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"You've got to create a scientific environment where kids can do what they're interested in"

A unique constellation of Nobel Laureates, world-leading experts and key opinion leaders met participants face-to-face and online for a day of discussions at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore on 5 November.


A Full Day of Discussions

Experience the conference The Future of Learning in this slide show.

10 photos

The audience take their seats. On the front row three of the attending Nobel Laureates: Chemistry Laureate Stefan Hell, Laureate in Economic Scienecs Sir James Mirrless and and Literature Laureate Wole Soyinka.
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Lars Heikensten, Executive Director of the Nobel Foundation, delivering his welcome speech.
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Professor Bertil Andersson, President of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, makes his speech.
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His Excellency Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam, President of the Republic of Singapore, and Chancellor of Nanyang Technological University, addresses the Nobel Prize Series conference.
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Stefan Hell, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2014, is interviewed by media.
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Ada Yonath, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2009: "The student can now know more than the teacher - that's very positive."
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"Education is not just about teaching, it's about learning." Sir James Mirrlees, Laureate in Economic Sciences 1996, during the discussions.
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1996 Chemistry Laureate Sir Harold Kroto: "Everyone can find a subject they really like. Just be like a curious 5-year-old."
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"Mathematics was my useless subject". Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate in Literature 1986, in discussions.
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"Life is one continous learning experience." Concluding discussions on stage.
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Nobel Laureates Stefan Hell, photo: A. Mahmoud; Sir James Mirrlees; Sir Harold Kroto, photo: Katrina Anne Purkiss; Ada Yonath: photo: U. Montan and Wole Soyinka.

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