Record turnout for Atiyah’s Abel Lecture at ICM in Rio

Abel Lecture at ICM Rio 2018

1250 mathematicians from all over the world filled the big conference hall in Rio de Janeiro on Monday the 6th of August to listen to Sir Michael Atiyah’s  Abel Lecture, “The Future of Mathematical Physics: New ideas in old bottles”.

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Sir Michael Atiyah gives Abel lecture at ICM in Rio

Sir Michael Atiyah, Abel Lareate 2004

Sir Michael Atiyah who receiced the Abel Prize in 2004, shared with Isadore Singer, will give the Abel Lecture at ICM in Rio on the 6th of August. He has titled the lecture: "The Future of Mathematical Physics: new ideas in old bottles". Atiyah will be introduced by Jacob Palis, former president of the International Mathematical Union and a member of the Abel Committee.

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Welcome to The 2018 Kavli Prize Week

Utdeling 2016

The registration for The 2018 Kavli Prize Week is now open. We hope that you will take part in the celebration of this year's Laureates and their scientific discoveries.

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Science of Star Creation, Neuroscience of Hearing and Tool to Edit DNA Win Kavli Prizes

Kavliprisvinnere 2018

The President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Ole M. Sejersted, today announced the winners of the 2018 Kavli Prizes. Given in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience, this year's prizes honor scientists who studied molecules in space and illuminated the life cycle of stars and planets, developed a tool to precisely edit DNA, and unlocked the neuroscience underlying human hearing.

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Kavli Prize announcement May 31

Ole M. Sejersted , President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

Ole M. Sejersted, President of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, will announce the winners of the 2018 Kavli Prize in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience on May 31. The announcement will be transmitted live from 9 am EDT/3 pm CEST. Watch it here or at http://kavliprize.org/

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Forthcoming events

1 September 2018 at 19:00

Journalist Dinner at The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

Other events

Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78

National and international journalists and editors - including the winners of the Kavli Prize scholarships for science journalists - are invited to a journalist dinner at the Academy.

Speeches by the President of The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Ole M. Sejersted, and the Vice-President of the World Federation of Science Journalists, Milica Momcilovic. 

By invitation only.

2 September 2018 at 16:30 - 2 September 2018 at 18:30

Kavli Foundation Reception

Other events

Location: Grand Hotel Oslo

The Kavli Foundation invites to a reception on the Grand Hotel Penthouse Terrace. 

The reception is an opportunity for the Foundation to bring together all its constituents and their guests to celebrate the Kavli Prize Laureates — past and present. Each invitee can bring one guest.

By special invitation only.

3 September 2018 at 10:00 - 3 September 2018 at 14:00

Kavli Prize Laureate Interviews

Vivienne Parry and Adam Rutherford will interview the Kavli Prize laureates live on stage at the University of Oslo. Both Parry and Rutherford are experienced science journalists, who will help the audience gain a deeper understanding of the laureates and their award-winning research. 

3 September 2018 at 14:00 - 3 September 2018 at 14:40

Kavli Prize Concert with Ian Hobson

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Location: University of Oslo

The recognized pianist and conductor Ian Hobson, who has been described as "one of the finest pianists of his generation", will be the performer at the Kavli Prize concert. 

3 September 2018 at 18:00 - 3 September 2018 at 20:00

Kavli Prize Reception

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Location: The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78, Oslo.

The reception at The Norwegian Academy is an informal celebration in honor of the 2018 Kavli Prize laureates. 

Online registration is now open, by invitation only. 

4 September 2018 at 14:00 - 4 September 2018 at 15:30

Kavli Prize Award Ceremony

Other events

Location: Oslo Concert Hall

His Majesty King Harald V will present the Kavli Prizes to the Laureates at the Award Ceremony. 

Alan Alda and Heidi Ruud Ellingsen co-host a gala event where artists from both the US and Norway entertains. 

The ceremony is televised by the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation.

The doors open at 13:00. Refreshments will be served.
Guests are kindly requested to take their seats no later than 13:45.
Please present your invitation or registration on entry to the Oslo Concert Hall.

Dress code: Dark suit.

4 September 2018 at 19:00

Norwegian Government's Kavli Prize Banquet

Other events

Location: Oslo City Hall

Minister of Research and Higher Education, Iselin Nybø, is the host for the Banquet in honor of the Kavli Prize laureates. 

His Majesty King Harald V will be present. 

Among the 550 guests you will find many researchers and presidents of scientific institutions from around the world. 

Dress code: Black tie/national costume. 

The dinner is by special invitation only.
Invitations are distributed by e-mail by the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.

6 September 2018 at 09:45 - 6 September 2018 at 12:00

Kavli Prize Laureate Lectures at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim


Location: The Norwegian University of Science and Technology

The Kavli Prize winners in nanoscience and neuroscience will each give a 15-minute presentation of their research.
The Kavli Prize Laureate Lectures are open to everyone.

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