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 on Infection & Immunity: Treating inflammation with IL-1 blockade from gout to cancer

Thursday, 21 March 2019. Lecture: 09:00 – 10:00 Lycée Guillaume Kroll Salle de projection audiovisuelle. Meet & Eat: 10:30 – 12:00 (registration required). House of BioHealth, Room Françoise Barré-Sinoussi32 rue Henri Koch, Esch/Alzette 4354, Luxembourg. Speaker: Prof Charles Dinarello.


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Budget shifting guidelines clarified

In order to clarify the most frequently asked questions around requests for budget shifts in FNR-funded projects, we have modified the guidelines for budget shifting.


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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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How inequality and economic insecurity affect individual well-being

Economist Prof Conchita d’Ambrosio has been FNR PEARL Chair at the University of Luxembourg since 2013, where she leads a team of scientists investigating how different factors determine individual and social well-being.


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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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AFR Individual

Deadlines:
Wednesday 20 March 2019 14:00 CET

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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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FNR PEARL Chairs: Prof Louis Chauvel – How socioeconomic inequality threatens social democracy

Introducing FNR ATTRACT Fellows: Stan Schymanski (biologist)

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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)

FNR PEARL Chairs: Prof Henderik Proper – Enterprise Modelling – Making the Abstract Tangible

FNR PEARL Chairs: Prof Jens Kreisel – unlocking the secrets of smart materials

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

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