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Battlers for freedom of expression and ability to speak truth to power were honoured, including Ales Bialiatski who is still in jail

12 Oct 2022 12:10 AM

3 US-based economists given Nobel Prize for work on banks

The committee said their work had shown in their research “why avoiding bank collapses is vital

10 Oct 2022 8:23 PM

Saving the world from the bottom upwards

All three apply the experimental method of randomised control trials (RCT) from the physical sciences to social science.

03 Nov 2019 2:04 AM

Climate, development tipped for Nobel economics prize

The Nobel economics prize was created by the Swedish central bank "in memory of Alfred Nobel" and first awarded in 1969.

08 Oct 2018 9:57 AM

Nobel Prize in literature 2018 cancelled after sexual assault scandal

Decision was made on grounds academy is in no shape to pick winner after sex abuse allegations, financial crimes scandals.

04 May 2018 1:20 PM


Women in 21st century ‘locked out of labs’ and Nobel prizes

The peace prize is meanwhile the most favourable to women: 16 women laureates out of 104 people awarded.

08 Dec 2017 2:48 PM