The Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Behind the nominations

With the 2016 announcement around the corner, we’ve sifted through the first 50 years of nominees for the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Take our guided tour to see what we found in the data, and then query the database yourself.

Follow the chemistry Laureate

Immerse yourself in our interactive Nobel map detailing the journeys of all 171 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry.

Predicting this year’s winners

Put on your prognostication caps and join C&EN and ACS Webinars for our annual #ChemNobel predictions webcast. Register now.

What type of research wins the Nobel Prize in Chemistry?Nobel research by type

There are a lot of laureates. Remind yourself who’s behind the lines below and what they won for with our in-depth interactive timeline.

Think you know who should have won a Nobel?Quiz: Who should've won?

C&EN recently asked its readers to name notable chemists who should have won the Nobel Prize but didn’t. Think you know who #shouldawonanobel? Match your wits with C&EN’s chemistry quizmasters.