In advance of the 2021 Nobel Prize Dialogue in Korea, a digital event on 17 November 2020 will explore the theme of ‘Being a Scientist’. This will be an online interview with Stefan Hell, who shared the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy. Adam Smith, chief scientific officer at Nobel Media, will moderate the session, asking questions on issues such as creativity, collaboration and dealing with failure.
The conversation will explore Stefan Hell’s experiences as a scientist, and the journey that led to his Nobel Prize. He will share advice about developing a scientific career, and give an insight into life as a researcher. The discussion will address some of the challenges facing the scientific community, including diversity, reproducibility and the pressure to publish in top tier journals. For part of the discussion Hell will be joined by Jung-Hye Roe, President of National Research Foundation of Korea.
The event is free and open to all, and the audience will have the opportunity to submit their questions.
Stefan Hell received the Nobel Prize for developing super-resolved fluorescence microscopy. He is a director at the Max Planck Institutes for both Biophysical Chemistry and Medical Research.
The conversation with Stefan Hell, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2014, will be moderated by Adam Smith, chief scientific officer at Nobel Media. For part of the discussion they will be joined by Jung-Hye Roe, President of National Research Foundation of Korea.