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The University of Tokyo will May 27 host the Kavli Prize Laureate Lecture Nano carbon materials and electron microscope, given by 2008 winner in Nanoscience, Sumio Iijima. This is followed by Kavli Institute Lectures by Menno P. Witter and Hitoshi Murayama, and a Kavli Symposium over the topic Scientific Solutions to Global Challenge.
President Barack Obama met in the Oval Office on March 28 the six U.S. recipients of the 2012 Kavli Prizes. President Obama received the laureates to recognize and honor their landmark contributions to the three fields for which the Prizes are awarded - astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience.(17.04.2013) Read more
Winfried Denk, Kavli Prize Laureate in neuroscience, will give a lecture "Following the Brain's Wires" at the Nordic embassies in Berlin 24 April. His lecture will be followed by a talk by Gilles Laurent : "Towards an Understanding of Neural Codes". There will also be speeches by both the Norwegian and the German Minister of Education and Research, Kristin Halvorsen and Johanna Wanka. The event is organized by the Norwegian Embassy in Berlin in cooperation with the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and the Max Planck Society.(15.04.2013) Read more
Fred Kavli and Kavli Prize Laureate Donald M. Eigler (picture) will be presenting at the Kavli Laureate session, focusing on Nanoscience at Transatlantic Science Week in Boston 14 November. The event will take place at Rice University. There will be introductions by Nils Chr. Stenseth, President of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters and Fred Kavli, Founder and CEO, The Kavli Foundation.(14.11.2012) Read more
Ann M. Graybiel (picture), Kavli Prize Laureate in Neuroscience 2012, will give the Kavli Lecture "Making and Breaking Habits: the Basal Ganglia in Action" at Carnegie Institution for Science on 28 November. Capital Science Evenings Lectures are free and open to the public and are held at the Carnegie Institution, located at 1530 P Street, NW(corner of 16th and P Streets). The Kavli Lecture is co-hosted by the Carnegie Institution for Science with the Royal Embassy of Norway, the Norwegian Academy of Science, and the Kavli Foundation.(14.11.2012) Read more