Nobel Prize Dialogue
Latin America and the Caribbean, 16 November 2021
United by Science
United by Science – Nobel Prize Dialogue Latin America and the Caribbean
16 November 2021
United by Science brought together science students from throughout Latin America and the Caribbean into conversation with Nobel Prize laureates to explore how science and scientists can most effectively make a positive impact on society.
Participating speakers include Elizabeth Blackburn, 2009 Nobel Prize laureate in physiology or medicine; Emmanuelle Charpentier, 2020 Nobel Prize laureate in chemistry; Bernard Feringa, 2016 Nobel Prize laureate in chemistry; May-Britt Moser, 2014 Nobel Prize laureate in physiology or medicine and Saul Perlmutter, 2011 Nobel Prize laureate in physics.
To revisit all sessions from the event – click here to watch the full playlist on YouTube.
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Eighty undergraduate and graduate students representing almost every country in the region were invited to focus on issues that include the responsibilities of the scientist, the power of collaboration, strategies for building bridges with policy makers and society in general, and the wider societal implications of all these themes.