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# nobel - Friday 11 October, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The organisation was named ahead of Pakistan activist Malala Youafzai.

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Here are the nine things you need to know this morning, as we head into the weekend…

# nobel - Monday 29 April, 2013

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

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? EU

Want to pick up the Nobel Peace Prize?

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

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

# nobel - 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 - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

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 - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Success of Euroscience forum 'boosts Ireland's reputation in science' Science This post contains images

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

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

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

But the Chinese administration has distanced itself from the award.

# nobel - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Tomas Tranströmer wins Nobel literature prize

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

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

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

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