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How Auction Theory Could Help Distribute Vaccines Equitably Across the World

Tibi Puiu

How Auction Theory Could Help Distribute Vaccines Equitably Across the World

When auctions are well-designed, they benefit everyone, including the bidders and the auctioneers. Maybe a way to distribute vaccines worldwide?

Being a Problem Solver

Oluwabunmi Adejumo

Being a Problem Solver

2022 young economist Oluwabunmi Adejumo decided to work on different perspectives on the economies of sub-Saharan Africa.

Handling COVID-19 and Climate Change, a Familiar Tragedy Looms

Andrei Mihai

Handling COVID-19 and Climate Change, a Familiar Tragedy Looms

What do green pastures, COVID-19, and climate change have in common? More than you probably think, it´s all about the "Tragedy of the Commons".

Women in Research: Mengqiao Du From China

Ulrike Böhm

Women in Research: Mengqiao Du From China

Mengqiao is a PhD student in the field of economics at University of Mannheim, Business School, Germany.

Personalising the Climate Change Narrative

Ben Skuse

Personalising the Climate Change Narrative

A day packed with climate change presentations highlighted the need to go beyond doom-laden statistics and draw out relatable stories that engage policymakers, business leaders and the public.

The Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Populations

Meeri Kim

The Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Populations

During the Online Science Days 2020 Nobel Laureates called for the governments all around the world to care about vulnerable groups.

Time to redefine Time?

Ben Skuse

Time to redefine Time?

In an engaging conversation William D. Phillips and Rainer Blatt shared their reflections on recent changes to the definitions of the SI units, and debate whether a truly timeless definition of time will ever be achieved.

Future-Proofing the Global Economy After COVID-19

Ben Skuse

Future-Proofing the Global Economy After COVID-19

A key takeaway from the COVID-19 pandemic has been the need to build resilience into the global economy. Two Online Science Days 2020 sessions on Monday 29 June illuminated potential solutions.

Future Chemistry: Learning from Nature to Build a Sustainable Future

Andrei Mihai

Future Chemistry: Learning from Nature to Build a Sustainable Future

In a series of lectures and debates at #LINOSD the panels discussed recent progress and future prospects of Chemistry, and there are reasons to be both concerned and excited.

COVID-19: The Role of Science in a Crisis

Meeri Kim

COVID-19: The Role of Science in a Crisis

Never before has immunology been such a hot topic. With the coronavirus pandemic still taking its toll, the Online Science Days 2020 addressed this pressing topic with a session involving three renowned experts on immunology.

An Immunity Boost: Conversation With Three Nobel Laureates

Andrei Mihai

An Immunity Boost: Conversation With Three Nobel Laureates

Never before has immunology been such a hot topic. With the coronavirus pandemic still taking its toll, the Online Science Days 2020 addressed this pressing topic with a session involving three renowned experts on immunology.

The First 24 Hours: Let the Online Science Days 2020 Begin

Fabiola Gerpott

The First 24 Hours: Let the Online Science Days 2020 Begin

Fabiola Gerpott describes her second Lindau experience which takes place online.