The 2018 call for nominations is now closed. The winners of the 2018 Kavli Prizes will be announced in Spring and the award ceremony will take place in Oslo, Norway on September 4, 2018.
The Kavli Prize is awarded by The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters for outstanding scientific achievements in Astrophysics, Nanoscience, and Neuroscience. The Kavli Prize for each of the three fields consists of USD 1,000,000. In addition to the prize money, the laureates will receive a scroll and a gold medal.
The Kavli Prize is a partnership between The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, The Kavli Foundation (US), and The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.
The 2016 Kavli Prize Laureates and The Prime Minister of Norway: Left to right: Rainer Weiss, Ian Drever (who received the prize on behalf of his brother Ronald W.P. Drever), Carla J. Shatz, Kip S. Thorne, Calvin F. Quate, Gerd Binnig, The Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg, Christoph E. Gerber, Eve Marder, and Michael Merzenich. Photo: Thomas Eckhoff