Nobel Prize recipients represent the minds behind some of humanity’s most significant scientific and cultural accomplishments.
OU researchers share their perspectives on the work by this year’s recipients of the Nobel Prizes for Medicine or Physiology, for Physics and for Economics. View all of the 2022 recipients and learn more about the Nobel Prizes.
"Svante Pääbo inspired a groundswell of research on the archaic origins of many human genes.," said Cecil M. Lewis, Jr. "The research that Pääbo led and inspired revealed that our genes have many stories to tell and many consequences today."
"Clauser pioneered the question of how to test Bell’s inequality, while Aspect and Zeilinger thought about how to close every potential loophole," said T. Venkatesan. "These experiments were technologically heroic for their times. Today we are recognizing the importance of this primarily because of the enhanced interest in quantum science and engineering."
"This marks an important emphasis placed by the Nobel Prize committee on banking with the focus on the seminal work by Professors Dybvig and Diamond, published in 1983 in the Journal of Political Economy, titled 'Bank Runs, Deposit Insurance, and Liquidity,' advancing our understanding of bank panics," said Lubomir P. Litov.