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The Kavli Prize honors scientists for breakthroughs in astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience – transforming our understanding of the big, the small and the complex.

About The Kavli Prize

The 2022 Kavli Prize Week

Kavli Prize Week is both a biennial celebration of science as well as an opportunity for dialogues on significant research in the fields of astrophysics, nanoscience and neuroscience. Held primarily in Oslo, its signature event is the Kavli Prize Ceremony, held in honor of the year's Kavli Prize Laureates.

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The 2022 Kavli Prizes recognize pioneering science in the development of helioseismology and asteroseismology; development of self-assembled monolayers on solid substrates and molecular-scale coatings to control surface properties; and the discovery of genes underlying a range of serious brain disorders.

2022 Kavli Prize Announcement

Astrophysics

Conny Aerts
Jørgen Christensen-Dalsgaard
Roger Ulrich

"For their pioneering work and leadership in the development of helioseismology and asteroseismology"

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Nanoscience

Jacob Sagiv
Ralph Nuzzo
David Allara
George Whitesides

"For self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) on solid substrates: molecular coatings to control surface properties"

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Neuroscience

Jean-Louis Mandel
Harry Orr
Christopher Walsh
Huda Zoghbi

"For pioneering the discovery of genes underlying a range of serious brain disorders"

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