Nobel Prize

Winston Churchill: greatest British hero or a warmongering villain?

Fri 23 Jan, AT 15:44

Historians continue to debate whether Winston Churchill, one of history's most complex figures, deserves a place in Britain's pantheon

Tony Blair

Tony Blair's philanthropy prize and four other dubious awards

Deja Vu
Wed 3 Sep, AT 11:36

GQ names Tony Blair philanthropist of the year but it's not the first controversial prize to be awarded

Fields Medal winner Maryam Mirzakhani

Profile: Maryam Mirzakhani, the first woman to win the Fields Medal

Wed 13 Aug, AT 12:21

Mirzakhani takes the top maths prize, banishing 'myths about women and mathematics'

China isn't creative enough to win a Nobel Prize for science

Mon 16 Dec, AT 12:00
The Conversation

They've just put a robot on the moon – but a school system enslaved to rote learning won't breed Nobel laureates, says Cong Cao

Doris Lessing Q&A: five facts about Nobel winning author

Mon 18 Nov, AT 09:54

The author of 'feminist bible' The Golden Notebook dies at 94, leaving rich literary legacy

Peter Higgs Q&A: 'God particle' man wins Nobel Prize in physics

Tue 8 Oct, AT 14:41

British physicist predicted Higgs boson 50 years before it was observed in Large Hadron Collider

Anger as Nobel winner Mo Yan defends Chinese censorship

First Reaction
Fri 7 Dec, AT 09:21

Salman Rushdie calls author a 'patsy' as he compares censorship to airport security

Nobel ridiculed as 2012 Peace Prize is awarded to the EU

First Reaction
Fri 12 Oct, AT 11:34

Controversial, political, comical: after twice rejecting EU membership, Norwegians give award to Brussels

Ai Weiwei angered by Mo Yan Nobel Prize for Literature

First Post
Thu 11 Oct, AT 16:09

Communist Party welcomes China's first Nobel Prize for Literature, but fellow artists are unimpressed

Nobel Prize for Medicine goes to John Gurdon for ‘pluripotent cells'

One-Minute Read
Mon 8 Oct, AT 13:33

Sir John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka share prize for work in reprogramming stem cells