Selection Committee for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Selection Committee for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

The Selection Committee for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting was set up to:

  • to run an annual selection process to nominate a candidate for the Malta’s participation in the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings Series
  • to ensure that this process is transparent and fair
  • to provide adequate communication of the UM's participation in the Lindau Meetings to society through local media
  • to maintain financial viability of the initiative and to seek a sustainable expansion to this participation
  • to engage with various local stakeholders in line with the objectives of the Lindau Meetings Series mission objectives
  • to encourage nominees to attract prominent researchers to Malta for a series of public engagement activities and to open a deeper dialogue with local stakeholders.

Composition of the Committee

Chair
Professor Charles V. Sammut

Members
Pro-Rector for International Development & Quality Assurance or delegate
Director of Finance or delegate
Director of Marketing, Communications & Alumni Office or delegate
Rector’s Delegate for STEM Popularisation – Dr Edward Duca
Four academics with expertise in the respective fields of Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, and Economics:
Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Management & Accountancy or delegate – Dr Philip von Brockdorff
Dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Surgery or delegate – Professor Lilian Azzopardi
Head of the Department of Chemistry or delegate – Professor Emmanuel Sinagra
Head of the Department of Physics or delegate – Dr Jackson Levi Said
Two Student Representatives

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