"Bewildering but very pleasant." Meet Alice Munro in a talk about being awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, happiness and melancholy, the intense relationship she has with her stories, and how writing and life are intertwined.Nobel Prize Talks
Audiences across the globe will join Nobel Laureate Steven Chu, Rajendra Pachauri from the IPCC, Fatih Birol from the IEA and 32 other world-leading experts, Nobel Laureates and business leaders in a discussion about the future of energy.
Tuesday 10 December, 12.50 p.m.-2.15 p.m. CET
Tuesday 10 December, 4.20-6.00 p.m. CET
The Banquet takes place in the Blue Hall of the Stockholm City Hall on Tuesday 10 December at 7.00 p.m. CET.Watch the 2011 Nobel Banquet condensed into just two minutes
The 2013 Nobel Prize Concert, featuring Riccardo Muti and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, took place on 8 December.More information about the concert
Each Nobel Diploma is a unique work of art, created by foremost Swedish and Norwegian artists and calligraphers.More about the Nobel Diplomas
The Nobel medals show the image of Alfred Nobel on the face. The image on the reverse varies according to the institution awarding the prize.More about the Nobel Medals
The Nobel Prize amount for 2013 is set at Swedish kronor (SEK) 8.0 million per full Nobel Prize.More about the Nobel Prize Amount
"Let it never be said by future generations that indifference, cynicism or selfishness made us fail to live up to the ideals of humanism which the Nobel Peace Prize encapsulates."Nobel Lecture by Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 together with Frederik Willem de Klerk for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime, and for laying the foundations for a new democratic South Africa. Nelson Mandela died on 5 December.
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Nelson Mandela FAQ
Article: Nelson Mandela and the Rainbow of Culture
Desmond Tutu talks about what makes a good leader.
Martti Ahtisaari comments on his regard and respect for Nelson Mandela.
The 2013 Nobel Laureates are now arriving in Stockholm, Sweden, where they will be guests of honour during a week filled with activities, culminating in the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and the Nobel Banquet on 10 December. The Nobel Foundation’s new Chairman of the Board, Professor Carl-Henrik Heldin, will be the host of the Nobel Day events for the first time.More about the Nobel Week
James E. Rothman, awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, is first in this new series of podcast interviews with Nobel Laureates. Get insights to what gives him his drive and creativity, and discover what he is passionate about.Nobel Prize Talks
Today Susanne Lindh was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Nobelhuset AB, the company entrusted with creating a Nobel Center in central Stockholm, Sweden.Press release
Peter W. Higgs, UK citizen. Born 1929 in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. Ph.D. 1954 from King’s College, University of London, UK. Professor emeritus at University of Edinburgh, UK.Have a look at Peter Higg's photo gallery
François Englert, Belgian citizen. Born 1932 in Etterbeek, Belgium. Ph.D. 1959 from Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. Professor Emeritus at Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.Listen to François Englert (7:42)
François Englert is the first Belgium-born Nobel Laureate in Physics and one of eight Nobel Laureates born in the country.See Nobel Laureates and country of birth
Martin Karplus, U.S. and Austrian citizen. Born 1930 in Vienna, Austria. Ph.D. 1953 from California Institute of Technology, CA, USA. Professeur Conventionné, Université de Strasbourg, France and Theodore William Richards Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA.More on Martin Karplus
Michael Levitt, U.S., British and Israeli citizen. Born 1947 in Pretoria, South Africa. Ph.D. 1971 from University of Cambridge, UK. Robert W. and Vivian K. Cahill Professor in Cancer Research, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA.Have a look at Michael Levitt's photo gallery
Arieh Warshel, U.S. and Israeli citizen. Born 1940 in Kibbutz Sde-Nahum, Israel. Ph.D. 1969 from Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. Distinguished Professor, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2013 was awarded jointly to James E. Rothman, Randy W. Schekman and Thomas C. Südhof "for their discoveries of machinery regulating vesicle traffic, a major transport system in our cells".More about the 2013 Medicine Prize
Listen to James E. Rothman's reactions to the 2013 Medicine Prize.Listen to James E. Rothman (6:45)
Randy W. Schekman's immediate reactions to news of the 2013 Medicine Prize.Interview with Randy W. Schekman (5:07)
Alice Munro reflects on being awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature - and her decision to retire.
Alice Munro is the 13th woman awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature so far. She is also the 110th Literature Laureate in total.All Nobel Prize Awarded Women
Tell us about your favorite books by authors awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. Or read visitor's book tips.Recommend a book
The Nobel Peace Prize 2013 was awarded to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons "for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons".Press release
Headquarters: The Hague, Netherlands
Membership: 189 states
It is the 25th time a Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to an organization.All Nobel Peace Prizes Awarded Organizations
Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ahmet Üzümcü, comments on his organization receiving the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize.
Disarm the world of nuclear weapons! You have eight 'Peace Doves', each able to disarm one of the eight countries possessing nuclear weapons. Try the game and learn more about nuclear disarmament!Play the game
The 2013 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel was awarded jointly to Eugene F. Fama, Lars Peter Hansen and Robert J. Shiller "for their empirical analysis of asset prices".Press release
Professor Eugene Fama explains why he turned to Economic Sciences.Listen to the interview (3:34)
Professor Lars Peter Hansen explains the remarkable success of University of Chicago.(5:00)
Robert J. Shiller on why science can never totally explain asset pricing.(3:15)
Doris Lessing, awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, died on 17 November at the age of 94. When awarded the Prize in 2007 she was 88 years old, the oldest Literature Laureate ever.Video interview
Lawrence R. Klein, 1980 Laureate in Economic Sciences, died on 20 October at the age of 93. He was awarded the Prize for his analysis of the effects of macroeconomic policy by econometric model building.Biography
David H. Hubel, awarded the 1981 Medicine Prize for making us understand how the brain interprets vision, died on 22 September, 87 years old.