Chercheurs à l’école 2018: More researchers than ever go back to school!

From Monday 19 to Friday, 23 March 2018, the FNR organised the 8th edition of Chercheurs à l’école – with more researchers and schools taking part than ever before.


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Green Talents Competition 2018: Call for applications

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has launched a Call for the award ‘Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development’ to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award is open to young researchers and has an application deadline of Wednesday, 23 May 2018.


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MSCA Individual Fellowships – Grant Writing Workshop

Luxinnovation is organising a grant writing workshop aimed at recent or prospective postdocs moving to Luxembourg from all scientific areas, both public and private, as well as principal investigators and research facilitators. The workshop takes place on Monday, 11 June 2018, with a registration deadline of Tuesday, 1 May.


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FNR ATTRACT Fellows – the people behind the science: Paul Wilmes

Paul Wilmes’ original background is in Environmental Sciences, but with his FNR ATTRACT Fellowship and move from the United States to Luxembourg in 2010, the Luxembourg national branched out into biomedicine. We spoke to the prolific scientist about his ‘gut-on-a-chip’ model, the importance of carving out research niches, his goals and recent parental leave period.


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Michel Summer

For his AFR PhD at Trinity College Dublin, historian Michel Summer is re-assessing the political activity of medieval Anglo-Saxon missionary Willibrord, who in addition to being a landowner, scholar and ambassador, founded a monastery in Luxembourg. We spoke to the Luxembourg national about how history promotes critical thinking, and why he believes historians are needed more than ever.


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Amy Parrish

During her Master’s studies, Amy Parrish found her passion for research with a clinical aspect. Having come from London to Luxembourg to pursue her AFR PhD at the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) in the research group of Mahesh Desai, the American national studies the bacteria that inhabit our gut, to shed light on the development of diseases such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: German Castignani

After doing his Master’s degree and working in the private sector in Argentina, German Castignani decided to do a research internship in France, which piqued his interest for research. After completing his PhD in wireless networking in France, the Italian-Argentinian national came to Luxembourg, where he added an entrepreneurial perspective to his vehicular telematics research, co-founding the SnT’s first spin-off Motion-S.


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BRIDGES

Deadlines:
Friday 20 April 2018 14:00 CET
Friday 12 October 2018 14:00 CET

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INDUSTRIAL FELLOWSHIPS

Deadlines:
Friday 20 April 2018 14:00 CET
Friday 12 October 2018 14:00 CET

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PSP-FLAGSHIP

Deadlines:
Tuesday 15 May 2018 14:00 CET

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OPEN ACCESS FUND

Deadlines:
Saturday 30 June 2018 14:00 CET (or first working day thereafter)

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Introducing FNR ATTRACT Fellows: Pedro Cardoso-Leite (experimental physchology)

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