Northwestern University Announces Three 2022 Nemmers Prize Winners

Northwestern University announced three winners of 2022 Nemmers Prizes on Wednesday. getty Northwestern University announced the winners of the 2022 Nemmers Prizes in Earth sciences, economics and mathematics on Wednesday. The biennial prizes recognize top scholars in various disciplines for their outstanding achievements, contributions to knowledge and words of lasting significance. The Nemmers Prizes are … Read more

Northwestern announces 2022 Nemmers Prize winners

Northwestern University has announced the winners of the 2022 Nemmers Prizes in Earth sciences, economics and mathematics. The biennial prizes recognize top scholars for their lasting significance, outstanding achievements, contributions to knowledge and the development of significant new modes of analysis. This year’s recipients are Emily Brodsky for Earth sciences, Ariel Pakes for economics and … Read more

2022 Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Science Honors Three Scientists for Developing COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan, June 18, 2022 / CNW / – After the 2014 and 2016 winners for the Tang Prize in Biopharmaceutical Sciences were crowned the Nobel Prize in 2018 and 2020 respectively, this category has continued to garner much attention worldwide. After much waiting, names of the latest winners were finally announced at ten (GMT … Read more

Noga Alon wins 2022 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences

The 2022 Shaw Prize in Mathematical Sciences was awarded in equal shares to mathematicians Noga Alon of Princeton University and Ehud Hrushovski of Oxford, “for their remarkable contributions to discrete mathematics and model theory by interacting notably with algebraic geometry, topology and computer sciences.” Awarded by the Hong Kong-based Shaw Foundation, the Shaw Prize honors … Read more

James Webb Space Telescope coverage wins Pulitzer Prize

Science writer Natalie Wolchover has received a 2022 Pulitzer Prize for her work at Quanta Magazine explaining the intricate story of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, which launched in December. Wolchover is a senior writer and editor for Quanta who has been there since the magazine’s inception in 2013. From 2010 to 2012, she was … Read more

Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize winners announced!

The winners of the Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, Australia’s premier biennial natural science art prize, have been announced ahead of the finalists’ exhibition at the South Australian Museum, which opens tomorrow, Saturday 4 June. South Australian artists Kyoko Hashimoto and Guy Keulemans have taken home the Open Category Prize for their work Bioregional Rings … Read more

Nobel laureate and physicist Wilczek wins Templeton Prize

Frank Wilczek, the Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist and author renowned for his boundary-pushing investigations into the fundamental laws of nature, was honored Wednesday with this year’s prestigious Templeton Prize, awarded to individuals whose life’s work embodies a fusion of science and spirituality. In a statement, the John Templeton Foundation praised the 70-year-old Wilczek for transforming … Read more

Nobel Laureate and Physicist Wilczek Wins Templeton Prize | Science News

By LUIS ANDRES HENAO, Associated Press Frank Wilczek, the Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist and author renowned for his boundary-pushing investigations into the fundamental laws of nature, was honored Wednesday with this year’s prestigious Templeton Prize, awarded to individuals whose life’s work embodies a fusion of science and spirituality. In a statement, the John Templeton Foundation … Read more

2022 Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence

Thure E. Cerling, department chair of the Department of Geology & Geophysics, Francis H. Brown Presidential Chair, Distinguished Professor of Geology and Geophysics and Distinguished Professor of Biology is the 2022 recipient of the Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence. The Rosenblatt Prize is the University of Utah’s highest faculty accolade and is presented annually to a … Read more

Nobel Prize laureate David MacMillan talks science with Ukraine students as part of a global effort

Joining scores of Nobel laureates who are trying to preserve some educational routine for wartime students, Princeton University’s David MacMillan presented a virtual science lecture this week to displaced Ukrainian youth. MacMillan’s message about the redemptive mission of science and of “listening to yourself” was heard by nearly 50 young scientists, ages 16 to 20, … Read more