70th Anniversary of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings: Around 70 Laureates to Participate

Martin Chalfie, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2008, in discussion with young scientists. Photo/Credit: Christian Flemming/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

To mark the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, the organisers are delighted to announce that a record number of highly decorated scientists will be attending: Almost 70 Laureates have already agreed to take part during the week from June 28 to July 3, 2020. From among the latest laureates, William Kaelin, Jr., Michel Mayor, Olga Tokarczuk and M. Stanley Whittingham are expected to attend. The Nobel Laureates represent 13 different nationalities. Find more information on #LINO70 here. Find the press release here.

Almost 200 academic partners worldwide have nominated young researchers from over 100 countries to take part in the unique exchange of ideas among scientists in Lindau. The selection process still under way, participants in this group are to be determined by end of February. 

 

Renewed Support for Bog Protection in Lindau District

Last year’s donations put to good use: construction and expansion of peat dams in Degermoos near Lindau Credit: LPV Lindau-Westallgäu

For the second year in a row, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings are supporting the bog protection in the Lindau district: 7,500€ could be handed over today to Michaela Berghofer, Managing Director of the Landschaftspflegeverband Lindau-Westallgäu.

 

Annual Report 2019

The Annual Report 2019 on the Lindau Nobel Laureate Pier. Credit: Christoph Schumacher/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

The Annual Report 2019 of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings is out now.

The report features highlights of the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (Physics), including overviews of the programme sessions, reviews by Nobel Laureates and young scientists as well as further high points of our year.

The pdf edition of the Annual Report can be downloaded here.

News 11/2019

We discussed science in various forms during 2019.

Our current newsletter featuring the latest news about the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, the new Nature Outlook and the “Don’t Lecture Me!” documentary is available online.

 

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New Nobel Lab 360°: Joachim Frank

Explore the Nobel Lab 360° of Joachim Frank. Photo/Credit: Volker Steger/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

In a new Nobel Lab 360°, 2017 Nobel Laureate Joachim Frank takes viewers on a virtual tour through his laboratory at Columbia University in New York City, USA. Learn about cryo-electron microscopy for whose development Prof. Frank received the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Jacques Dubochet and Richard Henderson. Prof. Frank and colleagues introduce us to their work and the secrets of ribosome imaging.

Find the Nobel Lab 360° in our mediatheque. 

2019 Prize in Economic Sciences

2019 Laureates in Economic Sciences: Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer, Photo: Nobel Media 2019, Illustration: Niklas Elmehed

On Monday, 14 October 2019, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has announced their decision to award the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”

Learn more about the 2019 Prize in Economic Sciences here

2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed Ali, 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Copyright Nobel Media 2019, Illustration: Niklas Elmehed

On Friday, 11 October 2019, the Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize to Abiy Ahmed Ali “for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.”

Find out more about the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize here.