Noble Prize 2022
The Noble Prize 2022 has been announced on 3rd October 2022 and will continue till 10th October 2022. The winners of the Noble Prize 2022 receive prize money of 10,00,000 Swedish Krona. The first award ceremony for Nobel Prize was held in 1901, and since then it has been awarded 609 times to 975 individuals and organizations.
List of Noble Prize Winners 2022
|Professor Svante Pääbo
|Noble Prize in Physiology and Medicine 2022
|For the discovery of the genetic identity of two of humankind’s earliest ancestors, and opening a new window on the human evolution process.
|Noble Prize in Literature 2022
|For the courage and clinical acuity with which she uncovers the roots, estrangements, and collective restraints of personal memory
|Noble Peace Prize 2022
|Noble Prize in Physics 2022
|For conducting experiments in quantum mechanics that laid the groundwork for rapidly-developing new applications in computing and cryptography.
|Noble Prize in Chemistry 2022
|For the development of click chemistry and bio-orthogonal chemistry
|Ben S. Bernanke
|Noble Prize in Economics 2022
|For the research on banking and financial crises
|Douglas W. Diamond
|Philip H. Dybvig
Why Noble Prize is So important?
Nobel Prize is awarded only to those who have conferred the greatest benefits to humankind. According to Alfred Nobel’s Will of 1895, these are five separate prizes of the Nobel Prize. The five categories include Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, and Peace. Nobel Prize is known as the most prestigious award in the available fields. The Nobel Prizes are awarded annually in October.
Noble Prize Winners: Categories
When the Noble Prize was announced by Alfred Noble, he categorized it into five categories in his will. Later, in Alfred Noble’s memory, Economics was also added to the categories. Now, six categories of Noble Prizes are awarded by the following organizations.
- Noble Prize in Literature- Awarded by the Swedish Academy
- Nobel Prize in Chemistry- Awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
- Noble Prize in Peace- Awarded by the Norwegian Nobel Committee
- Noble Prize in Physiology and Medicine- Awarded by the Karolinska Institute
- Noble Prize in Physics- Awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
- Noble Prize in Economics- Awarded by the Sveriges Riksbank, Bank of Sweden