Chemistry Laureate Mario Molina with students in St Paul.

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Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative

The Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative (NPII) is a global programme designed to help Nobel Laureates share their inspirational stories and insights. By taking Nobel Laureates on visits to universities and research centres around the world, and by capturing their thoughts on video, the initiative seeks to bring the Laureates into closer contact with the worldwide scientific community, and especially with an audience of young scientists.

There have been 24 NPIIs on four continents delivered in partnership with AstraZeneca, a relationship which began in 2010, and one NPII delivered in partnership with 3M.

Coming up

Spain 2018

On 26 – 27 September Nobel Laureate May-Britt Moser will visit Spain for a Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative event, held in partnership with AstraZeneca.

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Recent events

Scandinavia 2017
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Video highlights

Student roundtable discussion with Shinya Yamanaka

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Nobel Laureate Françoise Barré-Sinoussi meets students and scientists

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Françoise Barré-Sinoussi meets young scientists at NPII Japan

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A panel of laureates discuss how best to approach

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