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Nobel Prizes 2015


The Nobel Prize in Physics 2015  

Takaaki Kajita (University of Tokyo, Japan) and Arthur B. McDonald (Queen’s University, Canada)

“for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass”

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015

Tomas Lindahl,( Francis Crick Institute, United Kingdom; Clare Hall Laboratory, United Kingdom) Paul Modrich (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA) and Aziz Sancar (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA)

“for mechanistic studies of DNA repair”

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2015

William C. Campbell (Drew University, Madison, NJ, USA) and Satoshi Ōmura (Kitasato University, Tokyo, Japan)

“for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites”

Youyou Tu (China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing, China)

“for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria”

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2015

Svetlana Alexievich

“for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time”

The Nobel Peace Prize 2015

National Dialogue Quartet (It is a group of four civil society groups which came together to establish democracy in Tunisia when it was at cross-roads between democracy and violence)

“for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011”

 

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2015

The 2015 Prize in Economic Sciences has not been awarded yet. It will be announced on Monday 12 October, 1:00 p.m. CET at the earliest.

EDIT: The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2015 was awarded to Angus Deaton “for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare”.

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