Why Diversity Is Important

  • Author: ChemistryViews.org
  • Published: 03 April 2018
  • Copyright: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • Associated Societies: Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh), Germany

Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, explains his connection to Germany and why diversity is important for science.

The video was recorded at the Wissenschaftsforum in Berlin, Germany. An interview (only in German) recorded at the event can be read in the Nachrichten aus der Chemie:



The video below shows Roald Hoffmann's ceremonial speech on the occasion of the presentation of the Primo Levi Prize that earned a standing ovation from the audience.

Video by Dr. Gerhard Kreysa, formerly Dechema, Germany

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Article Information

DOI: 10.1002/chemv.201800022


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