Friday, 18 May 2012
The Kavali foundation
THE 2012 KAVLI PRIZES IN ASTROPHYSICS, NANOSCIENCE AND NEUROSCIENCE WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON MAY 31ST BY THE NORWEGIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND LETTERS. A live webcast (8:15-10:00am EDT) includes the announcements from Oslo, as well as a special Kavli Prize program from the World Science Festival in New York, featuring opening remarks by John P. Holdren, Science Advisor to President Barack Obama and Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President.
Following the announcements, three extraordinary scientists will discuss the winning achievements, as well as research in their fields: Astrophysics - Claire Max, University of California, Santa Cruz: Nanoscience - Angela Belcher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Neuroscience - Thomas Jessell, Columbia University. More Information