2022 Nobel Prize laureates
Take part in the festivities as we celebrate the 2022 laureates and the discoveries and achievements that have brought the greatest benefit to humankind.
It will be a full week of celebrations with the 2022 award ceremonies, Nobel Prize lectures, and much more.
Nobel Peace Prize Forum will be streamed live at nobelprize.org.
Fraser Stoddart: “One of the great joys of Stockholm was spending time with my co-laureates”.
Each diploma is a unique work of art, created by leading Swedish and Norwegian artists and calligraphers. Read more about the diplomas here.
The front of the gold Nobel Prize medals depict Alfred Nobel. The image on the reverse varies according to the institution awarding the prize. Read more about the medals.
The current amount is at SEK 10 million per full Nobel Prize. A Nobel Prize can be awarded to up to three laureates who share the prize sum. Find out more about the prize amounts throughout history.
Since 1901, the Nobel Prizes have been presented to the laureates on 10 December, the anniversary of Alfred Nobel’s death. Here you can browse the ceremonies archive.
According to the statutes of the Nobel Foundation, each laureate shall be presented with a gold medal. Watch a short video about how the Nobel Prize medals are created.
This year the laureates are unable to come to Stockholm, but previous years they have been swept up in a whirlwind of activities during Nobel Week.
The 2022 prizes range from research on quantum mechanics and research on human evolution to documenting war crimes and the role of banks in financial crises.
Learn more about the way to find out about the human blood groups, blood typing and the importance of safe blood transfusions. See if you can save the lives of the patients in the game!
With this animated game, teachers are able to illustrate classical conditioning in the classroom. The object of the game is to train Pavlov’s dog to respond to a signal that it will associate with being fed.
In 1904, Ivan Pavlov was awarded with Nobel Prize for his pioneering studies of how the digestive system works.
Try the puzzle and find out
On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his last will in Paris, France. The Swedish dynamite millionaire, who thought that his invention would end all wars, had now realised that it was a very deadly product. Wanting to make amends, he did what no man of such wealth had done before …
On 10 December 1901 the first Nobel Prizes were awarded, in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace. Read more about the first prizes.
Chemist, engineer and industrialist Alfred Nobel left 31 million SEK (today about 265 million dollar) to fund the Nobel Prizes. Read more about his life and work.
David Trimble passed away on 25 July. He was awarded the 1998 Nobel Peace Prize together with John Hume for their efforts to find a peaceful solution to the conflict in Northern Ireland.
Robert F. Curl Jr. was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1996 for the discovery of a new form of the element carbon, the fullerenes. He passed away on 3 July, age 88.