Seven NSF-funded researchers recognized with Kavli Prizes

Press Release 16-103 Seven NSF-funded researchers recognized with Kavli Prizes Agency’s funding helps advance pioneering research in neuroscience, astrophysics September 6, 2016 This week, nine researchers — seven of whom have received support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) — will accept Kavli Prizes at a ceremony in Oslo, Norway for pioneering scientific advances in the fields of astrophysics, neuroscience and nanoscience. Presented every two years by the U.S.-based Kavli Foundation, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, and the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, the prestigious Kavli Prize celebrates those science laureates “whose discoveries have dramatically expanded human understanding” of existence at the big, small and complex scales. “As a primary funder of basic scientific research, NSF shares some important goals with the Kavli Foundation, including our deep…


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