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# Nobel Prize

This month
January 2023
# Belarus
Belarus Nobel Prize winner Ales Bialiatski goes on trial
Rights group Amnesty International called the trial a ‘blatant act of injustice’.
Last year
2022
# Test Yourself
Quiz: How well do you know Seamus Heaney?
Ireland’s greatest modern poet won a Nobel Prize 27 years ago this weekend
# Literature
Annie Ernaux wins Nobel Prize In Literature 2022
The French author has written about her life across a series of highly acclaimed memoirs.
# UNICEF
Russian journalist raises $100 million in auction for Ukraine by selling Nobel Prize
In a speech yesterday he hailed the persistence of journalists as an important check on governments.
All time
# Your Say
Poll: How often do you read a book?
The Nobel Prize for Literature will be announced today.
# United Nations
World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize
The WFP was honoured for “its efforts to combat hunger” and “its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas”.
# Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize for chemistry awarded for ‘genome scissors’
Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A Doudna were announced as the recipients in Stockholm.
# John Banville
'For about 40 minutes I was a Nobel Prize winner': Irish author victim of hoax call
Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian author Peter Handke were both awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.
# Peter Handke
'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.
# Swedish Academy
Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke
Two winners were announced today as the prize was not awarded in 2018 following a scandal.
# Nobel Prize
Scientist becomes just third woman ever to win Nobel Prize for physics
She shared the award with two other scientists.
# Nobel Prize
2018 Nobel Literature Prize postponed after #MeToo controversy
This is the first time it has been postponed in over 70 years.
# me too
Three Nobel prize judges quit in protest over sexual assault allegations
A high-profile figure associated with the Swedish Academy has been accused by 18 women of sexual assault and harassment.
# Tick tock
Time out: Dangers of disrupting your body clock
The Nobel Medicine Prize was awarded last week to three scientists highlighted how the body clock works.
# Kazuo Ishiguro
British writer of The Remains of the Day wins Nobel Prize for Literature
The prize is worth 9 million kronor (€1 million).
# China
Nobel Peace Prize winner released from Chinese prison after 8 years with late-stage cancer
Liu Xiaobo was sentenced in 2009 for “subversion” after spearheading a bold petition for democratic reforms.
# Mr Tambourine Man
Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature
The decision to give the musician the award sparked controversy in recent months.
# 3Arena
Bob Dylan to play Dublin gig next year
The musician recently won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
# in absentia
He may be a no-show, but Bob Dylan has written something special for the Nobel banquet
Patti Smith will also perform a version of Dylan’s A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall.
Obama holds ceremony for Nobel Prize winners (Bob Dylan doesn't show up)
Dylan has also indicated he will skip the Nobel award ceremony in December.
# FARC
Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week
The new, revised accord will be submitted to Congress for approval, after the last one was rejected in a referendum.
# Nobel Prize
Bob Dylan finally breaks silence on Nobel Prize award
The 75-year-old is the first songwriter to win the prestigious award.
# No Direction Home
Why Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature
For fans of lyrics, or of lyrical music, Dylan’s output rewards thorough exploration like no other artist of the last 100 years
# Nobel Skyline
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature
The American singer was awarded the prize for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”.
# dammit
Facebook briefly made a load of people believe they won a Nobel Prize
Not again.
# Prime Numbers
How much will a can of beer cost you next year? It's the week in numbers
Plus: How many selfies did Teresa Mannion say she posed for in Ballina?
# Parasite research
Irish scientist receives Nobel Prize for Medicine in glittering ceremony
Professor Campbell is only the second Irish person to ever be awarded the prize for science.
# have i got news for you
Angus Deaton just won a Nobel prize (but no, it's not the man you're thinking of)
Cue jokes galore.
# easy mistake to make
That time the Nobel physics prize was accidentally given to the wrong person
Right name, wrong man.
# william campbell
Irish-born scientist given a Nobel Prize for his work fighting a horrible parasite
Irishman William Campbell shared one half of the prize with Satoshi Omura of Japan.
# Take a Break
Watch Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai doing card tricks
The Pakistani activist is multi-talented.
# news wrap
Today's top stories in 6 seconds
Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.
# DNA
US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university
It has also been revealed that the man who bought the medal did so to give it back.
# over-achiever
Check out the CV of the guy who just won the Nobel Prize for Economics
It’s fair to say he’s “accomplished.”
# Malaria
Autocorrect just made a very big fool of Naomi Campbell
This is why proofreading your tweets is essential.
# well done
17-year-old Malala Yousafzai has won the Nobel Peace Prize
The teenager was the joint winner of the award along with Kailash Satyarthi of India.
# Books
French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature
The award is the biggest prize in literature and is worth €877,000.
# inner gps
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.
# RIP
Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning writer, has died
The Colombian writer was 87.
# Edit
Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there
Many high-profile women from the science, tech, engineering and maths fields have little or no profile on the contributor-generated online encyclopaedia.