Fondation Jeunes Scientifiques Luxembourg Wins The 2023 Science For Society Prize

Fondation Jeunes Scientifiques wins 2023 Science for Society prize (Photo © Fondation de Luxembourg)

The prestigious 2023 Science for Society Prize, presented by the Science for Society Foundation under the sponsorship of Fondation de Luxembourg, was awarded to Fondation Jeunes Scientifiques Luxembourg for their outstanding youth program, “Science:next.”

The “Science:next” program, a flagship initiative of Fondation Jeunes Scientifiques Luxembourg, offers students aged 11 to 21 a unique opportunity to engage with the scientific method through hands-on learning experiences. Participants are mentored by seasoned scientists and engineers from diverse backgrounds, equipping them with invaluable skills essential for scientific research and problem-solving.

“We are deeply honoured to receive the Science for Society Prize. This recognition reaffirms our commitment to nurturing the next generation of scientific leaders and empowering them to address societal challenges.”

Sousana Eang, director of Fondation Jeunes Scientifiques Luxembourg.

The Science for Society Foundation, established in 2014, aims to promote the effective communication of scientific knowledge to the public. The Foundation’s endorsement of Fondation Jeunes Scientifiques Luxembourg underscores its dedication to advancing scientific literacy and fostering informed decision-making within society.

The Science for Society Prize, established in 2021, recognizes organisations or initiatives that excel in communicating credible scientific information to the broader public. This year’s award marks the culmination of the Prize’s three-year tenure, celebrating the exemplary contributions of Fondation Jeunes Scientifiques Luxembourg to science education and outreach.

Under the leadership of Fondation de Luxembourg, an esteemed institution specializing in philanthropy, the Science for Society Foundation continues to support initiatives that bridge the gap between science and society. Through strategic partnerships and grants, the Foundation strives to facilitate dialogue, promote evidence-based policymaking, and cultivate a culture of scientific curiosity.

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