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New scholarships for science journalists

Chul Joong Kim and Nils Chr. Stenseth

Chul Joong Kim (left), President of the World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ), will announce the winners of five new scholarships for science journalists at AAAS in Chicago on the 15th of February. The scholarships, funded by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, will give the journalists the opportunity to take part in all the events during the Kavli Prize week in Oslo in September. Nils Chr. Stenseth, the Academy's President, will present the highlights of the Kavli Prize week.

(10.02.2014) Read more

Obituary: Fred Kavli, Founder and Chairman of The Kavli Foundation

Fred Kavli

Fred Kavli, founder and chairman of The Kavli Foundation, passed away peacefully on Thursday, November 21, in his home in Santa Barbara at the age of 86.

(22.11.2013) Read more

Frontiers in Astronomy: from the beginning of the Universe to the outer reaches of the Solar System

Kavli Prize Scientific Symposium and Kavli Prize Laureate Lecture at The Royal Society in London

Jane Luu, Kavli Prize winner in Astrophysics in 2012

The Royal Society, in partnership with The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and The Kavli Foundation, will be hosting a one day symposium on cosmology and astrophysics on the 20th of November. The symposium will bring together the world's leading experts in this field. Norway's Crown Prince Haakon will attend. Jane Luu (photo), Kavli Prize Laureate in astrophysics in 2012, will deliver the Kavli Prize Laureate Lecture which will be open to the public.

(01.11.2013) Read more

Kavli Prize Scientific Symposium and Laureate Lecture in Washington DC

Mildred Dresselhaus gives her Kavli Prize Lecture at the University of Oslo in 2012

Dr. Mildred Dresselhaus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology will give the Kavli Prize Laureate Lecture at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington DC on the 24th of October. Dresselhaus was awarded the Kavli Prize in Nanoscience in 2012 "for her pioneering contributions to the study of phonons, electron-phonon interactions, and thermal transport in nanostructures."

(17.10.2013) Read more

New scholarships for science journalists

Baraka Bashir, Freedom Radio from Kano, Nigeria, was one of the science journalists to win a scholarship in 2012. She is talking to Professor Rita Colwell, one of the speakers at the Kavli Prize Science Forum. Behind: Professor Řivind Andersen, Secretary General of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

For the second time the World Federation of Science Journalists (WFSJ) and the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters invite science journalists from all over the world to apply for travel scholarships. Be one of five journalists to get the opportunity to step into the fascinating world of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. Meet and exchange with the winners of the Kavli Prize awarded in these three fields and take part in all the events during the Kavli Prize week in Oslo, Norway, 8 - 11 September 2014. Picture: Baraka Bashir from Nigeria was one of the science journalists to win a scholarship in 2012.

(18.07.2013) Read more

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