2021 Nobel Prize Winners

The Nobel Assembly announced the 2021 Nobel Prize at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.

Physiology or Medicine

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021
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The 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine has been jointly awarded to:

  • David Julius (Prize share: 1/2), University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Ardem Patapoutian (1/2), Howard Hughes Medical Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA (Born in Lebanon)

for their “discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.

Physics

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021
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The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to:

  • Giorgio Parisi (1/2), Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    for “the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in physical systems from atomic to planetary scales.
  • Syukuro Manabe (1/4), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA (Born in Japan)
    for “the physical modelling of Earth’s climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming.
  • Klaus Hasselmann (1/4), Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany
    for “the physical modelling of Earth’s climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming.


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Chemistry

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021
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The 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been jointly awarded to:

  • Benjamin List (1/2), Max Planck Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
  • David W.C. MacMillan (1/2), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA (Born in the United Kingdom)

for “the development of asymmetric organocatalysis.

Literature

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2021
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The 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to:

  • Abdulrazak Gurnah, Tanzanian-British novelist (Born: Zanzibar, Tanzania)

for “his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.

Peace

The Nobel Peace Prize 2021
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The Nobel Peace Prize 2021 has been jointly awarded to:

  • Maria Ressa (1/2), Filipino-American journalist and author, USA (Born in Philippines)
  • Dmitry Muratov (1/2), Russian journalist, Russia

for “their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace.

Economic Sciences

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021 has been awarded to:

  • David Card (1/2), University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA (Born in Canada)
    for “his empirical contributions to labour economics.”
  • Joshua D. Angrist (1/4), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA
    for “their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.
  • Guido W. Imbens (1/4), Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA (Born in the Netherlands)
    for “their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.
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