The announcement of the Nobel Laureates and the Laureates in Economic Sciences for the year is made on the same day that the Nobel Prize awarding institutions choose from among the names recommended by the respective Nobel Committees. Immediately after the vote, a press conference is held by the concerned Nobel Prize awarder.
The date and time for the announcements of the recipients of the Nobel Prize and the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel are now set.
The process of the Nobel Committees to independently and expertly select the 2016 Nobel Laureates is now in progress. This year's Laureates will be announced between 3 and 10 October. These are researchers, authors and peace advocates who, according to the vision of Alfred Nobel, have conferred the greatest benefit to mankind.
Monday 3 October, 11:30 a.m. at the earliest - The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Tuesday 4 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest - The Nobel Prize in Physics
Wednesday 5 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest - The Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Friday 7 October, 11:00 a.m. - The Nobel Peace Prize
Monday 10 October, 11:45 a.m. at the earliest - The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel
According to tradition, the Swedish Academy will set the date for its announcement of the Nobel Prize in Literature later.
Times listed are local time in Sweden.
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