Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Nobel Prize in Chemistry

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Collection of interviews with Nobel Laureates and Nobel Prize quizzes



Who's Next?

Who’s Next? Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2023
Make your predictions for the 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and find out what others think



Nobel Prize Quiz 2022

Nobel Prize Quiz 2022
Learn facts about the Nobel Prize and test your knowledge with this quiz. Have fun!

The Road to the Nobel Prize

The Road to the Nobel Prize
Who nominates the Nobel Prize candidates and how is the winner selected?

Secrets of Nobel Laureates

Secrets of Nobel Laureates
How well do you know Nobel Laureates?

Nobel Prize Quiz

Chemistry Nobel Prize Quiz
How much do you know about the Nobel Prize Laureates?


Nobel Prize Trivia

Nobel Prize in Chemistry – Trivia
Test your knowledge of the highest honor in chemistry

Nobel Prize Quiz

Nobel Prize Quiz
Test your knowledge of the Nobel Prizes with our quiz


Interviews with Nobel Prize Winners

Avram Hershko

Avram Hershko: Curiosity and Persistence
November 2013
Nobel Laureate Avram Hershko discusses how curiosity, choosing the right research, and persistence work as a general principle for success

Dan Shechtman

Dan Shechtman: Succeeding in Science
October 2013
Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman talks about the reason why quasicrystals weren’t discovered earlier and his unerring belief in his experiments

Ei-ichi Negishi on his Research and Life
October 2013
Nobel Laureate Ei-ichi Negishi shares some secrets of his life and research when visiting Wiley-VCH office

Video: How Discoveries Are Made
May 2016
Professor K. Barry Sharpless, 2001 Chemistry Nobel Laureate and Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA, explains how scientific discoveries are made

Video: Why Diversity Is Important
April 2018
Nobel Laureate Roald Hoffmann, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, explains his connection to Germany and why diversity is important for science

Frances Arnold

Design by Evolution: Bringing New Chemistry to Life
August 2020
Meeting the 2018 Chemistry Nobel Laureate Frances Arnold and learning about her research field

Sir Fraser Stoddart

Supporting a Bigger Us
September 2020
Sir Fraser Stoddart, USA, on the importance of internationality in science as well as formative moments in his life



Video: Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded Women
October 2018
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to women four times

Nobel Prize Trends

Nobel Prize Trends
October 2012
Which country produced the most Nobel Laureates? How old is a typical Laureate? And is it taking longer for discoveries to be recognized?

Video: Composition of the Nobel Prize Medals
October 5, 2021
Every Nobel Prize winner receives a medal at the award ceremony. What is it made of?


Nobel Prizes

Nobel Prize 2023

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2023
Moungi Bawendi, Louis Brus, and Alexei Ekimov were honored for “the discovery and synthesis of quantum dots”

Nobel Prize 2022

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022
The prize was awarded to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry

Nobel Prize 2021

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2021
The prize was awarded to Benjamin List (Germany) and David MacMillan (USA) for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis 

Nobel Prize 2019

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020
The prize was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier (Germany) and Jennifer A. Doudna (USA) for the development of a method for genome editing 

Nobel Prize 2019

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019
The prize was awarded to John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino for the development of lithium-ion batteries

Nobel Prize 2018

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2018
The prize was awarded to Frances H. Arnold, George P. Smith, and Sir Gregory P. Winter for their work on directed evolution

Nobel Prize 2017

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017

The prize was awarded to J. Dubochet, Switzerland, J. Frank, USA, and R. Henderson, UK, for imaging molecules live

NobelPrize 2016

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016
J.-P. Sauvage, Sir J. F. Stoddart, and B. L. Feringa awarded for the design and synthesis of molecular machines

Nobel Prize 2015

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015
Tomas Lindahl, UK, Paul Modrich, USA, and Aziz Sancar, USA, have been awarded “for mechanistic studies of DNA repair”

Nobel Prize 2014

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014
Eric Betzig, Stefan W. Hell, and William E. Moerner have been awarded for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy

Nobel prize 2013

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2013
Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt, and Arieh Warshel, all USA, were awarded




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