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# nobel-prize - Monday 13 October, 2014

Check out the CV of the guy who just won the Nobel Prize for Economics

It’s fair to say he’s “accomplished.”

# nobel-prize - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Autocorrect just made a very big fool of Naomi Campbell Malaria

Autocorrect just made a very big fool of Naomi Campbell

This is why proofreading your tweets is essential.

# nobel-prize - Friday 10 October, 2014

17-year-old Malala Yousafzai has won the Nobel Peace Prize

The teenager was the joint winner of the award along with Kailash Satyarthi of India.

# nobel-prize - Thursday 9 October, 2014

French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature

The award is the biggest prize in literature and is worth €877,000.

# nobel-prize - Monday 6 October, 2014

UCC to give honorary degree to newly-crowned Nobel prize winner

May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser have shared the award with fellow neuroscientist John O’Keefe.

# nobel-prize - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning writer, has died RIP

# nobel-prize - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Wikipedia ‘edit-a-thon’ tries to increase representation of women there

Many high-profile women from the science, tech, engineering and maths fields have little or no profile on the contributor-generated online encyclopaedia.

# nobel-prize - Friday 18 October, 2013

Alice Munro declines Nobel awards invite due to poor health

The winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature is due to pick up a prize of US $1.2 million.

# nobel-prize - Monday 14 October, 2013

From Business ETC Nobel Prize winner reponsible for two of most important economic charts in recent decades Bubble Prophet

Nobel Prize winner reponsible for two of most important economic charts in recent decades

Robert Shiller compiles two charts and makes them free for the public – and these charts predicted the dotcom bubble and the property bubble.

Assad: I should have won the Nobel Peace Prize

The Syrian leader made the remark “jokingly” according to a Lebanese newspaper.

# nobel-prize - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Canadian Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize, doesn’t answer her phone

The 82-year-old Canadian has become just the 13th woman to win the prize in 112 years.

# nobel-prize - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Have you read Paul Simon’s moving tribute to Seamus Heaney yet?

The singer-songwriter writes of his conversations with the literary great in Dublin and in Manhattan, and says there are “few poets” he would rank as Heaney’s equal.

# nobel-prize - Friday 30 August, 2013

The life and times of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney in pictures RIP This post contains images

The life and times of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney in pictures

Remembering the life of Seamus Heaney in pictures.

# nobel-prize - Monday 12 August, 2013

From Business ETC Google Doodle celebrates quantum physicist with an Irish connection Erwin Schrödinger

Google Doodle celebrates quantum physicist with an Irish connection

Erwin Schrödinger lived and worked in Dublin for seventeen years.

# nobel-prize - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Debunked: Does knuckle-cracking cause arthritis?

A loud cracking sound coming from inside your hand can’t be a good thing, right?

# nobel-prize - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Test-tube baby pioneer Robert Edwards dies IVF

Test-tube baby pioneer Robert Edwards dies

Robert Edwards pioneered in vitro fertilisation and was awarded the nobel prize in 2010, three decades after the birth of the first test-tube baby, Louise Brown, in 1978.

# nobel-prize - Monday 10 December, 2012

Pics: European Union collects the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was among the great and the good at a ceremony in the Norwegian capital today to mark the awarding of the prize to the bloc.

# nobel-prize - Thursday 29 November, 2012

18 EU leaders accept Nobel peace invite, 6 decline

David Cameron will not attend the ceremony – commenting wryly: “There will be enough people to collect the prize.”

# nobel-prize - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

EU to donate Nobel prize money to children affected by war

The EU has also announced an art competition for young people, whose winners will attend the Nobel awards ceremony in Oslo.

# nobel-prize - Monday 5 November, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# nobel-prize - Monday 15 October, 2012

The Evening Fix… now with added Law & Order

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

From Business ETC Nobel prize for economists who worked on matching schools with students Game Theory

Nobel prize for economists who worked on matching schools with students

US economists Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley share the award for their work in ‘the theory of stable allocations’.

# nobel-prize - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Tolls, prizes and liquid nitrogen: The week in numbers

How much is the Nobel Prize worth to YOU? And after the first two debates, how likely is it that Obama will remain president?

From The Daily Edge Nobel laureate, and other things you can put on your CV* Dubious
Poll: Should the European Union have won the Nobel prize? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the European Union have won the Nobel prize?

The Nobel committee says the EU has ended the prospect of European wars – but with the financial crisis, is it deserved?

# nobel-prize - Friday 12 October, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

From Business ETC So, how are you going to spend your share of the Nobel prize? Jackpot!

So, how are you going to spend your share of the Nobel prize?

503 million of us just won €923,368. How are you going to spend your share of the unexpected windfall?

Infographic: Does eating more chocolate win you more Nobel prizes?

This slightly tongue-in-cheek paper from an American scientific journal says… possibly.

European Union awarded 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

Yep, we are all winners. Kinda. The Nobel Committee awarded the prize in recognition of the role of the EU and its success in achieving peace and reconciliation.

# nobel-prize - Thursday 11 October, 2012

The Evening Fix… now with added Christopher Walken

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

Mo Yan of China wins Nobel Literature Prize

China’s Mo Yan has won the Nobel Literature Prize.

# nobel-prize - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

US pair share chemistry Nobel for cell receptors

“I was fast asleep and the phone rang… my wife gave me an elbow – and there it was. A total shock and surprise,” said Robert Lefkowitz.

# nobel-prize - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

The Evening Fix… now with added School Around the Corner

Here are the things we learned, shared and loved today.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize

“I was walking with my wife [and] when I saw the Swedish area code, I realised,” said one of this year’s winners.

# nobel-prize - Monday 8 October, 2012

The Evening Fix… now with added Tetris

Here are the things we learned, shared and loved today.

Pioneering stem cell work wins Nobel Prize for researchers

Shinya Yamanaka of Japan and John Gurdon of Britain found that adult cells could be transformed back to stem cells.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Nobel Prize season kicks off with medicine award

This week, some of the world’s top scholars will look to Stockholm and Oslo as the 2012 Nobel Prizes are announced.

# nobel-prize - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Nobel Prize winning writer to speak at free event in Dublin

Mario Vargas Llosa has been an important figure in world literature since the 1960s – and will speak to students and some lucky members of the public at Spanish institute in Dublin.

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