Lindau Nobel_Screenshot
Screenshot from the official Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting Mediatheque.

400 outstanding Young Scientists are taking part in the 66th Nobel Laureate Meeting.  Among them two GYA members: Chemist Ghada Bassioni (Egypt) and Mathematician Mubasher Jamil (Pakistan).

The one-week meeting takes place from 26 June to 1 July 2016 in Lindau, Germany, where guests from 80 countries meet and exchange with 29 Nobel Laureates. It follows the guiding theme “Educate. Inspire. Connect”, focusing on knowledge transfer, inspiration as well as collaboration and networking as key to support young scientists in their careers.  This year’s Nobel Laureate Meeting is dedicated to the discipline of physics and lays focus on the role of physics as key technology for the 21st century.

In the run-up of the event Ghada Bassioni had the pleasure to meet Prof. Dr. Johanna Wanka, the German minister of education and research. She talked to her about the potential of the GYA Women in Science Working Group and its achievements and upcoming projects. Prof. Dr. Wanka was very enthusiastic and encouraged any further initiative of the working group.

You can follow the event under the official hashtag #LiNo16. Find further information and the press release on the offical website.