In their journey towards the Nobel Prize, each Nobel Laureate has looked at a problem in a new way. They have used creativity to tackle existing problems, or identify new frontiers.
Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative
24 – 26 September 2019
Martin Chalfie, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2008, visited three cities in Canada for a Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative event held in partnership with AstraZeneca. He met students and researchers, delivered lectures and participated in on-stage discussions at the following institutions:
- Ryerson University, Toronto
- University of Toronto
- Queen’s University, Kingston
- McGill University, Montreal
Five myths about scientists
Lecture video ‘GFP: Lighting Up Life’
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Shinya Yamanaka is a runner, a father and the man who first created stem cells from normal body cells. A pioneer of biomedical research, he describes how he was determined to find success in the face of all else.