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Announcements of the 2006 Nobel Prizes and
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel

August 18, 2006

The Nobel Foundation wishes to inform you that the Nobel Prize-Awarding Institutions have set the following dates for their announcement of the respective Nobel Laureates for 2006:

Monday, October 2
11:30 a.m. at the earliest

 

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet, Wallenbergsalen, Nobel Forum, Nobels väg 1, Stockholm
   
Tuesday, October 3
11:45 a.m. at the earliest
The Nobel Prize in Physics
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sessionssalen, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm
   
Wednesday, October 4
11:45 a.m. at the earliest
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sessionssalen, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm
   
Monday, October 9
1:00 p.m. at the earliest
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sessionssalen, Lilla Frescativägen 4A, Stockholm
   
Friday, October 13
11:00 a.m. at the earliest
The Nobel Peace Prize
The Norwegian Nobel Committee, The Norwegian Nobel Institute, Store Sal, Henrik Ibsens gate 51, Oslo
   

In keeping with tradition, the Swedish Academy will set the date for its announcement of the Nobel Prize in Literature later.

Each 2006 Nobel Prize will amount to 10.0 million Swedish kronor (2005: MSEK 10.0). In other words the sum of the Nobel Prizes (Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and Peace) will be MSEK 50.0. In addition, The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel will amount to MSEK 10.0.

For further information, please contact Public Relations Manager Jonna Petterson,
phone: +46 8 663 27 65, e-mail: jonna.petterson@nobel.se.

Stockholm, August 18, 2006

THE NOBEL FOUNDATION

 

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