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Lecture Event
with Nobel Laureate
Tim Hunt

On 1-2 December 2010, Tim Hunt, awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, lectured at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, and at AstraZeneca’s Alderley Park campus.


Tim Hunt, 2001 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

Tim Hunt recounted how he chooses his research topics, how he comes upon their solutions, "often more by luck than full-frontal attack", and he offered his personal perspectives on conducting Nobel Prize awarded research. The lecture was followed by an open question and answer session. In addition, he hosted a roundtable meeting with selected students entitled ‘How to be Curious and Creative’. On 2 December, Tim Hunt gave a further lecture to scientists at AstraZeneca’s research and development facility at Alderley Park, Cheshire.

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