2015 Nobel Prize Winners
Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
Below find the winners of the 2015 Nobel Prizes, including prizes for Peace, Physics, Medicine, Chemistry, Literature, and Economics.
The National Dialogue Quartet (Tunisia) "for its decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011."
- Physiology or Medicine
One-half jointly to William C. Campbell (U.S.) and Satoshi Omura (Japan) for their discoveries concerning a therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites, and one-half to Youyou Tu (China) for her discovery of a therapy against Malaria.
Jointly to Takaaki Kajita (Japan) and Arthur B. McDonald (Canada) "for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass."
Jointly to Tomas Lindahl (UK), Paul Modrich (U.S.), and Aziz Sancar (U.S.) "for mechanistic studies of DNA repair."
Svetlana Alexievich (Belarus) "for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time."
Angus Deaton (UK/U.S.) "for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare."