In a new Nobel Lab 360°, 2017 Nobel Laureate Joachim Frank takes viewers on a virtual tour through his laboratory at Columbia University in New York City, USA. Learn about cryo-electron microscopy for whose development Prof. Frank received the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Jacques Dubochet and Richard Henderson. Prof. Frank and colleagues introduce us to their work and the secrets of ribosome imaging.
On Monday, 14 October 2019, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has announced their decision to award the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”
Learn more about the 2019 Prize in Economic Sciences here.
On Friday, 11 October 2019, the Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize to Abiy Ahmed Ali “for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.”
Find out more about the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize here.
On Thursday, 10 October 2019, the Swedish Academy in Stockholm has decided to award the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature to Olga Tokarczuk and the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature to Peter Handke.
Find out more about the 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prizes in Literature here.
On Wednesday, 9 October 2019, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino.
Find out more about the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry here.
On Tuesday, 8 October 2019, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 to James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz for their “for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth’s place in the cosmos.”
Find out more about the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics here.
On Monday, 7 October 2019, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine jointly to William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.”
Find out more about the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine here.
Today, we sent out the call for nominations for the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences (25 –29 August 2020) to our academic partners worldwide. Young economists who would like to be nominated for the meeting should now contact the respective partner institution. Nominations must be submitted by 14 November 2019. Find the application link here.
The Nobel Prize Dialogue event “Towards Health: Equality, Responsibility and Research” will take place on 8 November 2019 in Berlin. Peter Agre, 2003 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, and Alvin Roth, 2012 Laureate in Economic Sciences, will discuss the way health and well-being build on the collective achievements of society, including healthcare, education and good environmental and working conditions.
The Nobel Prize Dialogue aims to stimulate discussion and bridge the gap between science and society by bringing together Nobel Laureates, the world’s leading scientists, key opinion leaders, policy makers and the general public. Produced by Nobel Media with support by the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings, this is the first Nobel Prize Dialogue to be hosted in Germany.