Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative

On 17 – 18 June 2020 Aaron Ciechanover, 2004 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, shared his insights and ideas with a Polish audience. This digital event reached students, early-career scientists and the wider public.

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Discussions included an exploration of the role played by science and scientists in society’s response to contemporary challenges. In the face of overwhelming amounts of information and disinformation, what can science and scientists do to help individuals, and society, make the best choices?

The event was held in partnership with AstraZeneca and in association with:

  • Jagiellonian University, Krakow
  • Warsaw Medical University
  • University of Warsaw

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