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

2015 Kyoto Prize Lecture by Dr Toyoki Kunitake
2015 Kyoto Prize Lecture by Dr Toyoki Kunitake

The 2015 Kyoto Prize Commemorative Lecture presented by Dr Toyoki Kunitake, laureate in Advanced Technology.

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2015 Kyoto Prize Lecture by Dr Michel Mayor
2015 Kyoto Prize Lecture by Dr Michel Mayor

The 2015 Kyoto Prize Commemorative Lecture presented by Dr Michel Mayor, laureate in Basic Sciences.

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2015 Kyoto Prize Lecture by Mr John Neumeier
2015 Kyoto Prize Lecture by Mr John Neumeier

The 2015 Kyoto Prize Commemorative Lecture presented by Mr John Neumeier, laureate in Arts and Philosophy.

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