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#Nobel Prize

From TheJournal.ie 'For about 40 minutes I was a Nobel Prize winner': Irish author victim of hoax call John Banville

'For about 40 minutes I was a Nobel Prize winner': Irish author victim of hoax call

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian author Peter Handke were both awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.

From TheJournal.ie 'Scandalous': Outrage after Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Slobodan Milosevic defender Peter Handke

'Scandalous': Outrage after Nobel Prize for Literature is awarded to Slobodan Milosevic defender

Peter Handke was a vocal defender of the Serbs during the bloody collapse of the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

From TheJournal.ie Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke Swedish Academy

Nobel Prize for Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke

Two winners were announced today as the prize was not awarded in 2018 following a scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Scientist becomes just third woman ever to win Nobel Prize for physics Nobel Prize

Scientist becomes just third woman ever to win Nobel Prize for physics

She shared the award with two other scientists.

From TheJournal.ie 2018 Nobel Literature Prize postponed after #MeToo controversy Nobel Prize

2018 Nobel Literature Prize postponed after #MeToo controversy

This is the first time it has been postponed in over 70 years.

From TheJournal.ie Three Nobel prize judges quit in protest over sexual assault allegations Me Too

Three Nobel prize judges quit in protest over sexual assault allegations

A high-profile figure associated with the Swedish Academy has been accused by 18 women of sexual assault and harassment.

From TheJournal.ie Time out: Dangers of disrupting your body clock Tick Tock

Time out: Dangers of disrupting your body clock

The Nobel Medicine Prize was awarded last week to three scientists highlighted how the body clock works.

From TheJournal.ie British writer of The Remains of the Day wins Nobel Prize for Literature Kazuo Ishiguro

British writer of The Remains of the Day wins Nobel Prize for Literature

The prize is worth 9 million kronor (€1 million).

From TheJournal.ie Nobel Peace Prize winner released from Chinese prison after 8 years with late-stage cancer China

Nobel Peace Prize winner released from Chinese prison after 8 years with late-stage cancer

Liu Xiaobo was sentenced in 2009 for “subversion” after spearheading a bold petition for democratic reforms.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature Mr Tambourine Man

Bob Dylan FINALLY accepts Nobel Prize for Literature

The decision to give the musician the award sparked controversy in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Dylan to play Dublin gig next year 3Arena

Bob Dylan to play Dublin gig next year

The musician recently won the Nobel Prize for Literature.

From TheJournal.ie He may be a no-show, but Bob Dylan has written something special for the Nobel banquet In Absentia

He may be a no-show, but Bob Dylan has written something special for the Nobel banquet

Patti Smith will also perform a version of Dylan’s A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall.

From TheJournal.ie Obama holds ceremony for Nobel Prize winners (Bob Dylan doesn't show up)

Obama holds ceremony for Nobel Prize winners (Bob Dylan doesn't show up)

Dylan has also indicated he will skip the Nobel award ceremony in December.

From TheJournal.ie Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week FARC

Colombia's government will sign a new peace deal this week

The new, revised accord will be submitted to Congress for approval, after the last one was rejected in a referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Dylan finally breaks silence on Nobel Prize award Nobel Prize

Bob Dylan finally breaks silence on Nobel Prize award

The 75-year-old is the first songwriter to win the prestigious award.

From TheJournal.ie Why Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature No Direction Home

Why Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature

For fans of lyrics, or of lyrical music, Dylan’s output rewards thorough exploration like no other artist of the last 100 years

From TheJournal.ie Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature Nobel Skyline

Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

The American singer was awarded the prize for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”.

From TheJournal.ie How much will a can of beer cost you next year? It's the week in numbers Prime Numbers

How much will a can of beer cost you next year? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many selfies did Teresa Mannion say she posed for in Ballina?

From TheJournal.ie Irish scientist receives Nobel Prize for Medicine in glittering ceremony Parasite Research

Irish scientist receives Nobel Prize for Medicine in glittering ceremony

Professor Campbell is only the second Irish person to ever be awarded the prize for science.

From TheJournal.ie Angus Deaton just won a Nobel prize (but no, it's not the man you're thinking of) Have I Got News For You
From TheJournal.ie That time the Nobel physics prize was accidentally given to the wrong person Easy Mistake To Make
From TheJournal.ie Irish-born scientist given a Nobel Prize for his work fighting a horrible parasite William Campbell

Irish-born scientist given a Nobel Prize for his work fighting a horrible parasite

Irishman William Campbell shared one half of the prize with Satoshi Omura of Japan.

From TheJournal.ie Watch Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai doing card tricks Take A Break

Watch Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai doing card tricks

The Pakistani activist is multi-talented.

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university DNA

US scientist who sold his Nobel Prize to donate some of his millions to Irish university

It has also been revealed that the man who bought the medal did so to give it back.

From TheJournal.ie Check out the CV of the guy who just won the Nobel Prize for Economics Over-achiever

Check out the CV of the guy who just won the Nobel Prize for Economics

It’s fair to say he’s “accomplished.”

Autocorrect just made a very big fool of Naomi Campbell

This is why proofreading your tweets is essential.

From TheJournal.ie 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai has won the Nobel Peace Prize Well Done

17-year-old Malala Yousafzai has won the Nobel Peace Prize

The teenager was the joint winner of the award along with Kailash Satyarthi of India.

From TheJournal.ie French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature Books

French writer Patrick Modiano has won the Nobel Prize for Literature

The award is the biggest prize in literature and is worth €877,000.

From TheJournal.ie UCC to give honorary degree to newly-crowned Nobel prize winner Inner Gps

UCC to give honorary degree to newly-crowned Nobel prize winner

May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser have shared the award with fellow neuroscientist John O’Keefe.

From TheJournal.ie Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning writer, has died RIP

Gabriel García Márquez, Nobel Prize-winning writer, has died

The Colombian writer was 87.

From TheJournal.ie Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there Edit

Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there

Many high-profile women from the science, tech, engineering and maths fields have little or no profile on the contributor-generated online encyclopaedia.

From TheJournal.ie Alice Munro declines Nobel awards invite due to poor health Nobel Prize

Alice Munro declines Nobel awards invite due to poor health

The winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature is due to pick up a prize of US $1.2 million.

From TheJournal.ie Nobel Prize winner reponsible for two of most important economic charts in recent decades Bubble Prophet

Nobel Prize winner reponsible for two of most important economic charts in recent decades

Robert Shiller compiles two charts and makes them free for the public – and these charts predicted the dotcom bubble and the property bubble.

From TheJournal.ie Assad: I should have won the Nobel Peace Prize Syria

Assad: I should have won the Nobel Peace Prize

The Syrian leader made the remark “jokingly” according to a Lebanese newspaper.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize, doesn't answer her phone Nobel Prize

Canadian Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize, doesn't answer her phone

The 82-year-old Canadian has become just the 13th woman to win the prize in 112 years.

From TheJournal.ie Have you read Paul Simon's moving tribute to Seamus Heaney yet? New York Times

Have you read Paul Simon's moving tribute to Seamus Heaney yet?

The singer-songwriter writes of his conversations with the literary great in Dublin and in Manhattan, and says there are “few poets” he would rank as Heaney’s equal.

From TheJournal.ie The life and times of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney in pictures RIP This post contains images

The life and times of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney in pictures

Remembering the life of Seamus Heaney in pictures.

From TheJournal.ie Google Doodle celebrates quantum physicist with an Irish connection Erwin Schrödinger

Google Doodle celebrates quantum physicist with an Irish connection

Erwin Schrödinger lived and worked in Dublin for seventeen years.

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