Nobel Laureates give their perspectives on how to choose a good research topic, and scientific problem, to work on.
- Bruce Beutler discusses what makes a good scientific question.
- Michael Brown answers the question 'What makes a good research question?' and offers advice for scientists deciding what to work on.
- Tim Hunt answers the question: What makes a good research problem?
- Martin Chalfie answers the question: What makes a good research topic
- Paul Nurse explains that you can't always map out your career.
- Barry Marshall answers the question: What should drive your choice of research topic?
- Oliver Smithies gives advice on how a scientist should choose their research direction.
These videos are from the Nobel Prize Inspiration Initiative's (NPII) YouTube account, which can be found here. The NPII is a global programme designed to help Nobel Laureates share their inspirational stories and insights with the worldwide scientific community, and especially with early career scientists.