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Talk Kavli Medal and Lecture Prize 2019

Kavli Medal and Lecture Prize 2019

The Royal Society

Key facts

Genre: Lecture with live speech-to-text

Synopsis

Kavli Medal and Lecture Prize 2019

The Kavli Lecture 2018 is given by Professor Ed Hawkins. Professor Edward Hawkins was awarded the Kavli Medal and Lecture 2018 for his significant contributions to understanding and quantifying natural climate variability and long-term climate change, and for actively communicating climate science and its various implications with broad audiences.

Details for this lecture will be confirmed shortly. For all enquiries, please contact the Events team.

The lecture will be webcast live and the video recording will be available shortly after the event.

Attending the event

  • Free to attend
  • No registration required
  • Doors open from 18:00, and seats are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Live subtitles will be available
  • British Sign Language interpretation will be available on request. Please let the Events team know if you plan to attend at least two weeks before the event
  • This event may be popular, and entry cannot be guaranteed

 

The award

The Kavli Medal and Lecture is now awarded annually for excellence in all fields of science and engineering relevant to the environment or energy. The medal is of bronze gilt and is accompanied by a gift of £1,000.

Past winners

Professor Edward Hawkins was awarded the Kavli Medal and Lecture 2018 for his significant contributions to the understanding and quantifying natural climate variability and long-term climate change, and for actively communicating climate science and its various implications with broad audiences.

Professor Henry Snaith FRS was awarded the Kavli Medal and Lecture in 2017  for his discovery and development of highly efficient perovskite solar cells which promise to dramatically increase the efficiency and reduce the cost of solar energy.

Professor Matt King was been awarded the Kavli Medal and Lecture in 2015 for his research in field glaciology leading to the first reconciled estimate of ice sheet contribution to sea level.

Event details

Tue 30 Apr 2019, 6:30pm

Live subtitling & live streaming by Stagetext

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Venue details

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London

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