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The Kavli Symposium: Passion for Science

Are you interested in science? Be inspired when three world leading, award-winning scientists visit the University of Bergen and the Kavli Symposium Passion for Science.

At Passion for Science, our invited audience will meet three world leading scientists.
They will discuss their award-winning research and how they made their way into science.

The scientists are 2018 Kavli Prize Winners:

Profile Kavli Prize Laureates 2018
Photo:
Peter Badge/Typos1
From left: Virginijus Šikšnys, Ewine van Dishoeck, A. James Hudspeth

The program will be presented in English. 

The event is reserved for invited guests, University and high school students and staff.

The Kavli Symposium Passion for Science

09:00Introduction to Fred Kavli and the Kavli Prize
09:05Welcome to the University of Bergen and the Kavli Symposium
Dag Rune Olsen, Rector, University of Bergen
Lise Øvreås, Det Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
Selda Ekiz, Master of Ceremonies.
09:10ASTROPHYSICS
Interview with prize winner Prof. Ewine van Dishoeck
09:30NANOSCIENCE
Interview with prize winner Prof. Virginijus Šikšnys
09:50NEUROSCIENCE
Interview with prize winner Prof. A. James Hudspeth
10:10Music by Thomas Valeur
10:25

Lunch break and visit to the “Passion for Science” exhibit at the University Museum:"On the smallest, the biggest and the most complicated", research in the areas of nanoscience, astrophysics and neuroscience, respectively, at UiB

11:15

Conversation with the three prize winners
Questions from the audience

12:00End of program