A picture of health: the 2014 Nature Videos 

 

At the 64th Lindau Meeting, Nature Video produced four films, discussing some big questions in biomedical science. Nobel Laureates and young scientists talk about implications of an ageing population, drugs without side effects, scientific achievements of 40 years of cancer research, and most recent developments in the battle against HIV.

The History of the Meetings

 

Held for the first time in 1951 the Lindau Meetings established themselves as a unique platform for an intergenerational dialogue between scientists.

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Annual Reports

Every year the Council and the Foundation publish an annual report which provides an in-depth overview of all activities. 

2014

 

Annual Report 2014
Medicine

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Entitled "Impact", the annual report 2014 covers both of the meetings held in the year 2014: the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, dedicated to Physiology & Medicine, and the 5th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences. With the resulting encounters, ideas, insights, impulses and networks, the year 2014 certainly had a lasting impact.

2013

 

Annual Report 2013
Chemistry

 

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Dialogue – the title of our annual report 2013 reflects the guiding principle of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. At the 63rd Lindau Meeting dialogues were omnipresent between the 34 Nobel Laureates and the 625 undergraduate and postgraduate students from 78 countries. The annual report not only provides an account of the meeting’s vibrant atmosphere but showcases Lindau`s numerous initiatives to foster the “Mission Education”. 

 

2012

 

Annual Report 2012
Physics

 

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27 Nobel Laureates and 592 young researchers from all over the world met at Lindau to exchange ideas, discuss projects and build international networks. The 62nd Lindau Meeting, that took part from 1 to 6 July 2012, was dedicated to physics.

 

2011

 

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Annual Report 2011
Economics

 

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17 Economics Laureates and 359 Young Economists from 65 countries took part in the 4th Meeting on Economic Sciences. Alongside a general review of current and future developments within the discipline of economics, the topics of the meeting ranged from labour market issues to considerations of the sustainability of our old-age welfare and healthcare systems. 

 

Annual Report 2011
Physiology/Medicine

 

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23 Nobel Laureates from the fields of physiology or medicine and chemistry, the International President of the Nobel Peace Prize winning organisation “Médecins Sans Frontières”, Unni Karunakara, as well as 566 highly talented Young Researchers from 78 countries attended this year’s Meeting. One of the major topics was Global Health. The focus was also placed on the future of medicine and how research contributes to the development of new and more effective medications.

 

2010

 

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Annual Report 2010
Interdisciplinary


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For the 60th Meeting of Nobel Laureates from 27th June until 2nd July 2010, 59 Nobel Laureates from the fields of physics, chemistry and physiology or medicine and 675 highly talented Young Researchers from 68 countries came together on the shores of Lake Constance for a week of personal encounters and an exchange of ideas. Almost 200 academic institutions from around the globe had nominated the up-and-coming scientists. Being the 3rd Interdisciplinary Meeting lectures and panel discussions covered a wide range of scientific topics like cosmology, the future of biomedicine, energy and sustainability and what it means to be a scientist.

2009

 

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Annual Report 2009
Chemistry

 

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22 Nobel Laureates and 580 up-and-coming young scientists from 67 countries met for a week at Lake Constance to engage in discussions, establish contacts and exchange information. More than 120 Academic Partners had nominated the Young Researchers. This year, lectures and panel discussion covered the topics of climate change and sustainability, the biochemistry of the living cell, the analysis of surface reactions and new strategies in synthesis. The meeting took place from 28th June to 3rd July 2009.

2008

 

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Annual Report 2008
Physics

 

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What is that holds the world together in its deepest recesses but also keeps it apart from the outermost reaches of the cosmos? These profound questions were more frequently heard as subjects of discussion in Lindau in the first week of July 2008 than anywhere else in the world. From 29th June until 4th July, 24 Nobel Laureates shared their knowledge and discussed the latest developments in physics with 557 outstanding Young Researchers from 66 countries at the 58th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

 

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Annual Report 2008
Economics

 

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From 20th to 23rd of August 2008, 14 Laureates in Economic Sciences, Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus, and 299 carefully selected Young Economists from 58 countries came to Lake Constance to discuss current phenomena in the economic and financial world. The meeting’s programme included major topics in economics, politics, and society – labour markets, the financial crisis, and social business. Lectures, panel discussions, seminars, and events within the surrounding programme offered countless opportunities for exchanges between the best economists of our times and those of tomorrow.

2007

 

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Annual Report 2007
Physiology/Medicine

 

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The 57th Meeting of Nobel Laureates took place from 1st to 6th of July 2007 in Lindau. It was dedicated to the Laureates in Physiology or Medicine. More than 500 Young Researchers from 64 countries met 17 Nobel Laureates. Scientific talks, intimate discussions on a wide range of themes and personal meetings formed the focal point of the conference. Special attention was given to the dialogue between natural sciences and the humanities to mark the German "Year of Humanities 2007".

2006

 

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Chemistry

 

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The 56th Meeting of Nobel Laureates took place from 25th to 30th of June 2006. It was the 18th Meeting of Winners of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. At the invitation of the president of the Council for the Nobel Laureate Meetings in Lindau, Countess Sonja Bernadotte, 23 Nobel Laureates travelled to Lake Constance to discuss current scientific topics with 511 Young Researchers from 53 countries. Scientific talks, intimate discussions on specialist themes and personal meetings formed the focal point of the conference.

 

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Annual Report 2006
Economics

 

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The 2nd Meeting of Winners of the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel took place from 16th to 19th of August 2006. Eight Prizewinners and 279 up- and coming economists from 40 different countries came together in Lindau, at the University of St. Gallen and on the Isle of Mainau to exchange experience and understanding.

2005

 

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Annual Report 2005
Interdisciplinary

 

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The 2005 Meeting of Nobel Laureates was an interdisciplinary event for Nobel Laureates in chemistry, physics and physiology/medicine – only the second interdisciplinary meeting of this kind. Besides the 44 Laureates, 696 outstanding Young Researchers from 54 nations took part in the 16 plenary lectures given by Laureates and in the three panel discussions that all took place in Lindau, Germany, from 27th June to 1st July 2005. The Young Researchers were also able to carry on a direct dialogue with the Laureates in 24 discussion events.

I am glad to learn that this Meeting will cover the issue of science education and the responsibility of scientists on sustainable development of our world, which I think are very important in the age of globalization.
H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

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