Events & Features Archive

  • Susan Coopersmith on Selecting Kavli Prize Laureates

    The selection of a Kavli Prize Laureate starts with a review of nominations received from around the world. Nominations are open to all scientists conducting basic research in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience – the big, the small and the complex.  view

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  • 2020 Astrophysics Selection Committee

    The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters appoints three Kavli Prize Committees on the basis of nominations received by leading international academies and other equivalent scientific organizations. view

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  • 2020 Nanoscience Selection Committee

    The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters appoints three Kavli Prize Committees on the basis of nominations received by leading international academies and other equivalent scientific organizations. view

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  • 2020 Neuroscience Selection Committee

    The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters appoints three Kavli Prize Committees on the basis of nominations received by leading international academies and other equivalent scientific organizations. view

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  • Seven scientists from five countries honoured for breakthrough discoveries in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience

    Research in observational X-ray astronomy, inventions of aberration-corrected lenses in electron microscopes, and the discovery of sensory receptors for temperature and pressure win USD 3 million Kavli Prizes view

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  • Our Laureates

    The Kavli Prize was established to recognize outstanding scientific research, honor highly creative scientists, promote public understanding of scientists and their work, and foster international cooperation among scientists. view

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  • Kavli Prize Announcement 2020

    Broadcast LIVE from Oslo and New York: Laureate announcement from The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and the World Science Festival May 27, 2020, 9:00 – 10:00 AM EDT view

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  • Oslo by night, KavliPrize

    Scholarships for Science Journalists

    Open to science journalist worldwide view

    Article: fellows, journalists, kavliprize, scholarships, science

  • CRISPR in Context

    It’s happened. The first children genetically engineered with the powerful DNA-editing tool called CRISPR-Cas9 have been born to a woman in China. Their altered genes will be passed to their children, and their children’s children. view

    Event: nanoscience