2016 Kavli Prize Laureates announcement

23 May 2016

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23 May, 2016 in Societies & Partner News

On 2 June the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announces the 2016 Kavli Prize Laureates in Astrophysics, Nanoscience, and Neuroscience.

Live Webcast from the Norwegian Academy of Science & Letters, Oslo, and the World Science Festival, New York, June 2,  8:15-10:00am  EDT / 2:15-4:00pm CEST.
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Keynote Speaker:  France Córdova, Director, National Science Foundation.

Moderators: Richard Besser, ABC News’ chief health and medical editor (New York) and Adam Rutherford, science writer and broadcaster,NatureThe Guardian and the BBC (Oslo).

Prize Presentation: Ole M. Sejersted, President of the Norwegian Academy of Science & Letters, with remarks by Prize Committee Chairs Mats Carlsson, Institute of Theoretical Astrophysics, UiO (Astrophysics), Arne Brataas, Department of Physics, NTNU (Nanoscience) and Ole Petter Ottersen, Centre for Molecular Biology and Neuroscience, UiO (Neuroscience).

Post-Announcement Discussion. Moderated by Richard Besser: Cori Bargmann, The Rockefeller University and 2012 Kavli Prize laureate (Neuroscience), Michal Lipson, Columbia University (Nanoscience) and Nergis Mavalvala, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Astrophysics).