The FNR is pleased to announce that the 12th 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. The deadline has been extended to Friday, 1 March 2019.
To highlight early-career researchers across the world, the FNR is running a social media and website campaign, and is actively looking to hear from PhD or Postdoc researchers with a connection to Luxembourg. This is an opportunity for early-career researchers to showcase their work, and inspire students who may be considering a career in research.
The next lecture in the Luxembourg Society for Microbiology’s (LSfM) new lecture series ‘From Single Organisms to Systems Ecology and Evolution’ will take place on Wednesday, 6 March 2019. Topic: ‘European challenges in the control of multidrug-resistant microorganisms’.
As part of a new research seminar series, the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) is hosting a research seminar on ‘Job Vacancies and Immigration: Evidence from Pre- and Post-Mariel Miami’ on Tuesday, 26 February 2019.
Professor Erik Proper has been FNR PEARL Chair at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) since 2010. There he leads a team of scientists who create enterprise models to strategically advise decision-makers and develop new business areas.
Prof Rejko Krüger has been FNR PEARL Chair at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCBS) of the University of Luxembourg since 2014. There he leads a team of scientists working on new approaches for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Rejko Krüger also works as a medical practitioner at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (CHL).
An international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of Luxembourg’s LCSB, have identified the genetic cause of a severe novel childhood disease. The findings provide a solid basis for investigations into therapeutic strategies that could delay or prevent the onset of this rare, but deadly disease.
Results of public research should be accessible to everyone, but the reality is different: Publishers lock scientific publications behind paywalls and make huge profits in doing so. In his capacity as President of Science Europe, FNR Secretary General Marc Schiltz and is at the head of an initiative that wants to abolish the paywalls.