Nobel Prize Current Affairs - 2019

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Taiwan business magnate Samuel Yin starts Asia’s Nobel-type prizes

Samuel Yin, head of Ruentex Group, of Taiwan tycoon is funding to establish Tang Prize Foundation with an initial endowment of $103 million. It has been named after the Tang Dynasty of 618-907 ADwhich is venerated by the Chinese for its cultural and scientific achievements. What this foundation would do? The foundation would award Nobel-type Read More…

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Nobel laureate Rita Levi-Montalcini “Lady of the Cells” passed away

“Lady of the Cells”, as she was known in Italy, Rita Levi-Montalcini  (103) passed away. She was a biologist who conducted underground research in defiance of Fascist persecution and later won a Nobel Prize for helping unlock the mysteries of the cell. Her major contribution: Her most significant work was: isolating the Nerve Growth Factor Read More…

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Sudeep Sen, first Indian to address Nobel Laureate Week

Poet Sudeep Sen from Delhi has been invited as a special guest to address the Nobel Laureate Week being held in Saint Lucia, a sovereign island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea. Mr. Sen is the first Indian to be given the honor. Saint Lucia is home to Nobel Laureate and noted playwright Derek Walcott. Read More…

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European Union receives 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

The 27- nation bloc, the European Union, received 2012Nobel Peace Prize for turning Europe "from a continent of war to a continent of peace" in the wake of two world wars. The award was conferred by Norwegian Nobel Committee chairman Thorbjoern Jagland to EU President Herman Van Rompuy, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and Read More…

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Madhav Chavan wins WISE Prize ‘The Nobel Prize for education’

Dr Madhav Chavan has won the WISE Prize. The WISE Prize is considered to be the "Nobel prize for Education". Prize of $500,000 (£314,000) In recognition for his education work in the slums of Mumbai. His efforts to provide lessons in literacy and numeracy for disadvantaged children and adults in India. About Dr. Madhav Chavan Read More…

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