Kavli Prize

The Kavli Prize

Announcement of the 2014 Kavli Prize Laureates

May 29th 8:30–10:00 am Eastern

Join us on May 29 as the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announces the 2014 Kavli Prize Laureates in Astrophysics, Nanoscience and Neuroscience. Webcast live from Oslo, Norway and the World Science Festival in New York City, a detailed program for the announcement will be available soon.

 

The Kavli Prize

2012 KAVLI PRIZE LAUREATES

President Barack Obama greets the 2012 Kavli Prize Laureates in the Oval Office, March 28, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)President Barack Obama greets the U.S. 2012 Kavli Prize Laureates in the Oval Office. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Read story

SEVEN PIONEERING SCIENTISTS have been named this year’s recipients of the Kavli Prizes – prizes that recognize scientists for their seminal advances in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience, and include a cash award of one million dollars in each field. The 2012 laureates are: (Astrophysics)  David C. Jewitt, University of California, USA, Jane X. Luu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lincoln Laboratory, USA, and Michael E. Brown, California Institute of Technology, USA; (Nanoscience) Mildred S. Dresselhaus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA; (Neuroscience) Cornelia Isabella Bargmann, Rockefeller University, USA, Winfried Denk, Max Planck Institute for Medical Research, Germany, and Ann M. Graybiel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.

 

 
 
2012 Kavli Prize Ceremony

2012 Kavli Prize Award Ceremony (Video)

On September 4, His Majesty King Harald presented the Kavli Prizes in Astrophysics, Nanoscience and Neuroscience to the seven laureates from the US and Germany at a ceremony and gala performance at the Oslo Concert Hall. Masters of Ceremony: Åse Kleveland and Alan Alda.

 

 THE KAVLI PRIZES

Science prizes for the 21st century, the Kavli Prizes recognize scientists for their seminal advances in three research areas: astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. Consisting of a scroll, medal and cash award of one million dollars, a prize in each of these areas has been awarded biennially since 2008.

President Obama meets with U.S. Recipients of the 2010 Kavli Prize

President Barack Obama meets with the U.S. Laureates of the 2010 Kavli Prize.  Read story.

President George W. Bush meets with U.S. Recipients of the 2008 Kavli Prize

President George W. Bush meets with the U.S. Laureates of the 2008 Kavli Prize.  Read story.

 

Kavli Prize Science Forum

Kavli Prize Science Forum

In 2012, health and science policy leaders from the US, Europe and Asia will convene to discuss “Science and Global Health: The Role of Basic Science.” View

Kavli Prize Ceremony Masters of Ceremony Ase Kleveland and Alan Alda. (Credit: Scanpix)

Kavli Prize Photo Gallery

The 2012 Kavli Prize Week in Norway, including the Kavli Prize Ceremony and Kavli Prize Science Forum. View

2008 Winners

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