New podcast in collaboration with Lëtzebuerger Journal: Raphaël Kies

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 13th episode features social scientist Raphaël Kies.

This episode covers a variety of topics: from politics to the media, from political quotes to Italian fashion. The guest in this 13th episode is Raphael Kies, a social scientist at the University of Luxembourg, who says of himself that he moves in many disciplines. Among other things, he compares the international media landscape and deals intensively with the topic of “e-democracy”. But what is that exactly? Will people one day cast their votes in parliamentary elections through an emoji, or does this concept stand for something completely different?

Listen to the podcast (French) 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 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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