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Conference: Benelux, Europe and the Cold War: The power of non-powers

The Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) at the University of Luxembourg is organising a conference on the topic ‘Benelux, Europe and the Cold War: The power of non-powers’ on Thursday 30 and Friday 31 March 2017.  Time and location Thursday 30 March 2017 (from 9:30 to 18:30) Friday 31 march 2017 (from 10:00 to … Continued

SnT seminar: Leveraging RDMA for Strongly Consistent Replication at Large Scale

The SnT is organising a seminar on ‘Leveraging RDMA for Strongly Consistent Replication at Large Scale’, held by Professor Ken Birman from Cornell University. The seminar, which takes place on Friday, 31 March 2017, is organised by Prof Björn Ottersten (Director SnT) and Prof Paulo Verissimo (FNR PEARL Chair). Date, time and location Friday, 31 March … Continued

Closing event of the first edition of the Pairing Scheme

“Connections have been made and this is only the beginning”, said Mars Di Bartolomeo, President of the Chamber of Deputies, when he opened the closing event of the first edition of the ‘Pairing Scheme – Politics meets Research’. The closing event was attended by the FNR’s Secretary General Marc Schiltz, along with many of the … Continued

SnT Distinguished Lecture: Don’t Bet on your Random Number Generator

The SnT is organising a distingushed lecture by Prof. Philip B. Stark, Professor of Statistics and Associate Dean of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University of California, Berkeley. The lecture takes place on Friday, 31 March 2017. Date, time and location Friday, 31 March 2017, 15:00 Room E004/005 (Ground floor), JFK Building, 29, avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Booking is … Continued

International cooperation: M-ERA.NET Call 2017 is open!

The FNR is pleased to announce the 2017 M-ERA.NET Call is open! More than 30 funding agencies from over 25 countries participate with a preliminary total budget of around 25 MEUR national/regional funding. The FNR supports the Call with 500,000 EUR as part of its INTER programme to foster international cooperation. Deadline for pre-proposals is 13 June … Continued

Alpbach Summer School 2017 – register now!

The 42nd edition of the Alpbach Summer School will take place from 18 – 27 July 2017 in Tyrol, Austria. The 2017 theme is ‘The Dusty Universe’. Registrations are now open for engineering graduates (Master, PhD and Postdoc level), with the FNR providing financial support for selected PhDs and Postdocs. Deadline to register is Friday, … Continued

Lecture Series on Infection & Immunity: ‘Regulation of inflammation by intestinal microbiota’

As part of its lecture series on Infection & Immunity, the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) is organising a lecture on the topic ‘Regulation of inflammation by intestinal microbiota’. The lecture takes place on Thursday, 30 March 2017.  Speaker Speaker is Prof Gérard Eberl, Director of the Department of Immunology, Microenvironment & Immunity Unit at Institut Pasteur in … Continued

Inequality and…? Lecture Series: Inequality and Climate Change

As part of its lecture series ‘Inequality and…?’, a lecture on the topic ‘Inequality and Climate Change’ will be held at the European Investment Bank (EIB) on Wednesday, 29 March 2017. Main coordinators of this lecture series are FNR PEARL Chairs Professors Conchita D’Ambrosio and Louis Chauvel.  Speaker Prof Stephan Klasen, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen Download speaker sheet Time and location … Continued

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