FNR Awards 2019: Call open!

The FNR is pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 FNR Awards are now being accepted. Deadline is Friday, 8 February 2019, 14:00 CET.


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Results 2018 CORE Call

The FNR is pleased to communicate it has retained 36 of 137 eligible research projects for funding in the 2018 CORE Call, an FNR commitment of 21.61 MEUR.


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Science Festival 2019: Call for Proposals!

The FNR is pleased to announce that the 11th edition of the Science Festival in Luxembourg will take place from 7 to 10 November 2019. Anyone with an idea for a workshop or show is invited to submit proposals by 15 February 2019.


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Study reveals caesarean birth impacts child’s immune system

When a child is born by vaginal birth, important immune system-stimulating bacteria pass from the mother to the baby, which could explain why babies delivered by caesarean are more prone to diseases linked to the immune system. This important discovery was made by a team of researchers in a study led by FNR ATTRACT Fellow Associate Prof Dr Paul Wilmes from the LCSB at the University of Luxembourg.


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FNR ATTRACT Fellows – the people behind the science: Stan Schymanski

Dr Stan Schymanski is passionate about nature and the outdoors, so much that he shaped his education and career around it. At the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), the biologist studies various aspects of how plants interact with their surroundings. We spoke to the German national about dual science careers, understanding plants, and what it’s like to be a scientist studying the effects of a changing climate.


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Shedding light on how colon cancer develops and progresses

Researchers at the University of Luxembourg have discovered a molecular mechanism that is responsible for the spread of cancer cells in the body and the development of metastases in patients with colon cancer. Their findings, published in ‘Cancer Research’, could help to develop treatments that inhibit tumor growth.


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Researchers develop game to help children learn to count and contribute to science in the process

As part of a research project to better understand the human mind, a research group at the University of Luxembourg, led by FNR ATTRACT Fellow and experimental psychologist Prof Pedro Cardoso-Leite, has developed a game to help children learn to count. The game is a research tool in itself: the goal is to help children learn by understanding how they learn.


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AFR Individual

Deadlines:
Wednesday 20 March 2019 14:00 CET

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JUMP

Deadlines:
Friday 15 March 2019 14:00 CET
Friday 27 September 2019 14:00 CET (Call not open yet)

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CORE

Deadlines:
Thursday 11 April 2019 14:00 CET

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OPEN

Deadlines:
Thursday 6 June 2019 14:00 CET

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FNR PEARL Chairs: Prof Michel Mittelbronn – towards a better understanding of neurodegeneration and brain tumours

FNR PEARL Chairs: Prof Rejko Krüger – connecting fundamental research and clinical care

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

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Introducing FNR ATTRACT Fellows – Alex Redinger (physics / solar cells)

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