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Kavli Neuroscience Prize 2016

  The Kavli Prize in Neuroscience is shared between Eve Marder, Brandeis University, USA, Michael Merzenich, University of California San Francisco, USA, and Carla Shatz, Stanford University, USA. They receive the prize “for the discovery of mechanisms that allow experience … Continue reading

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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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Moser and Moser elected for membership to the Leopoldina Nationale Akademie der Wissenshaften

  Professors May-Britt and Edvard Moser at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience have been elected for membership to the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. The election of new academy members is said to be a rigorous process, and … Continue reading

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Ask a researcher: Spatial memory

This time Debora Ledergerber, Researcher at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience/Centre for Neural Computation/Egil and Pauline and Fred Kavli Centre for Cortical Microcircuits, will answer questions from one of our readers. Q: My husband has close to no spatial memory … Continue reading

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We owe it to society to find the causes of Alzheimer’s disease

The Minister of Health and Care Services Bent Høie visited the Kavli Institute today. On the agenda was Alzheimer’s disease. Bent Høie wanted to know if the researchers at the Kavli Institute had new ideas about what causes brain cells … 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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