Data News of the Week | Nobel Prize and Hong Kong Chief Executive Policy Address

Noble Prize and Policy Address 2017.

Nobel Prize. Michael Greshko from National Geographic finds out that Nearly 900 People Have Won Nobel Prizes. Only 48 Were Women. The gender gap exists, regardless that female winners are increasing in recent years.

 

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He also points out that United States champions the world in number of Nobel Prize winners — largely thanks to immigrants. It’s also noteworthy that Nobel recognition now generally comes later in one’s life, except for the peace award.

Read more about the secrective process behind the Nobel Prizes.

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Axios Science made a one-picture graphic to demonstrate Nobel’s diversity problem. The infographic created by Axios’ Andrew Witherspoon, present all Nobel prizes awarded for science or economic science, by gender and awardee’s country.

More Nobel Prizes facts: Nobel Prize Facts

Policy Address. After Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-Ngor presented her first Policy Address on Wednesday 11 October 2017, HK01 made a series of “flash cards” to visualise her Policy Address.  【施政追蹤】uses colours to represent the category of and a horizontal bar to represent the progress. Key data is displayed in large fonts on the flash cards for quick glance.

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More in the series: https://carrielamgov.hk01.com/

 


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