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Nobel Prize

17 Oct
The 2021 winners were chosen for providing new insights into the labor market and highlighting the importance of so-called natural experiments. The award wraps up this year's Nobel Prize season.
8 Oct
Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah, 72, won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature for his writing on the “effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee," the award-giving body said on Thursday. Born in 1948 on the island of Zanzibar, now part of Tanzania, Gurnah moved to Britain as a young refugee in 1968.
8 Oct 2020
The Nobel Prize in literature has been awarded to US poet Louise Glück for her "unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal."
7 Oct 2020
Harvey J. Alter, Charles M. Rice, and Michael Houghton jointly won the Nobel Prize for medicine for their discovery of the hepatitis C virus.
5 May 2018
The Nobel Prize in Literature will not be awarded this year following sex-abuse allegations and other issues that have affected the public image of the Swedish Academy that selects the winner.

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