Nobel Prize Winners in Canada

Year Name Rational
2015Arthur B. McDonaldFor the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass
2009Willard S. BoyleFor the invention of an imaging semiconductor circuit ? the CCD sensor
1994Bertram BrockhouseFor the development of neutron spectroscopy and "for pioneering contributions to the development of neutron scattering techniques for studies of condensed matter"
1990Richard E. Taylor

Chemistry Nobel Prize Winners in Canada

Year Name Rational
1993Michael SmithFor contributions to the developments of methods within DNA-based chemistry & for his fundamental contributions to the establishment of oligonucleotide-based, site-directed mutagenesis and its development for protein studies
1989Sidney AltmanFor their discovery of catalytic properties of RNA
1986John C. Polanyi
1971Gerhard HerzbergFor his contributions to the knowledge of electronic structure and geometry of molecules, particularly free radicals

Economics Nobel Prize Winners in Canada

Year Name Rational
1999Robert MundellFor his analysis of monetary and fiscal policy under different exchange rate regimes and his analysis of optimum currency areas
1997Myron Scholes

Physiology or Medicine Nobel Prize Winners in Canada

Year Name Rational
2011Ralph M. SteinmanFor his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity
1923Frederick Grant BantingFor the discovery of insulin
John James Rickard Macleod

Peace Nobel Prize Winners in Canada

Year Name Rational
1995Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs
1957Lester Bowles PearsonFormer Secretary of State for External Affairs of Canada; former President of the 7th Session of the United Nations General Assembly; "for his role in trying to end the Suez conflict and to solve the Middle East question through the United Nations."

Literature Nobel Prize Winners in Canada

Year Name Language Rational
2013Alice MunroEnglishMaster of the contemporary short story