Prize Lecture: Field experiments and the practice of economics
Prize Lecture: Field experiments and the practice of policy
Prize Lecture: Experimentation, Innovation, and Economics
Each diploma is a unique work of art, created by leading Swedish and Norwegian artists and calligraphers. Look at some of 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 9 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.
John B. Goodenough
Nobel Lecture: Designing Lithium-ion Battery Cathodes
M. Stanley Whittingham
Nobel Lecture: The Origins of the Lithium Battery
Nobel Lecture: Brief History and Future of Lithium-ion Batteries
Nobel Lecture: How Physical Cosmology Grew
Nobel Lecture: Plurality of Worlds in the Cosmos: A Dream of Antiquity, A Modern Reality of Astrophysics
Nobel Lecture: Exoplanets: 51 Pegasis b and all the others …
Kalix vendace roe with cucumber, pickle-poached kohlrabi, creamy dill and a horseradish sauce. Chef Sebastian Gibrand works with all parts of each ingredient to reduce food waste and be able to showcase the fantastic quality of Swedish producers.
William G. Kaelin Jr
Nobel Lecture: The von Hippel-Lindau Tumor Suppressor Protein: Insights into Oxygen Sensing
Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe
Nobel Lecture: Elucidation of Oxygen Sensing Systems in Human and Animal Cells
Gregg L. Semenza
Nobel Lecture: Hypoxia-Inducible Factors in Physiology and Medicine
Herbert Blomstedt conducted the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra on 8 December in Konserthuset Stockholm. Soloist was Miah Persson, performing songs by Stenhammar and Grieg.
Into the unknown
The 2019 Nobel Week Dialogue discussed how we deal with what we do not know and accept that there are things we cannot know. Watch the dialogue here.
The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded on 10 December in a formal ceremony at the Oslo City Hall. Watch the ceremony here.
The Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine and Literature and the Prize in Economic Sciences are awarded at the Stockholm Concert Hall. Watch the ceremony here.
The Nobel Banquet takes place in the Blue Hall of the Stockholm City Hall.
The Nobel Peace Prize Forum addressed the conflict in Yemen with Tawakkol Karman as keynote speaker on 11 December. Read more about the event here.
On 6 December 2019 a call to the International Space Station was made from the Nobel Prize Museum in Stockholm, Sweden, at the start of Nobel Week festivities. ESA astronaut Christer Fuglesang moderated the conversation between the Nobel Laureates in Physics, Didier Queloz and Michel Mayor, the Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Stanley Whittingham, and ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano and NASA astronaut Jessica Meir.
The new Nobel Laureates take center stage on 10 December in Stockholm and Oslo, where they will receive their Nobel Prizes and enjoy the Nobel Banquets afterwards.
According to the statutes of the Nobel Foundation, each Nobel Laureate shall be presented with a Nobel Medal.
Flowers from the city of Sanremo in Italy, where Alfred Nobel spent his last years, decorate the festivities in the Stockholm Concert Hall and the City Hall each year.
The tables at the Nobel Banquet in the Stockholm City Hall are set with meticulous precision and care and comprise no fewer than some 7,000 porcelain pieces.
The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019 was awarded jointly to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”
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.
The film follows Kamal Hussein, a Rohingya refugee in the world’s largest refugee camp who has dedicated his life to reuniting children with their parents, with the support of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. This National Geographic Documentary Film is the result of a partnership between the Nobel Prize and Academy Award-winning director Orlando von Einsiedel (‘The White Helmets’).
The video is available all over the world, apart from in the following countries: Spain, Australia, India, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, South Sudan, Tunisia, Mauritania, all of the Middle East.
Kary B. Mullis was awarded the 1993 Chemistry Prize for his invention of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method. PCR has been of major importance in both medical research and forensic science.
Novelist and 1993 Literature Laureate Toni Morrison has passed away aged 88. Morrison's works revolve around African-Americans; both their history and their situation in our own time.
Physics Laureate Robert Schrieffer, awarded for the theoretical explanation of the phenomenon of superconductivity, passed away on 27 July, age 88.
Physics Laureate Murray Gell-Mann passed away on 24 May. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for his contributions and discoveries concerning the classification of elementary particles and their interactions.