Call for participation: Pairing Scheme – Politics meets Research

The FNR, in cooperation with the Parliament of Luxembourg, is organising the third edition of the exchange programme “Pairing Scheme”, where researchers and members of the Parliament of Luxembourg meet in their respective working environments, between November 2022 and May 2023. If you are a Principal Investigator and want to take part in this exceptional experience, respond to our call for participation by Thursday, 15 September 2022, 10:00.


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Temporary FNR support for Researchers who have fled the war in Ukraine

This measure serves to provide support for researchers who have fled the war in Ukraine. These persons should be employed at Luxembourg public research institutions in ongoing FNR projects for a maximum of 6 months based on requests for additional funding. The FNR earmarks 1 MEUR for these grants. Additionally, 5 INTER Mobility grants in the 2022-2 call are earmarked for researchers from Ukraine.


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New podcast in collaboration with Lëtzebuerger Journal: Raphaël Kies

The FNR is pleased to share the newest podcast in the collaboration with Lëtzebuerger Journal. Titled ‘Mäin Element’, the series features researchers in Luxembourg talking about their lives and their passion for science, showing a glimpse of the people behind the science. The 13th episode features social scientist Raphaël Kies.


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SciCom Luxembourg – register now!

The FNR is pleased to announce that the fourth edition of SciCom Luxembourg (previously known as Science Communicator Networking Event) will take place on Thursday, 29 September 2022 at ChouChou Luxembourg.


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Neighbourhood characteristics as determinants of health

Unhealthy lifestyles – unbalanced diet and physical inactivity – are the main factor in the leading cause of death in the world: cardiometabolic disease. Our socioeconomic environment plays a role in these lifestyle choices. Over a 9-year period, researchers are looking at how socio-economic and physical environmental characteristics of residential neighbourhoods shape our physical activity, nutritional behaviour and cardiometabolic health.


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“Hearing how different life decisions and habits can lead to very successful scientific careers”

For each Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, the FNR runs a Call for promising young researchers with a connection to Luxembourg to attend. For the 2022 Lindau Meeting, dedicated to chemistry, Wieland Goetzke, postdoc in chemical biology at Scripps Research Institute had this rare opportunity. We speak to Wieland about the highlights of this unique experience! 


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Spotlight on Young Researchers: Shedding light on female writers in Luxembourg

Always has literature played a major role in the construction of any national identity – yet, Luxembourgish literature is very little known. Researchers are exploring the country’s literary identity, from a Francophone and a gendered perspective, with a particular focus on female writers.


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“They are normal human beings like you and me”

For each Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, the FNR runs a Call for promising young researchers with a connection to Luxembourg to attend. For the 2022 Lindau Meeting, dedicated to chemistry, Kim Greis, PhD candidate at Freie Universität Berlin/Fritz Haber Institute and Fulbright grantee at Yale University had this chance. We speak to Kim about the highlights of this rare experience! 


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Sustainable & Resilient Agriculture & Food Systems

Deadlines:
Monday 27 February 2023 14:00 CET

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JUMP

Deadlines:
Friday 30 September 2022 14:00 CET

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BRIDGES

Deadlines:
Thursday 6 October 2022 14:00 CET

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INDUSTRIAL FELLOWSHIPS

Deadlines:
Thursday 6 October 2022 14:00 CET

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Introducing FNR ATTRACT Fellows – Johannes Meiser (cancer metabolism)

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