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The kick-off to Nobel Prize Series India 2017 was the inauguration of the travelling exhibition 'The Nobel Prize. Ideas Changing the World' at Science City in Ahmedabad. Here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Nobel Museum Director Olov Amelin have a look at the exhibition.
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The inauguration was held ceremoniously, and included Prime Minister Modi and the nine participating Nobel Laureates.
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Around half of the 1,400 strong audience were enthusiastic students that had won the opportunity to participate in a nationwide Ideathon for undergraduate science students.
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William E. Moerner, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2014, engaged in conversations.
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Part of Nobel Prize Series India 2017 took place in connection with the Vibrant Gujarat Summit, this year adding a special focus on innovation and education.
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Nobel Dialogue participants. The summit brings together heads of states and governments, leaders from the corporate world, senior policy makers, heads of international institutions and academia from around the world.
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An exclusive Nobel Dialogue was held at Vibrant Gujarat with all nine Nobel Laureates participating.
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Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2009, at the Nobel Dialogue.
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The dialogue was captured by artists in real-time, drawing thoughts and takeaways from the conversations as they evolved.
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An important part of Nobel Prize Series are lectures at local universities. Here, Randy Schekman, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 2013, lectures at IIT Gandhinagar.
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The lectures offer a rare opportunity for the students to hear and interact with the Nobel Laureates.
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Harold E. Varmus, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine 1989, lectures about 'How Cells become Cancers' at IIT Gandhinagar.
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Nobel Laureates Randy Schekman and Harold Varmus in conversation with the student audience.
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At Gujarat University, the students could participate in a round table conversation with Ada Yonath, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2009.
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The five-day programme offered numerous lectures that engaged a lot of students.
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Here, Nobel Laureates share their inspirational stories and insights in an intergenerational dialogue with faculty and students.
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At IISC, Bangalore, Physics Laureate David Gross lectured on 'The Frontiers of Fundamental Physics'.
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A large interested audience at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
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In a moderated Q&A session at Nehru Memorial Museum New Delhi, Nobel Laureates Serge Haroche, William E. Moerner and Harold Varmus addressed the question 'Who is driving the innovation train: the universities, the politicians or private companies?'.
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Both students and representatives from the corporate and public sector attended the event at Nehru Memorial Museum New Delhi.
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Nobel Prize Series India 2017

Science Impacts Lives was the theme for the five-day programme in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, Delhi and Bangalore on 9-13 January 2017, an event with the aim to stimulate engagement in science and to put the spotlight on the importance of scientific research.

Introduction to the programme
Chemistry Laureate Ada Yonath.

Attending Nobel Laureates

Nine Nobel Laureates took part in conference, lectures, roundtables and other meetings together with students from several universities, as well as business leaders, politicians and other guests.

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Exhibition Shows the Nobel Prize in Our Daily Lives

The exhibition The Nobel Prize: Ideas Changing the World was dispalyed at the Science City in Ahmedabad.

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Dialogue

The Nobel Prize Series Dialogue brings together a unique constellation of Nobel Laureates.

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Lectures with the participating Nobel Laureates took place in Gujarat, Delhi and Bangalore.

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About Nobel Prize Series

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