Morten Meldal receives the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022

UCPH scientist receives the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022

On 5 October 2022, Professor Morten Meldal of the University of Copenhagen received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022 for discovering reactions that let molecules snap together to create new compounds and that offer insight into cell biology. 

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Nobel laureates associated with UCPH

A number of researchers associated with the University have achieved such remarkable research results that they have been awarded the Nobel Prize. 

Nobel Prizes are awarded in physics, medicine, economy, litterature and peace. Nobel laureates associated with the University of Copenhagen have primarily been awarded Nobel Prize in Medicine, but also Chemistry and Physics are represented.

Morten Meldal

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022

Niels K. Jerne

Nobel Prize in Medicine 1984

Ben R. Mottelson

Nobel Prize in Physics 1975

Aage Bohr

Nobel Prize in Physics 1975

Henrik Dam

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1943

George de Hevesy

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1943

Johannes Fibiger

Nobel Prize in Medicine 1926

Niels Bohr

Nobel Prize in Physics 1922

August Krogh

Nobel Prize in Medicine 1920

Niels Finsen

Nobel Prize in Medicine 1903

Read more about the awards, Alfred Nobel, and all the laureates at the The Nobel Prize website.