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10 -11 September – Kavli Prize Week in Trondheim

The Kavliprize  was established to recognize outstanding scientific research, honour highly creative scientists, promote public understanding of scientists and their work and foster international cooperation among scientists. We celebrate with a two-day programme packed with interesting lectures and symposia, to which … Continue reading

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Fred Kavli, philanthropist and entrepreneur with links to NTNU, dies at 86

Fred Kavli, a businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist whose support for basic scientific research has had a major impact on the research landscape in three continents, has died at 86. Kavli died peacefully in his home in Santa Barbara on Thursday … Continue reading

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Many memories, many rooms

The brain has an enormous capacity to store memories and to keep memories from getting mixed up in part because of how these memories are stored in the hippocampus, researchers from NTNU’s Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience have shown. Since … Continue reading

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Not exactly popcorn

When May-Britt Moser gave her Nobel lecture on Sunday, she had some help from the audience. At her signal Moser’s colleagues stood up in the audience and made popping sounds. These are the sounds that the scientists hear when rat … Continue reading

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Gertrude, Tarzan, and the rest of the Nobel gang

Animal welfare is important for Nobel laureates May-Britt and Edvard Moser. Not just because that is how it should be, but also because the researchers get the best results that way. Gertrude is headed over to Tarzan in the neighbouring … Continue reading

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A village of neuroscientists

There’s a proverb – the origins of which are hotly disputed – that says “It takes a village to raise a child.” You could almost say the same thing about groundbreaking discoveries in neuroscience, if NTNU’s Kavli Institute for Systems … Continue reading

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Igarashi receives Young Investigator Award

Kei Igarashi, researcher at Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience, receives the Young Investigator Award from Japan Neuroscience Society He receives the award for his current studies in the lateral entorhinal cortex, together with his previous studies of the olfactory system. You can … Continue reading

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Mosers receive the 2014 Körber European Science Prize

Edvard and May-Britt Moser, co-directors of the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, have been selected for the €750 00 award from the Hamburg, Germany based Körber Foundation.  Their selection is yet another … Continue reading

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Menno Witter elected board member of Norwegian Health Association’s Dementia Research Program

The Norwegian Health Association announced the board of it’s Dementia Research Program today. Former Minister of education Tora Aasland is to head the board, and Menno Witter from the Kavli Institute for Systems neuroscience is one of the four elected board members. … Continue reading

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Mosers elected Foreign Associates of US National Academy of Sciences

Professors May-Britt and Edvard Moser are elected Foreign Associates of US National Academy of Sciences.  FIRST WOMAN Professor May-Britt Moser, director of Centre for Neural Computation and co-director of Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience at Norwegian University of Science and … Continue reading

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