The Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting of Natural Sciences is an internationally recognized forum, held every five years in Germany. This is an exceptional opportunity for the transfer of knowledge between generations of scientists. This meeting has been organized since 1951 and more than 25 000 young scientists from 80 countries were able to attend.
Maurice will be represented by Naziah Jaufeerally and Aazra Oomayya Pankan. The first is his PhD in Computational Chemistry at the University of Mauritius, while the second began his master's degree in Chemical Engineering with Environmental Engineering at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus.
"The participation of students Mauritius was made possible thanks to the Prime Minister, who met in June 2012, Professor Robert Huber, a winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1996. They discussed the possibility of the participation of Mauritius to the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting, "said the Minister of Higher Education, Dr Rajesh Jeetah, during the presentation of Notes participating in Ebony on Monday.
Mauritius' participation in the meeting, the minister added, is an important aspect of the government's strategy to promote science and technology, said Minister Jeetah.