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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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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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Yasser Roudi receives the 2015 Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize

The Hertie Foundation in collaboration with the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) has awarded the 2015 Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize to the physicist and neuroscientist Yasser Roudi from the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Centre for Neural Computation, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway. The award which is … Continue reading

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Brain signals contain the code for your next move

Is it possible to tap into the signalling in the brain to figure out where you will go next? Hiroshi Ito, a researcher at the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), can … Continue reading

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Edvard Moser met with EC President Juncker – gave advice on research funding.

European  Commission  President  Jean-Claude  Juncker  today  hosted  a  working lunch  for  a  group  of  Nobel Laureates. Sir  Paul  Nurse, Jules  Hoffmann,  Serge  Haroche,  Jean  Tirole  and  Edvard  Moser, and  Wolf-prize laureate László  Lovász  were  joined  by  Vice-President  Jyrki  Katainen,  responsible  … Continue reading

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Mosers elected members of American Philosophical Society

May-Britt and Edvard Moser from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim were elected members of the American Philosophical Society at the society’s semiannual meeting in Philadelphia this weekend. The APS is the oldest “learned society” in … Continue reading

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Reality is distorted in brain’s maps

The brain’s GPS would be worthless if it simply contained maps of our surroundings that were not aligned to the real world. But we now know how this is done. The way that the brain’s internal maps are linked and … 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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