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# nobel - Friday 11 October, 2019

'Scandalous': Outrage after Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Slobodan Milosevic defender
# Peter Handke
# Peter Handke

'Scandalous': Outrage after Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Slobodan Milosevic defender

Oct 11th 2019, 9:10 AM 27,861 Views 28 Comments

Peter Handke was a vocal defender of the Serbs during the bloody collapse of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

# nobel - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature
# Mr Tambourine Man
# Mr Tambourine Man

Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature

Apr 2nd 2017, 11:20 AM 12,174 Views 23 Comments

The decision to give the musician the award sparked controversy in recent months.

# nobel - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Sorry, I'm busy: Dylan tells Nobel panel he won't be free to pick up award
# I'm Not There
# I'm Not There

Sorry, I'm busy: Dylan tells Nobel panel he won't be free to pick up award

Nov 16th 2016, 5:48 PM 18,803 Views 46 Comments

The 75-year-old, whose lyrics have influenced generations of fans, is the first songwriter to win the literature prize.

# nobel - Thursday 11 June, 2015

The Nobel Prize-winner who told us about his 'trouble with girls' has quit his job
# Scientific Chauvinism
# Scientific Chauvinism

The Nobel Prize-winner who told us about his 'trouble with girls' has quit his job

Jun 11th 2015, 11:35 AM 10,824 Views 56 Comments

Tim Hunt’s controversial comments on women in labs have lost him his college gig.

# nobel - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Not worried about global warming? Here's why you should be
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Not worried about global warming? Here's why you should be

Nov 2nd 2014, 6:17 PM 21,073 Views 111 Comments

These scientists say that time is running out in the battle against global warming.

# nobel - Thursday 9 October, 2014

French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature
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# Books

French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature

Oct 9th 2014, 12:01 PM 4,552 Views 6 Comments

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

# nobel - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the "revolutionary" LED lamp
# Inventions
# Inventions

Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the "revolutionary" LED lamp

Oct 7th 2014, 11:49 AM 7,246 Views 13 Comments

The LED has helped in the fight against global warming and also helps people in poverty.

# nobel - Monday 6 October, 2014

UCC to give honorary degree to newly-crowned Nobel prize winner
# Inner Gps
# Inner Gps

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

Oct 6th 2014, 10:40 PM 28,266 Views 6 Comments

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

# nobel - Friday 11 October, 2013

OPCW wins Nobel Peace Prize for work in eliminating chemical weapons
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# Nobel

OPCW wins Nobel Peace Prize for work in eliminating chemical weapons

Oct 11th 2013, 10:04 AM 5,553 Views 42 Comments

The organisation was named ahead of Pakistan activist Malala Youafzai.

# nobel - Monday 29 April, 2013

Nobel laureate opens Mater Hospital’s new state-of-the-art clinic
# New Clinic
# New Clinic

Nobel laureate opens Mater Hospital’s new state-of-the-art clinic

Apr 29th 2013, 2:30 PM 9,872 Views 27 Comments

The new clinic offers more space and will be able to treat patients with cutting edge therapies.

# nobel - Monday 19 November, 2012

Want to pick up the Nobel Peace Prize?
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# EU

Want to pick up the Nobel Peace Prize?

Nov 19th 2012, 4:00 PM 4,256 Views 15 Comments

Well you can – if you enter a competition run by a number of European bodies (and you’re aged between 8 and 24).

# nobel - Thursday 11 October, 2012

Mo Yan of China wins Nobel Literature Prize
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# Nobel

Mo Yan of China wins Nobel Literature Prize

Oct 11th 2012, 12:43 PM 2,467 Views 4 Comments

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

# nobel - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

US pair share chemistry Nobel for cell receptors
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

US pair share chemistry Nobel for cell receptors

Oct 10th 2012, 6:29 PM 4,504 Views 3 Comments

“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 - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

French and American scientists win Nobel Physics Prize

Oct 9th 2012, 2:51 PM 3,790 Views 6 Comments

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

# nobel - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Success of Euroscience forum 'boosts Ireland's reputation in science'
# Science
# Science

Success of Euroscience forum 'boosts Ireland's reputation in science'

Jul 15th 2012, 2:26 PM 3,451 Views 7 Comments

The forum, which has now come to a close, included speakers such as Nobel Laureates, a former president and even Sir Bob Geldof.

# nobel - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize
# Peace Prize
# Peace Prize

Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize

Dec 10th 2011, 1:26 PM 1,651 Views 3 Comments

The women, who fought injustice and dictatorship in Liberia and Yemen, received the prize at a ceremony in Oslo this afternon.

# nobel - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Vladimir Putin wins peace prize in China
# Peace Prize
# Peace Prize

Vladimir Putin wins peace prize in China

Nov 16th 2011, 1:53 PM 1,403 Views 11 Comments

But the Chinese administration has distanced itself from the award.

# nobel - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Tomas Tranströmer wins Nobel literature prize
# Nobel Laureate
# Nobel Laureate

Tomas Tranströmer wins Nobel literature prize

Oct 6th 2011, 12:30 PM 235 Views 1 Comment

The 80-year-old Swedish poet was named this year’s winner to loud cheers at a press conference in Stockholm.

# nobel - Monday 3 October, 2011

Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize

Oct 3rd 2011, 11:32 AM 429 Views 0 Comments

Three scientists, including Bruce Beutler, pictured, have been named as the winners of the Nobel prize for medicine following their research into the immune system.

# nobel - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Obesity or stem cell research could win Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize
# Nobel Prize

Obesity or stem cell research could win Nobel Prize

Oct 2nd 2011, 4:21 PM 915 Views 9 Comments

The first of the 2011 Nobel Prizes will be announced tomorrow. These mice took part in obesity studies in New York, which could win a prize for the scientists involved.

# nobel - Friday 28 January, 2011

Nelson Mandela released from hospital
# Nelson Mandela
# Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela released from hospital

Jan 28th 2011, 10:10 PM 1,262 Views 0 Comments

South African fears for Mandela’s health eased when news broke the 92-year-old had been released from hospital and was “well”.