Nobel prize

Nobel Prize hall to become COVID-19 vaccination venue

Stockholm's Blue Hall, where leading scientists, politicians and royalty gather for the glittering Nobel Prize banquet, will be used to vaccinate the Swedish capital's citizens against COVID-19, a city commissioner said on Wednesday. …

Nobel Prize banquet cancelled over coronavirus

The Nobel Foundation, which manages the Nobel Prizes, cancelled its traditional December banquet due to the COVID-19 pandemic, though the award ceremonies will still be held in "new forms". "The Nobel week will not …

Turkish urges to revoke of Nobel Prize for Handke

Turkey’s presidential spokesman on Dec. 7 called on the Swedish Academy to revert its decision to award Peter Handke with the Nobel Prize for Literature, dubbing it a “shameless decision”, Hurriyet Daily News …

Bob Dylan wins Nobel prize in literature

American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan was named the winner of the Nobel prize for literature in Stockholm today “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. …

Aziz Sancar wins Nobel Prize for Chemistry

The 2015 Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded for work on mapping how cells repair damaged DNA to US-Turkish scientist Aziz Sancar, American Paul Modric and Sweden's Tomas Lindahl. Their discovery is essential in study of DNA …