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Awards: Nobel Prizes by the numbers

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Research Professional News explores how equality among Nobel Prize winners could change in future

This year, another set of Nobel Prizes were awarded to men for their outstanding achievements in their fields. Women did not win a single prize in physics, chemistry, medicine or economics.

The gender chasm when it comes to these prestigious prizes has attracted significant criticism, with the Association for Women in Science warning that it is “deeply concerned about the lack of diversity” among the winners.

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