Muscat: The Research Council (TRC) has opened applications for researchers who are interested to be nominated for the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting that will take place in Lindau between June 28 to July 3, 2020.
Being an academic partner of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings since 2015, TRC reflects its efforts towards research capacity building and knowledge transfer. For the fifth consecutive year, TRC will supervise the nomination of 3 young researchers to participate in the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. An independent committee reviews applications and nominates 3 young researchers to Lindau Organisation, which can accept all of them, accept some of them or even, reject all of them.
Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2020, which is the 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, will be dedicated to the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology and medicine.
The meeting is a valuable opportunity for young scientists to interact with around 70 Nobel Laureates as an audience of their lectures, panel discussions and small-size discussion sessions.
The opportunity to join the annual gathering of Nobel Laureates at Lindau is provided exclusively to outstanding undergraduates, Master and PhD students, and post-doc researchers in the fields of physics, chemistry, physiology and medicine.
Eligible candidates must not be older than 35 years old, showing a genuine interest in science and research, show strong commitment to their principal field of studies and interdisciplinary work, receive strong support of their application by their academic advisor and/or by internationally renowned scientists, not had participated in previous Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, and commit themselves to being present for the full duration of the meeting.
Interested applicants need to submit the a detailed CV, at least one detailed letter of recommendation, an official record of their distinct academic achievements (academic transcript, list of publications, awards, ...etc.), and short personal statement justifying their nomination to participate in the meeting on TRC portal ( http://www.trc.gov.om/ ) no later than October 2, 2019.
It is worth mentioning that two months ago, Dr Sausan Al Riyami, Renewable Energy Researcher, and Abdulrahim Al Balushi, a PhD student in Theoretical Physics at the University of Waterloo in Canada, attended the last Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.
Rahma Khalfan Saif Al Busaidiya, a demonstrator at the Department of Physics at SQU, was the first researchers to represent the sultanate in the 66th Nobel Laureate Meeting dedicated to physics in 2016, while Reem Abdullah Mohamed Al Alawi, a PhD student at SQU attended the 67th Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting that was dedicated to Chemistry in 2017. In 2018, Dr Haitham Al Mahrouqi, an Ophthalmology Resident Doctor at Oman Medical Specialty Board, represented the Sultanate in the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.