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Ig Nobel Prize face-to-face

Event Details:

Wednesday, March 22, 2023
1:00pm - 3:00pm PDT

Location

Stanford University
Rotunda E241 (Chem-H + Wu Tsai Building)
Stanford, CA
United States

This event is open to:

Alumni/Friends
Faculty/Staff
General Public
Members
Students

We are excited to have an Ig Nobel Prize face-to-face event on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 1pm - 3pm PST at Rotunda E241 (Chem-H + Wu Tsai Building). 

REGISTER HERE to attend

Our esteemed founder of the prize (and the journal the Annals of Improbable Research), Marc Abrahams, will take us through the fascinating history of the Ig Nobel Prize, from its inception in 1991 to the present day. We will learn about the inspiration behind the award, the selection process, and his most unforgettable moments along the way.

Following this, we will hear from some of the brightest minds in research today as our panelists engage in discussions about the significance of improbable research. Our panelists include Alvin Roth (Economics), Genie C. Scott (Anthrophology), and Dakota (Cody) McCoy, past (Ig) Nobel Prize laureates who have made groundbreaking discoveries in fields such as physics, medicine, economics, public policies, and more

Audience members will also have the opportunity to ask questions and engage in the conversation with our panelists, as well as sign up for a meet-and-greet with Marc after the event. 

Join us for an unforgettable afternoon of laughs, learning, and thought-provoking discussions at the Ig Nobel Prize face-to-face Event!

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