Nobel Prize Winners 2018

List of Nobel prize winner for the year 2018

  1. Physiology or Medicine – James P. Allison (USA), Tasuku Honjo (Japan)
    • Field – For their discovery of cancer therapy by inhibition of negative immune regulation
  2. Physics – Gérard Mourou (France), Arthur Ashkin (USA), Donna Strickland (Canada)
    • Field – For their method of generating high-intensity, ultra-short optical pulses in the field of laser physics.
  3. Chemistry – George Smith (USA), Frances Arnold (USA), Greg Winter (UK)
    • Field – For control of evolution and used it for purposes that bring the greatest benefit to humankind.
  4. Peace – Denis Mukwege (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Nadia Murad (Germany)
    • Field – For their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.
  5. Economic Sciences – William Nordhaus (US), Paul Romer (US)
    • Field – For work on climate change, and the endogenous growth theory.
  6. Alternative Nobel Literature Prize – Maryse Conde
    • Maryse Conde, one of the Caribbean’s most renowned authors, has won an award created to replace this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature.
    • The Nobel Prize for Literature was suspended after a crisis over its handling of allegations against Frenchman Jean-Claude Arnault, the husband of one of the academy’s members.


  1. Nobel prize for math: Akshay Venkatesh, a renowned Indian-Australian mathematician, is one of four winners of mathematics’ prestigious Fields medal, known as the Nobel prize for math.

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