Presentation of the 2017 FNR Annual Report and 2018-21 Strategy

Today, Friday 18 May 2018, the FNR presented its annual report for the year 2017, as well as its Strategy & Action Plan for the years 2018-21. The FNR reflects positively on 2017. A pivotal year for the FNR, as it marked both the end of the 2014-17 multiannual contract with the Government and paved the way for the new 2018-21 strategy. Over the last four years, it committed a total of 240 MEUR for the financing of 892 projects and grants. 


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Lecture Series on Cancer Research: Prof François Fuks

Thursday, 24 May 2018. Lecture: 11:00 – 12:00, CHL, Amphitheatre. Meet & Eat*: 12:30 – 14:00,  LIH, BAM, Mc Clintock room (*Registration required). Topic: ‘Epigenetics and epigenomics in health and diseases’.


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FNR awards eight Travel Grants to Luxembourg PhD candidates for participation in ESOF 2018

Following an open call for proposals among doctoral candidates, the FNR has selected eight Luxembourg doctoral candidates out of twenty applications to participate in the 2018 edition of the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF), taking place from 9 to 14 July in Toulouse, France.


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FNR ATTRACT Fellows – the people behind the science: Andreas Michels

After stays in Germany, Switzerland and Australia, physicist Andreas Michels found himself moving to Luxembourg in 2010, with an FNR ATTRACT Fellowship in his pocket. 8 years on, we spoke to the German/Luxembourgish national about his research group’s work to get a ‘behind the scenes’ look at materials, why they get to travel the world for their experiments, and his thoughts on the development of research in Luxembourg.


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Anna Monzel

Anna Monzel cites her thirst for new knowledge and discoveries as a key contributor in her choosing to follow the path of science. Drawn to Luxembourg because of its interdisciplinary approach, the German national developed a 3D model of the human midbrain for her PhD at the LCSB at the University of Luxembourg – which earned her a Lush Young Researcher Prize.


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Konstantinos Papadopoulos

During his computer science studies, Konstantinos Papadopoulos realised how many unexplored areas there are in the field and his desire for becoming a researcher was born. Now in the 2nd year of his PhD at the SnT at the University of Luxembourg, the Greek national works on developing innovative new approaches to security surveillance.


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Laurie Maldonado

Laurie Maldonado’s research focuses on single-parent families. After suddenly becoming a single parent herself, she experienced first-hand how quickly single-parent families can fall into poverty in the United States, not knowing if she could continue her research. Then Laurie secured an AFR PhD grant, conducting her research at the LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg and at UCLA. A few years and a successful PhD defence later, we talked with Laurie about her journey and her close-to-home research.


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OPEN

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Wednesday 6 June 2018 14:00 CET

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INTER MOBILITY

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

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OPEN ACCESS FUND

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

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RESCOM: SCIENTIFIC EVENTS

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

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EVALUATED PROJECTS IN 2017
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NEW PROJECTS FUNDED IN 2017
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MEUR COMMITTED TO RESEARCH ACTIVITIES 2000-17
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INTERNATIONAL BILATERAL COOPERATION AGREEMENTS CURRENTLY RUNNING WITH 13 COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE
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FINISHED PROJECTS IN 2017
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EXPERTISES REALISED IN 2017

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