2019 Nobel Prize in Physics

James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz: 2019 Nobel Laureates in Physics, Copyright: Nobel Media 2019. Illustration: Niklas Elmehed

On Tuesday, 8 October 2019, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 to James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz for their “for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos.”

Find out more about the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics here.

2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza, 2019 Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine, Copyright: Nobel Media 2019. Illustration: Niklas Elmehed

On Monday, 7 October 2019, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.”

Find out more about the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine here.

Call for Nominations for the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences

The call for nominations for #LINOEcon has been sent out. Photo/Credit: Patrick Kunkel/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Today, we sent out the call for nominations for the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences (25 –29 August 2020) to our academic partners worldwide. Young economists who would like to be nominated for the meeting should now contact the respective partner institution. Nominations must be submitted by 14 November 2019. Find the application link here.

Nobel Prize Dialogue Berlin 2019

Alvin Roth

Alvin Roth, 2012 Laureate in Economic Sciences Photo/Credit: Christian Flemming/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

The Nobel Prize Dialogue event “Towards Health: Equality, Responsibility and Research” will take place on 8 November 2019 in Berlin. Peter Agre, 2003 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, and Alvin Roth, 2012 Laureate in Economic Sciences, will discuss the way health and well-being build on the collective achievements of society, including healthcare, education and good environmental and working conditions. 

The Nobel Prize Dialogue aims to stimulate discussion and bridge the gap between science and society by bringing together Nobel Laureates, the world’s leading scientists, key opinion leaders, policy makers and the general public. Produced by Nobel Media with support by the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, this is the first Nobel Prize Dialogue to be hosted in Germany.

New Topic Cluster: Viruses

A new Topic Cluster ‘Viruses’ is online now.

A new Topic Cluster in our mediatheque contains information worth knowing about viruses, virology and the fight against infectious diseases. The Topic Cluster features Lindau lectures by James Watson, Michael Bishop, Peter Doherty, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and other Nobel Laureates. Explore the Topic Cluster here.

Open Application for #LINOEcon Started

Young economists can now apply for the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences. Photo/Credit: Patrick Kunkel/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

The application process for the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences (25–29 August 2020) started today. Young economists from around the globe will have the opportunity to meet laureates of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for in-depth exchange of knowledge and ideas. Open Application is now possible until 14 October 2019. The call for nominations will be sent out to our academic partners worldwide 2 October 2019. Find out more about the application and selection process here.

Queen Silvia Visits Lindau

Queen Silvia of Sweden visited the Lennart-Bernadotte-Haus in Lindau. Photo/Credit: Christian Flemming/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

On Wednesday, 4 September 2019, Queen Silvia of Sweden visited the Lennart-Bernadotte-House in Lindau and registered in the guestbook of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. The visit took place on the sidelines of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Mentor Stiftung. The foundation, which was founded by Queen Silvia, implements workshops and coaching projects for the promotion of young people and is supported by the Lindau Meetings. This year’s donations from the Grill & Chill event that took place during the 69th Lindau Meeting go to projects of the Mentor Stiftung in Lindau.

Call for Nominations for the 70th Lindau Meeting

The call for nominations for #LINO20 has been sent out.

Today, we sent out the call for nominations for the interdisciplinary 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (28 June–3 July 2020) to our global network of academic partners. Young scientists of all natural science disciplines who wish to be nominated for the meeting should now contact the respective partner institution. Nominations must be submitted by 15 October 2019. Find the application link here.