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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Dr Kazuo Inamori on the Kyoto Prize at Oxford
Dr Kazuo Inamori on the Kyoto Prize at Oxford

Dr Inamori shares his thoughts on the philosophy behind the Kyoto Prize, and on the Kyoto Prize at Oxford events.

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2016 Kyoto Prize Presentation Ceremony highlights
2016 Kyoto Prize Presentation Ceremony highlights

Highlights from the 2016 Kyoto Prize Presentation Ceremony held in Kyoto, Japan, on 10th November.

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2016 Kyoto Prize Laureates announced
2016 Kyoto Prize Laureates announced

The Inamori Foundation announced the laureates of the 2016 Kyoto Prize.

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