Commemorating Canada's Nobel Laureates

NobelCanadian explores the lives, careers, and impacts of Canada’s Nobel Laureates. Learn about the individuals and organizations who studied, worked, and based their identities in Canada. What earned them a Nobel Prize? How does birthplace, education, or career change who is deemed a “Canadian” Laureate? Which Canadian has not won the Nobel Prize, but perhaps deserves to? Find out more in NobelCanadian!

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Explore the history of Canada's Nobel winners

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What's a Canadian Nobel Winner, Anyway?

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StoryMap: Lester B. Pearson

Discover how former Canadian Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson earned a Nobel Peace Prize for creating the first United Nations peacekeeping force and defusing the 1956 Suez Crisis on an ESRI StoryMap.

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StoryMap: John Polanyi

Explore the life and career work of Canadian chemist, John Polanyi, on an ESRI StoryMap. Dr. Polanyi was awarded the 1986 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in chemical kinetics.