Published: 2021-08-10 13:53 | Updated: 2021-08-23 15:00

Nominate yourself for participation in Global Young Scientists Summit (GYSS) 2022, online 18 – 21 January 2022

Take the chance to become one of KI’s 10 candidates!

The call is open for undergraduate students, master and doctoral students as well as young postdoctoral scientists at KI who fulfil the following criteria:

All nominated participants and open applicants should

  • Not be older than 35 years of age at the time of the Summit;
  • Show a genuine interest in science and research;
  • Show a strong commitment to their principal field of studies and to interdisciplinary work;
  • Not have participated in previous Global Young Scientists Summits, with the exception for GYSS 2021; and
  • Not yet have a permanent position (scientists with permanent positions, in particular on the professor level, will in general not be admitted to the Summit)

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Some very well Nobel Laureates and renowned scientist will participate in the summit,

List of Confirmed GYSS 2022 speakers

List of Confirmed GYSS 2022 speakers
S/N Speaker Award/ Achievement
1 Prof Aaron Ciechanover Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2004)
2 Prof Ada Yonath Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009)
3 Prof Alessio Figalli Fields Medal (2018)
4 Sir Andre Geim Nobel Prize in Physics (2010)
5 Sir John E. Walker Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1997)
6 Sir Konstantin Novoselov Nobel Prize in Physics (2010)
7 Prof Leslie Valiant Turing (2010)
8 Prof Michael Young Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine (2017)
9 Prof Robert Langer Millennium Technology Prize (2008)
10 Prof Stanley Whittingham Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2019)
11 Prof Stuart Parkin Millennium Technology Prize (2014)
12 Prof Takaaki Kajita Nobel Prize in Physics (2015)
13 Prof Thomas Cech Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1989)
14 Prof Thomas Sudhof Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine (2013)
15 Sir Tim Hunt Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine (2001)

Submit your application which should consist of your name, age, study programme or department if you are doctoral student or postdoc, a short motivation for why you would like to participate and a short CV. The whole application must not be longer than one A4.

Email your application to no later than September 3. The internal nomination process at KI will be led by Professor Robert Harris, Chair of Internationalisation Advisory Council.