In the footsteps of The Darwin Awards Huge televised awards ceremony held every year at Harvard. Prizes awarded by real Nobel Award winners. Cult website and magazine. Go to www.improbable.com 2002 Ig Nobel Prizes will take place on 3 October
Marc Abrahams is a Harvard Mathematician who celebrates all that is weird and wonderful in the field of scientific research. He is Editor of the humorous magazine 'The Annals of Improbable Research' and Chairman of the Ig Nobel Board of governors.
Len Fisher, author or How To Dunk A Doughnut has agreed to do local radio interviews from Bristol as a recipient of an Ig in 1999.I also putting forward a London-based winner from this year's award or interviews, Chris McManus (author of Right Hand, Left Hand, W&N) MAGAZINESTIME MAGAZINE - reviewNEW SCIENTIST - reviewTHE TABLET - reviewFOCUS - review PRESSTHE EXPRESS - full page feature about the Ig Nobel AwardsTHE EXPRESS - Beachecomber piece on the bookTHE TIMES - piece about the Ig Nobel AwardsDAILY TELEGRAPH - piece about the awardsTHE OBSERVER - piece about the awardsTIMES HIGHER EDUCATION SUPPLEMENT - feature article on bookIRISH NEWS - reviewSOUTH WALES EVENING POST - reviewDAILY RECORD - article about the awardsWORCESTER EVENING NEWS - reviewSENTINEL SUNDAY - reviewNEWS & STAR (EAST CUMBRIA) - reviewSHIELDS GAZETTE - reviewEVENING EXPRESS (ABERDEEN) - reviewLIVERPOOL ECHO - reviewGLOUCESTER CITIZEN - reviewBLACKPOOL GAZETTE - reviewCAMBRIDGE EVENING NEWS - reviewPERTHSHIRE ADVERTISER - reviewSCARBOROUGH TRADER - review RADIOBBC RADIO 4 TODAY programme - interview with Marc AbrahamsITN NEWS - interview with Marc AbrahamsLBC RADIO - interview with Marc AbrahamsBBC RADIO SOUTHAMPTON - interview withMarc AbrahamsBBC RADIO JERSEY - interview with Marc and LenBBC RADIO KENT - interview with Len FisherBBC RADIO SHROPSHIRE - interview with Len FisherBBC RADIO LEEDS - interview with LenBBC RADIO WALES - reviewBBC RADIO WILTSHIRE SOUND - interview INTERNETwww.thisislondon.co.uk - article about the awards TOU