Results AFR 2017 Call

The FNR is pleased to communicate that 27 of 88 eligible PhD projects have been selected for funding in the 2017 AFR Call. This represents an FNR commitment of 4.56 MEUR.

AFR is one of the FNR’s longest-running funding schemes and now serves the specific purpose of providing funding for the training of doctoral candidates. Grants are awarded in the form of an employment contract with the host institution, rather than in the form of a scholarship.

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Funded projects

Domain Biomed, Life and Environmental Sciences: 7 projects

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Beatrice Yasmin Loulou PeislUniversity of LuxembourgPaul WilmesElucidation of previously uncharacterized metabolites involved in human‐microbial cross‐talk

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Gilles TossingUniversite de MontrealAlex ParkerInveStigating Axonal Regeneration pathways in Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and Huntington’s disease.

 

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Michele PetitUniversity of InnsbruckPidder Jansen‐DurrRole of oxaloacetate decarboxylase FAHD1 in regulation of cell proliferation and cellular senescence

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Joel Rodrigues VitoriaUniversite Libre de BruxellesVincent DetoursSurvey of A‐to‐I RNA editing and single‐cell RNA sequencing in breast cancer

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Daniel WiesenUniversity Hospital TubingenHans‐Otto KarnathUnresolved issues in unilateral neglect: An update

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Valentin AmbroiseLIST ‐ Luxembourg Institute of ScieScience & TechnologyKjell SergeantCross protection between different abiotic stresses in non‐ herbaceous plants

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Isabel RosetyUniversity of LuxembourgJens SchwambornAnalysis and rescue of mitochondrial phenotypes caused by Parkinson’s disease associated mutation in GBA1.

Domain Humanities & Social Sciences: 7 projects

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Martin Sacher

 

University of Luxembourg

 

David Howarth

European Union Economic and Fiscal Policy Coordination after the Sovereign Debt Crisis – What Role for the European Commission?

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Tom Sadler

 

University of Luxembourg

 

Michel Margue

The armies of the house of Luxembourg from Henry the Fifth to John the Blind (1247‐1346): Warfare, Society and Representation

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Dominique SantanaUniversity of LuxembourgAndreas FickersIntertwined destinies, strengthened ties: Migration paths from Luxembourg to Brazil (1920‐1965)

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Oksana DominaUniversity of LuxembourgRobin SamuelEmployability among young people in Luxembourg: The role of lifestyle and linguistic repertoire

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Melissa BellesiUniversity of Luxembourg (SnT)Charles Max“Space” as a catalyst of a sustainable smart school environment Systemic conceiving and achieving of conviviality for the school of the 21st century

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Marie Marthe Dany PrumLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceKaterina DalacouraIdentity Politics of Sovereignty

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Michel SummerTrinity College DublinImmo WarntjesEchternach and the formation of Carolingian Europe (7th‐8th centuries)

Domain IT and Mathematics: 6 projects

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Kisub KimUniversity of Luxembourg (SnT)Tegawende BissyandeSource Code Search for Semantically Similar Functionalities

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Gary Philippe CorneliusUniversity of Luxembourg (SnT)Holger VoosModel‐Driven Software Engineering for Social Robots

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Pingfan KongUniversity of Luxembourg (SnT)Jacques KleinAndroid Malicious code Localisation: Catch Me if You can!

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Mojtaba VarmazyarUniversity of Luxembourg (SnT)Shiva NejatiModel Testing of Satellite Control Systems

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Frank Jean E. PleinUniversite Libre de BruxellesMartine LabbeModels and methods ‐ Gas networks in a decentralized setting.

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Carole Marie‐Jo MullerUniversite Libre de BruxellesSamuel Fiorini, Gwenaël JoretExcluded minors for isometric embeddings and network design

Domain Physics, Materials and Engineering: 6 projects

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Tanja KebigUniversity of LuxembourgStefan MaasStructural Health Monitoring of bridges by HIGH RESolution Photography

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Bhageshvar MohanUniversity of LuxembourgBernhard PetersImprovement in design and operation of Fluidised Bed Reactors by the Extended Discrete Element Method (XDEM)

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Friedrich Wieland GoetzkeUniversity of OxfordStephen FletcherDevelopment of diastereodivergent dynamic kinetic transformations

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Foni Raphael C. Lebrun‐ RicalensThe University of SussexWinfried HensingerExperimental Demonstration of Key Operations for Networked Quantum Logic in a Scalable Ion Trap Architecture

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Philippe KleinTechnical University of MunichLukas HintermannThe Multi‐Component‐Catalyst (MCC) Principle: Design of Functional Catalyst Precursors for a Systematic Reaction Development

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Joakim HeiserInstitut Charles SadronGiuseppe NicolasIntegration of light‐FUelled molecular MOtors combined with Releasing units into a contractile gel

Domain Law and Economics: 1 project

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Antonio AncoraUniversite du LuxembourgAikaterini PantazatouThe implications of Commission’s state aid decisions for Luxembourg, the EU transfer pricing rules and the world. “Pacta sunt servanda”?

In addition to the 27 projects selected for funding in this AFR Call, 4 projects are on the reserve list. This page was last updated 11 July 2017.

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