Prof. Heidi J. Larson wins Falling Walls Global Call 2022

We are delighted to announce that Professor Heidi J. Larson, Founder and Co-Director of the Vaccine Confidence Project, has been selected as one of ten winners of The Falling Walls Science Breakthroughs of the Year 2022, in the category Social Sciences and Humanities.

To highlight her ground-breaking work, Prof. Larson produced a 3-minute video on the Vaccine Confidence Project for the Falling Walls content library.


Breakthrough research was and is the key to understanding and solving the greatest challenges of our time. The Falling Walls Science Summit 2022 honours the people who are finding solutions to these challenges.

As part of the search for the Falling Walls Science Breakthroughs of the Year, leading actors in science and academia worldwide are invited nominate the latest breakthroughs and outstanding science projects in 10 different categories, Social Sciences and Humanities being one of them.