Nobel Prize Dialogue

Latin America and the Caribbean, 16 November 2021

United by Science

How can science and scientists have the greatest impact on society?

The United by Science Nobel Prize Dialogue event will feature conversations between Nobel Prize laureates and eighty science students from Latin America and the Caribbean.

 

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16 November 2021

16:00 - 17:00

Introduction: Nobel Prize laureates in conversation

A discussion, reflecting on how science and scientists can be most effective, between Elizabeth Blackburn, medicine laureate 2009, Bernard Feringa, chemistry laureate 2016, Emmanuelle Charpentier, chemistry laureate 2020, and Saul Perlmutter, physics laureate 2011.

Moderator: Adam Smith, chief scientific officer, Nobel Prize Outreach

17:00 - 18:30

Young scientist discussions with Nobel Prize laureates

5 simultaneous discussion sessions featuring students representing Latin America and the Caribbean in conversation with Nobel Prize laureates.

Session 1 - May-Britt Moser

Session 2 - Emmanuelle Charpentier

Session 3 - Saul Perlmutter

Session 4 - Bernard Feringa

Session 5 - Elizabeth Blackburn

Moderators: Juleen Zierath, Karolinska Insitutet, and Adam Smith, chief scientific officer, Nobel Prize Outreach

18:30 - 19:00

Student reflections

Closing session with invited students.

Moderator: Adam Smith, chief scientific officer, Nobel Prize Outreach

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