Lockdown release!

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The School’s Publicity and Recruitment Officer, Caroline Keir reflects on the easing of lockdown.


We are on release from lockdown!  I should be happy, but I have to say, I’m not sure I like this freedom very much.  None of the places I want to visit are open, my summer holiday plans look bleak and dining options are lousy.

Lockdown certainly has had its ups and downs.

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Fostering exchange between Nobel Laureates and young scientists

by Dr Carlo Bruno

Photo: Carlo on board a zeppelin along with Nobel Laureate Ada Yonath and meeting attendees.


I had the privilege of being selected to participate in the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany, together with 39 Nobel laureates in Physics and Chemistry and outstanding young scientists from 89 countries around the world.

The aim of this event was to foster exchange among scientists of different generations, cultures and disciplines.

The meeting, which took off on 29 June, was opened by an impassionate keynote address by Nobel Laureate Brian Schmidt urging the scientists in the audience to be as open as possible with their data, ideas and research, and to aim to make a difference in the world. Continue reading “Fostering exchange between Nobel Laureates and young scientists”