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The University Lyon 1 attains excellence in the fields of higher education and research. The high level of tuition, in a wide variety of subjects ranging from the health sciences to science, technology and sport studies,means that Lyon 1 can count itself among the best of the French universities.
Photon counting Spectral CT is a new and promising imaging modality based on conventional CT concept with energy resolving detector technology. A 4 year collaborative European Project led by the Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, was selected and granted (6.4m€) under the “Horizon 2020” European Research and Innovation program. The Spectral Photon counting CT (SPCCT) project involves 11 European partners and will last 48 months from January 16 till December 2019.
A team of researchers, among them Jean Vannier from the Laboratory of geology of Lyon, has succeeded in reconstructing a 160 million year old compound eye of a fossil crustacean found in southeastern France visible.
Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University, represented by François-Noël Gilly (President), and Institut Paul Bocuse, represented by Hervé Fleury (Executive Vice President), signed an agreement on September 28, 2015 that brings the two institutions together in terms of the fields of health and education.