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Nobel inspiration: a conversation with young researchers

Silver Hall, 10/03/2014 (15:15-16:30)

Europe currently offers insufficient opportunities for young investigators to develop independent careers and make the transition from working under a supervisor to being independent researchers in their own right. This structural problem leads to a dramatic waste of research talent in Europe.

The session will address the obstacles, opportunities and main challenges of the scientific career in Europe. It will focus on the structural problems and obstacles towards scientific independency. Other important issues such us strengthening the links between the academia and the industry will be discusses. To this aim, a Nobel Laureate, Professor Serge Haroche will share his views on science careers with scientists that are at the beginning of their career (Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow or in the phase of consolidation (ERC grantees.


Serge HAROCHE (2012 Nobel Prize Laureate for Physics, France)
Eva SERRAO (EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow, University of Cambridge, Portugal)
Erik LINDAHL (ERC Starting Grant and Proof of Concept Grantee, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Chun LIU (Postdoc researcher in biological sciences, former EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow, China)
Serge HAROCHE (2012 Nobel Prize Laureate for Physics, France)
Dara O'BRIAIN (Stand-up comedian and television presenter, Ireland), Moderator
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