It was a great relief to see Iranian scientists and students in our panel’s chat room at Academy. Here’s an excellent article on how and and many dedicated people fought to win a last-minute reprieve from misapplied sanctions.
Sanctions are "meant to protect us against the Iranians building a nuclear bomb. Instead it’s preventing the Iranians from helping us cure Alzheimer’s.” Great write-up from on 's encounter with overly broad sanctions
This experience shows 1) sanctions can be overreaching, & can even stop a humane act like educating people 2) in spite of that, they can be challenged and overturned. A message to other organizations/platforms like , , 2/
How researchers overturned US sanctions on a virtual summer school
I am always impressed by the perseverance of young scientists to learn and do good in a world that puts up harmful barriers. Thankful for those who do the work to cultivate inclusive educ experiences! 👏👏👏
How researchers overturned US sanctions on a virtual summer school
Science can be transformative, also for society! Read how researchers overturned US sanctions on a virtual summer school! #NeuromatchAcademy