THE BRAIN INITIATIVE
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In addition to the Kavli Institutes and Prizes, the Foundation supports science through academic chairs, symposia, and a broad range of other initiatives.
Kavli chairs have been established at three University of California campuses (Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Irvine), Columbia University, the California Institute of Technology and Harvard University. Learn More
Kavli Futures Symposia
Futures is a series of high quality scientific symposia on topics of emerging importance in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. These unique conferences focus on the trends, challenges and opportunities for future research. Learn More
Kavli Frontiers of Science
Sponsored in partnership with the US National Academy of Sciences, Frontiers brings together bright young researchers across many fields so they can present their work, exchange ideas, share experiences and discover new directions for their research and careers. Learn More
Kavli Royal Society International Centre
Located in the United Kingdom, the Kavli Royal Society International Centre provides a retreat where scientists from all over the world can meet to discuss and develop their work in an atmosphere that historically has given rise to major scientific breakthroughs. Learn More
MIT Kavli Science Journalism Workshops
Administered by the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the subject matter of this highly competitive annual workshop rotates among astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. Learn More
AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards
Administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards are an internationally recognized measure of excellence in science journalism for a general audience.
National Academies Summit on America’s Energy Future
The Foundation is supporting the National Academies Summit on America’s Energy Future, a major and comprehensive study about the role of energy in long-term U.S. economic vitality, national security and climate change. When complete, the report will provide U.S. policy makers authoritative estimates of the current contributions and future potential of existing and new energy supply and demand technologies, their associated impacts and projects costs. Learn More
Royal Society Kavli Medals
The Royal Society Education Medal is awarded biennially by the United Kingdom's Royal Society for any individual who has made a significant impact on science or mathematics education within the UK. Learn More