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New podcast in collaboration with Lëtzebuerger Journal: Dr Laurent Pfister

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 third episode features hydrology researcher Dr Laurent Pfister (Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST).

Dr habil. Laurent Pfister is Head of the Catchment and Eco-Hydrology Group at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), part of the Environmental Research and Innovation (ERIN) research department. In addition to various other grants, he is the coordinator of the Doctoral Training Unit (DTU) ‘Towards a holistic understanding of river systems: Innovative methodologies for unraveling hydrological, chemical and biological interactions across multiple scales’ (HYDRO-SCI).

In 2020, Pfister & team won an FNR Award in the category Outstanding Scientific Publication.

Listen to the podcast below (Luxembourgish)

About the ‘Mäin Element’ podcast series

So far, eight podcast are planned in the ‘Mäin Element‘ series, featuring four female and four male scientists from various scientific disciplines and institutions in Luxembourg. The first podcast featured Prof Anne Grünewald (LCSB, University of Luxembourg), the second featured Prof Stéphane Bordas (University of Luxembourg). The language of the podcast varies depending on which researcher is guest.

“I am delighted with this collaboration with 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 first podcast featuring Prof Anne Grünewald (LCSB, University of Luxembourg) below (German), and the second featuring Stéphane Bordas (English).

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