The nine Kavli Prize winners from USA, Russia, Canada, Norway, Germany, and United Kingdom received their prizes (including a gold medal, a scroll, and a share of 1 million US dollars in each of the three prize categories) from His Majesty King Harald at an award ceremony in Oslo, Norway on September 9, 2014. Alan Alda (American actor, director and author) and Haddy N'jie (Norwegian-Gambian presenter, journalist, singer and songwriter) were the Masters of Ceremonies. The gala performance united science and culture in an event that included a broad range of musical expressions, featuring artists who have shown their excellence in music. The Kavli Prizes in Astrophysics, Nanoscience, and Neuroscience are awarded by the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.
View a selection of photographs from the 2014 Kavli Prize Week in Oslo, Norway, including pictures of the Kavli Prize Ceremony and the laureates receiving their medals. Click here.
The 2014 Kavli Prize Awards Ceremony at the Oslo Concert hall (Credit: Thomas Barstad Eckhoff)