What this Nobel in Literature really means

Svetlana Alexievich’s win isn’t just a win for women, but for an entire underappreciated literary genre


When Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in Literature last week, I immediately received word of the achievement from a friend on Twitter. She tweeted to me, “LIT JOURNO NOBEL!!!” to which I replied, “AND A WOMAN!!!” To


Science Nobel Prize round-up

Katarzyna Siewierska outlines the winners of the Nobel Prizes in physics, chemistry and physiology or medicine


Nobel Prize in Physics

Awarded to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald “for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass”. Neutrinos are particles with extremely tiny mass produced in nuclear reactions. There are trillions of neutrinos


Trinity alumnus wins Nobel Prize

Professor Campbell and Professor Omura were awarded the prize for their work in the creation of Avermectin, a drug that combats infections caused by roundworm parasites

NEWSProfessor William C. Campbell, a former Trinity student from Co. Donegal, has been jointly awarded half the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine, along with his colleague, Professor Satoshi Omura.

The announcement came this morning from the Nobel Assembly …


Nobel-winning economist: Austerity will never work


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Ireland could take more than a decade to recover if the Irish government continues imposing austerity policies, the Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz warned today.

Speaking to students as a guest of the University Philosophical …