Bordeaux Segalen University

Bordeaux Segalen University (French: Université Bordeaux Segalen; originally called University of Victor Segalen Bordeaux II) was one of four universities in Bordeaux (together with Bordeaux 1, Michel de Montaigne Bordeaux 3 and Montesquieu Bordeaux IV) and five in Aquitaine. In 2014, it merged with Bordeaux 1 and Bordeaux 4 to form University of Bordeaux.[1]

Bordeaux Segalen University
Université Bordeaux Segalen
Bordeaux Segalen University logo.svg
TypePublic
Established1968 (historic 1441)
Endowment million
Budget 171 million
PresidentManuel Tunon de Lara
Academic staff
1,012
Administrative staff
1,291
Students21,474
449
Address
146 rue Léo-Saignat
33076 Bordeaux Cedex
France
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Websitewww.univ-bordeauxsegalen.fr

Bordeaux Segalen also contained the UFR d'Oenologie, a reputed oenological institute founded in 1880 by Ulysse Gayon, the same year of foundation as the similar faculty of University of California at Davis.[2]

Since 2003, a team led by Dominique Martin of the Bordeaux University Hospital, has been rehearsing for the first human operation in zero gravity, using Zero-G aircraft. The operation is part of a project to develop surgical robots in space that are guided via satellite by Earth-based doctors. The project is developed with backing from the European Space Agency (ESA).[3]

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  1. ^ "University of Bordeaux". Retrieved 2021-02-17.
  2. ^ winepros.com.au. Oxford Companion to Wine. "Bordeaux University". Archived from the original on 2008-07-27.
  3. ^ USA Today (September 27, 2006 ) French doctors say pioneering zero-gravity surgery was a success

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Coordinates: 44°49′32″N 0°36′21″W / 44.82556°N 0.60583°W / 44.82556; -0.60583