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:
- Ewine van Dishoeck (Netherlands), Astrophysics
- Virginijus Šikšnys (Lithuania), Nanoscience
- A. James Hudspeth (USA), Neuroscience
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
|09:00||Introduction to Fred Kavli and the Kavli Prize|
|09:05||Welcome 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.
Interview with prize winner Prof. Ewine van Dishoeck
Interview with prize winner Prof. Virginijus Šikšnys
Interview with prize winner Prof. A. James Hudspeth
|10:10||Music by Thomas Valeur|
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
Conversation with the three prize winners
|12:00||End of program|