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Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances. The will of the Swedish scientist Alfred Nobel established the five Nobel prizes in 1895. The prizes in Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physics, and Physiology or Medicine were first awarded in 1901.

Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates (2018, 2017 & 2016)

Nobel Prizes and Laureates 2018

Nobel Laureates

Field

Contribution

James P. Allison(USA), Tasuku Honjo(Japan)

Physiology or Medicine

For their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation

Gérard Mourou(France),

Arthur Ashkin(USA),

Donna Strickland(Canada)

 

Physics

For their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses in the field of laser physics

George Smith (USA),

Frances Arnold (USA),

Greg Winter (UK)

Chemistry

For control of evolution and used it for purposes that bring the greatest benefit to humankind.

This year no Nobel Prize for Literature

Literature

This year no Nobel Prize for Literature

Denis Mukwege (Democratic Republic of the Congo),

Nadia Murad (Germany)

 

Peace

For their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.

William Nordhaus (US)

Paul Romer(US)

 

Economic Sciences

For work on climate change, and the endogenous growth theory

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Nobel Prizes and Laureates 2017

Nobel Laureates

Field

Contribution

Rainer Weiss

Barry C. Barish

Kip S. Thorne

Physics

For decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves

Jacques Dubochet

Joachim Frank

Richard Henderson

Chemistry

"For developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution".

Jeffrey C. Hall

Michael Rosbash

Michael W. Young

Physiology or Medicine

"For their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm".

Kazuo Ishiguro

Literature

"Who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world".

International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

Peace

"For its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons".

Richard H. Thaler

Economic Sciences

"For his contributions to behavioural economics".

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Nobel Prizes and Laureates 2016

Nobel Laureates

Field

Contribution

F. Duncan

M. Haldane

J. Michael Kosterlitz

Physics

For the theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter"

Jean-Pierre Sauvage

Sir J. Fraser Stoddart

Bernard L. Feringa

Chemistry

For the design and synthesis of molecular machines

Yoshinori Ohsumi

Physiology or Medicine

For the discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy

 

Bob Dylan

Literature

For having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition

 

Juan Manuel Santos

Peace

For his resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end

Oliver Hart

Bengt Holmström

Economic Sciences

For their contributions to contract theory

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awards the Nobel Prize in Physics, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel; the Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute awards the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; the Swedish Academy grants the Nobel Prize in Literature; and the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded by the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

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