Science for a better world

5 October 2023

TWAS President Quarraisha Abdool Karim speaks on the im portance of science to an audience including local schoolchildren at this year’s Trieste Next festival 
Science is the product of hum anity’s m ost brilliant collective im agination, said TWAS President Quarraisha Abdool Karim at her recent talk at Trieste Next in Trieste, Italy. And, she added, this is the source of inspiration for m any of today’s scientists worldwide. 
“Today as scientists, we actually are riding on the shoulders of giants—scientists who have com e before us who think about what the world will need,” said Abdool Karim . “They were able to not just im agine, but take those ideas and translate them into som ething tangible.” 
The event, titled ‘Science for a better world’, was part of the 2023 edition of Trieste Next.

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