Nobel Prize Winners 2016 List

NOBEL PRIZE WINNERS 2016



About Nobel Prize 
» The Nobel Prize  is a set of annual international awards bestowed in a number of categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, and/or scientific advances.
» The will of the Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel established the prizes in 1895. The prizes in ChemistryLiteraturePeacePhysics, and Physiology or Medicine were first awarded in 1901.
» The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awards the Nobel Prize in Physics, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences; the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awards the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine; the Swedish Academy grants the Nobel Prize in Literature; and the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded not by a Swedish organisation but by the Norwegian Nobel Committee.

 Nobel Prize Winners - 2016

Nobel Prize Winners - 2016 in Economics

Two U.S-based economists, Oliver Hart (U.K) & Bengt Holmstrom (Finland) have been awarded the 'Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel' for their contributions to contract theory.

Nobel Peace Prize Winners - 2016

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the 52year conflict with left-wing rebels.

Nobel Prize Winners - 2016 in Medicine

Japan's Yoshinori Ohsumi has received the 2016 Noble Prize for Medicine. He has received the award "for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy".

Nobel Prize Winners - 2016 in Physics

The prize goes jointly to David J. Thouless, F. Duncan M. Haldane, & J. Michael Kosterlitz  who discovered a mathematical framework in the field of topography, to explain unexpected properties of solid materials.

Nobel Prize Winners - 2016 in Chemistry

Awarded to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart & Bernard L. Feringa for developing the molecular machine.

Nobel Prize Winners - 2016 in Literature

American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 2016 "for having created new poetic expressions, within the great American song tradition".

List of Nobel Prize Winners 2015 & 2016
Year
Physics
Chemistry
Physiology
or Medicine
Literature
Peace
Economics
2015
Takaaki Kajita;
Arthur B. McDonald
Tomas Lindahl;
Paul L. Modrich;
Aziz Sancar
William C. Campbell;
Satoshi Ōmura;
Tu Youyou
Svetlana Alexievich
Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet
Angus Deaton
2016
David J. Thouless;
Duncan Haldane;
John M. Kosterlitz
Jean-Pierre Sauvage;
Fraser Stoddart;
Ben Feringa
Yoshinori Ohsumi
Bob Dylan
Juan Manuel Santos
Oliver Hart;
Bengt R. Holmström



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