The Nobel Prize Announcement Dates and Winner List 2020 Update

What is Nobel Prize: The Nobel Prize is a collection of annual international awards given by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in various categories in recognition of academic, cultural or scientific progress.

This year all the Nobel prizes except the Peace Prize 2020 Ceremonies will be in Sweden. Nobel Prize announcement and award will be selected by The Norwegian Nobel Committee in Norway (Peace Prize only).

Ceremony will be held on December 10, 2020

Following names have been announced in different Subjects

On Monday 5 October The Award for Physiology or Medicine Announced

Michael Houghton Physiology or Medicine

Charles M. Rice Physiology or Medicine

Wednesday 7 October: Harvey J. Alter Physiology or Medicine

On Tuesday 6 October The Award for Physics Announced

Andrea M. Ghez Physics

Roger Penrose Physics

Reinhard Genzel Physics

The awarding bodies have decided to announce their 2020 award decisions as follows.

Physics or Medicine – Monday, October 5, 11:30 a.m. as soon as possible
Noble Assembly at Krolinska Institute, Wallenburgsalin, Noble Forum, Nobles 1, Solana

Physics Tuesday, October 6, 11:45 p.m.
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (Kungl-Wittenskapskadimin, KVA), Sessions Salin, Lille Frescatigen 4A, Stockholm

Chemistry – Wednesday, October 7, 11:45 CE
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sessions, Laila Frescatigen 4A, Stockholm

Published – Thursday, October 8, 13:00 CE
Swedish Academy (Svenska Academy), Barsalin, Clargrand 4, Stockholm

Peace – Friday, October 9, 11:00 CEST
Norwegian Nobel Committee, Norwegian Nobel Institute (Norska Nobel Institute), Store Year, Henrik Ebens Gate 51, Oslo

Rescue Bank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel – Monday, October 12, 11:45 CE
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Sessions, Laila Frescatigen 4A, Stockholm

Media wishing to participate in the announcements should apply to the relevant awarding body in the early fall.

lfred Noble showed great interest in social affairs and was involved in the peace movement. His acquaintances with Bertha van Steiner, who was a driving force in the international peace movement in Europe and later awarded him the Peace Prize, influenced his views on peace. Peace was the fifth and final prize area that Nobel mentioned in his will. The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded by a committee elected by the Norwegian Parliament (Sturgeon).

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