Brown University Chapter Hosts Pariser Global Lectureship for Innovation in Physical Sciences

May 23, 2024

2024Pariser_collageOn May 1, 2024, the Brown University chapter of Sigma Xi hosted the third Pariser Global Lectureship for Innovation in Physical Sciences. Dr. Paula Hammond, institute professor and vice provost for faculty at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT was the featured lecturer. Her presentation, “Sticky Particles for Health and Healing,” explored her research on nanoscale materials that deliver targeted drugs to specific parts of the body.

The Pariser Lectureship recognizes researchers worldwide for their capacity to bridge the gap between basic and applied research for the betterment of humanity. The lectureship and its recipients aim to honor and reflect the legacy of pioneering chemist Dr. Rudolph Pariser and the creativity and research excellence exemplified throughout his life and career. Members and chapters who wish to nominate or host a lecture may visit for more information.


More About Sigma Xi: Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society is the world’s largest multidisciplinary honor society for scientists and engineers. Its mission is to enhance the health of the research enterprise, foster integrity in science and engineering, and promote the public understanding of science for the purpose of improving the human condition. Sigma Xi chapters can be found at colleges and universities, government laboratories, and industry research centers around the world. More than 200 Nobel Prize winners have been members. The Society is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. On Twitter: @SigmaXiSociety