IG Nobel Prize – Information, Nominations & Winners

What is the IG Nobel Prize? It’s a prize honor achievement that makes people laugh and then think. It is the type of prize that brings thought and interest in different fields such as medicine, science and technology. The time of the event is held every september in Harvard’s Sander theatre. Anyone can be nominated for the prize. For those who cannot attend the event, there is a live broadcast available. Past events have also been recorded.


Who is the organizer of the IG Nobel Prize? The organizer is the magazine Annals of Improbable research.


Are Volunteers and Sponsors considered? They are allowed.


Where can I find the latest ig Nobel Prize winners? They can be found here. There is a host of information included as well.

Winners by year:
2018 2017 2016
2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
2005 2004 2003 2002 2001
2000 1999 1998 1997 1996
1995 1994 1993 1992 1991


How long has this been around? 10 winners have been awarded each sitting year to men and women since 1991. Real Nobel Laureates actually hand out the awards to the winners.