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Nobel Week, Virtually

Awards- - By Wendy Plump

The Nobel Prize MedalThis week, from Monday, Dec. 6 to Sunday, Dec. 12, the Nobel Prize organization will hold Nobel Week honoring the 13 new laureates, including David MacMillan, the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Chemistry and winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in chemistry.

Below are links to the virtual festivities of special interest to the Department of Chemistry.

The Nobel Prize organization website can be found here. A detailed program for the entire week, listing all events, can be found here: https://www.nobelprize.org/ceremonies/programme-for-nobel-week-2021/.

Monday, Dec. 6:
Ceremonial presentation of diplomas and medals at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., beginning 3 p.m. Livestreamed here: http://www.nasonline.org/about-nas/events/nobel-ceremonial-presentations.html

Wednesday, Dec. 8:
The Nobel Lectures will be webcast beginning at 5 a.m. The chemistry program, including MacMillan’s Nobel Lecture, “Asymmetric Organocatalysis: Democratizing Catalysis for a Sustainable World,” will be livestreamed here and the link will remain active afterwards:

Friday, Dec. 10:
The medal presentation events for all 2021 laureates will be woven together in an award ceremony at Stockholm City Hall, with a local audience present. The ceremony will be livestreamed here and can be found by scrolling down to the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony, Stockholm: https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel-week-live-streams-2021/

Finally, the Swedish TV documentaries on the laureates have been published online. Scroll down to the chemistry portraits, which can be found here: https://www.svtplay.se/nobel-2021-portratten