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Prof. Philippe Dubois is awarded an FNR PEARL Chair

Prof. Philippe Dubois is awarded an FNR PEARL Chair
On 1 September 2016, world-renowned material scientist Prof. Philippe Dubois will join the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), endowed with a 4 million euro FNR PEARL Chair. Philippe Dubois will strengthen the LIST’s “Smart Materials” initiative and build a new research group in sustainable composite materials (SUSMAT). The aim of his research is to produce new sustainable composite materials out of renewable resources.

date of publication : Thursday 21 April 2016
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Chercheurs à l’école 2016 – When researchers went back to school!

Chercheurs à l’école 2016 – When researchers went back to school!
Researchers go back to high school to present their job: the FNR organised the 6th edition of the campaign “chercheurs à l’école” from 14 to 18 March 2016.

date of publication : Thursday 21 April 2016
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Eurodoc Conference 2016: Early stage researchers' training: which future?

Eurodoc Conference 2016: Early stage researchers' training: which future?
Luxembourg will host the international EURODOC 2016 Conference organised by the national association of doctoral candidates LUXDOC asbl.

The conference entitled Early stage researchers’ training: which future? will take place on 20 and 21 April in Luxembourg. FNR is one of the main sponsors of this conference, the commitment to excellent research training being a central focus of the FNR.

date of publication : Friday 15 April 2016
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Call for the Next Issue of ERCIM News No. 106 (July 2016)

Call for the Next Issue of ERCIM News No. 106 (July 2016)
The FNR is pleased to inform that the next Call for Articles to the ERCIM News No. 106 (July 2016) is now open. Articles have to be sent to the central editor peter.kunz@ercim.eu.

date of publication : Thursday 07 April 2016
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Call for participation: Video shooting and media training for science.lu

Call for participation: Video shooting and media training for science.lu
Are you motivated to participate in science.lu’s video series “meet the scientists”, and show your research to a broad audience? And are you motivated to learn how to present your activity in 2-3 minutes in front of a camera? Then apply here.

date of publication : Thursday 07 April 2016
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Call for Proposals: Funding of bilateral projects with RCN (Norway)

Call for Proposals: Funding of bilateral projects with RCN (Norway)
The FNR has the pleasure to announce the first call for bilateral research projects in the framework of the cooperation agreement with the Research Council of Norway (RCN). Collaborative proposals by researchers from Luxembourg and Norway can be submitted within the RCN’s FRIPRO call 2016 to the specific project types Young Research Talents and Research Projects. Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, 25 May 2016.

date of publication : Thursday 07 April 2016
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Luxembourg seeks to recruit Chair in Neuropathology

Luxembourg seeks to recruit Chair in Neuropathology
Luxembourg is recruiting for a Chair in Neuropathology; a position endowed with funding from the FNR’s PEARL programme and an invited professorship at the University of Luxembourg. The candidate will be hosted at the Laboratoire National de Santé (LNS), and they will be affiliated with the Luxembourg Institute of Health, in addition to the University of Luxembourg. Application deadline is Friday, 13 May.

date of publication : Wednesday 06 April 2016
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ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship Programme - Call for Proposals

ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship Programme - Call for Proposals
The ERCIM Alain Bensoussan Fellowship Programme has launched its Call for Proposals - deadline is Saturday, 30 April 2016.

date of publication : Friday 25 March 2016
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Responsible Research and Innovation Toolkit now available!

Responsible Research and Innovation Toolkit now available!
The FNR is pleased to inform that the Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) Toolkit has just been launched. The Toolkit is designed for individuals as well as institutions involved in research, policy-making, business, education, or civil society organisations.

date of publication : Thursday 24 March 2016
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Calling PhD and postdocs: New FNR Leadership and Communication training course

Calling PhD and postdocs: New FNR Leadership and Communication training course
The FNR, with the support of the University of Luxembourg, is pleased to announce its new training course for doctoral (and early postdoc) candidates on Leadership and Communication. The course will take place over 6 days during the summer - deadline for applications is 15 April 2016.

date of publication : Wednesday 23 March 2016
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