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'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 27,910 Views 28 Comments

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

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 12,199 Views 23 Comments

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

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 18,819 Views 46 Comments

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

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 10,838 Views 58 Comments

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

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 21,100 Views 111 Comments

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

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 4,573 Views 6 Comments

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

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 7,264 Views 13 Comments

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

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 28,280 Views 6 Comments

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

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

OPCW wins Nobel Peace Prize for work in eliminating chemical weapons

Oct 11th 2013, 10:04 AM 5,573 Views 42 Comments

The organisation was named ahead of Pakistan activist Malala Youafzai.

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 9,952 Views 27 Comments

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

Want to pick up the Nobel Peace Prize?
# EU
# EU

Want to pick up the Nobel Peace Prize?

Nov 19th 2012, 4:00 PM 4,265 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).

Mo Yan of China wins Nobel Literature Prize
# Nobel
# Nobel

Mo Yan of China wins Nobel Literature Prize

Oct 11th 2012, 12:43 PM 2,478 Views 4 Comments

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

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 4,518 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.

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 3,802 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.

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 3,459 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.

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

Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize

Dec 10th 2011, 1:26 PM 1,665 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Vladimir Putin wins peace prize in China

Nov 16th 2011, 1:53 PM 1,415 Views 11 Comments

But the Chinese administration has distanced itself from the award.

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

Tomas Tranströmer wins Nobel literature prize

Oct 6th 2011, 12:30 PM 249 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Immune system discoveries lead to Nobel prize

Oct 3rd 2011, 11:32 AM 438 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.

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 927 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.

Nelson Mandela released from hospital
# Nelson Mandela
# Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela released from hospital

Jan 28th 2011, 10:10 PM 1,341 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”.