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The Perfect Auction: 2020 Prize in Economic Sciences

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The Perfect Auction: 2020 Prize in Economic Sciences

Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson receive the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2020.

Fighting Poverty: 2019 Prize in Economic Sciences

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Fighting Poverty: 2019 Prize in Economic Sciences

Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were awarded the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.

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.

Maria Żurek

“Only Because I Was at the Right Place at the Right Time” – Dealing with Impostor Syndrome

#LINO19 young scientist Maria Żurek writes about impostor syndrome in science and how to fight this psychological phenomenon.

Bessere Wissenschaft zum Wohle der Menschheit

Melissae Fellet

Bessere Wissenschaft zum Wohle der Menschheit

Mithilfe von Preprints Informationen weithin verfügbar zu machen, neue Zielgruppen mit Wissenschaft zu erreichen und Diversität sowie Inklusivität zu unterstützen, sind entscheidende Faktoren, um das globale wissenschaftliche Vermächtnis zu verbessern, sagen Blackburn und Chalfie.

Improving Science to Benefit All of Humanity

Melissae Fellet

Improving Science to Benefit All of Humanity

Publishing preprints to make data widely available, communicating science to new audiences, and encouraging diversity and inclusivity are key to improve the global legacy of science, say Elizabeth Blackburn and Martin Chalfie.

Society’s Growing Need for Non-Formal Education

Jurgen Willems

Society’s Growing Need for Non-Formal Education

Our traditional system of formal education is becoming increasingly unfit for purpose, says #LiNoEcon participant Jurgen Willems.Our traditional system of formal education is becoming increasingly unfit for purpose, says #LiNoEcon participant Jurgen Willems.

Scientists Should Actively Participate in Public Debate

Melania Zauri

Scientists Should Actively Participate in Public Debate

At the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, this year more than in any other year, scientists felt the need to speak up about the way that public policy is intervening in the future of scientific research.At the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, this year more than in any other year, scientists felt the need to speak up about the way that public policy is intervening in the future of scientific research.

Lessons Learned at the Lindau Meeting

Matías Acosta

Lessons Learned at the Lindau Meeting

Lindau Alumnus Matías Acosta on how scientists can connect with society and the insights gained during #LiNo17.Lindau Alumnus Matías Acosta on how scientists can connect with society and the insights gained during #LiNo17.

On the Trail of Nobel Prizes

Rebecca Henrichs

On the Trail of Nobel Prizes

The Lindau Science Trail will be officially opened on 29 June 2017.

Den Nobelpreisen auf der Spur

Rebecca Henrichs

Den Nobelpreisen auf der Spur

Auf dem Lindauer Wissenspfad können sich kleine und große Entdecker auf die Spuren der Nobelpreise begeben.Auf dem Lindauer Wissenspfad können sich kleine und große Entdecker auf die Spuren der Nobelpreise begeben.

After the March: Continuing to Speak up for Science

Melissae Fellet

After the March: Continuing to Speak up for Science

For scientists deciding how to engage with current politics, there are no easy answers. But history can provide some ideas for action. For scientists deciding how to engage with current politics, there are no easy answers. But history can provide some ideas for action.