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

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Lecture: Adventures across disciplines: studying biophysics, and observing the shaping of policies (English)
Lecture: Adventures across disciplines: studying biophysics, and observing the shaping of policies (English)

Watch Dr Graham Farquhar speaking to an audience at the Blavatnik School of Government as part of the Kyoto Prize at Oxford events.

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Kyoto Prize Presentation Ceremony highlights
Kyoto Prize Presentation Ceremony highlights

Watch highlights from the Presentation Ceremony on 10 November 2017.

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Kyoto Prize at Oxford highlights
Kyoto Prize at Oxford highlights

Watch highlights from the inaugural Kyoto Prize at Oxford events on 9th and 10th May 2017.

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Dr Takeo Kanade
Lecture: Dr Takeo Kanade: Fun research in computer vision and robotics

Watch Dr Takeo Kanade speaking to an audience at the Blavatnik School of Government as part of the Kyoto Prize at Oxford events.

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