Nobel Prize Dialogue

Michael Bruter

Michael Bruter is professor of political science at the London School of Economics and Director of the Electoral Psychology Observatory. His research focuses on the sub-field of voters’ psychology, political behaviour, and political science research methods

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Emilie Caspar

Emilie Caspar is a professor at Ghent University, Belgium, where she leads the Moral and Social Brain Lab. She specialises in social and cognitive neuroscience, striving to uncover the neural mechanisms underlying moral and immoral decision-making.

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Fraser Stoddart

Nobel Prize laureate

Ben Feringa’s research interests include organic chemistry, nanotechnology and asymmetric catalysis. He received the Nobel Prize for his work on molecular machines.

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Věra Jourová is currently Vice President of the European Commission for Values and Transparency and deals with democracy, rule of law, media pluralism and fight against disinformation.

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Maria Leptin

Maria Leptin is President of the European Research Council (ERC) and chairs the ERC’s governing body, the ERC Scientific Council. She is a biologist best known for her work on the mechanisms that allow a developing body to take on its correct shape.

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Oleksandra Matviichuk

Nobel Prize laureate

Oleksandra Matviichuk is a human rights defender who works on issues in Ukraine and the OSCE region. She heads the human rights organisation Center for Civil Liberties, which was awarded the 2022 Nobel Peace Prize.

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Méabh Mc Mahon is a European affairs correspondent and TV anchor for Euronews based in Brussels covering European and global affairs. She is the host of Euronews’ weekend flagship talk show in English and Spanish, ‘Brussels, my love?’ which is broadcast in 7 languages.

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Paul Nurse

Nobel Prize laureate

Paul Nurse is Director of the Francis Crick Institute in London, Chancellor of the University of Bristol, and has served as President of the Royal Society, Chief Executive of Cancer Research UK and President of Rockefeller University.  He shared the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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Maria Ressa

Nobel Prize laureate

Journalist Maria Ressa co-founded Rappler, the top digital only news site that is leading the fight for press freedom in the Philippines. She was awarded the peace prize for her efforts to safeguard freedom of expression.

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