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Scientific program in Oslo, Trondheim and Stavanger

In connection with the Kavli Prize award ceremony in Oslo on the 9th of September, there will also be a series of public lectures and symposia in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience in Oslo during the week. The seven laureates will give their official lectures at the universities in Oslo, Trondheim and Stavanger.

Events calender

The Kavli Prize – Public Awareness Lectures 2008
Time: Monday 8 September 2008, 10 AM - 12 PM
Location: University Aula, Oslo 
Lectures by::
Dr. Jill Tarter: The Quest To Find Inhabitants Of Habitable Worlds
Professor Thomas Ebbesen: What is Nanoscience?
Professor Per Andersen: The Brain - the essence of Man!

The Kavli Prize Symposia 2008
Time: Monday 8 September 13:30 PM - 6 PM, Lunch from 12:30 PM
There will be one symposium in each of the scientific fields
Locations:
Astrophysics: The National Library 
Nanoscience: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
Neuroscience: Old festivity hall, University of Oslo  


The Kavli Prize Lectures 2008 - In Oslo

Time:   Wednesday 10 September 2008, 10 AM - 12 PM
Location: Georg Sverdrups hus, University of Oslo
Prize lectures by:
Professor Maarten Schmidt, California Institute of Technology, USA
Professor Sumio Iijima, Meijo University, Japan
Professor Thomas M. Jessell, Columbia University, USA


The Kavli Prize Lectures 2008 - In Trondheim
Time: Thursday 11 September 2008, 9:30 AM - 12 PM
Location: The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Gløshaugen
The Natural Science Building, Auditorium R1 
Prize lectures by:
Professor Louis Brus, Columbia University, USA
Professor Pasko Rakic, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Professor Sten Grillner, Karolinska Institute, Sweden 


The Kavli Prize Lectures 2008 - In Stavanger
Time: Thursday 11 September 2008, 14:00 PM - 15:30 PM
Location: University of Stavanger, Kjell Arholms house, Auditorium A2 
Prize lectures by:
Professor Donald Lynden-Bell, Cambridge University, UK
Professor Maarten Schmidt, California Institute of Technology, USA

 All the Kavli Prize lectures will be filmed and published on the Kavli Prize website.

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