Science Communicator Networking Event – register now!

The FNR is pleased to announce that the second edition of the Science Communicator Networking Event will take place on Thursday, 23 May 2019 at Hotel Novotel Luxembourg Kirchberg. Registrations for science communicators are open until Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 14:00.


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Lecture series Improving patient & population health through innovative e-health interventions: Dr Conceição Granja

Monday, 1 April 2019. Lecture: 11:30 – 12:30, Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg, 4, rue Ernest Barblé, L-1210 Luxembourg, room: Amphitheatre. Meet & Eat: 12:45 – 14:00 (registration required), LIH, 1A-B, rue Thomas Edison, L-1445 Strassen, room: Curie/Pasteur (3rd floor). Topic: ‘Managing the health care complexity through e-health development’.


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Lecture Series on Infection & Immunity: Prof Adelheid Cerwenka

Thursday, 11 April 2019. Lecture: 12:00 – 13:00, Lycée Guillaume Kroll Salle de projection audiovisuelle. Meet & Eat: 13:30 – 15:00 (registration required), House of BioHealth, Room Françoise Barré-Sinoussi. Topic: ‘Harnessing natural killer cells against solid tumors’.


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Jose-Luis Sanchez-Lopez

Jose-Luis Sanchez-Lopez works with multirotor aerial robots – drones. Despite being early in his research career, the Spanish national’s research is already taking off, having secured him several awards at international competitions. After completing his PhD in 2017, Jose-Luis set his sights on Luxembourg, where he works as a Postdoc at the SnT at the University of Luxembourg, with the goal of giving drones enough AI that they can safely operate autonomously in a range of environments.


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Ernesto Gargiulo

Ernesto Gargiulo has always had a curious and inquisitive disposition, which as a child saw him spending hours outdoors, in a quest to discover. At University, Ernesto’s attention turned to oncology. Set on applying and strengthening his knowledge, the Italian national embarked on a PhD at the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), where he works on characterising exosomes, small extracellular vesicles, linked to cancer development, progression and chemo-resistance.


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Brexit: What are the consequences for European research?

The United Kingdom is one of the most important research partners in the EU. Scientists are accordingly concerned about Brexit – on both sides of the Channel. In his capacity as FNR Secretary General, Marc Schiltz discusses Brexit’s implications for European research. 


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Thomas Elliot

When Thomas Elliot (Tom) cycled from Indonesia to London, he witnessed many people living in hardship. Motivated to research how consumption affects social and environmental justice in a bid to help reduce the hardship witnessed, the New Zealand national applied for an open PhD position at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), where he now works on a project that fuses urban metabolism and ecosystem services.


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BRIDGES

Deadlines:
Friday 19 April 2019 14:00 CET

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CORE

Deadlines:
Thursday 11 April 2019 14:00 CET

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INDUSTRIAL FELLOWSHIPS

Deadlines:
Friday 19 April 2019 14:00 CET

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OPEN

Deadlines:
Thursday 6 June 2019 14:00 CET

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