The Nobel Prize winners of 2013 in the different categories were announced in the month of October 2013. Nobel Prizes are announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences every year in the memory of Alfred Nobel.
The categories were the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, the Nobel Prize in Physics, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences, The Nobel Literature Prize and The Nobel Peace Prize.
The Nobel Prize winners of 2013 in the different categories were as follows:
|Category||Name of the Person||Contribution|
|Physiology or Medicine||James Rothman||for their groundbreaking work on how the cell organises its transport system|
|Physics||Peter Higgs||for the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic particles.|
|Chemistry||Michael Levitt||for the development of multi scale models for complex chemical systems|
|Peace||The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)||for its extensive efforts to eliminate chemical weapons|
|Literature||Alice Munro||master of the contemporary short story|
|Economics||Eugene Fama||for their work on creating a deeper knowledge of how market prices move|
|Lars Peter Hansen|