New podcast in collaboration with Lëtzebuerger Journal: Prof Paul Wilmes

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 fourth episode features microbiology researcher Prof Dr Paul Wilmes (LCSB).

Paul Wilmes is Professor of Systems Ecology at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, where he is Head of the Systems Ecology research group (Wilmes Lab). After three years of postdoctoral research at the University of California, Berkeley (USA), he returned to his native Luxembourg in early 2010 through an FNR ATTRACT Fellowship. Prof Wilmes has won two FNR Awards and is the deputy spokesman for the Research Luxembourg COVID-19 taskforce.

Listen to the podcast (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 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 neuroscientist Prof Anne Grünewald (LCSB, University of Luxembourg) [German]; computer scientist Stéphane Bordas (English); and hydrologist Dr Laurent Pfister (LIST) [Luxembourgish]

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