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The Kavli Foundation and University Partners Commit $100 Million to Brain Research

The Kavli Foundation and its university partners announced today the commitment of more than $100 million in new funds to enable research aimed at deepening our understanding of the brain.

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Mosers, Kavli Institute given multimillion grant to establish a new centre of excellence

The British-born Pauline Braathen has given US $5 million to establish a new centre at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience at NTNU. The Kavli Foundation has matched this donation with NOK 50 million so that the new centre will … Continue reading

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Emre Yaksi was chosen for FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence.

FENS (The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies) and The Kavli Foundation have announced the first FENS-Kavli Scholars – 20 young European neurosciencists chosen for the excellence of their research, as well as promise to be among the field’s newest generation of … Continue reading

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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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Funding for Alzheimer’s disease research from Olav Thon Foundation

The Olav Thon foundation announced today that Menno Witter will receive 10 million NOK for a collaborative project with Cliff Kentros, also at the Kavli Institue at NTNU, and Gunnar Gouras at Lund University and Heikki Tanila at the University … Continue reading

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Presidential Lecture in Chicago with a newly created video

Blogger: Nancy Reney Bazilchuk                               Journalist og engelsk redaktør i Gemini.no   When May-Britt Moser gave her Nobel Prize lecture last December, she wowed the audience with a … Continue reading

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Yasser Roudi on “Top 10 list” of Up-and-Coming Stars of Science

To identify some of the early-career scientists on their way to more widespread acclaim, Science News surveyed 30 Nobel Prize winners to learn whose work has caught their attention. From those names, Science News editors chose 10 to feature in this special report. All … Continue reading

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Edvard Moser becomes external member of the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology

Edvard Moser is appointed External Scientific Member of the Max Planck Institute (MPI) of Neurobiology in Martinsried near Munich Over the last couple of years Edvard Moser and scientists of the MPI of Neurobiology are closely collaborating. As part of … Continue reading

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Discovery of speed cells in the brain’s positioning system

Speed cells, a missing element in the brain’s dynamic map of space, have been discovered in rat brains by Emilio Kropff and his coworkers in the Moser group, at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Centre for Neural Computation. … Continue reading

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