Nobel Prize

A big idea: how the European Union was set in motion in 1950

To those of us who live here, the European Union is something that we argue about – who’s in, who’s out, who’s in charge – but ultimately, I think, something we take for granted as a way of organising and maximising trade and quality of life in this part of the world. Certainly for anyone […]

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Marie Curie

Marie Curie: An Inspirational Woman for International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day. In order to write today’s blog, a couple of weeks ago, we ran a poll on our Facebook page asking our followers to vote for who they thought were the most influential and inspirational women of history. The poll options, which followers could add to, became a substantial list of […]

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Nobel Prizes: Economic Sciences

The final Nobel Prize has been announced, bringing an end to our collection of blogposts celebrating each category from this year’s Nobel Prizes’. Congratulations to Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley on winning the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences ‘for the theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design’. Follow @NobelPrize_org on Twitter for more […]

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Nobel Prizes 2012: Peace

The winners of the 2012 Nobel prizes are being announced this week. So each day, we’ll be looking to see what Nobel-related content we have in Europeana. Today, we congratulate the European Union, awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize for six decades of work in advancing peace in Europe. The Nobel committee commented that the 27-nation EU […]

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Nobel Prizes 2012: Literature

The winners of the 2012 Nobel prizes are being announced this week. So each day, we’re looking to see what Nobel-related content we have in Europeana. Today, we congratulate Mo Yan on winning the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature. Follow @NobelPrize_org on Twitter for the latest info! However, if you’re wondering who the first winner of the […]

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Nobel Prizes 2012: Chemistry

The winners of the 2012 Nobel prizes are being announced this week. So each day, we’re looking to see what Nobel-related content we have in Europeana. Today, we congratulate Robert J. Lefkowitz & Brian K. Kobilka on winning the 2012 Nobel Prize for Chemistry ‘for studies of G-protein-coupled receptors’. Follow @NobelPrize_org on Twitter for more info! […]

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Nobel Prizes 2012: Physics

The winners of the 2012 Nobel prizes are being announced this week. So each day, we’ll be looking to see what Nobel-related content we have in Europeana. Today, we congratulate France’s Serge Haroche and the USA’s David Wineland for winning the 2012 Nobel Prize for Physics for their work in quantum optics – the precise […]

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Nobel Prizes 2012: Physiology and Medicine

Over the next few days, the winners of the 2012 Nobel prizes will be announced. So each day, we’ll be looking to see what Nobel-related content we have in Europeana. Today the 2012 Nobel Award for Physiology and Medicine was awarded to British researcher Sir John Gurdon and his Japanese colleague Shinya Yamanaka ‘for the discovery […]

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