Call for Nominations: 2018 Kavli Prizes

Nomination period is 9/1 - 12/1/17
By Kavli Foundation Press Release
October 30, 2017

The call for nominations for the 2018 Kavli Prizes will open on September 1, 2017. The closing date for nominating candidates is December 1, 2017. The winners of the Kavli Prizes 2018 will be announced in May/June 2018 and the award ceremony will take place in Oslo, Norway on September 4, 2018.

Nominations for the Kavli Prizes should be submitted to The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters by way of the online nomination form obtained at when the nomination period starts.

To review the nominations, The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters appoints a Kavli Prize Committee for each field, chaired by a member of the Academy. The other members are appointed by the Academy following proposals from the following bodies: The Chinese Academy of Sciences, The French Academy of Sciences, The Max Planck Society (Germany), The National Academy of Sciences (US), and The Royal Society (UK).

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters awards The Kavli Prize in Astrophysics, Nanoscience, and Neuroscience on the basis of the recommendations of the three Kavli Prize Committees.

The Kavli Prize is awarded by The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters for outstanding scientific achievements in Astrophysics, Nanoscience, and Neuroscience. The Kavli Prize for each of the three fields consists of USD 1,000,000. In addition to the prize money, the laureates will receive a scroll and a gold medal.

The Kavli Prize is a partnership between The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, The Kavli Foundation (US), and The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.