WiSE – Women in Science and Engineering in Luxembourg: Conclusions and Recommendations from the WiSE Colloquium

The FNR has compiled a report following the colloquium WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering), held in the beginning of the 2017 in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name. The event brought together 100 scientists, engineers, influencers and decision makers from the Luxembourg public and private research sector and beyond. What is the current situation for women in science and engineering in Luxembourg and how can we do better?

Thanks to a persistent political commitment and considerable government investments into the public and private R&D sector, Luxembourg has the opportunity to welcome a growing number of talented researchers with rich and varied profiles. Yet, Luxembourg currently suffers from a stark lack of female scientists and engineers, particularly in senior positions. “Only 24 per cent … Continued


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International cooperation: Launch of AFR Bilateral Call with Singapore

The FNR is pleased to announce the AFR Bilateral Call for proposals with Singapore is open. Deadline for proposals is Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 14:00 CET.


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AFR researchers featured in Humanities radio talk

Several AFR grantees were recently interviewed on the Luxembourg radio channel 100,7 programme ‘Humanities Talk’. Research topics ranged from forced recruitment in WWII to bike sharing and prostitution. All interviews are available as podcasts. Below is a list of the AFR PhD grant holders interviewed, and their topics: Danièle Wecker (University of Luxemburg) on topic … Continued


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CORE-PPP

Deadlines:
Friday 1 September 2017 14:00 CET

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AFR-PPP

Deadlines:
Friday 1 September 2017 14:00 CET

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POC

Deadlines:
Friday 6 October 2017 14:00 CET

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PRIDE

Deadlines:
Wednesday 11 October 2017 14:00 CET (commitment of participation)
Friday 1 December 2017 14:00 CET (full proposals)

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