New ‘Mäin Element’ podcast episode: Claudine Backes

The FNR is pleased to share the newest podcast episode in the collaboration with Lëtzebuerger Journal. The ‘Mäin Element’ podcast series features researchers in Luxembourg talking about their lives and their passion for science, showing a glimpse of the people behind the science. The 14th episode features epidemiologist Claudine Backes.

In this episode, we meet Cladine Backes, researcher at the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) and Scientific Director as well as epidemiologist at the Registre National du Cancer du Grand-Duché du Luxembourg (RNC). Claudine is always motivated to help other people – in the podcast, we learn if a summer tan is bad, what it looks like behind the scenes at WHO and what kind of Smalltalk to have with Greta Thunberg.

Listen to the podcast (Luxembourgish) on Journal.lu or on Spotify

About the ‘Mäin Element’ podcast series

The ‘Mäin Element‘ series featuring scientists from various scientific disciplines and institutions in Luxembourg. The language of the podcast varies depending on which researcher is guest.

“I am delighted with this collaboration with journal.lu and the use of the podcast format, which adds to the wide range of communication formats we use at the FNR to showcase and explain the array of exciting projects and people supported by the FNR.” – Didier Goossens, Head of Corporate Communication at FNR

Listen to the previous podcast episodes featuring social scientist Raphael Kies (University of Luxembourg); epidemiologist Guy Fagherazzi (LIH); law expert Bianca Nalbandian (MPI Luxembourg); maths professor Hugo Parlier (University of Luxembourg); child poverty researcher Anne-Catherine Guio (University of Luxembourg); law expert Habiba Abubaker (Max Planck), photovoltaics researcher Prof Phillip Dale (Univeristy of Luxembourg)[English]; eating disorder researcher Dr Annika Lutz (University of Luxembourg); deep learning researcher Prof Djamila Aouada; microbiologist Prof Paul Wilmes (LCSB); hydrologist Dr Laurent Pfister (LIST) [Luxembourgish]; computer scientist Stéphane Bordas (English); and neuroscientist Prof Anne Grünewald (LCSB, University of Luxembourg) [German]

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