PayPal-FNR PEARL Chair Professor Gilbert Fridgen and research group explore the future of financial services in a data driven environment, considering a broad range of angles, from usability, onboarding and operational efficiency to regulatory supervision. From self driving cars to space research, the research has wide relevance for the future.
Introducing FNR PEARL Chairs: Historical research in the digital age – Sean Takats
Professor Takats’ PEARL project aims to transform historical research practises to meet the demands of the digital age and establish…
Spotlight on Young Researchers: Empowering critical digital humanities practice
Digitisation has had a significant impact on humanities research: not only has it changed how many scholars conduct their research,…
Understanding worldwide socio-economic inequalities makes our society stronger
Much like a physician, Prof. Louis Chauvel from the University of Luxembourg identifies and compares symptoms, signs and co-morbidities of…
It is not only money that is distributed unequally
PEARL grantee Prof. Conchita D’Ambrosio has developed new methods to paint a detailed picture of social inequality.
How socioeconomic inequality threatens social democracy
In the scope of the FNR PEARL programme, sought-after sociology Professor Louis Chauvel and his team analyse large-scale inequalities over…
Toward a better understanding and diagnosis of neurodegeneration and brain tumours
Renowned neuropathologist Prof Dr Michel Mittelbronn came to Luxembourg in the framework of the FNR’s PEARL programme in early 2017.…