The “FNR Awards” reward projects of excellence in the fields of scientific research, innovation and the communication of scientific topics to the general public. The 10th edition of the FNR Awards Ceremony that was hosted in the "Halle des poches à fonte" in Esch Belval, has awarded six prizes of 5,000 euros each.
And the winners are...
For the first time, all the winners were Luxembourgish or teams under Luxembourgish leadership. The awards were awarded within four categories:
- "Outstanding Scientific Publication" was awarded to:
- "Outstanding PhD Thesis" was awarded to:
- The prize for "Outstanding Research-Driven Innovation" was awarded to:
- The prize "Outstanding Promotion of Science to the Public" was also awarded to two winners:
The National Research Fund ("FNR")
The National Research Fund is the main funding body of scientific research in Luxembourg. It supports and coordinates in particular activities that bring science and society closer together, the role of which is to inform the general public. The FNR also acts as advisor to the government for any matters relating to research within the Grand Duchy.
(Article written by the editorial team of the 'www.luxembourg.lu' portal.)