Nobel Prize Winners 2021 Announced | Check Complete Winners List Here

Six Nobel Prizes are announced every year by the most prestigious institutes in six different fields – the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Physics and Chemistry, the Swedish Academy in Literature, the Karolinska Institute in Biology or Medicine, and the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Peace. The Nobel Prizes are awarded to organizations and individuals who have excelled in the above-mentioned fields. The purpose of this blog is to share all the details about the Nobel Prize Winners 2021, which are crucial for the examination.

Nobel Prize Winners 2021 | Know The Winners Here

The Nobel Prize Winners 2021 In Physics Are:

  1. Syukuro Manabe
  2. Klaus Hasselmann
  3. Giorgio Parisi

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 “for groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complex systems” with one half jointly to Syukuro Manabe and Klaus Hasselmann “for the physical modelling of Earth’s climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming” and the other half to Giorgio Parisi “for the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in physical systems from atomic to planetary scales.”

About The Winners

1. Syukuro Manabe:

  • The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021
  • Born: 21 September 1931, Shingu, Ehime Prefecture, Japan
  • Affiliation at the time of the award: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
  • Prize motivation: “for the physical modelling of Earth’s climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming.”
  • Prize share: 1/4

2. Klaus Hasselmann

  • The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021
  • Born: 25 October 1931, Hamburg, Germany
  • Affiliation at the time of the award: Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany
  • Prize motivation: “for the physical modelling of Earth’s climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming.”
  • Prize share: 1/4

3. Giorgio Parisi

  • The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021
  • Born: 4 August 1948, Rome, Italy
  • Affiliation at the time of the award: Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
  • Prize motivation: “for the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in physical systems from atomic to planetary scales.”
  • Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize Winners 2021 In Chemistry Are:

  1. Benjamin List
  2. David W.C. MacMillan

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021 was awarded jointly to Benjamin List and David W.C. MacMillan” for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis.

About The Winners

1. Benjamin List

  • The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021
  • Born: 11 January 1968, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Affiliation at the time of the award: Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany
  • Prize motivation: “for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis.”
  • Prize share: 1/2

2. David W.C. MacMillan

  • The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021
  • Born: 1968, Bellshill, United Kingdom
  • Affiliation at the time of the award: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
  • Prize motivation: “for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis.”
  • Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize Winners in Physiology or Medicine 2021

  1. David Julius
  2. Ardem Patapoutian

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021 was jointly awarded to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian “for the discovery of receptors for temperature and touch.”

About The Winners

1. David Julius

  • The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021
  • Born: 4 November 1955, New York, NY, USA
  • Affiliation at the time of the award: University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Prize motivation: “for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.”
  • Prize share: 1/2

2. Ardem Patapoutian

  • The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2021
  • Born: 1967, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Affiliation at the time of the award: Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Scripps Research, La Jolla, CA, USA
  • Prize motivation: “for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.”
  • Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize Winner in Literature 2021

Abdulrazak Gurnah has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 2021 “for his uncompromising and compassionate examination of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.”

About The Winner

1. Abdulrazak Gurnah

  • The Nobel Prize in Literature 2021
  • Born: 1948, Zanzibar 
  • Prize motivation: “for his uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.”
  • Prize share: 1/1

The Nobel Peace Prize 2021 Winners Are

  1. Maria Ressa
  2. Dmitry Andreyevich Muratov

Maria Ressa and Dmitry Andreyevich Muratov were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2021 “for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a prerequisite for democracy and lasting peace.”

About The Winners

1. Maria Ressa

  • The Nobel Peace Prize 2021
  • Born: 2 October 1963, Manila, Philippines
  • Prize motivation: “for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace.”
  • Prize share: 1/2

2. Dmitry Andreyevich Muratov

  • The Nobel Peace Prize 2021
  • Born: 1961, Kuybyshev (now Samara), USSR (now Russia)
  • Prize motivation: “for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace.”
  • Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize Winners 2021 In Economic Sciences Are:

  1. David Card
  2. Joshua D. Angrist
  3. Guido W. Imbens

David Card received half of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021, and Joshua D. Angler and Guido W. Imbens were honored for their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.

About The Winners

1. David Card

  • The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021
  • Born: 1956, Guelph, Canada
  • Affiliation at the time of the award: University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Prize motivation: “for his empirical contributions to labour economics.”
  • Prize share: 1/2

2. Joshua D. Angrist

  • The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021
  • Born: 1960, Columbus, OH, USA
  • Affiliation at the time of the award: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Prize motivation: “for their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.”
  • Prize share: 1/4

3. Guido W. Imbens

  • The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2021
  • Born: 3 September 1963, the Netherlands
  • Affiliation at the time of the award: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
  • Prize motivation: “for their methodological contributions to the analysis of causal relationships.”
  • Prize share: 1/4

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