Nobel Prize 2014 – Winners List
- The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014: Isamu Akasaki (Japan), Hiroshi Amano (Japan) and Shuji Nakamura (Japan) – “for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources”.
- The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2014: Eric Betzig (USA), Stefan W. Hell (Romania) and William E. Moerner (USA) – “for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy”.
- The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2014: John O’Keefe (USA), May-Britt Moser (Norway) and Edvard I. Moser (Norway) – “for their discoveries of cells that constitute a positioning system in the brain”.
- The Nobel Prize in Literature 2014: Patrick Modiano (France) – “for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the occupation”.
- The Nobel Peace Prize 2014: Kailash Satyarthi (India) and Malala Yousafzay (Pakistan) – “for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education”.
- The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2014: Jean Tirole (France) – “for his analysis of market power and regulation”.
Child labour activist Satyarthi became India’s 8th Nobel laureate while the champion for children’s education Malala became her country’s second citizen to be given the most coveted prize. Malala is also the youngest to be awarded the globally prestigious annual prize.