263 scientists have been nominated for the 2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, among them, 46 individuals were nominated for the first time.Read more about the selection of Medicine Laureates
The Norwegian Nobel Committee received valid nominations of 278 different individuals and organizations for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. 47 of these were organizations.Read more about the selection of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates
For the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy has received 210 valid nominations, among them, 36 are first time nominees.Read more about the selection of Literature Laureates
Something of a poster child for self-experimentation, Medicine Laureate Barry Marshall proved that peptic ulcers are caused by Helicobacter pylori by actually drinking down a dose of the bacteria himself. Hear him talk about his famous experiment and discuss risk-taking in science.Listen to Barry Marshall
Meet Canadian writer 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 is intertwined.Listen to Alice Munro
Fascination with the wondrous world of science is something that Medicine Laureate Craig Mello enthusiastically likes to convey. Here he talks about the wealth of fields and questions that are still waiting to be explored.Listen to Craig Mello
Having predicted two financial bubbles, Laureate in Economic Sciences Robert Shiller has received much attention. Hear him talk about the need to prevent increasing economic inequality, and how he believes artificial intelligence will transform our lives completely in the future.Listen to Robert Shiller
Eleven men, one woman and one organization were awarded in 2013.
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Riccardo Muti conducted the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra in a programme comprising Verdi, Martucci and Respighi.
Watch the concert at the Stockholm Concert Hall
Dale T. Mortensen, awarded the 2010 Prize in Economic Sciences for the study of labour markets, passed away on 9 January.Biography
John Cornforth, awarded the 1975 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work on the stereochemistry of enzyme-catalyzed reactions, died on 14 December. John Cornforth was and still is the only Australian awarded a Chemistry Prize.Short biography
Nelson Mandela, 1993 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, died on 5 December. He was awarded the Prize together with Frederik Willem de Klerk for their work for the peaceful termination of the apartheid regime.Short biography