FNR Awards 2020: Call open!

The FNR is pleased to announce that applications for the 2020 FNR Awards are now being accepted. Deadline is Monday, 10 February 2020, 14:00 CET.


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2020 FNR Call flyer now available!

Download FNR 2020 Calls A5 flyer (includes short programme descriptions) Download FNR 2020 Calls A3 poster (deadlines only)


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Spotlight on Young Researchers 2020: Send us your stories!

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 others who may be considering a career in research.


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FNR 20 years: An evening with science [fiction] in the House of Frankenstein

On Friday, 29 November 2019, on the occasion of the 20 year existence of the FNR, the FNR organised an off-beat event – The House of Frankenstein – where citizens and scientists came together to immerse themselves in some of the biggest controversial science topics facing society, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), genome editing, gender balance and the use of space resources. Join us on a journey as we revisit the evening.


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How socioeconomic inequality threatens social democracy

In the scope of the FNR PEARL programme, sought-after sociology Professor Louis Chauvel and his team analyse large-scale inequalities over long periods of time. The PEARL Institute for Research on Socio-Economic Inequality has gathered enough empirical data to understand the transformation of generations and inequalities dating back to the 1980s in around 30 countries.


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Toward a better understanding and diagnosis of neurodegeneration and brain tumours

Renowned neuropathologist Prof Dr Michel Mittelbronn came to Luxembourg in the framework of the FNR’s PEARL programme in early 2017. At the Laboratoire National de Santé (LNS), the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) and the University of Luxembourg’s LCSB, Prof Mittelbronn and his team is working to increase and improve neuropathological research and diagnosis in Luxembourg.


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From lab to spin-off: NIUM – nutrition as a therapeutic tool

‘You are what you eat’ – an increasing amount of scientific evidence suggests that our diet has an impact on many aspects of our health, and it promises to play a key role in personalised healthcare in the future. We speak to scientist-turned-entrepreneur Alberto Noronha, who recently launched the LCSB/University of Luxembourg spin-off NIUM about his mission to use metabolism as a tool to improve health and which support helped him bring his idea from lab to market.


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INTER MOBILITY

Deadlines:
Monday 20 January 2020 14:00 CET

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RESCOM: SCIENTIFIC EVENTS

Deadlines:
Monday 20 January 2020 14:00 CET

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JUMP

Deadlines:
Thursday 30 January 2020 14:00 CET (PATHFINDER)
Friday 25 September 2020 14:00 CET (PROOF OF CONCEPT)

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AFR Individual

Deadlines:
Wednesday 11 March 2020 14:00 CET

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