Presentation of the 2018 FNR annual report

Today, Friday, 24 May 2019, Véronique Hoffeld – Chair of the FNR Board – and Marc Schiltz, FNR Secretary General, presented the FNR’s Annual Report for 2018.
The year 2018 was marked by the new multi-year agreement 2018-21 signed between the FNR and the Government, but also by the work of redefining national research priorities for which the FNR was mandated by its supervisory ministry. In 2018, the FNR evaluated 735 proposals submitted under its various instruments and granted funding to 260 research projects. The FNR committed 72.1 MEUR to finance the selected projects. 


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Job opportunity at FNR: Science Programme Manager

The FNR seeks to recruit a Science Programme Manager with a strong interest in Research, Science communication and public outreach, and Science Policy. The position is on a permanent full-time contract (CDI) and has an application deadline of Tuesday, 28 May 2019.


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Inequality and…? Lecture Series: Inequality and the Art Market

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 13:00. European Investment Bank98-100, Bd Konrad Adenauer, Luxembourg. Speaker: Dr. Andres Solimano, International Center for Globalization and Development (CIGLOB).


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International cooperation: FNR and ANR renew agreement to support research collaboration between France and Luxembourg

The FNR and the French Agence National de la Recherche (ANR) have renewed their collaboration agreement in the framework of the FNR’s INTER programme. The agreement enables Luxembourg-based researchers to collaborate with partners in France on bilateral projects.


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Understanding our immune system

Stemming from Italy, Indonesia, Luxembourg, Portugal and Spain, the members of the Experimental & Molecular Immunology Group truly are an international team. In the group of FNR ATTRACT Fellow Prof Dr Dirk Brenner at the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), the team of young researchers investigates different aspects of the immune system with one common goal: Understanding how our immune system is regulated by different mechanisms – and how this knowledge can be used to combat disease.


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INTER Mobility: From Luxembourg to UC Berkeley

The FNR’s INTER Mobility programme enables exchange between researchers based in Luxembourg and abroad. We speak to Dr Spero Paravantis from the University of Luxembourg about his six-month research stay UC Berkeley in the United States and the tremendously positive effect the exchange continues to have on his research.


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Silvia Girardi

Silvia Girardi is a sociologist with an interest in studying policies that aim to contrast poverty. As part of her joint PhD at Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) and KU Leuven, the Italian national looks at the social policies that support low-income households in Luxembourg, taking the perspectives of the citizens on the receiving end, and the social workers involved in implementation.


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Carole Lara Veiga de Sousa

Why can our bodies defend itself against some diseases but not others? This is something Carole Lara Veiga de Sousa has always been eager to understand. In the framework of her PhD at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) and Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), the Portuguese national took at closer look at the microglial cells – immune cells in the central nervous system – and what impact they have on the brain’s ability to fend of infections.


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INTER MOBILITY

Deadlines:
Sunday 30 June 2019 14:00 CET (or first working day thereafter)

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RESCOM: SCIENTIFIC EVENTS

Deadlines:
Sunday 30 June 2019 14:00 CET (or first working day thereafter)

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PSP-FLAGSHIP

Deadlines:
Friday 20 September 2019 14:00 CET

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OPEN

Deadlines:
Thursday 6 June 2019 14:00 CET

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MEUR COMMITTED TO RESEARCH ACTIVITIES 2000-18
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EVALUATED PROJECTS IN 2018
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NEW PROJECTS FUNDED IN 2018
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INTERNATIONAL BILATERAL COOPERATION AGREEMENTS CURRENTLY RUNNING WITH 13 COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE
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FINISHED PROJECTS IN 2018
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EXPERTISES REALISED IN 2018
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RUNNING PROJECTS (as of 31.12.18)

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