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Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize 2019 for ending stand-off with Eritrea
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Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize 2019 for ending stand-off with Eritrea

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea, The prize, worth nine million Swedish crowns, or around $900,000, will be presented in Oslo on 10 December

William Nordhaus and Paul Romer from US win the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize
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William Nordhaus and Paul Romer from US win the 2018 Nobel Economics Prize

Nordhaus, Romer integrated climate change and technological innovation into macroeconomic analysis.

Nobel Prize awards still suffer from wide gender disparity especially in science
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Nobel Prize awards still suffer from wide gender disparity especially in science

Since the first prizes were awarded in 1901, out of 892 individuals only 48 of them have been women

Nobel Peace Prize 2017 in Chemistry awarded to trio who developed cryo-electron microscopy to help see molecules clearly
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Nobel Peace Prize 2017 in Chemistry awarded to trio who developed cryo-electron microscopy to help see molecules clearly

Indeed, cryo-electron microscopy is already delivering results, such as the recent discovery of the structure of tau protein filaments in Alzheimer’s disease.

Nobel laureates in line for 12.5 percent increase in prize money this year, to get 9 million Swedish crowns
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Nobel laureates in line for 12.5 percent increase in prize money this year, to get 9 million Swedish crowns

This year’s Nobel laureates can look forward to a rise of 12.5 percent in prize money as the finances of the foundation have improved after previous years of overspending, the Nobel Foundation said.

Bob Dylan's Nobel glory reflects the changing times in literature
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Bob Dylan's Nobel glory reflects the changing times in literature

While one may debate the literary value of Bob's Dylan's songs, the fact that his song continue to remain popular with their spiritual quest, anti-war, anti-racism, and humanistic stance makes him an ideal choice for a Noble prize

Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize in Literature for his 'poetic expressions'; first songwriter to win honour
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Bob Dylan gets Nobel Prize in Literature for his 'poetic expressions'; first songwriter to win honour

US music legend Bob Dylan won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award in a decision that stunned prize watchers.

Nobel prize in economics: Oliver Hart, Bengt Holmström win for contributions to contract theory
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Nobel prize in economics: Oliver Hart, Bengt Holmström win for contributions to contract theory

The Nobel Economics Prize 2016 was awarded to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmström for "their contributions to contract theory."

Nobel Economics Prize 2016: World Bank's new chief economist Paul Romer likely winner
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Nobel Economics Prize 2016: World Bank's new chief economist Paul Romer likely winner

The World Bank's new chief economist is among those tipped to win the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday, as the awards season moves into a second week.

Nobel in medicine to be announced today
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Nobel in medicine to be announced today

Some of the world's top scholars will be thrust into the global spotlight this week as award committees in Stockholm and Oslo announce the 2012 Nobel Prizes, starting with the medicine award Monday.

Austerity forces 20% cut in Nobel Prize money
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Austerity forces 20% cut in Nobel Prize money

Nobel Prize will not be the worth as much as it used to be, after the Nobel foundation announced a 20 percent slash in the value of its prestigious prizes this year.