Tagged: Nobel Laureate

On Memory, Nobel Prizes, Seahorses, and the Future of Science - Guest Work

Guest Work Sep 03, 2015

Guest post by Michael Corballis. In 1963 I enrolled as a PhD student in McGill University’s Department of Psychology in Montreal, Canada. The first seminar was conducted by Donald Hebb, something of a legendary figure in both psychology and neuroscience, and widely remembered for formulating what has come to be known as Hebb’s rule, still regarded … Read More

Nothing but blue sky… and it pays off - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Aug 31, 2015

Around the world there’s growing pressure on blue skies research as cash-strapped governments look for quick answers to complex questions. In Israel, I spoke to numerous Nobel Laureates who bemoaned this state of affairs. They told me that they would not have made their discoveries if they hadn’t been given the remit to follow their curiosity. Some of them made discoveries … Read More

Learning from the Laureates: Science Breakfast & Ada Yonath - Guest Work

Guest Work Jul 04, 2013

University of Canterbury PhD chemistry student Sandra Atkinson is one of 15 young scientists from around the world selected to attend a five day event following the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting in Germany. She is rubbing shoulders with Nobel Laureates all week and blogging about it here on Sciblogs… Science Breakfast The day commenced with a Science Breakfast … Read More

Learning from the Laureates: Harold Kroto's presentation tips - Guest Work

Guest Work Jul 03, 2013

University of Canterbury PhD chemistry student Sandra Atkinson is one of 15 young scientists from around the world selected to attend a five day event following the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting in Germany. She is rubbing shoulders with Nobel Laureates all week and blogging about it here on Sciblogs… by Sandra Atkinson Sandra Atkinson I thought I’d better … Read More