“My advice to today’s aspiring scientists and engineers is to develop and follow their curiosity and imagination, to develop an open mind, ask questions, and not to be satisfied with half-truths or dictated opinions”, advices Professor Risto Nieminen in his blog post for Millennium Youth Campers.
Photo from MY Camp 2011: Veli-Matti Vesterinen.
During the spring, Technology Academy Finland will publish blog posts by scientists and experts the 2013 MY Campers will meet during the camp.
In Millennium Youth Camp blog, each of them will provide some insight to their background, give valuable advice to aspiring young scientists, and of course, teach them an important word in Finnish.
First blogger is Professor Risto Nieminen from Aalto University.
“I like to think of the Millennium Youth Camp as a source of inspiration to youngsters from different parts of the world. The core of that inspiration is the desire to use cutting-edge science and technology to improve the human condition, to make a better world for everybody,” Professor Nieminen writes.
Read the Millennium Youth Camp blog at www.millenniumyouthcamp.fi.