Biomedical Engineering Institute. Collaborating with physicians, the University scientists are developing more effective methods for Parkinson’s disease diagnosis. […]