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Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn
Yesterday, the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting started in grand fashion with the festive opening ceremony featuring the warm and heartfelt welcome address by Countess Bettina Bernadotte and a very impassionate keynote address by Elizabeth Blackburn on the important role of science in today’s society and politics.
Picture of the day:
We are happy to welcome 600 young scientists and 39 Nobel Laureates to our new and modernised meeting venue Inselhalle.
Photo/Credit: Julia Nimke/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
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Blog post of the day:
Some of the talented female young scientists of #LINO18 have answered questions about their career path, their passion for science, their struggles and successes and give advice to other women in research.
Do take a look at more exciting blog posts.
Tweets of the day:
— Emer Duffy (@emer_duffy) June 24, 2018
"Our world needs dialogue. Across borders. Scientists need to come out their desks and communicate with society. Only then we will regain society's trust in a populist post-truth era." Education & Research Minister @AnjaKarliczek at @lindaunobel #LINO18 #LindauTakeover pic.twitter.com/6iNXSHXVx5
— EMBL (@embl) June 24, 2018
— Erwin Böttinger (@ErwinBottinger) June 24, 2018
— Chiara Sorini (@Kiaraso) June 24, 2018
Video of the day:
“We can all agree that to solve humanity’s great challenges, we need all of humanity involved.”
Nobel Laureate Elizabeth Blackburn opened the Lindau Meeting with a keynote speech from the perspective of a leading scientist. In remarks directed towards those shaping research policy, she pleaded for a stronger integration of science in political decisions to resist the ‘post-truth age’.
Obviously, this is not the only video from yesterday and today! You are more than welcome to browse through our mediatheque for more.
Over the course of the next six days, we will keep you updated on the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting with our daily recaps. The idea behind it is to bring to you the day’s highlights in a blink of an eye. The daily recaps will feature blog posts, photos and videos from the mediatheque.