ARTICLES RELATING TO NOBEL PRIZE

Malala Yousafzai to receive Harvard award for activism

2018-10-31 13:01

Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai is being honoured by Harvard University for her work promoting girls' education.

3 win chemistry Nobel; Findings led to best-selling drug

2018-10-03 21:47

Three researchers who "harnessed the power of evolution" to produce enzymes and antibodies that have led to new drugs and biofuels have been named winners of the Nobel Prize in chemistry

In rare move Swedish Academy head resigns amid Nobel literature prize scandal

2018-04-14 22:00

The head of the Swedish Academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature has resigned following a crisis that has engulfed the prestigious institution.

According to a Swedish newspaper this man has secretly been leaking the names of the Nobel Literature Prize winners since 1996

2018-04-10 13:15

A Swedish newspaper has identified a man they say has been violating century-old Nobel statues by leaking seven names of winners of the prestigious award.

Thaler, famed for 'nudge' theory, wins Nobel economics prize

2017-10-09 15:14

Richard H. Thaler has been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics for shedding light on how human weaknesses such as a lack of rationality and self-control can ultimately affect markets.

US lawmakers: World owes debt of gratitude to Liu

2017-07-14 22:30

US lawmakers say the death of Liu Xiaobo is a catastrophic loss for China and the entire world, and his contributions to human rights should never be forgotten.

318 candidates for 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

2017-03-03 11:20

A near-record 318 people and organisations are in the running for this year's Nobel Peace Prize, the Nobel Institute has said, with the motley crew believed to include Syria's White Helmets, Donald Trump and Pope Francis.

Bob Dylan finally accepts his Nobel Prize

2016-10-29 11:01

Dylan tells Swedish Academy he 'of course' accepts Nobel Prize.

WTF is up with Bob Dylan's reaction to his Nobel Prize?

2016-10-21 13:33

After finally acknowledging his Nobel Prize win in a post on his website, Bob Dylan has now mysteriously removed it again.

Bob Dylan book sales soar after Nobel announcement

2016-10-14 12:25

He won his Nobel for writing songs, but Bob Dylan's unexpected honour also is providing a boost for his books.

 

News of the first woman to win a Physics Nobel Prize, in 55 years made us curious about who the other female winners have been

2018-10-04 18:05

Before the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics, the last woman to be honoured with this prestigious recognition was Maria Goeppert Mayer who was awarded in 1963.

James Allison, Tasuku Honjo win Nobel for lifesaving cancer research

2018-10-01 15:57

Researchers from the United States and Japan, James Allison and Tasuku Honjo have won the 2018 Nobel Prize in medicine for lifesaving discoveries that help patients fight cancer

The Nobel board isn’t happy about ‘leaker drama’ at Swedish literature prize group

2018-04-12 19:00

The Nobel Foundation Board has sharply criticised the Swedish Academy, which chooses the Nobel Literature Prize winner each year, saying the group has damaged its own reputation.

Nobel winner says goal is to make nukes unacceptable

2017-10-10 13:07

The anti-nuclear campaign that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize says its goal is to make nuclear weapons unacceptable in the minds of people in every country.

Nobel's shining stars who lost their lustre

2017-09-29 11:32

Praised to the skies and bearing great hopes, they went on to disappoint the world. As the case of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi shows, Nobel Peace Prize winners have not always lived up to expectations.

Bob Dylan finally gets his hands on his Nobel Literature prize

2017-04-03 22:02

Bob Dylan finally has his hands on his Nobel Literature diploma and medal.

Nobel economics laureate Hart worried about Trump's plans

2016-12-07 21:59

Nobel economics prize laureate Oliver Hart says he's not impressed by President-elect Donald Trump's plans for the US economy.

Nobel academy member slams 'arrogant' Bob Dylan

2016-10-22 11:59

A prominent member of the academy which awards the Nobel literature prize slammed this year's laureate Bob Dylan as arrogant.

Times ain't a-changin? All-male Nobel lineup draws criticism

2016-10-15 11:51

With Bob Dylan winning the Nobel Prize in literature, this year's Nobel laureates became an all-male line-up.

Bob Dylan wins 2016 Nobel Prize in literature

2016-10-13 14:14

Bob Dylan has been named the winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature - the first time the prestigious award is given to someone primarily seen as a musician.

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