Friday, January 21, 2022

Nobel Prize


Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel Prize citation stolen, but his is not the first

February 07, 2017 1:22 pm

Kailash Satyarthi's 2014 Nobel Prize medallion has been stolen today from his Delhi residence. But it is not the first time the prestigious Nobel keepsake has been burgled since the turn of the century.

Research and democracy

October 17, 2015 12:07 am

High quality and transparent data needed for informed debates.

The real world economist

October 16, 2015 12:32 am

The value of Angus Deaton’s work lies in honing the techniques that go behind the construction of data series used for policy analysis.

In fact: Why the Economics Nobel for Angus Deaton matters for India

October 14, 2015 12:44 am

It’s not surprising that most outside academic circles in India don’t know why Deaton deserved the Nobel. That’s also ironic, because a large part of his work is about India and Indians.

Taking its measure

October 14, 2015 12:19 am

Angus Deaton has helped us understand poverty. His work has lessons for India’s policymakers.

Nobel prize: Scottish economist Angus Deaton bags award in economics

October 12, 2015 5:17 pm

Deaton, who was born in Edinburgh in 1945, now works at Princeton University in the United States. He holds both U.S. and British citizenship.

5 Nobel-winning authors you should read

October 08, 2015 6:37 pm

Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich has won the 2015 Nobel, but which of the past winners should you not have missed out. Here are some suggestions.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Lindahl, Modrich, Sancar win award for DNA repair work

October 07, 2015 5:30 pm

The laureates will receive their prizes at formal ceremonies in Stockholm and Oslo on December 10, the anniversary of the 1896 death of prize creator Alfred Nobel.

Folk-sourced medicine

October 07, 2015 12:10 am

Wormwood bags China a long-coveted Nobel in the life sciences.

Nobel Prize in Physics: Kajita, McDonald bag award for work on neutrinos

October 06, 2015 4:00 pm

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said Takaaki Kajita, Arthur McDonald had made key contributions to experiments showing that neutrinos change identities.


Meet the activists fighting sexual violence who received the Nobel Peace Prize

June 18, 2020 2:34 pm

Nadia Murad, a survivor of sexual violence by the Islamic State, and Dr Denis Mukwege, a gynecological surgeon, were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their campaigns against the use of rape as a weapon of war.