#Nobel Prize

This years Nobel Prize should be the start of making women scientists more visible

7 months ago — 4.5 min read

Until this year, only 19 women had won a Nobel Prize for science – just 3% of the total winners. But the Nobel Committee’s decision to recognise Donna Strickland and...

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded jointly to three physicists

8 months ago — 3 min read

This year the Nobel Prize committee has jointly awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics to Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou, and Donna Strickland for groundbreaking work in laser physics. Arthur...

2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for discoveries in DNA repair

4 years ago — 0 min read

Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar were named as the winners of the prestigious Prize in Stockholm, Sweden. The trio’s work looked into how the body repairs damaged DNA....

Nobel Prize in physics awarded to duo for work on neutrinos

4 years ago — 0 min read

Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald were given the award for their work on subatomic particles called neutrinos. The scientists from the University of Tokyo and Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada, have...