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This year, the Nobel Prize for Economics was conferred to Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond and Philip Dybvig. Key facts The 2022 Nobel Prize for Economics recognized the works that have significantly improved the world’s understanding of the role of banks in the economy, especially during the times of financial crises. The research by Ben Bernanke, ..
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On October 7, Nobel Peace Prize for 2022 has been conferred to human rights advocate Ales Bialiatski from Belarus, Ukrainian human rights organization named Center for Civil Liberties and Russian human rights organisation Memorial. Key facts With the Nobel Peace Prize being conferred to individuals or organizations from Belarus, Russia and Ukraine, implicit message is ..
French author Annie Ernaux recently received Nobel Peace Prize in Literature. Key facts Annie Ernaux, whose works are mostly autobiographical, received the Nobel Prize for Literature in recognition of her courage and clinical acuity with which she exposes her life through literature. Her works are mostly inclined towards sociology, focusing on topics such as abortion ..
Nobel Prize in Chemistry was recently conferred to Barry Sharpless, Morten Meldal and Carolyn Bertozzi. Key facts Carolyn Bertozzi and Barry Sharpless from the United States and Morten Meldal from Denmark received the Nobel Prize for pioneering the new field of Click Chemistry and demonstrating its potential in pharmaceutical and other sectors. They have discovered ..
2022 Nobel Prize in Physics was conferred to scientists Alain Aspect, John Clauser and Anton Zeilinger for the research in the field of quantum mechanics. Key facts Alain Aspect, John Clauser and Anton Zeilinger won the Nobel Prize for their contribution towards the advancement in the understanding of subatomic particles’ behaviour Their four-decade long research ..
Svante Pääbo was conferred the Nobel Prize in Medicine on October 3, 2022. Key facts Svante Pääbo received the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his pioneering works in the field of paleogenomics – a branch of science dealing with the reconstruction and analysis of genomic information obtained extinct species. The most notable achievements of this ..