Kyoto Prize at Oxford

The Kyoto Prize is an international award to honour those who have contributed significantly to the scientific, cultural, and spiritual betterment of humankind. The awards are held annually in November in Kyoto, Japan. The Laureates travel to Oxford in the following May for the Kyoto Prize at Oxford, hosted by the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford.

The Blavatnik School of Government and the Inamori Foundation find a shared purpose in inspiring, educating and connecting individuals who strive for the greater good of society.

Watch the 2021 Laureate lectures on YouTube.

Laureates

Andrew Chi-Chih Yao
Andrew Chi-Chih Yao
Computer scientist
Robert G Roeder
Robert G Roeder
Biochemist and molecular biologist
Bruno Latour
Bruno Latour
Philosopher

Multimedia

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Ariane Mnouchkine: A life in theatre

Watch Ariane Mnouchkine's Kyoto Prize lecture on a life in theatre.

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 James Gunn: Mapping the universe

Watch James Gunn's lecture on mapping the universe.

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In conversation with the Kyoto Prize Laureates

Watch the Kyoto Prize Laureates in conversation.

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Ching Tang: The science of organic light-emitting diodes

Watch Professor Ching Tang's Kyoto Prize at Oxford 2021 lecture.

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Ariane Mnouchkine – Kyoto Prize at Oxford 2021 preview

Watch a preview of Ariane Mnouchkine's Kyoto Prize at Oxford 2021 lecture.

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