Nobel Prize

Toni Morrison remembered
Americans at a bookshop near Toni Morrison's old university in Washington DC reflect on what she meant to them.
Toni Morrison: 'I claimed it: I am a black, woman writer'
US author Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88. She spoke to Razia Iqbal at the Hay Festival in 2014.

How it feels to win a Nobel Prize

Canadian physicist Donna Strickland on winning in 2018
Professor Donna Strickland won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2018, becoming just the third woman ever to win the award.  She spoke to Kim Chakanetsa about the day she found out and how it's changing things for her.

Image: Donna Strickland in her lab
Credit: University of Waterloo

A Nobel winner's top tips for women scientists

Frances Arnold says the key is building networks
Professor Frances Arnold won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2018. She says the key for women to get ahead in the sciences and win more awards like the Nobel, is to build a network of men and women who know your work, and will nominate you.

Image: Frances Arnold in her lab
Credit: Caltech

A chat with Nobel winner Paul Romer

This year's Nobel Prize in Economics winner explains his endogenous growth theory
Each year a million dollars is on offer to the winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. This year, the money is being shared between two American researchers.

William Nordhaus of Yale University won for his work on the economics of climate change. He's called for a worldwide tax on activities which produce carbon dioxide.

Paul Romer of New York University meanwhile won for his research into how innovation can be used to help protect the environment.

Our economics editor Andrew Walker asked Mr Romer about his research highlights.

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