Nobel Prizes 2019

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Nobel Prizes 2019

Nobel Prizes 2019

Abiy Ahmed Ali 

The Nobel Peace Prize 2019

-Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.

-Prize motivation: “for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.”

James Peebles ( Canada)

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019

-Affiliation at the time of the award: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

-Prize motivation: “for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology.”

Michel Mayor ( Lausanne, Switzerland )

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019

-Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland.

-Prize motivation: “for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star.”

William G. Kaelin Jr

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019

Affiliation at the time of the award: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD, USA, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical, Boston, MA, USA

Prize motivation: “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.”

Peter Handke

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2019

Residence at the time of the award: Chaville, France

-Prize motivation: “for an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience.”

Gregg L. Semenza

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019

-Affiliation at the time of the award: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

Prize motivation: “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.”

John B. Goodenough

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA

Prize motivation: “for the development of lithium-ion batteries.”

Stanley Whittingham

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

Affiliation at the time of the award: Binghamton University, State University of New York, New York, NY, USA

Prize motivation: “for the development of lithium-ion batteries.”

Akira Yoshino

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019

Affiliation at the time of the award: Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan, Asahi Kasei Corporation, Tokyo, Japan

Prize motivation: “for the development of lithium-ion batteries.”

Abhijit Banerjee

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019

Affiliation at the time of the award: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA

Prize motivation: “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”

Esther Duflo

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019

Affiliation at the time of the award: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA

Prize motivation: “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”

Didier Queloz

The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Prize motivation: “for the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star.”

Michael Kremer

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2019

Affiliation at the time of the award: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA

Prize motivation: “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”

Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2019

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Francis Crick Institute, London, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: “for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.”