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FNR Awards 2019: Rewarding excellence in research and science communication

On Friday, 25 October 2019, the FNR held the 11th edition of the FNR Awards Ceremony, where around 150 people, including Claude Meisch, Minister for Higher Education & Research, gathered in the halle des poches à fonte in Belval, to reward Luxembourg’s best research and science communication efforts. Six FNR Awards were presented across three categories. Discover the winners!


Discover previous FNR Award winners

FNR Awards 2018

About the FNR Awards Ceremony

The FNR annually presents awards in the categories ‘Outstanding Scientific Publication’; ‘Outstanding PhD Thesis’; ‘Outstanding Promotion of Science to the Public’, with ‘Outstanding Research-Driven Innovation’ added for the first time in 2017. These are presented at the annual FNR Awards Ceremony, attended by the Minister for Higher Education and Research. With the FNR Awards, the FNR aims to encourage communication between researchers, and to promote science-related activities aimed at the general public and the young. The FNR Awards highlight such work and reward both the awardees and their institutions.

2020 FNR Awards Call

The Call for the 2020 FNR Awards will open in December 2019, with a deadline in February 2020. The call will be announced the the FNR’s Newsletter FNR Info.

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