A research team at the Luxembourg Institute of Health have uncovered a previously unknown way in which our immune system activates its immune cells. The novel findings have just been published in the world’s most prestigious immunology journal, ‘Immunity’. The LIH research team was led by FNR ATTRACT Fellow Prof Dr Dirk Brenner. T-cells are … Continued
This week, the FNR joins Etienne Schneider on the Luxembourg economic mission to the US. Also present on the trip is Crown Prince Guillaume and Crown Princess Stephanie. The trip includes visits to Planetary Resources, SSL and the NASA Ames Research Center.
On Saturday, 22 April 2017, the Luxembourg March for Science will take place to acknowledge the critical role that science plays in everyone’s lives. The Luxembourg gathering takes place on the Place Clairefontaine between 14:00 – 16:00.
The University of Luxembourg is hosting an event to to celebrate a decade of research successes and positive impacts in the field of physics of semiconductors and solar cells. A scientific symposium followed by a public lecture and a night of festivities in Esch-Belval will mark the anniversary on Friday, 5 May 2017. Programme overview and … Continued
The Luxembourg Society for Microbiology Day is hosting the first Luxembourg Microbiology Day on Thursday, 11 May 2017 at the Laboratoire national de santé, from 13:30 – 18:00.
On Wednesday, 5 April 2017, the FNR signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). The signature was witnessed by the Prime Ministers of both countries, Mr. António Costa and Mr. Xavier Bettel.
Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 18:30, Hôtel Parc Belair, Avenue du X Septembre, Luxembourg
Researchers go back to school to present their job: the FNR organised the 7th edition of the campaign ‘Chercheurs à l’école’ from 27 to 31 March 2017. A record-breaking 111 researchers took part in the 2017 edition – almost double the number that took part in 2016. One of the main goals of the ‘Chercheurs à l’école’ campaign … Continued
Thursday, 27 April 2017, 13:00, European Investment Bank (EIB), 98-100, Bd Konrad Adenauer, Luxembourg
The FNR has approved a total of 18.3 MEUR for 32 research projects of the 2016 CORE call. The projects retained for funding are located at the University of Luxembourg, LIST, LIH and LISER. CORE is the central funding programme of the FNR, with a prime objective to strengthen the scientific quality of Luxembourg’s public research in … Continued