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List of prizes known as the Nobel of a field

This is a non-exhaustive list of prizes known as "the Nobel Prize of" a given field. Several fields of human cultural and scientific development are not included in the Nobel Prizes, because they were not part of Alfred Nobel's will. Many unaffiliated prizes have since been referred to as "the Nobel Prize of X", despite this being discouraged by the Nobel Foundation.[1]

Cognitive Science
Computer Science
Environmental Epidemiology
Environmental Justice
Environmental Protection, Sustainable Development and Human Rights
Environmental Sciences
Information Technology and Computer Engineering
Political Science
The Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law and Theology

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