Culture Meets Science in Lindau

South Africa presents itself as a research-focused nation

July 12th, 2019
Aisosa Erhahon, News from Berlin
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This year´s Lindau´s meeting was hosted in South Africa. Sharing her cultural richness South Africa proved to the world that in her cultural diversity she is very active conducting scientific research as well.

The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings are annual scientific conferences. Their aim is to promote scientific exchange among noble Laureates and young scientists from all over the world. The meetings are always insightful with a festive opening.

While Australia was the host of last year, South Africa colourfully hosted this year´s Lindau Nobel Meeting. In vibrant African attires and exuberant music with dancers and delicious food the Lindau participants felt the warm welcome. In fact, the participants sang and danced to the music as the performers positively infected them with their performances.

South Africa not only proved that her culture is diverse and dynamic, but she as well revealed that within her diversity they are many hidden brains. 20 young scientists and several members represented the South African delegation at the Lindau Meeting.


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