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Neuroscience: Meeting in the Middle

Ben Skuse

Neuroscience: Meeting in the Middle

Edvard Moser and Erwin Neher chat about their respective top-down and bottom-up approaches to understanding the brain, and how they envisage the next generation of interdisciplinary scientists marrying the two.

Sciathon Winner in “Capitalism after Corona”: Samar Abdelmageed

Ben Skuse

Sciathon Winner in “Capitalism after Corona”: Samar Abdelmageed

Winning Sciathon project team leader Samar Abdelmageed talks about the inspiration behind her project and what it was like to work remotely with bright minds from across the globe in an intense 48 hours.

Global Solutions to Global Problems

Ben Skuse

Global Solutions to Global Problems

Can science live up to its principles of having no boundaries or biases? And is our current level of international cooperation sufficient to deal with global crises? This was the focus of the Debate ‘International Scientific Collaboration’, the first debate at Online Science Days 2020 on Sunday 28 June.

Women in Research: Lucy Ombaka from Kenya

Ulrike Böhm

Women in Research: Lucy Ombaka from Kenya

Lucy had some female role models, but now she has become a role model herself.

Opinion: Does the Pandemic Make Education and Science More Inclusive?

Joanna Kacperczyk-Bartnik

Opinion: Does the Pandemic Make Education and Science More Inclusive?

Joanna Kacperczyk-Bartnik, Lindau Alumna 2018, shares her thoughts on the impact of the pandemic.

Population-Based View of COVID-19

Meeri Kim

Population-Based View of COVID-19

How to understand all the facts and figures we read about COVID-19?

Nobel Contributions to Digitalisation

Ben Skuse

Nobel Contributions to Digitalisation

They may not be tech billionaires or household names, but these Nobel Prize-awarded scientists made breakthroughs that underpin the digital devices connecting us all during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Reducing the Risk of Serious Coronavirus Infections

Viola Vogel

Reducing the Risk of Serious Coronavirus Infections

Biology shows us that there are additional ways to reduce the risk of serious coronavirus infections, writes Lindau Alumna Viola Vogel.

The Wow Moment: Intersection of Science and Society

Himla Soodyall

The Wow Moment: Intersection of Science and Society

South Africa hosted the International Day at the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. Himla Soodyall, Executive Officer of the Academy of Science of South Africa, gives a personal account of her week in Lindau.

Sins and Ghosts: Epigenetics as a Hot Research Topic

Arunima Roy

Sins and Ghosts: Epigenetics as a Hot Research Topic

Lindau Alumna Arunima Roy on the development of epigenetics as a research field.

How Science Can Tackle the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Samer Kurdi

How Science Can Tackle the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

2019 Lindau Alumnus Samer Kurdi writes on what science can do to tackle the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Mental Health: When Silence Isn’t Golden

Arunima Roy

Mental Health: When Silence Isn’t Golden

#LINO18 Alumna Arunima Roy writes about mental health and the problem of its stigmatisation in society.